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Famous Loma Linda University Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 4.7k views11 items

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List of famous alumni from Loma Linda University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Loma Linda University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Loma Linda University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Loma Linda University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Loma Linda University.

This list below has a variety of graduates, like Bill Emmerson and Jerry Yang, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Loma Linda University?” and “Which celebrities are Loma Linda University alumni?”
  • 1

    Bill Emmerson

    Politician, Dentist


    BirthplaceOakland, California, United States of America

    William Emmerson (born October 28, 1945) is a former Republican California State Senator who represented the 23rd district in Riverside County. He previously represented the 37th Senate District,...  more
  • 2

    T. R. M. Howard

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur

    AgeDec. at 68 (1908-1976)

    BirthplaceMurray, Kentucky

    Theodore Roosevelt Mason "T. R. M." Howard (March 4, 1908 – May 1, 1976) was an American civil rights leader, fraternal organization leader, entrepreneur and surgeon. He was among the mentors to...  more
  • 3

    Jerry Yang

    Professional Poker Player



    Xao "Jerry" Yang (simplified Chinese: 杨係; traditional Chinese: 楊係; pinyin: Yáng Xì; born 1967) is an ethnic Hmong poker player from Temecula, California and the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event...  more
  • 4


    BirthplaceUdi, Enugu

    Chimaroke Nnamani (born May 1960) is a medical doctor and Nigerian politician from Enugu State. He was Governor of Enugu State from 1999 to 2007. He subsequently served as a People's Democratic Party...  more
  • 5

    Alan Nakanishi



    Alan S. Nakanishi, M.D., (b. March 21, 1940) is an American politician. He is the Current Mayor of the City of Lodi in San Joaquin County. He was a Republican Assemblymember from California's 10th...  more
  • 6

    Samuel H. Wood

    Samuel H. Wood is a scientist and fertility specialist. In 2008, he became the first man to clone himself, donating his own DNA via somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) to produce mature human...  more
  • 7

    Jim Davis

    James Wayland "Jim" Davis is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly. He represents the Senate's fiftieth district, which includes Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon,...  more
  • 8

    Heather Knight



    Heather Joy Knight is an American educator and former President of Pacific Union College. She is the first woman to serve in that role and the only African-American woman to lead a college affiliated...  more
  • 9

    Newton Kulundu

    Newton Kulundu (June 30, 1948 – March 7, 2010) was a Kenyan politician. He was the Minister of Labour and Human Resource Development in the Ministry of Labour (2006–2008), and a Member of Parliament...  more
  • 10

    James L. Gulley

    James L. Gulley is an American cancer researcher and medical oncologist, the Director of the Medical Oncology Service and Chief of the Genitourinary Malignancies Branch Center for Cancer Research,...  more
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    Loree K. Sutton

    Loree K. Sutton is a former Brigadier General in the United States Army. She was the founding director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury and was...  more