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J1 Scholars

At Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, J-1 scholars are categorized as research scholars, professors, short-term scholars or specialists. See the J1 Scholar Categories page for more information about each of these immigration categories.  

The Office of International Services is your liaison with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State. We are here to help you and will assist you in every way possible. Remember, however, that you are solely responsible for maintaining your legal status. Whenever you have questions or problems, please contact the Office of International Services as soon as possible.

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Pamela Melton
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M-F, 10 am - 5 pm
Office of International Services
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Medical Center Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27407
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Last Updated: 06-08-2016
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