International

School of

Biomedical Sciences

The Mission of the International School of Biomedical Sciences is to provide 

world-class courses and programs that facilitate individual acquisition

of knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the effective discovery &

communication of modern biomedical knowledge. 

Courses & Programs:

Medical Research 

Experience 

Course

A fully online, faculty-guided & self-paced research experience course for pre-doctoral students. Participants learn about & conduct the systematic review  & meta-analysis (SRMA) type of medical research

Clinical Research

Design & Administration

Certificate program

PHSU

bioMedical research

Master of science (MS) Degree program

International

clinical experience

Course

A hospital-based, 1 month clinical experience course open to pre-doctoral students.  Participants observe & assist with medical procedures alongside healthcare professionals at hospitals around the world. 

Modern Biomedical Advances

Course

A campus-based, 7-day course open to the public.  Participants learn about modern biomedical advances through live expert-led seminars, tours of active biomedical research laboratories, & hands-on biotech exercises.

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Biology of aging & regenerative medicine

doctoral (phd) Degree program

About our Founding dean:

Dr. Taruna Ikrar, MD, MPharm, PhD, is an internationally-recognized physician, pharmacologist, and biomedical scientist with more than 20 years of experience practicing medicine as a licensed physician, conducting peer-approved biomedical research, and mentoring doctoral and post-doctoral students in university & clinical settings. 

Over the past decade, Dr. Ikrar's ground-breaking biomedical methods have helped produce dozens of peer-reviewed publications, some of which have appeared in the world's leading peer-reviewed scienctific journals (including Nature, Circulation, American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Physiology, Neuron, and Frontiers in Neural Circuits), and have earned major public funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).​  Dr. Ikrar has served on the academic faculties of several world-class public research universities as a biomedical researcher, including Niigata University in Japan and the University of California, Irvine (UCI).  Currently, Dr. Ikrar serves as Dean & Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the International School of Biomedical Sciences (ISB), and is also appointed to serve on the founding administration of the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) as its Vice-President of Medical Research

 year-round

admission.

In a dynamic world experiencing rapid evolution, prospective learners should not need to wait several months or a year to learn about their admission status or start their desired program of study. Accordingly, we admit prospective learners into our programs of study at any time during the year as the long as the prospective learner meets the program's published admission requirements & the program has room for enrollment.

Student-controlled learning pace.

Our educational courses & programs are powered by a world-class online learning management system (LMS) that enable our students to complete their study at a pace that they help determine with the collaboration of faculty. 

ultra-low

 tuition fees.

As a private, non-profit, student-centered & technology-powered school, we are able to offer our world-class educational courses & programs at tuition rates that are significantly lower than traditional brick-and-mortar colleges & universities. 

Our educational principles:

evaluation by expert faculty

Our students receive guidance & constructive feedback on their program assignments & projects from faculty members that are:

  • Active & published biomedical scientists.

  • Experienced science educators. 

  • Holders of one or more graduate degrees in fields related to the biological & biomedical sciences.

  • Dedicated to promoting student success.

internet-accessible

Classrooms.

Our courses & programs are powered by a cloud-based online (internet-accessible) classroom that our students can access with their personal computer from anywhere & anytime to:

  • Access assignments & learning materials [e-books & written content, videos & animations, live lectures].

  • Submit completed assignments for faculty evaluation.

  • Communicate with faculty & fellow students. 

state-of-the-art

curriculum.

Curricula of our courses & programs are constructed as sets of experiences designed to foster the achievement of publicly expressed student learning outcomes (SLOs), and integrates contemporary, evidence-informed expertise from the following sources:

  • Doctoral Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with public track records of academic excellence.

  • Currently active professional scientists & healthcare providers. 

    Administration    

 Contact Information:

  • Public Mailbox: Business Park Plaza, 5401 Business Park South, Suite 107. Bakersfield, California. 93309.

  • Phone: 661-200-7210

  • Fax: 661-200-7216

  • Email: Admin@PacificHealthU.org

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