On 6 February 2018, President of Mae Fah Luang University Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vanchai Sirichana and President of Oregon Health & Science University Dr. Joseph Robertson signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic collaboration at the Office of the President Building.
Mae Fah Luang University and Oregon Health & Science University have mutual focuses on educating medical staff and health science professionals and carrying out research in health and science innovation for the purpose of enhancing quality of health care system in the country.
The delegates from Oregon Health & Science University also visited the MFU Medical Centre Hospital which scheduled to be completed by 2018. The centre will serve as a medical hub training medical professionals for the School of Medicine and the School of Dentistry. The centre will also offer international standard medical services both modern medicine and traditional treatments to all groups of people.
All in all, this MOU will be a starting point for committing the two institutions to work together more closely towards the mutual goal which is improving the health and well-being of people in the region and beyond.