On May 7th 2018, Walailak University representatives lead by acting Dean Prof. Dr. Sittichai Koontongkaew of International College of Dentistry paid an official visit to Mr. Aziz Phitakkumpon, Sheikhul Islam of Thailand for advice and suggestion regarding the founding of a new dental school Walailak University International College of Dentistry (WUICD) in the area next to Sheikhul Islam office in Nong chok, Bangkok. During the visit, Sheikhul Islam of Thailand expressed his gratitude towards WU decision to have a dental hospital and dental school opening in the area. WUICD establishment will not only help to facilitate the academic atmosphere and serve the people in Nong chok and surrounding in oral health care. He also hope that WU can expand the possibility into the overall health care system which will benefit to the community.
Acting Dean was accompanied by management team and senior faculties from WUICD including Prof. Dr.Jeerasak Nopakhun, acting deputy dean of academic affairs and Prof. Dr. Jintakorn Koowattanasuchart, Acting Head of Oral Sciences Department.