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Our Visiting Scholars

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“The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible.”
~ Ray Bradbury


 
Welcome a stranger, foster a friendship!

WesternU welcomes J-1 International Scholars visiting our University.


College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) - Pomona


CHINA


Hao Li
Research Scholar (non employee)
Email: lih@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 10/07/2013 – 05/31/2015


Jiandong Sun, PhD
Research Scholar
Email:  sunj@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 11/01/2012 – 10/31/2014


Xufei Zhang, BS

Research Scholar
Email: xzhang@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 8/1/2011 – 7/31/2014


Weixia Zhong, PhD

Research Scholar
Email: wzhong@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 6/30/2014

 

INDIA

Rashmi Pandey, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: rpandey@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  1/15/2014 – 1/14/2015


Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences (GCBS)


CHINA

Yubin Wang, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: wangy1@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 7/31/2014

 

Guoqi Zhu, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: gzhu@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 8/1/2012 – 7/31/2014

 

Yan Liu, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: yliu@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 09/02/2013 – 09/01/2015

 

INDIA

Vijay Kumar Nekkanti, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: vnekkanti@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 1/7/2013 – 11/30/2014

 

Basavaraj Siddalingappa, PhD
Research Scholar
Email:  Siddalingappa@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 1/9/2012 – 10/31/2014

 

SPAIN

Victor Briz, PhD
Research Scholar
Email:  vbriz@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 4/11/2012 – 4/10/2014


College of Pharmacy (COP) 

 

CHINA


Shi Hong Chen, MS  (Lily)
Research Scholar (non employee)
Email: shchen@westernu.edu 
Visiting Period: 5/15/2013 – 05/14/2014

 


SPAIN

 
Domingo Miranzo-Navarro, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: dmiranzonavarro@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 12/01/2013 – 11/30/2015

Previous Visiting J-1 Scholars

 

Mohanad Al-Bayati, PhD- IRAQ
Short-Term Scholar – VET MED
Visiting Period: 10/15/2012 – 11/06/2012

 


Tuerxun Ailikemu, PhD (Dr. Alkam) – CHINA

Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 5/14/2010 – 2/28/2013

 


Shruti Chopra, PhD – INDIA

Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 10/12/2010 – 8/16/2012

 


Lokesh Bhushan, PhD – INDIA

Research Scholar – COMP-Pomona
Visiting Period: 1/18/2011 – 1/6/2014

 


Randy Do – CANADA

Short-Term Scholar – CVM
Visiting Period: 5/14/2012 – 8/3/2012

 


Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed El-Sabagh, PhD - EGYPT

Research Scholar -CVM
Visiting Period: 10/10/2008 – 6/01/2009

 


Enma “Veronica” Paez Espinosa, MD, PhD – ITALY

Research Scholar – Pharmacy
Visiting Period: 3/31/2011 – 4/30/2013

 


Veeran Gowda Kadajji, PhD (Dr. Gowda) – INDIA
Research Scholar  – GCBS
Visiting Period: 8/10/2009 – 09/30/2013

 


Hye-Sun Gwak, PharmD, PhD – SO. KOREA

Research Scholar – COP
Visiting Period: 9/1/2011 – 6/30/2012

 


Niran Alaa Ibrahim, MS, BS – IRAQ

Short-Term Scholar – COP
Visiting Period: 8/27/2012 – 2/28/2013

 


Le Nguyen Bao Khanh, PhD – VIETNAM

Short-Term Scholar – COP
Visiting Period: 2/5/2009 – 1/29/2010

 


Virginia Mela-Rivas – SPAIN

Short-Term Scholar – COMP-Pomona
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 1/11/2013

 


Dough-Young Ryu, DVM, PhD – KOREA

Research Scholar – CVM
Visiting Period: 12/16/2009 – 7/28/2011

 


Arvind Thakkar, PhD – INDIA

Research Scholar – COP
Visiting Period: 10/01/2011 – 8/30/2013

 


Natarajan Venkatesan, PhD - INDIA

Reseach Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 6/30/2008 - 6/27/2011

 


Aleksander Vojta, PhD  – CROATIA

Research Scholar – CVM
Visiting Period: 3/22/2010 – 3/14/2011

 


Lijun Wang, MD – CHINA

Research Scholar - COMP-Pomona
Visiting Period: 3/15/2007 - 9/16/2011

 


Li Yi, PhD – CHINA

Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 1/24/2012 – 7/ 31/2012

 

Updated - 4/2014