Staff

International Students and Scholars Team

Brian Groves

[email protected]
(415) 476-0280

Director

  • Immigration policy
  • UCSF policy
  • B-1, O-1, PR

Holly Nigorizawa

[email protected]
(415) 502-3485

Program Director, CAIPS International Programs

  • Maintain strategic partnerships with campus stakeholders, such as Human Resources and Academic Departments
  • Develop, assess and manage ISSO and CAIPS international projects
  • Design and deliver visa training
  • J-1 Adviser for scholars with last names beginning with M

Jing Yang

[email protected]
(415) 514-3176

International Scholar Specialist

  • J-1 Adviser for scholars with last names beginning with N through Z
  • J-1 ECFMG training program liaison (TPL)

Kevin Long

[email protected]
(415) 514-2056

International Student & Scholar Specialist

  • J-1 Adviser for scholars with last names beginning with B through L
  • F-1 & J-1 Adviser for students
  • F-1 & J-1 Adviser for student employment (CPT, OPT, Academic Training)

Chris Flores

[email protected]
(415) 476-0281

International Scholar Specialist

  • Lead employment-based Adviser for H-1B, E-3, O-1 and TN scholars
  • Campus Liaison for Permanent Residency (PR)
ISSO Adviser Chris Flores

Matthew Loehrer

[email protected]
(415) 502-2671

International Student & Scholar Specialist

  • J-1 Adviser for scholars with last names beginning with A
  • ECFMG Support (*Jing Yang is ECFMG lead)
  • H-1B Adviser for postdoctoral scholars
  • Data Coordinator
ISSO Adviser Matthew Loehrer

Yvette Vranik

[email protected]

Programming and Assessment Graduate Intern

Study Abroad

Travis Pentz

[email protected]
(415) 502-4188

Study Abroad Manager & International Liaison

  • Advising and resources for students and trainees studying abroad
  • Student mobility tracking and reporting
  • Coordination of visits by international delegations
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