2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 18, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty: University Health System


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Jacqueline Beres
Assistant Clinical Professor
Chair, Clinical Internship Department
Director, Spine Care

BS, University of Florida, 2003
DC, Palmer College of Chiropractic-Florida, 2006
Primary Spine Practitioner Certificate, University of Pittsburgh, 2018

James Cox
Assistant Clinical Professor
Quality Assurance Coordinator

BA, California State University, San Bernardino, 1994
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2007

Diane Christopherson
Instructor
BA, Stanford University, 1976
DC, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1986

Sonika Laskar Desai
Ayurvedic Instructor
BAMS, Pune University, India, 2006

Matthew Eurich
Assistant Professor
Director, Diagnostic Imaging Residency

BS, Logan College of Chiropractic, 1994
DC, Logan College of Chiropractic, 1996
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology, 2004

Michael Fanning
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences,
AA, Community College of the Air Force

Nicole “Nina” Foster
Diagnostic Imaging Resident
BA, Monmouth University, 2008
MBA, Colorado Technical University, 2011
DC, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2016

Kevin Glenn
Lead Instructor, 7th Term Clinical Internship
BS, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1983
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1983
Diplomate, American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists, 1999

Jannet K. Gonzalez
Sports Medicine Education Coordinator
BS, California State University, Fullerton
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2010
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 2013

Joseph Horrigan
Associate Professor
Executive Director of Tactical Sports Medicine

DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 1988
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 1994

Eric Lung-Cheng Hsiao
Professor
Chair, Department of Foundations and Principles

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

Lung-Sheng (Lawrence) Hsiao
Professor
Chair, Herbology & Internal Medicine Department

MB, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China, 1997
MSCM, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China, 2000

Henry Hwang
Assistant Professor
Interim Chair of Clinical Education Department
BS, University of California, Irvine, 1996
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1999
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2004

Simone Jordan
Diagnostic Imaging Resident
BA, University of Southern California, 2011
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2016

Anupama Kizhakkeveettil
Professor
Program Director, Ayurvedic Medicine

BAMS, Mangalore University, India, 1999
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2006
PhD, Walden University, 2016

Clifford Lee
Assistant Professor
BA, Swarthmore College, 1993
MS.Ed, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
MSAOM, South Baylo University, 2006

Thomas Lee
Associate Clinical Professor
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1997
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2011

Hiwot Melka
Spine Care Resident
BS, Hamline University, 2009
DC, Northwestern University of Health Sciences, 2015
Primary Spine Practitioner Certificate, University of Pittsburgh, 2018

Bill Moreau
Associated Faculty
DC, Palmer College of Chiropractic

Melissa Nagare
Associated Faculty
Chief Clinical Officer
Vice President, SCU Health System

BA, Dartmouth College, 1999
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2007
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2007
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, 2009

Hector RiveraMelo
Director, Center for Diagnostic Imaging
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2009
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology, 2012
Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography, 2017

Jayagopal Parla
Ayurvedic Instructor
BAMS, University of Bangolore, India, 1998
MD (Ayurveda), Rajiv Gandhi University, India, 2005
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2014

Thales Ruela
Herbal Pharmacy Instructor
BS, University of Mogi das Cruzes-Brazil, Brazil, 2002
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2012

Robb Russell
Clinical Professor
Assistant Vice President & Clinical Chief of Staff, SCU Health System
BA, San Diego State University 1978
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic 1982

Bharathi Venkatachalapathy
Ayurvedic Instructor
BAMS- Bangalore University, India, 1999

Manjusha Vinjamury
Ayurvedic Instructor
BA, Tilak Maharshtra University, India, 1987
BAMS, Pune University, India, 1989
MD (Ayurveda), University of Kerala, India, 1993
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2005

Sivarama Prasad Vinjamury
Professor
Interim Chair of Doctoral Studies
Director, Capstone Research

BAMS, Osmania University, India, 1989
MD (Ayurveda), University of Kerala, India, 1993
MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2003
MPH, California State University, Fullerton, 2008

James Whedon
Professor of Research
Director of Health Services Research
Executive Director of Tactical Sports Medicine

DC, Logan University, 1989
MS, Dartmouth College, 2012
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 1994

Curtis B. Yomtob
Associate Professor
BS, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1991
DC, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1993
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology, 1997

Jenny Yu
Associate Professor
Dean, College of Eastern Medicine

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