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2013-09-05 23:18:54

The health sciences university will use the seven-story Anderson Tower as office space. A Chase branch remains on the first floor. Pomona, California (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Western University of Health Sciences has closed a $4.2-million deal with JPMorgan Chase & Co. to buy the historic Chase Bank building in downtown Pomona, WesternU officials have announced. "This acquisition is another important step in the continued development of WesternU, and underscores our commitment...

2013-08-23 23:00:33

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) has announced that it has been granted provisional accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. Provisional accreditation allows LUCOM to officially begin recruiting and accepting students and offer education leading to the D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree; LUCOM has initiated that process, and the inaugural class will begin in Fall 2014. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB)...

2013-08-12 23:00:58

Western University of Health Sciences welcomed more than 1,100 new students at its annual Convocation and white coat ceremonies Aug. 10, 2013 in Pomona, Calif. Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Tomorrow’s health care professionals should embrace diversity, help direct resources away from high-cost treatments and toward cognitive care, and seek out patients rather than waiting for them to simply show up, a leading Southern California health administrator told Western University of...

2013-08-07 23:01:29

More than 1,100 new students will celebrate the beginning of their health professions education at Western University of Health Sciences’ annual Convocation and white coat ceremony. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 More than 1,100 new students will celebrate the beginning of their health professions education at Western University of Health Sciences’ annual Convocation and white coat ceremony. Convocation will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at the Sheraton Fairplex...

2013-08-03 23:00:18

New osteopathic medical students were urged to find balance in work and life at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest’s third annual Convocation and white coat ceremony Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 in Lebanon, Ore. The ceremony, at Lebanon First Assembly of God Church, welcomed 105 new students to Western University of Health Sciences’ Oregon campus. LEBANON, Ore. (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 New osteopathic medical students were urged to find balance in work and life at...

2013-07-31 23:17:28

Western University of Health Sciences' COMP-Northwest will celebrate its third Convocation and white coat ceremony Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, welcoming 105 new students to its Lebanon, Ore. campus. Lebanon, OR (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 COMP-Northwest will celebrate its third Convocation and white coat ceremony Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, welcoming 105 new students to its Lebanon, Ore. campus. The ceremony, open to students, their families and invited guests, begins at 1 p.m. at Lebanon First...

2013-07-20 20:21:43

CHICAGO, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the need to increase graduate medical education (GME) funding to support the creation of more residency training positions that are needed to fill projected physician workforce shortages, the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today to support the creation of alternative GME funding mechanisms at the state level. The current single largest funder of GME is the U.S. Centers for Medicare and...

2013-07-20 20:21:40

CHICAGO, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing that several states have pursued legislation that dictates how physicians treat and counsel patients during a medical examination, many worry that this could interfere with the patient-physician relationship. With that important relationship in mind, the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today to enact multiple policies that address these laws. Among these laws, which have been...

2013-07-20 20:21:39

CHICAGO, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While energy drinks are a popular beverage choice, particularly among young adults, many people might not be aware of the potential health issues their favorite drink could cause. The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates voted today to support community awareness and education regarding the potential effects of consuming energy drinks. Most popular energy drinks contain elevated amounts of caffeine, which, when...

2013-07-20 20:21:38

CHICAGO, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy today calling for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modify its eligible blood donor criteria by allowing men who have had sex with other men to donate blood. Currently the FDA bans these individuals from donating blood due to concerns of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Testing methods have improved since the FDA first created its policy, including methods...