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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
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 – 10/31/2016

Weixia Zhong, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: wzhong@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 6/30/2016


College of Optometry

CHINA

Xiangyun (Yun) Liu, MD
Research Scholar (non-employee)
Email: xliu1@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 9/15/2014 – 9/30/2015


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 – 09/01/2015

Yubin Wang, PhD
Research Scholar
Email: wangy1@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 7/16/2012 – 7/15/2015

 
INDIA

Basavaraj Siddalingappa, PhD
Research Scholar
Email:  Siddalingappa@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 1/9/2012 – 10/31/2015


SPAIN

Victor Briz, PhD
Research Scholar
Email:  vbriz@westernu.edu
Visiting Period: 4/11/2012 – 4/10/2015


College of Pharmacy

CHINA

Li Qian, MD  (non-employee)
Research Scholar
Email: TBD
Visiting Period: 12/01/2014 – 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

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
 
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

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
 
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

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

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

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

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

 

Updated - Nov. 19, 2014