Walailak University delegation led by the Department of Medical Technology and Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, visits Kitasato University, Tokyo, for academic collaboration in health science knowledge and innovation development

        On September 12th, 2022, the Department of Medical Technology and Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University, headed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jitbanjong Tangpong, the dean of the school, Asst. Prof. Dr. Suriyan Sukati, the director of the Medical Technology International and Bilingual Program, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Voravuth Somsak, the vice dean and chairperson of the Medical Technology International and Bilingual Program, Asst. Prof. Dr. Rachasak Boonhok, assistant to the dean for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Parinya Vongvaivanichakul, the head of the Physical Therapy Program, Prof. Dr. Hideyuki Majima, the visiting professor from Japan and five lecturers, one academic officer, and eight students visited the School of Allied Health Sciences at Kitasato University, Tokyo, Japan, led by Asst. Prof. Takafumi Ichikawa, MD, PhD, the dean of the school.

       The program is aimed to promote academic education, research, and cultural exchange and forge the sustainable cooperative relationship in academic between the two institutions in order to promote healthcare professionals’ efficiency in terms of ethics, development and exchange of knowledge and innovative mindsets. With these qualities being instilled, we can ensure WU professionals’ abilities to meet the public needs and create sustainable community development as well as the ongoing pursuit of national and international excellence.

       School of Allied Health Science, Walailak University, maintains its commitment to producing health science professionals equipped with professional expertise, ethics and collaborative networks which will optimize exchange of the knowledge and innovations in health science. In the post-COVID 19 era in which physical mobility resumes its regular tracks, the school is accordingly in touch with international institutions and organizations for collaborative development in academics and professional skills.

Associate Professor Dr. Manas Kotepui, Medical Technology Program, School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University, had been invited to give a lecture on the topic “Coinfections in malaria” at the 15th International Congress on Parasitology – ICOPA 2022

Associate Professor Dr. Manas Kotepui, Medical Technology Program, School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University, had been invited to give a lecture on the topic “Coinfections in malaria” at the 15th International Congress on Parasitology – ICOPA 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark on 21-26 August 2022.

ICOPA is the official academic conference of the World Federation of Parasitologists (WFP), held every four years. It is also the world’s most attended academic conference for parasitologists. It offers parasitologists from around the world the opportunity to present their research in an oral presentation and a poster presentation. Parasitologists can meet friends and colleagues, seek scientific collaboration, get inspired and motivated by keynote and guest speakers to continue research and practice in parasitology and parasitic diseases. ICOPA 2022 was hosted by the Danish Society for Parasitology (DSP) and the Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology (SBSP). More than 1,500 parasitologists from 95 countries attended this year’s conference. In the next four years (2026), ICOPA will be held in Montréal, Canada.

 

Inspiring session from a guest lecturer as part of Introduction to Medical Technology (International Program)

             On 17th August 2022 our inspiring session from a guest lecturer, khun Art Ophat (Medical Technologist, Research Director & Entrepreneur) on the topic of Going above & beyond Medical Technology working with Giant Tech companies (eg. Google, Facebook, etc..) as part of Introduction to Medical Technology (International Program) school of Allied Health Sciences at Walailak University) to 1st year students.

            This was an eye opening class for the Freshmen to understand more about the work life after graduation and the career paths beyond medical technology field, and other related industries. The class received great feedbacks for providing insights into career choices and life goals. Medical technologies can save lives, improve health and contribute to sustainable healthcare. Through innovative devices and diagnostics, the industry delivers value to patients, healthcare professionals, and healthcare systems and society. If interested to know more about our program, please feel free to contact us for further details.

 

GIZ Cambodia Executive Team visiting Walailak University: Learning and Sharing Experiences on Medical Technology and Doctor of Medicine programs.

School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University led by Assoc. Prof. Jitbanjong Tangpong, Dean of School of Allied Health Sciences, is pleased to welcome an executive team from the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) Cambodia study visit during 26June2022-1July2022 at Walailak University, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. The purpose of the visit is to learn about the Medical Technology (Medical Lab Sciences) and Medical program which covers teaching and learning system, UKPSF, classroom management and assessment process, implementing professional practice of MT and MD, and quality improvement of the program. Our school is a co-host with the Center for International Affairs (CIA), Walailak University.

Regarding the GIZ Cambodia team, there are a representative from Health Science Institute of Royal Cambodia Arm Forces (HSI-RCAF), Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital (KSFH). The team is led by Dr. HING Kong, Deputy Director, HSI-RCAF, Cambodia. During the 5 days visit, the agenda has been arranged to support our guests which included the study visit of the Medical Technology program from School of Allied Health Sciences, Medical program from School of Medicine, our school has also scheduled to visit a smart classroom and laboratory, join the teaching class, visit Walailak University hospital and Sichon hospital. We do hope that this study visit will provide a useful information and enhance the exchange of ideas and suggestions on the program in we can apply our knowledge to improve our program and help implementing the healthcare program in Cambodia.

 

SAH International Affairs present “Biomedical engineering: A gateway to the future” by Asst.Prof. Dr. Dali Sun

Biomedical Engineering is a discipline in Engineering, Biology and Medicine that aims to improves human health through cross-disciplinary activities which integrate biomedical sciences and engineering sciences with clinical practice. This knowledge is important for medical inventions that help people around the world to live longer, healthier, and more-productive lives.

As per discussed with North Dakota State University, USA by Dean School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University, Assoc. Prof. Dr.Jitbanjong Tangpong, we all agree to share this knowledge and discuss for future research collaboration between universities. Asst.Prof.Dr.Dali Sun, an expert on Biomedical Engineering from Electrical and Computing Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Program, North Dakota State University, USA, is invited to share his research experience with academic staffs at Walailak University. In addition, 2 representative staffs from our school, Dr. Chadapa Rungruangbaiyok from Physical Therapy and Dr. Kunwadee Noonong from Medical Technology will share their research work in this event. The event will be held on 30 April 2022, 08.00-10.00am via ZOOM meeting by School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Please feel free to share this meeting announcement with your colleagues and we look forward to seeing you on 30Apr2022.

SAH Lunch Talk on Office Syndrome

There is an increase in number of office employees due to an increase of a workload and working hours in many workplaces. The encouragement of overwork by employers leads to a significant spread of musculoskeletal disorders among the employees. In addition, some employee might have a pathology of neck, back, spine, and joints together with the musculoskeletal pain which may lead to a short-term loss of working capacity.

Concerning about the health of office employees, School of Allied Health Science and the Center for International Affair, Walailak University will organize a virtual meeting on office syndrome and you are cordially invited to attend the meeting, “SAH Lunch Talk on Office Syndrome” on 4Apr2022, 12.00-01.00pm. Please kindly register and follow the attached flyer to access the Zoom link.

This is our great pleasure that we will have Prof.Kei Nagashima, from Waseda University, Japan who conducts a research on the office syndrome. Prof.Kei will present his work with a title of “Office syndrome-its etiology from the view of body fluid and circulation physiology”. We are also pleased to have Dr. Parinya Vongvaivanichakul, from Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University to provide you the office syndrome information from a basic knowledge to a prevention of this syndrome in a workplace.

Please feel free to share this meeting announcement with your colleagues and see you on 4Apr2022, 12pm!.

Medical Technology (Bilingual Program) held a special talk by Dr. Narissara Ngamkajornviwat

Dr. Narissara Ngamkajornviwat, M.D., Director of Southern regional hospital of tropical dermatology-Trang province, was invited to give a special talk entitled “Visiting professor” for Medical Technology (Bilingual Program) students on March 5, 2022. BP students who intern at the University of Kentucky, University of Florida, and North Dakota State University, also participated in a virtual lecture. The special lecture was operated under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University, and Southern regional hospital of tropical dermatology-Trang province.

RECIHP (Research Excellence Center for Innovation and Health Products) has invited all of you to join our international conference “SAH International Conference 2022 – Allied Health Sciences for Health and Wellbeing in The Post COVID Pandemic”

SAH International Conference 2022 in the session of RECIHP
“Natural Products for Health: Innovation and Medical Technology”
On March 28-29, 2022, Thailand | Virtual Conference via Zoom✅Registration for participant for free!!!!
✅Oral presentation with abstract submission is deadline on March 15, 2022.
✅Special issue of Trends in Sciences (SCOPUS Q3) will also welcome.📌 More information, please visit our website https://sah.wu.ac.th📌 Registration link has shown below
https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfY3j1czwU…/viewform…See you!!!!!

✅For more information or direct contact
: Assoc. Prof. Voravuth Somsak, MT, Ph.D., FHEA | Head of RECIHP
: Email voravuth.so@wu.ac.th

See you!!
สหเวชศาสตร์ เทคนิคการแพทย์ เทคนิคการแพทย์นานาชาติ กายภาพบำบัด ชีวเวชศาสตร์ Medical Technology Physical Therapy Biomedical Sciences

You are invited to attend the Visiting Professor entitled “International Research Collaboration (Japan/Taiwan)”

You are invited to attend the Visiting Professor entitled “International Research Collaboration (Japan/Taiwan)”

School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University & SAH International Affairs is honored to host the Visiting Professor in entitled “International Research

Collaboration (Japan/Taiwan)” By 3 lecturer

  1. Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Ichikawa from Doshisha University
  2. Prof. Dr. Yoshimasa Kitagawa from Hokkaido University
  3. Prof. Dr. Hideyuki Majima from Kagoshima University

 

Which will be online via ZOOM Meeting on 7 January 2022, 12.30 – 02.30 PM

  • Friday 7 January 2022
  • 12.30 – 02.30 PM
  • Zoom application
  • Meeting ID: 939 0394 4067
  • Passcode: 939908
  •  For further information please contact Rachasak Boonhok, Ph.D.

Email: rachasak.bo@wu.ac.th, Tel: 07-567-2687

สหเวชศาสตร์ เทคนิคการแพทย์ เทคนิคการแพทย์นานาชาติ กายภาพบำบัด ชีวเวชศาสตร์ Medical Technology Physical Therapy Biomedical Sciences

Proudly presents​ Special Topic From Our Guest Speakers. Theme: Herbal medicine: A significant Contribution in Human Diseases.​

The Medical Technology International and Bilingual Program, Department of Medical Technology, School of Allied Health Sciences, Walailak University ​

Proudly presents​ Special Topic From Our Guest Speakers. : Associate Professor with Habilitation,Maria de Lourdes Pereira, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal and Prof. Ana Paula Girol Pro-Rector of Graduate Studies and Research at the Padre Albino University Center (UNIFIPA), Catanduva-SP, Brasil

Theme: Herbal medicine: A significant Contribution in Human Diseases.​

present on Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at 4.00-6.00 pm

via Zoom online application as detail : Join Zoom Meeting https://wu-ac-th.zoom.us/j/99359363017

Meeting ID: 993 5936 3017

Passcode: 398719

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Assoc. Prof. Veeranoot Nissapatorn nissapat@gmail.com or

Dr. Penchom Janwan, email:   penchom.ja@wu.ac.th

-Course coordinator and Lecturer of MTH60-232E Medical Parasitology Laboratory Course