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Kenneth Wright, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology and Human Anatomy
School of Medicine
Member, Anatomy, SM, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Service    International Service
  • Month-long trip to Liberia to teach anatomy at the A.M. Dogliotti School of Medicine, University of Liberia in Monrovia ( 7/2008 - 8/2008 )
  Community Service
  • Church Activities - Active member of Calimesa Seventh-day Adventist Church and have been involved in the following ministries: Children''''s Story, Children''''''''s Church, Sabbath School Superintendent, Drama ministry ( 7/2005 - 6/2012 )
     
  • LifeHouse Theater - Performed in numerous theatrical productions in local Christian community theater. Wrote musical play based on "Pilgrim''s Progress" by John Bunyan. Served as volunteer host for the theater.  Performed "Damien" in March of 2008. Performed in "Ecclesiastes" in March of 2009. ( 1/2003 - 6/2009 ) Link...
    Damien is the story of a Belgian priest who went as a missionary to Hawaii in the 1800s, and worked with the lepers on the island of Molokai until his death from leprosy in 1889.
  Church Activities
  •  Dramatic Presentation of "Damien", the story of a Belgian priest who worked with the lepers on the island of Molokai, at the Loma Linda University Church ( 5/2011 )
     
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • American Dental Education Association

    ( 1/2003 - 6/2013 ) Link...
    Regular Member
  • American Association of Clinical Anatomists

    ( 1/2000 - 6/2013 ) Link...
    Regular Member
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    ( 1/1992 - 6/2013 ) Link...
    Regular Member
  • American Association of Anatomists

    ( 1/1992 - 6/2013 ) Link...
    Regular Member
  • Sigma Xi ( 1/1992 - 9/2006 ) Link...
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • University Faculty Council - member

    ( 6/2012 - 7/2013 )
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies - Attended committee meetings for the FGS throughout the year, in which the structure and function of the FGS were discussed

    ( 7/2006 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Academic Review Committees - Participated in academic review committees for freshman and sophomore dental students and junior and senior dental hygiene students

    ( 6/2006 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Dental Admissions Committee - This committee is responsible for admissions of applicants to the international dentistry program, the general dentistry program and the dental hygiene program.

    ( 11/2005 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Basic Sciences Admissions Committee member

    ( 9/2005 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Thesis/Dissertation Committees - member of a number of guidance committees for students in the anatomy, orthodontics and endodontics graduate programs, and also for biology masters students in Earth and Biological Sciences.

    ( 7/2005 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Biomedical Sciences Admissions Committee - Admissions of Applicants into the biomedical sciences Certificate Program

    ( 7/2005 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Academic Review Committee for the Basic Sciences

    ( 7/2005 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Basic Science Academic Affairs Committee - This group is comprised of the directors of the anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology and physiology program directors; the group is involved in developing policies and curriculum for basic sciences, dealing with student issues, etc.

    ( 7/2005 - 6/2013 )
     
  • Graduate Council - Member

    ( 7/2005 - 6/2013 )
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon - Member - the group meets several times a year to elect new members and take care of other business.

    ( 7/2003 - 6/2013 ) Link...
     
  • New Faculty Orientation Committee - a committee organized to develop a series of orientations for new faculty.  The committee has put together a series of three annual sessions, one held each quarter during the academic year, to introduce faculty to resources for academics, research and service. ( 7/2008 - 9/2009 )
  • InterSchool Faculty Advisory Council - I served as the BSFAC representative to IFAC. This group serves as a liaison between the various schools in the university and the administration ( 7/2006 - 9/2009 )
  • Curriculum Committees - Attend curriculum committees for basic science and dentistry ( 7/2005 - 9/2009 )
  • Academic Variances Committee ( 7/2006 - 7/2009 )
  • Dental Basic Science Task Force - A group involved in the continued development of a basic science curriculum for first year dental students ( 7/2006 - 7/2008 )
  • School of Medicine Executive Committee - As BSFAC rep to IFAC, I was a member of this committee ( 7/2006 - 7/2008 )
     
  • Basic Science Faculty Advisory Committee - Member, and BSFAC representative to IFAC ( 7/2006 - 7/2008 )
  • Biomedical Sciences ad hoc committees - Met with administrators in the schools of medicine and dentistry regarding the biomedical sciences certificate programs for those schools ( 7/2006 - 7/2007 )
  • IFAC - Alternate representative of the Basic Science Faculty Advisory Committee ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies - Member of Student Progress subcommittee. ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Centennial Complex Planning Committee - Member of a subcommittee to develop facilities for the Division of Human Anatomy ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Anatomy Faculty Council - Member ( 1/1995 - Present )
     
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • University Program Review Committee - a committee whose mandate is to develop a schedule and system for reviewing the academic programs on campus.

    ( 1/2009 - 7/2013 )
     
  • Committee to improve faculty compliance with grade entry - chaired this committee, which is an IFAC subcommittee ( 9/2008 - 9/2009 )