Graduate School of Medicine welcomed Prof. Christopher Loftus, Loyola University
On October14th, we have welcomed Professor Christopher Loftus from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. Professor Loftus was visiting Sapporo to participate in the 74th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neurosurgical Society where the president is Professor Kiyohiro Houkin of Department of Neurosurgery and Director of Hokkaido University Hospital. Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine and School of Medicine and Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine signed the collaboration agreement in July 2015, and plan to step up their collaboration in the near future. Dean Kasahara and Vice-Dean Yoshioka are planning to visit Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine for the further discussion. Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine is enhancing the partnership with the quality institutions abroad. Mutually beneﬁcial academic exchange and collaboration are essential to teaching, learning and research excellence. This also supports the university’s aim of being internationally recognized for academic and research excellence.