Whay Cheng
Whay Cheng Attending Physician at United States Air Force

Whay Cheng is a highly skilled medical professional serving as an Attending Physician with the United States Air Force since 2020. Before this, they held the rank of 2nd Lieutenant and were part of the Health Professions Scholarship Program in the same institution from June 2013 to July 2020. Throughout their tenure with the U.S. Air Force, Whay's assignments have predominantly been based in Sacramento, California. They furthered their medical expertise studying medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine from June 2017 to July 2020.

Before joining the military, Whay had a diverse educational journey, earning a Doctor of Osteopathy from Western University of Health Sciences from 2013 to 2017, where they conveniently served as the President of Military Club and Medical Women's/OB-GYN Club. Prior to that, they achieved a Bachelors in Science Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois, Chicago from 2009 to 2013. During their undergraduate study, they were an Undergraduate Research Assistant focusing on Ovarian Cancer research from February 2012 until May 2013, and even assumed the role of Student Coordinator in the Biology Department from September 2011 to May 2013. These roles, coupled with Whay's proven written and oral presentation skills and vast laboratory experience, have evidently prepared them for their current demanding role in the Defense and Space Manufacturing industry.

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Full name
Whay Cheng
United States
Attending Physician
United States Air Force (since 2020)
Defense and Space Manufacturing
LinkedIn Connections
Written & Oral Presentation Skills Laboratory


Western University of Health Sciences
Doctor of Osteopathy
Attended in 2013 - 2017
Field of study: Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy
University of Illinois Chicago
Bachelors in Science
Attended in 2009 - 2013
Field of study: Biochemistry


United States Air Force
Sacramento, California, United States
Attending Physician
Jul 2020 - Present
United States Air Force
Jul 2020 - Present · 3 yrs 4 mos
2nd Lieutenant
Jun 2013 - Jul 2020

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
St. Louis University School of Medicine
Medical Doctor
Jun 2017 - Jul 2020
Western University of Health Sciences - COMP
Doctoral Student
Aug 2013 - Jul 2020

President of Military Club and Medical Women's/OB-GYN Club
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Feb 2012 - May 2013

Ovarian Cancer research
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC East Campus - Biology Department
Student Coordinator
Sep 2011 - May 2013

Teaching Assistant for Biology Colloquium Class
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Pharmacy: Department of Pharmacy Practice
Nov 2010 - Feb 2012
Children's Memorial Hospital
Jun 2010 - May 2013