Chinese physicians exchange ideas

The Augusta Chronicle: April 28, 2015

Inside the simulation center at Georgia Regents University, interim Director Wendy Jo Wilkinson was struggling to get the birthing simulator to deliver a fetus when Dr. Xianhui Zhu made a wry observation.

ConfuciusSimLab.Sm“Maybe it’s not her time,” the Chinese cardiologist joked.

Zhu is among a handful of physicians from Jiangsu Province Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medi­cine who are spending three months at GRU as part of an exchange being facilitated by GRU’s Confucius Institute.

While there are a number of such institutes in Georgia and worldwide fostering educational exchanges, GRU’s is the only one between an academic medical center and Chinese institutions that focus on traditional Chinese medicine.

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Denise Parrish

Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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