PUHSC Center for International Cooperation & Exchange Inaugurated
The PUHSC Center for International Cooperation & Exchange was inaugurated on May 5. This new facility, also known as the Pat Yan Building, was named after the Chinese American entrepreneur who made a generous donation for its construction. In his remarks at the inauguration, Mr. Yan told how he had come to such a decision and thanked everyone that contributed to its delivery.
On behalf of the PUHSC, President Zhan Qimin paid tribute to Mr. Yan and Prof. Wang Linxu for their donations, and recognized the role of this new facility as a window for international outreach.
Dr. Chun-Yu Wang, the one who put Mr. Yan in touch with the PUHSC in the first place, sent in a video of congratulations. Dr. Wang is a PUHSC alumnus and currently the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, the Dr. No-Hee Park Endowed Chair in Dentistry, and the Chair of the Division of Oral Biology and Medicine at the UCLA School of Dentistry.
Prof. Han Qide, former President of the PUHSC, addressed the audience at the inauguration and encouraged colleagues at this new center to work proactively and achieve tangible results.
Written by: Fan Xiaofei
Edited by: Liu Xin