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.