The Chinese delegation from the Peking University Health Science Center, headed by Academician Mr. Qimin Zhan, Ph.D., visited the University of Rijeka Rectorate on Friday, August 23, 2019. Within the scope of their two-day visit, the delegation also visited the UNIRI Faculty of Medicine, as well as the surrounding Rijeka region and the island of Krk.
The Chinese delegation included:
- Academician Mr. Qimin ZHAN, Ph.D., Executive Vice-President of Peking University, President of Peking University Health Science Center, and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
- Academician Mr. Lin LU, Ph.D., Director at Institute of Mental Health/Peking University 6th Hospital, Director at National Institute on Drug Dependence, Peking University, and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Prof. Ms. Qiudan SUN, Ph.D., Associate Director at Institute of Medical Education (PKU), International Cooperation Office, PKUHSC
- Prof. Ms. Kaifeng PAN, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Vice-President of the Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute
- Prof. Mr. Yining HUANG, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Neurology, Peking University 1st Hospital
- Ms. Xiaojia LI, Associate Director, International Cooperation Office, PKUHSC
- Ms. Yun PENG, Program Officer, International Cooperation Office, PKUHSC.
The esteemed guests were welcomed by Prof. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Ph.D., UNIRI Rector, Prof. Alen Ružić, M.D., Ph.D., UNIRI Vice-Rector for Science and Arts, Prof. Tomislav Rukavina, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the UNIRI Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Jasenka Mršić-Pelčić, M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Dean for International Cooperation and Quality, UNIRI Faculty of Medicine, and Ms. Nina Kolaković, UNIRI Rector’s Office.
On this occasion, the representatives of the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine and Peking University Health Science Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which is set to further strengthen the cooperation in the field of medicine.
Also present at the signing ceremony were H.E. Mr. Ante Simonić, M.D., Ph.D., former Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the People’s Republic of China, and Mrs. Rita Zhao, Ph.D., member of the University of Rijeka China-Croatia Cooperation Committee.