Our Team

International Student and Scholar Advisors


Brian Groves

Brian Groves

[email protected]
(415) 476-0280

Director

  • UCSF Immigration Policy
  • B-1, O-1 Visas
  • Permanent Residency for UCSF Faculty and Professional Researchers

Book a time to speak with Brian via Zoom

 

Holly Nigorizawa

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 the letter "M"

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Jing Yang

Jing Yang

[email protected]sf.edu
(415) 514-3176

International Scholar Specialist

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

Book a time to speak with Jing via Zoom:

 

Kevin Long

Kevin Long

[email protected]
(415) 514-2056

International Student and Scholar Specialist

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

Book a time to speak with Kevin via zoom:

 


 

Chris Flores

Chris Flores

[email protected]
(415) 476-0281

International Scholar Specialist

  • Lead employment-based Adviser for H-1B visas
  • Campus Liaison for Permanent Residency (PR)
  • Advisor for E-3, O-1 and TN visas

Book a time to speak with Chris via Zoom:

 

Matt Loehrer

Matthew Loehrer

[email protected]
(415) 502-2671

International Student and Scholar Specialist

  • J-1 Adviser for scholars with last names beginning with the letter "A"
  • ECFMG Support
  • H-1B Adviser for postdoctoral scholars
  • Data Coordinator

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Studying or Traveling Away From UCSF

Travis Pentz

Travis Pentz

[email protected]
(415) 5024188

Study Abroad Manager and International Liaison

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