Tu Do

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First Name: 
Tu
Last Name: 
Do
Title: 
Life Sciences & Technology Associate Faculty
Department: 
Biology
Division: 
School of Life Sciences & Technology
Organization: 
Irvine Valley College

Professor Do teaches Medical Terminology at Saddleback College and serves as its course lead instructor for the Division of Health Sciences and Human Services (HSHS). He is a faculty member for Saddleback's Medical Assisting and Health Information Technology departments, and for IVC's Biology department. He also teaches cellular and molecular biology, honors introductory biology, genetics, molecular biology, humans and biology, general microbiology, pre-nursing biochemistry, and field ecology courses at various colleges throughout Southern California. At Irvine Valley College, he also teaches in the Early College and Summer College Programs for accelerated high school students in the Irvine Unified and Tustin Unified School Districts. He also holds a Quality Matters (QM) Certificate in Best Practices for Online Instruction.

Prior to teaching, Professor Do served as a professional tutor for the Irvine Valley College Student Success Center teaching math, chemistry (general and organic), biology, and English writing. He has health care experiences from Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and Irvine, and from the Bristol Park Medical Group in Aliso Viejo. Mr. Do is a D.H.Sc-candidate and has earned both his M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and B.S. in Biological Sciences concentrated in Medical Biology from the University of California, Riverside.

In his spare time, Professor Do enjoys singing and playing the piano. He participated in several vocal groups, such as a collegiate choir, master chorale and vocal studio, throughout Orange County. He has performed (vocally and as a pianist) in various concerts and venues, and continues toward improving himself as a classically-trained singer and pianist. Professor Do also enjoys working out at the gym, and spending time with his three dogs.

Professor Do looks forward to teaching his students about health sciences and biology every day, and to his students' success.