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CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE, WKU OWENSBORO HOST GROUP FROM XIYUAN HOSPITAL OF CHINA

The Confucius Institute at WKU, in partnership with WKU Owensboro, hosted representatives of Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences from Nov. 29-Dec. 2 for a series of meetings and visits in Bowling Green and Owensboro.

On Wednesday morning (Nov. 30), the delegation met with WKU President Gary A. Ransdell, who signed a memorandum of understanding with the hospital in December 2015, and discussed the possibilities of further developing partnerships with The Medical Center, WKU and Owensboro Health Hospital.

The delegation also toured The Medical Center-WKU Health Sciences Complex and met with Dr. Mary Bennett, director of WKU’s School of Nursing. The group also made a presentation about Traditional Chinese Medicine for more than 70 WKU faculty, staff, students and community members. The Xiyuan group later toured The Medical Center facilities and attended a dinner at the Confucius Institute’s “Model CI Building” on WKU’s campus. At dinner, the delegation shared ideas and discussed potential partnerships with local Chinese doctors working for Graves Gilbert Clinic and private practices.

WKU President Gary A. Ransdell (right) met with Liu Jie, deputy director of Xiyuan Hospital.

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