Western welcomes Ambassador of Thailand to Canada

Western University is pleased to welcome His Excellency Dr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, on Tuesday, February 14 and Wednesday, February 15.

The Ambassador and his delegation will meet with Dr. Vladimir Hachinski, Professor of Neurology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, who recently received Thailand's Prince Mahidol Award from Her Royal Highness Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, for his contributions to field of vascular cognitive impairment, stroke, and brain-heart interaction. The Prince Mahidol Award was established in 1992 to recognize individuals or institutions with outstanding contributions in medicine and public health.

H.E. Dr. Isarabhakdi will be hosted by Western President Amit Chakma and Vice-Provost (International) Julie McMuliln, and will have a opportunity to meet with scientists and tour several research centres.