This Week@WesternU 
March 22-26, 2021
Match Day 2021
The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, COMP-Northwest and the College of Podiatric Medicine held Match Day celebrations on Friday, March 19, 2021. Match Day is celebrated across the U.S. as students learn which residency programs they will train in for the next three to seven years. Click the videos to view each celebration on YouTube.
COMP embraces Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

COMP and COMP-Northwest have taken a multi-tiered approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), evaluating and modifying curriculum, recruitment, leadership development, fundraising and research.

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WesternU Alumni and Mentor Program successfully kicks-off

The WesternU Alumni Mentor Program (AMP) recently launched with a virtual mix and mingle event hosted by WesternU Alumni & Friends. More than 70 alumni and nearly 110 students are participating in the program.

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WesternU's Austin Lecture examines children's resilience

Ann S. Masten, PhD, LP, Regents Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, served as the keynote speaker at WesternU's Dr. Robert L. Austin Endowed Lectureship in Pediatric Medicine, Pharmacology & Health Care Policy.

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AVMA celebrates trailblazers during Women's History Month

During Women's History Month this March, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is celebrating the past and current achievements of women in veterinary medicine.
WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine Professor Tracey McNamara, DVM, DACVP, is credited with the discovery of West Nile Virus in its initial major U.S. outbreak.

Volunteers needed
The WesternU Health Vaccine Clinic in the Health Professions Center is going strong. Volunteers (faculty, staff and students only) are needed to perform various functions, including people way-finders, health screenings related to safe receipt of immunization, data entry, and more.
Learn about volunteering, shifts and sign up to volunteer.
Pictured is third-year COMP student Arlene Flores, left, and first-year CGN student Helena Xin volunteering at the clinic.
Effects of Indoor Tanning Regulations
Claremont Graduate University's Tuesday Talks from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 23 will feature Dr. Christopher (“Kitt”) Carpenter, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University. He will discuss "Effects of Indoor Tanning Regulations.

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Welcome
Please welcome the following recent hires to WesternU:

CVM: Allison Marsh, Adjunct Instructor
COMP: Elizabeth Taylor, Research
CDM: Paulina Saraza, Assistant Professor – General Dentist
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