WesternU’s Pumerantz Lecture to focus on integrative health

The 10th annual Dr. Philip Pumerantz Distinguished Lectureship will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Western University of Health Sciences Health Education Center Lecture Hall I, 701 E. Second St., Pomona, California 91766. The lecture will be streamed live online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJyOma81fkA

Yi-Yuan Tang, PhD, will present “The Neuroscience of Integrative Health.” Tang is Presence Fellow for the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and Presidential Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Psychological Sciences and Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Sciences and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. 

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Sept. 11 memorial service

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend a memorial service at noon Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Ethan Allen Park honoring the memory of those who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The service, organized by the WesternU Military Medical Student Association, will feature guest speakers from the city of Pomona.

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From University Advancement:

Alumni reunion
WesternU will hold an Alumni Reunion Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 on WesternU’s Pomona campus. All alumni are invited to attend as we also honor the classes of 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.

Registration will run from 3:30 to 7 p.m. A campus open house will run from 4 to 6 p.m. The program and dinner will begin at 6 p.m.

Click here to visit the Alumni Reunion 2018 website: https://www.westernu.edu/AlumniReunion/#totop



From the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences:

Kudos on accomplishments
Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor Jessie Atterholt, PhD, presented “A CT-based survey of supramedullary diverticula in extant birds” at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy meeting in Manchester, UK Sept. 3-9, 2018. Her talk inspired the following comic, posted to Twitter: https://twitter.com/ratbotcomics/status/1037982898681466880



From the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific:

Kudos on accomplishments
COMP Assistant Professor Jeremiah Scott, PhD, published a research article titled “Reevaluating cases of trait-dependent diversification in primates” in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The article is available on the journal’s Early View website here.



From the College of Graduate Nursing:

Kudos on accomplishments
College of Graduate Nursing Assistant Dean and Professor Rod Hicks, PhD, RN, FAANP, FAAN, published the following: Hewlett, A. L., Hohenberger, H., Murphy, C. N., Helget, L., Hausmann, H., Lyden, E., Fey, P. D., & Hicks, R. W. (2018) Evaluation of the bacterial burden of gel nails, standard nail polish, and natural nails on the hands of health care workers. American Journal of Infection Controlhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.05.022