This Week@WesternU 
April 12-16, 2021
WesternU names new Interim CFO

Western University of Health Sciences has tapped Joshua McFarlen, CPA, CA, MPAcc, as its Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer.

Read more
Optometry's reflection

WesternU College of Optometry Associate Dean Dr. Ida Chung is featured in the American Optometric Association (AOA) article "Optometry’s Reflection," which appears online and in the March/April 2021 edition of AOA's Focus Magazine.

Read more
COMP-Northwest student doctor joins new residency program

Fourth-year COMP-Northwest student Timothy Beuca will join the inaugural group in Washington State University’s new Internal Medicine Residency Program-Everett. He shares his story in the Daily Herald.

Read more
From IT Training:
New Class: Remote Work Best Practices: The New Normal
Through the last year of working from home, many things have changed, and resources have improved for the WesternU community. As you prepare to return to campus on a partial basis, or will be working from home permanently, join us for this one-hour course, where we will offer best practice solutions to make the “new normal” feel a little more normal, as well as enlighten you on the resources available to you from IT. Class will be held once a week for the first three weeks, then monthly thereafter. To register for one of the sessions, please visit the Faculty and Staff Training site
From the College of Pharmacy:
Each year, the College of Pharmacy has an opportunity to submit a college poster for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Thank you to poster authors Drs. Anandi Law, Micah Hata, Preeti Kotha and David Sanchez for describing COP's efforts in research, education and service related to COVID-19 in their submission "Capturing the COVID-19 Virus: Using Science to Community Outreach." 
The Ray Symposium: Drug Regulation in the 21st Century

Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, will be the keynote speaker for the Ray Symposium at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 on Zoom. Register via the link below to receive the Zoom link.

Read more
Basics of Estate Planning

In collaboration with Claremont Graduate University, the WesternU Alumni Association invites you an Estate Planning Webinar, "Charitable Gifting Options," on Wednesday, April 28.

Read more
How to submit to This Week@WesternU

Information in the bulletin is shared with the entire university community. Send your news items or any follow-up questions or notifications to the Public Affairs Department at Deadline is 2 p.m. Friday. Thank you.