Faculty of Pharmacy Assistant Dean Ma. Frieda Z. Hapan, Ph.D., and
Department of Medical Technology Internship Coordinator Vivian D.
Asuncion met with the officials of Chulalongkorn University, Thamassat
University, and Mahidol University in Thailand to discuss ways on
strengthening the existing international collaboration between the UST and
these three Thai universities through programs like student mobility, faculty exchange, visiting professorship, research and scholarship.
At the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, the
UST administrators were met by Dean Palanee Ammaranond, Ph.D., while
at the Thamassat University, they were met by a group headed by Assoc.
Prof. Dr. Kampol Ruchiwit, Dean and Asst. Prof. Plaiwan Sutthanon, Ph.D.
Meanwhile, at the Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University Dean Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya, Ph.D., and Asst. Prof. Chotiros Plabplueng ,Ph.D., the Deputy Dean for International Relations and Education, met with Hapan and Asuncion.
Aside from discussing ways to strengthen international collaboration
between UST and the Thai universities, the faculty members of the host
institutions were also invited as visiting professors for the Ph.D. major
in Medical Technology program that will be offered at the UST Graduate
School. Fifteen Medical Technology students and interns were sent abroad
for internship which was held from January 17 to February 9, 2018.