From the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific:

Kudos on accomplishments

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Dr. Mathew Wedel (COMP, CPM) gave an invited talk at AstroCamp in Idyllwild titled, “Impacts and the history of life: an observer’s perspective.”

From the College of Allied Health Professions:

Department of Health Sciences Education News

Dr. Tina Meyer was asked to present a paper in Denver, Colo. this week for the American Public Health Association. The title of the paper is “No longer the perfect victims: Demonstrating the mental capacity of crime victims with dementia and cognitive impairment for self-advocacy.” Dr. Susan Mackintosh and Dr. Elizabeth Hoppe were co-authors.

Department of Physical Therapy Education News

Associate Professor Tony Mosconi, PhD, recently published an article: Mosconi T, Woolsey TA, Jacquin MF.

Passive vs. active touch-induced activity in the developing whisker pathway.

European Journal of Neuroscience, October 2010;32(8):1354-63.

Department of Physician Assistant Education News

Congratulations to Michelle Roberts, PA-S ’11, who received the Sono Osato Scholarship for Graduate Studies. She was eligible for this scholarship when she was awarded the Career Transitions for Dancers Scholarship in 2009-10. The Sono Osato scholarship is funded through the Caroline and Theodore Newhouse Center for Dancers in New York.

This was a very athletic weekend for the PA students. The first-year PA students and second-year PA students entered into a powder puff football tournament on Saturday. The two PA Classes squared off against each other in the first round. This was a charitable event to fund the House of Ruth.

From the College of Veterinary Medicine:

Kudos on accomplishments

Dr. Teresa Morishita, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Poultry Medicine and Food Safety, was the invited workshop presenter for the workshop titled “Being Successful in Getting Your Research Published” at the recent 2010 Joint Meeting of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians held in conjunction with the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians in South Padre Island, Texas. Since 2005, Dr. Morishita has served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, the official publication of both the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians.

Dr. Morishita recently served as a member of the 2010 Technical Committee of the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Poultry Improvement Plan at its 40th Biennial Conference of the National Poultry Improvement Plan in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Morishita was appointed in 1998 to the Technical Committee, which provides expertise on the policies and procedures published in the United States Department of Agriculture’s publication “National Poultry Improvement Plan and Auxiliary Provisions” to prevent, control, and eradicate disease agents such as Mycoplasma, Salmonella, Campylobacter, and avian influenza in U.S. poultry flocks.

From the College of Podiatric Medicine:

Kudos on accomplishments

Assistant Professor of Podiatric Medicine Patris Toney, DPM, MPH, had a poster selected for display at the Canadian Association of Wound Care (CAWC) 2010 Annual Professional Wound Care Conference Nov. 4-7 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The poster was titled “The Role of Ready-To-Use, Lightly Absorbent Waterproof Dressings With Non-Adherent Wound Bed Contact Layer As Primary Wound Care Dressing.”