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Office of International Services 

The Office of International Services (OIS) at Johns Hopkins is a virtual service operation that remotely serves all JHU international students, scholars, researchers, postdocs, faculty, and staff regardless of their location or divisional affiliation via electronic means. OIS is dedicated to providing consistent, exceptional, and individualized immigration services and immigration programming support for all Johns Hopkins divisions. OIS regularly serves over 5500 international degree-seeking students, 2000 visiting and summer program students, and 1500 recent graduates from more than 130 countries, as well as more than 2000 international visiting scholars, faculty, researchers, postdocs, staff, and their dependents annually.

Our Staff

Mike Alexander, Executive Specialist

Raanan Barach, International Services Advisor

James Brailer, Associate Vice Provost

Fatou Camarah, Senior International Services Advisor

Florence Damiba, International Services Advisor

Dacia Gauer, Director, International Students

Shree Gopakumar, Associate Director

John D. Gore, International Services Advisor

Julia Kappel, International Services Administrator

Jennifer Kerilla, Director, International Scholars and Employment

Betsy Lane, Director, International Information Systems

Jacquelynn Leyvas, SEVIS Manager

Meg Merwin, International Services Advisor

Noppadon Moapichai, Senior Associate Director

Gorkem Ozizmirli, International Services Advisor

Meri Price, Senior Associate Director

Susana Rodriguez, Senior International Services Advisor

Jennifer Smith, Senior International Services Advisor

Gina Vachino, Senior International Services Advisor