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Faculty

SCU is proud of its faculty – a diverse group of professionals who, individually and collectively, continually demonstrate their dedication to the delivery of the highest quality of education available to today’s alternative health care students.

Made up of LAcs, DCs, MDs and PhDs – the University’s faculty also boasts advanced degrees in orthopedics, radiology, sports medicine, neurology, nutrition, public health, homeopathy and oriental medicine.

The pre-clinical faculty is devoted to research and sharing the most up-to-date basic and clinical science information available – utilizing the most progressive curriculum available.

Clinical faculty is dedicated to teaching students in their internship rotations while caring for patients at our health care facilities. Participation in studies by the clinical faculty allows patients to receive care from top experts in the field.

Those who represent the SCU faculty are also known for the passion they possess regarding their respective subjects as well as motivating those in their charge to do and be their very best.

Note: Year following name designates appointment date.
(*) designates Postgraduate faculty status
(**) denotes LACC faculty
(PT) denotes part-time faculty

Sameh Aziz Awad, 1995 **
Associate Professor

MD, Cairo University, Egypt, 1980

Leigh Caldwell, 2008
Assistant Professor

DOM, South Baylo University of Oriental Medicine, 2007
MSAOM, South Baylo University of Oriental Medicine, 1997
BA, Tufts University, 1979

Christine Chang, 2009 (PT)
Assistant Professor

BA, Feng Chia University, 1984
MTOM, Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, 2001
DAOM, Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, 2005

Wendy Chen, 2004 (PT)
Instructor

BS, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, 1976
MSAOM, South Baylo University of Oriental Medicine, 1997

Ya-Yuan Cheng, 2008 (PT) **
Instructor

BA, University of California, 2003
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2007

Byung Soo Choi, 2008 (PT)
Instructor

MAOM, Samra University, 1994

Young-Tsai Chu, 2007 (PT)
Lab Instructor
BS, College of Marine & Oceanic Technology, 1976

Brett Guimard, 2008 **
BS, Dominican University, 2003
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 2006
MAOM, College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 2007

Tennsie Hsi, 2008 (PT)
Instructor

AA, Mount San Antonio College, 2001
BS, University of California Irvine, 2003
MAOM Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006

Lung-Cheng (Eric) Hsiao, 2004 *
Professor

BS, Guang Zhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1994
PhD, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1999

Lung-Sheng (Lawrence) Hsiao, 2005 *
Professor

BS, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1997
MS, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2000

Henry Hwang 2005 (PT)
Instructor

BS, University of California Irvine, 1996
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1999
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2004

San Hong Hwang, 2001 *
Associate Professor

MD, Chung-Shen Medical & Dental College, 1968
OMD, Samra University of Los Angeles, 1983

Anupama KizhakkeVeettil, 2007 **
Assistant Professor

BAMS, Mangalore University, 1998
MAOM, College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 2006

Jonathan Law, 2002 (PT)
Instructor

BS, Cal-Poly Pomona, 1988
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 1992

Leon Hsin-Yueh Lee, 2006 (PT)
Instructor

BS, Texas Christian University, 2002
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2005

Christine Lemke, 1998 **
Associate Professor

DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1997

Ju-Tzu Li, 2003 *
Associate Professor

MD, Taipei Medical College, Taiwan, 1990
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 2002

Sue Mir, 2008
Assistant Professor

MAOM, South Baylo University, 1999
DOM, South Baylo University, 2006

Melissa Nagare, 2007 +
Associate Vice President for SCU Health System & Chief Clinical Officer
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2007
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2007

AnShen Shi, 2001 (PT)
Associate Professor

BS, Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1982
MS, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1987

Xu Shi, 2001 *
Assistant Professor

BS, Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1991
MS, DaLain University of Foreign Languages, 1993
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 2000
DOA, South Baylo University, 2006

Margaret Shih, 2008 (PT)
Assistant Professor

BA, Taipei Medical College, 1997
MAOM, South Baylo University, 1999
PhD, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 2006

Mira P. Shin, 2003 (PT)
Instructor

BS, Chunbuk National University
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 2002

Cliff Tao, 2003 (PT) **
Assistant Professor

BSc (Kin), University of Waterloo, 1995
DC, National University of Health Sciences, 2000
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Radiology, 2003
CCSP, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 2003

Sivarama Vinjamury, 2003 *
Professor

MD, University of Kerala, 1993
BA/MS, Osmania University, 1989
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2003

Chiao-Nien Wang, 2001 *
Assistant Professor

BS, National Taiwan University of the Arts, 1992
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 1994

Manilu Wu, 2004 (PT)
Assistant Professor

BS, Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1996
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2005

Jenny Yu, 2001 *
Associate Professor

BA, University of Southern California, 1993
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 1996