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Culture and Academia : A Fublright Perspective

Date and Time:  March 12th, 1:00 p.m. To 2:30 p.m.
Title: Culture and academia : A Fublright PerspectiveSponsored by:  SLCC International Steering Committee
Light refreshments will be served

Dr. Wang:



Dr. Bohua Wang currently teaches at the Chinese Capital Medical University in Beijing.  A graduate of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and the China Academy of Medical Science, his research focuses on the classic theory of acupuncture.Since his arrival on January 4, 2012, Dr. Wang has been busy with several speaking engagements, as well as providing guest lecturing in many of the SLCC School of Health Sciences programs. On professional development day, January 6, 2012, Dr. Wang, along with Dean Haeger and Dean Gunn, presented on the Fulbright Scholar Program, and on January 25, he gave a college-wide presentation on the Chinese culture, including music, art, food and the Chinese New Year. Dr. Wang has already provided lectures to nursing students enrolled in a pharmacology course, he has spoken about pain management to dental hygiene and occupational therapy assistant students, and he has shared with physical therapist assistant students about the differences between western medicine and Chinese traditional medicine.


Dr. Surnam:





Dr. Baboo Surnam is a Senior Fulbright Scholar in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Texas A & M University (TAMU). He has been a lecturer in mechanical engineering at University of Mauritius since 2007.  His Ph.D. research was in the field of atmospheric corrosion. He has been involved in corrosion-related issues in the manufacturing sector in Mauritius. Dr. Surnam will be coming to Salt Lake City to present on the topic of corrosion at a national conference (March 11-15), and he will also provide a lecture to SLCC engineering students on March 9th.













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