Monroe. Physicist is new Orange County Chinese Association president

| 14 Dec 2021 | 10:57

Dr. Hai Luo, a physicist, became president of the Orange County Chinese Association (OCCA), replacing Dr. Kangjian Wu, as of Dec. 5, according to an OCCA press release. Dr. Luo will also be appointed to the board, following his transition to the OCCA presidency.

Dr. Luo, a long time Orange County resident and volunteer at the OCCA, is chief physicist at Garnet Medical Center. His specialties include radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, medical physics and diagnostic imaging. He also has a passion for hiking and fishing, according to the press release.

“I have had the pleasure of working closely with Kangjian for many years and thank him for his outstanding leadership,” Dr. Luo said in a statement. “I am pleased that I will continue to benefit from his guidance and insights moving forward.”

Dr. Kangjian, who was OCCA president for seven years, is stepping down for personal reasons. He said in a board meeting that this is “the right time for me personally, as I focus more on my family.”