McKay International Outreach Committee

McKay International Outreach Committee

Overview and Mission

The McKay International Outreach Committee (IOC) was formed in recognition of the profoundly important role that international trainees, staff, faculty, and collaborations play in conducting successful and impactful orthopaedic research at the University of Pennsylvania.

The broad objectives of the IOC are to:

  1. Provide practical support and information to new and existing international members of the McKay community
  2. Encourage and support new international collaborations and training opportunities
  3. Promote cultural understanding and enrichment between McKay lab members

Committee Members

Lachlan Smith, Ph.D.

Lachlan is a faculty member in the McKay labs with appointments in Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. Originally from Australia, Lachlan first came to Penn as a postdoc in 2008.

X. Sherry Liu, Ph.D.

Sherry is a faculty member in the McKay labs with appointments in Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering. Originally from China, Sherry first came to Columbia University as a graduate student in 2002, and later joined Penn as a faculty in 2012.

 

Su Chin Heo, Ph.D.

Su Chin is a faculty member in the McKay labs with an appointment in Orthopaedic Surgery. Originally from South Korea, Su Chin first came to Penn as a research engineer in 2010.

 

Leilei Zhong, Ph.D.

Leilei is a postdoc in the McKay labs. Originally from China, Leilei first came to Penn as a postdoc in 2017.

 

Yilu Zhou, Ph.D.

Yilu is a postdoc in the McKay labs. Originally from China, Yilu first came to the University of Delaware for PhD study in 2011, then joined Penn as a postdoc in 2018.

 

General Resources

Penn resources for international collaborations

Penn International Student and Scholar Services

Foreign Disclosure Information for Federal Sponsors

Visa Information (ISSS)

Information on Fellowships Available to International Trainees

https://www.curf.upenn.edu/fellowships

https://www.curf.upenn.edu/find-fellowships/non-us-fellowships

https://www.scholars4dev.com/

 

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