WesternU College of Dental Medicine

Category: Faculty News


WesternU Duo Host Mentoring Session at PAEA Conference

Dr. Tim Wood, Director of our Center for Academic and Professional Enhancement, and CDM faculty member, Dr. Nithya Venugopal, presented at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) 2016 Education Forum in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 15th.  Dr. Venugopal commented, “Mentoring…

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CDM Faculty Discusses Dental Professionalism in CDA Journal

In October’s issue of the California Dental Association (CDA) Journal, CDM Assistant Professor, Robert Stevenson, DDS contributed a short piece on the importance of ethics in the dental profession.  Dr. Stevenson, who is the course director for the College’s Ethics…

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Faculty and Student Authorships & Publications

CDM faculty member Jeffrey Elo, DDS, MS, FACS in collaboration with DMD 2017 student Ho-Hyun (Brian) Sun recently wrote and published a chapter titled, “Anesthesia and Sedation”in the book A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 3.  In addition…

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Formative Feedback Research Funded Through Intramural Grant

Dr. Sandra Farah-Franco, Assistant Dean of Dental Sciences Education, was awarded an intramural grant for her body of research titled, “Professional Longitudinal Formative Feedback Mobile-Based System”. Dr. Franco’s abstract was selected for funding from a pool of high-quality proposals, which were…

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CDM Presentation Well-Received at National Meeting

On March 7, Dr. Marisa Watanabe and Luahna Ellner, RDHAP presented “Fluoride Varnish: Knowledge, Clinical Application, and Follow-up Recommendations” at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Regional Public Health Nurses (PHNs) Meeting….

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