Report of Visiting the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia

December 13, 2011 (Tue.)
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia, Jakarta in Indonesia

1) Dean Professor Bambang Irawan explained the description of dental education in the university. Dr. Followed by Risqa Rina Darwita led a tour of the faculty and hospital for undergraduate education. In the area for research, Dr. Ariadna Djais who obtained a degree from Niigata University Faculty of Dentistry, guided the Oral Biology Laboratory. It is a big laboratory integrated with departments of basic sciences. This advantage use of facilities and human resources for graduate students from each department including clinical departments using common laboratory equipment advised by the staff of Oral Biology. At the hospital, under the guidance of Dr. Bramma Kiswanjaya, who also obtained a degree at Niigata University, we visited mainly student practice and the specialized clinics.

Oral Biology Laboratory

Student clinical practice

2) For obtaining data of development of Global Oral Health Science curriculum at Niigata University, filled questionnaires from 56 undergraduate students were collected and brought back to Niigata University.

3) Exchanged views on postgraduate education leading young researchers development and agreed to promote the exchange of human resources and training related to global oral health, between Niigata University Faculty of Dentistry and School of Dentistry, University of Indonesia,.

4) Positive feedback from faculty who graduated PhD from Japan that the experiences gained were very beneficial in provision of dental education at the Faculty of Dentistry University of Indonesia. Not only learning from education issues but also cultural.

(from left) Dr. Ariadna, Professor Dean Bambang Irawan, Associate Professor Hiroshi Ogawa

Special Yellow jacket wearing at ceremony of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia

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