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April 2016


CDU Faculty is Recognized Widely, Recaps of MOU with LAUSD, Spring Gala, Spring Preview, and more

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Three Students Admitted On the Spot to the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences During Spring Preview

by Amin Maghsoodi, Director of Admissions

On Saturday, April 2nd, the Office of Admissions hosted Spring Preview 2016. With over 60 people in attendance it was a great success! This bi-annual open house is designed for prospective students, applicants and newly admitted students to come to campus to learn more about their program of interest, meet with faculty Admissions and Financial Aid and get a campus tour.

Students participated in program specific breakout sessions where faculty lead discussions about their program for the prospective students. Students also had a chance to sit in on an Admissions and Financial Aid session. Many prospective students took advantage of sitting with faculty during the lunch session to speak to them one-on-one about their specialty here at CDU.

Three students were admitted on the spot to the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences during the Instant Admit session with the Admissions team. All three students were highly qualified and are looking forward to starting in the fall 2016 semester. Here are some snapshots of the day.

Overall it was a successful event! Set your calendars now for Fall Preview on Saturday, October 1st!

Professor Cynthia Davis Receives the Prestigious Ruth Roemer Award from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and its College of Science and Health, as well as its Urban Public Health Program congratulate Professor Cynthia Davis on her selection to receive the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health 2016 Ruth Roemer Social Justice Award. This prestigious award is presented to an individual who has shown unwavering commitment to social justice issues, and it recognizes exemplary work that protects, advances, or recovers the health and welfare of underserved communities and/or vulnerable populations.

CDU President and CEO Dr. David M. Carlisle, an alumnus of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, presented the award at the Seventh Annual Ruth Roemer Symposium on April 12, 2016 at The California Endowment.

Read the congratulations here.


CDU's Physician Assistant Program is Newly Accredited!

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Click to watch the videos: Director Katayoun Moini spearheaded bringing the new Physician Assistant Program's Master of Health Science Physician Assistant Program to CDU. Good news! It was recently granted Accreditation Provisional status. For more information visit: http://www.cdrewu.edu/cosh/PA/. For details on accreditation status visit: http://www.cdrewu.edu/cosh/prog/PA/Accreditation
Here are two videos announcing that achievement:


                          
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