The Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Gadjah Mada (FP UGM) Prof. Dr. Agung Endro Nugroho, M.Si., Apt. along with the Vice Dean for Research, Community Service, Collaboration, and Alumni Dr. Endang Lukitaningsih, M.Si., Apt. gladly received the delegation of the University of the Pacific, California at the Dean’s Office on Friday, June 28, 2019. Among the delegates are Associate Provost for Research Dr. James Uchizono, Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research Dr. Xiaoling Li, and Dr. Miki Park.
To begin the discussion, Dr. Park briefly introduced the delegates and conveyed the purpose of their visit which is to propose collaborations with FP UGM. From the meeting, there have been mentioned several possible collaborative activities including scholar exchange, joint research, Ph.D. fellowship program, collaborative workshop, clinical rotation in the US, and cultural exchange for students. The delegates from both universities agreed to revisit these ideas and to work towards more detailed activities. Prof. Agung concluded, “we should explore some feasible activities which might not be the burden for our students and scholars, the collaborative workshop would indeed be a good initiation.” (saras)