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Pacific Establishes Faculty/Student Exchange Agreement with Chinese Dental School

Pacific Dean Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr. (left) and Dr. Ling Junqi, dean of Guanghua School of Stomatology, signed an agreement to establish a five-year study abroad program and student/faculty exchange initiative between the two institutions during a ceremony in Guanghua, China.

October  08, 2007

In an effort to expand the global network of dental education, the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has created a collaborative agreement with the Guanghua School of Stomatology located in Guanghua, China. Dr. Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr., dean, and Dr. Ling Junqui, dean of the Guanghua School, signed the agreement during a ceremony in China on Aug. 14.

Under the collaboration, the schools will work together to initiate a five-year study abroad program and student/faculty exchange initiative between the two institutions. The goal of the agreement is to create opportunities to share knowledge and resources and ultimately, raise standards in dental education globally.

"We're very honored to sign this agreement," Ferrillo said. "I believe there is much we can learn from each other, and we look forward to discussing best practices in student and faculty development and patient care."

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Contact:  Office of Public Relations, 415.929.6434, pr@pacific.edu