Chandigarh : A team of Physicians, Alumni and Friends of the University of Utah led by Dr. Steve C Alder, Chief, Division of Public Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, had a meeting with the Director PGIMER and visited various departments of PGIMER on 28th September,2012. Global Health Initiative of the University of Utah, is working towards eliminating health disparities through global health scholarship. PGIMER School of Public Health and the Division of Public Health, University of Utah have been working together for the last two years. Besides Public Health, medical and surgical specialties that had interaction today includes Oncology, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Pathology, Wilderness Medicine, Neurosurgery and lnfectious Diseases. Utah team appreciated the good work being done in PGIMER despite facing huge workload.
A considerable understanding has been established between University of Utah and PGIMER. lt is expected that mutually beneficial research activities and faculty and student exchange will develop through this collaboration.