From the College of Graduate Nursing:

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CGN Professor Rod Hicks, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, and Pumerantz Library Education Services Librarian Ruth Harris, MLIS, wrote an article, “Avoid ethical misconduct in manuscript preparation,” that was published in the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal

Key messages: There must be an awareness of ethical standards when publishing. Ethical violations in publishing erode society’s expectations of scholarship.  Read how to avoid ethical misconduct in preparing manuscripts. Identify the seven most common areas were concerns exist. Understand the ethical thoughts behind the concern, and how best practices to rectify. Medical librarians can assist with avoiding ethical violations during publication process.

Click here to visit the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal website.

Full citation: Hicks, R. W., & Harris, R. (2016).  Avoid ethical misconduct in manuscript preparation.  Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 38(1), 69-80. doi: 10.1097/TME.0000000000000092

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Dr. Hicks wrote an editorial in AORN Journal: Hicks, R. W. (2016).  Maintaining ethics in quality improvement. AORN Journal, 103(2), 139-141. Doi:

Dr. Hicks wrote a chapter in each of the following books: Hicks, R. W. (2016).  Dental avulsion.  In A. Hollier (Ed).  Care on Point.  Scott, LA:  APEA, Inc.

Hicks, R. W. (2016). Dental avulsion. In A. Hollier (Ed).  Clinical guidelines in primary care, 2nd Edition, p. 174-175. Scott, LA. Advanced Practice Educational Associates, Inc.


From the College of Pharmacy:

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Dr. David Min’s Fellowship in Transplant Pharmacogenomics has been renewed for a full five years. He has graduated three Fellows since 2006. Two of his former fellows are in academic positions and one is CEO of a research institute. All of Dr. Min’s Fellows have presented at national meetings, have received best poster awards and have published numerous manuscripts. Details of Dr. Min’s Program can be found at:


From the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific:

COMP-Northwest medical students land residency programs across the U.S.
Student-doctors from Western University of Health Sciences’ (WesternU) Oregon campus participated in the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Match Program Tuesday, February 9, taking one of the final steps in their medical school career.

The Match Program places students into osteopathic graduate medical education positions across the country. Of the 103 student-doctors who comprise the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest (COMP-Northwest) Class of 2016, 36 participated in the AOA Match Program. Click here to read the full story.

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Mathew Wedel, PhD, of COMP and CPM, attended the Western Area Vertebrate Paleontology conference at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park on Feb. 13 and gave a talk titled, “Pneumatic diverticula associated with the spinal cord in birds, sauropods, and other ornithodiran archosaurs.”


From the College of Dental Medicine:

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Dr. Brent Fung, Assistant Dean for Curriculum Integration and Assistant Professor, has been selected to become a fellow of the 2016-17 ADEA Leadership Institute. This prestigious yearlong program is designed to develop the nation’s most promising individuals at academic dental institutions to become future leaders in dental and higher education.

Dr. Bertha Alarcon, Assistant Professor and Clinical Managing Partner, has been selected as a recipient of the ADEA/AAL Faculty of Color Tuition Scholarships for Professional Development: ADEA/AAL Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program.  The scholarship provides a full waiver of the $2,195 tuition for the program which will take place in Atlanta August 4-6, 2016


From the College of Veterinary Medicine:

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From the College of Podiatric Medicine:

Inaugural CPM Dean’s Lecture will encourage ‘blooming’
The College of Podiatric Medicine (CPM) has named UC Davis’ Julie A. Freischlag, MD, as keynote speaker for its inaugural Dean Lawrence B. Harkless Distinguished Lecture, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016.

Freischlag, Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, will present “Bloom Where You Are Planted.” Click here to read the full story.