The Committee comprising of Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos (Chairman), McGill University, Canada, Dr. Bruce R. Conklin, University of California, U.S.A., Dr. Peter C.K. Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada, Dr. Cynthia Casson Morton, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A. and Dr. Michael Schumacher, University Paris-Sud, France, had individual meetings with different groups of School members to learn about our latest development in various domains. These School members included the School Director, Associate Directors, Chief and members of respective Thematic Research Programs (TRPs), Head and members of the Teaching and Learning Unit; as well as postgraduate student representatives and alumni representatives. The Committee also toured our core laboratory facilities located in the Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building. In addition to meetings with our members, the Committee met with Prof. Benjamin W.S. Wah, Provost of CUHK, Prof. Fanny M.C. Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor/Vice-President and Prof. Francis K.L. Chan, Dean of Medicine, during the visit.
Based on the observations derived during the visit, the Committee has given us some constructive and pragmatic recommendations that will further guide our School to reach the next level of academic and research excellence in the years to come.