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Overseas Visiting Professor from Arizona, USA

Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
News: Overseas Visiting Professor
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Professor Todd A. Abruzzo, MD, Professor and Head of Neuroendovascular Surgery, Department of Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, was invited to an academic visit at the Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University (MD-KKU) on November 6 and 7, 2018, in the role of Overseas Visiting Professor at the Department of Radiology.
 
 
While Professor Abruzzo was here, he deliver special lectures in advanced neurointervention radiology techniques and exchange academic knowledge with seventeen staff from Radiology Department under the title “case discussions”.   Also, fifty medical residents and fellows, including thirteen medical residents from the departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, attended this academic exchange activity which was held in the conference room of the MRI Building, Department of Radiology.
 

Professor Abruzzo makes an academic visit to medical schools in Bangkok under the support of the American Society of Neurology in the ASNR outreach program in order to transfer the knowledge to developing countries to develop the capacity of general practitioners and radiological specialists and sub-specialists.
 
The staff of the Radiology Department recognized that Professor Abruzzo is one of the international leaders in neurointervention radiology.  Also, administrators of MD-KKU agreed with staff of the Radiology Department to invite  Professor Abruzzo to visit to MD-KKU in order to  develop the academic connection in the  neurointerventional field and for further cooperation with Thai staff in Radiology, Pediatrics and Ophthalmology and others.
These cooperation activities will promote the mission of MD-KKU which is to cultivate friendships with world-leading Institutions.
 
We would like to express our appreciation to coordinators of this linkage program, namely Associate Professor Pratana Chowaheun, Assistant Professor Warinthorn Butharuk, Assistant Professor Chureerat Thammaroj, Dr. Witawat Takong, and the rest of the team.


Written by Duangsamorn Chankwang (ดวงสมร ชาญกว้าง), Head, International Relations Office (หัวหน้างานวิเทศสัมพันธ์)
English Editing by Duncan Mark Foster

 
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