KKU administrators attended international academic conferences and negotiated academic and research cooperation with Harvard University and Tufts University, USA.
Assoc. Prof. Nawarat Wara-Aswapati, Ph.D., Vice President for International Affairs, along with Assoc. Prof. Waranuch Pitiphat, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry. and Assoc. Prof. Teekayu Balangkoon Jorns, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Research, Graduate Study and International Relation of the Faculty of Dentistry Attended the Global Symposium “Integrating Health Systems: Policies and Programs that Work” on March 27-28, 2023 organized by Harvard School of Dental Medicine in collaboration with Harvard’s Global Health Institute and the Mass General Brigham Center for Integration Science by Assoc. Dr. Nawarat Wara-aswapati was invited to be on a Scientific Advisory Committee at the meeting. Honored to be a guest speaker on the topic of Preparing for Aging Society Through Integrative Healthcare Under UHC in Thailand at this conference as well.
On March 29, 2023, KKU’s executives negotiated academic and research cooperation with Dr. William Giannobile, Dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and received a warm and friendly welcome from a team of professors from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nawarat Wara-aswapati and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Waranuch Pitipat is also an alumnus of this institute.
KKU executives also saw an opportunity to expand academic and research cooperation with leading universities in the United States. On March 30, 2023, a cooperation agreement was signed. between the Faculty of Dentistry with Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) and discuss future cooperation in personnel and student exchanges, joint teaching, and research activities between institutions with Dr. Nadeem Karimbux, Dean of TUSDM
In this regard, Assoc. Prof. Nawarat Wara-Aswapati, Ph.D., also visited and discussed cooperation in Head & Neck Oncology and Health AI with Dr. Lori Wirth, Dr. Shawn Murphy, and Dr. Thomas Roberts, Massachusetts General Hospital. (MGH) on April 3, 2023
Also, between April 4-6, 2023, he visited and negotiated cooperation with Dr. Edward Hundert (Dean for Medical Education) and Dr. David Roberts (Dean for External Education), at Harvard Medical School on Education Transformation and online. learning
Participation in international academic conferences and discussion on academic cooperation and research with leading institutions in the United States mentioned above. It is considered to strengthen the academic strength of the university. It is also a linkage of high-level medical knowledge. for the development of the university to become a national and regional medical center