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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

 

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


CHINA

Hao Li, B.A.
Research Scholar (non employee)
Email: lih@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 10/07/2013 – 08/31/2017

Jiandong Sun, PhD
Research Scholar
Email:  sunj@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 11/01/2012 – 10/31/2016

Xiaoning Hao, B.A.
Research Scholar
Email: xhao@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 2/2/2015 – 7/31/2018


College of Optometry

CHINA

Min Kong, MD
Specialist (non-employee)
Email:  mk1395@163.com
Visiting Period:  9/1/15 – 8/31/16


Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences (GCBS)
 

CHINA

Xiaoqi Hong, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: xhong@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 9/4/2014 – 8/31/2016

Yan Liu, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: yliu@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 09/02/2013 – 08/31/2016

Juncheng Lin, MA
Research Scholar (non-employee)
Email: Juncheng.Lin@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  10/20/2015 – 10/19/2016

Liankun Song, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email: lsong@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  03/14/2016 – 01/31/2018

 
INDIA

Surya Prakasarao Kovvasu, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email:  skovvasu@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  3/2/15 – 2/28/17

IRAN

Soomaayeh Heysieattalab, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email:  sheysieattalab@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  6/15/16 – 6/14/17

 

College of Pharmacy

CHINA

Baoyue Ding, MD (non-employee)
Research Scholar
Email: bding@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  11/16/2015 – 10/31/2016

INDIA

Mohammad Faheem, Ph.D,
Research Scholar
Email:  mfaheem@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  6/1/15 – 05/31/17

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

Andrea Stojakovic, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email: astojakovic@westernu.edu  
Visiting Period:  5/12/16 -05/11/18

 


College of Veterinary Medicine

South Korea

Dongbin Lee, DVM, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email:  dongbin.lee@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  4/25/15 -08/31/16

Jung Ho Ko, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email:  junghoko@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  8/1/15 – 1/31/17

China

Dong, Xu, B.A.
Research Scholar
Email:  xdong@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  9/1/15 – 5/31/17

Hong-ou Wang, MA
Research Scholar
Email:
Visiting Period:  4/1/16 – 9/30/16

India

Jeeva Subbiah, Ph.D.
Research Scholar
Email:  jsubbiah@westernu.edu
Visiting Period:  1/8/16 – 12/31/16


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

Siddalingappa Basavaraj, Ph.D. – INDIA
Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period:  1/9/12 – 8/31/15

Victor Briz, PhD – SPAIN
Research Scholar
Visiting Period: 4/11/2012 – 4/10/2015

Shi Hong Chen, MS (Lily) – CHINA
Research Scholar – Pharmacy 
Visiting Period: 5/15/2013 – 05/14/2014

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

Udaya Kumar Devaraj, Ph.D. – India
Research Scholar – COP
Visiting Period:  1/4/16 – 5/6/16

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

Bolin Liu, MD PhD – CHINA
Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period:  07/01/215 – 5/31/2016

Vijay Kumar Nekkanti, PhD – INDIA
Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 1/7/2013 – 9/30/2014

Enma “Veronica” Paez Espinosa, MD, PhD – ITALY
Research Scholar – Pharmacy
Visiting Period: 3/31/2011 – 4/30/2013

Rashmi Pandey, PhD – INDIA
Research Scholar – COMP Pomona
Visiting Period: 1/15/2014 – 7/10/2014

Li Qian, Ph.D.  CHINA
Research Scholar – COP
Visiting Period: 12/01/2014 – 5/31/2016

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

Yi Li, PhD – CHINA
Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 1/24/2012 – 7/ 31/2012

Xiangyun (Yun) Liu, MD
Research Scholar – Optometry
Visiting Period: 9/15/2014 – 9/12/2015

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

Domingo Miranzo-Navarro, PhD – SPAIN
Research Scholar – Pharmacy
Visiting Period: 12/01/2013 – 9/12/2014

Neza Rugelj, MSc – Slovenia
Short Term Scholar Vet Med
Visiting Period:  2/1/16 – 4/29/16

Dough-Young Ryu, DVM, PhD – KOREA
Research Scholar – CVM
Visiting Period: 12/16/2009 – 7/28/2011

Takashi Taguchi, DVM – JAPAN
Research Scholar – CVM
Visiting Period:  4/1/15 – 8/9/15

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

Yubin Wang, PhD
Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 06/30/2016

Xufei Zhang, BS – CHINA
Research Scholar – COMP-Pomona
Visiting Period: 8/1/2011 – 7/29/2014

Weixia Zhong, PhD – CHINA
Research Scholar
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 2/15/2016

Guoqi Zhu, PhD – CHINA
Research Scholar – GCBS
Visiting Period: 8/1/2012 – 7/28/2014

Updated –  May 2016