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Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC (University President) led the formal welcome and reception to eight (8) Oriental Medicine Students from Rangsit University (RSU), Thailand for their internship program in St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP). The said internship program was a realization of an agreement between RSU and SPUP. Along with Dr. Krisana Kraisintu (Rector of College of Oriental Medicine, RSU and Visiting Professor of SPUP College of Pharmacy), Dr. Sanhajutha Paungmala (Professor, Ayurvededic Medicine, RSU) and Dr. Pornprapa Sattayanantapibal (Professor, Traditional Chinese Medicine), the following Medical students arrived on January 14, 2017 for their five-month internship program: Mr. Sittachai Sonmanee, Ms. Chalita Sompoch, Ms. Phattharada Sukhampa, Ms. Suthinun Panutamrong, Ms. Kunanya Taweejan, Ms. Nanpaphat Nateepitak, Ms. Ratchadakorn Dabsombej, and Ms. Panvarin Buddharatsakul.
Under the stewardship of the College of Pharmacy, led by Ms. Eileen Molina (Associate Dean), the internship program was initiated towards the establishment of an Oriental Medicine Clinic in SPUP. Moreover, SPUP will be facilitating the school (class) and cultural immersion activities, community engagement activities, research collaboration, and English language courses of the Thai Student-Interns. Subsequently, the Thai Medical Interns will conduct lectures and presentations to the SPUP academic and partner communities on Oriental Medicine. Meanwhile, Mr. Juan Jhonny Cauilan (Instructor, SPUP College of Pharmacy), will be attending a two-month extensive training on medicine manufacturing and quality control, through Dr. Kraisintu, at Rangsit University in Thailand.