POMONA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Western College of Well being Sciences has chosen Jonathan Labovitz, DPM, FACFAS, CHCQM, as Dean of the School of Podiatric Drugs (CPM), efficient November 1, 2022.
Dr. Labovitz joined CPM in 2009, the identical 12 months the School welcomed its inaugural class. He has served the School and WesternU admirably in a large number of capacities, together with Division Chair, Assistant Dean of Medical Training, and Medical Director of the WesternU Foot & Ankle Middle. He most not too long ago served as Affiliate Dean of Medical Training and Graduate Placement.
“Dean Labovitz has invested his profession at WesternU and was pivotal to the worldwide progress of CPM and supreme success of the School,” mentioned WesternU President Robin Farias-Eisner, MD, PhD, MBA. “He takes the reigns at a transformational time in well being care, for the College, and for the Podiatric Drugs career. I’ve each confidence that he’ll lead CPM to attain even larger ranges of prominence.”
Labovitz earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a focus in Dietary Biochemistry from Cornell College and his Physician of Podiatric Drugs diploma from the Pennsylvania School of Podiatric Drugs. He accomplished his Podiatric Drugs and Surgical procedure residency at Botsford Common Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan, then traveled to Graz, Austria for the AO Worldwide Orthopedic Trauma Surgical procedure Fellowship at LKH College Clinic for Traumatology. He additionally served as a Visiting Scholar in Well being Coverage and Administration at UCLA’s Fielding College of Public Well being.
Labovitz is an American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgical procedure Diplomate Licensed in Foot Surgical procedure and Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgical procedure and an American Board of High quality Assurance and Utilization Overview Physicians Diplomate Licensed in Healthcare High quality & Administration. He has revealed and produced quite a few peer-reviewed journal articles, e book chapters, abstracts and posters, and he has given invited displays nationally and internationally. He mentors podiatric medical college students, residents and school members in well being administration, scientific and administrative analysis, profession growth, and management rules and methods to boost their communication, effectivity and total success as leaders.
“All through his time at WesternU, Dr. Labovitz has touched each side of CPM, from assessing and modifying the case-based studying curriculum, to creating scientific partnerships and redesigning scientific curriculum, to aiding with the management of accreditation duties. He created and carried out the DPM Superior Standing diploma program for overseas medical graduates,” mentioned WesternU Interim Provost and Chief Tutorial Officer Paula M. Crone, DO ’92. “Along with his scientific, educational and collaborative background, Dr. Labovitz is poised to guide CPM as a worldwide chief of modern and built-in podiatric medical schooling.”
Labovitz succeeds Dr. V. Kathleen Satterfield, who served as CPM dean from Might 1, 2019 to Oct. 31, 2022. She retired as dean however will proceed to serve CPM and WesternU in a consultative capability.
“I’m lucky to have been part of CPM since its humble beginnings and to work alongside my colleagues to assist it develop to develop into a number one establishment in podiatric medical schooling,” Labovitz mentioned. “I stay up for working with college students, school, workers, alumni, WesternU administration, and exterior stakeholders as we attempt to attain our imaginative and prescient to be the worldwide chief of modern and built-in podiatric medical schooling.”
Western College of Well being Sciences
Western College of Well being Sciences (www.westernu.edu), situated in Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore., is an unbiased nonprofit well being professions college, conferring levels in dental medication, well being sciences, medical sciences, nursing, optometry, osteopathic medication, pharmacy, bodily remedy, doctor assistant research, podiatric medication and veterinary medication. WesternU is house to WesternU Well being, the place the very best in collaborative well being care providers is obtainable.
SOURCE Western College of Well being Sciences