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Young Cho, PhD, Named First San Diego Faculty Member

Young Cho, PhD, a longtime professor in Bastyr's Department of Basic Sciences,  has become the first member named to the Bastyr University California faculty. Dr. Cho is a true example of a versatile and integrative teacher, instructing in all three of the University's schools (Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and Natural Health Arts & Sciences) and serving as a researcher and student researcher advisor. In addition to his expertise, Dr. Cho will promote continuity between the campuses.

The San Diego faculty hiring process has met with "tremendous interest" from the naturopathic community, drawing some 150 applications, according to Tim Callahan, PhD, Bastyr's senior vice president and provost. Interviews for an associate dean of naturopathic medicine for the San Diego campus will take place in Kenmore over the next few weeks, with more faculty hiring to follow.

Be sure to check out our recent roundup of California campus news for more developments.

Posted by on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 9:28am

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This blog contains the most recent updates and developments for Bastyr University's San Diego campus, which opened in fall 2012.

The San Diego campus and clinic is located at 4106 Sorrento Valley Boulevard in the center of the city's life sciences cluster and approximately 14 miles north of downtown.

It lies within walking distance of the San Diego Coaster commuter train (which connects to more light-rail lines), and is within a short drive of the University of California-San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital and the VA San Diego Medical Center.