Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wanchai Sirichana, the former President of Mae Fah Luang University, stated about the progression of Mae Fah Luang University (MFU). According to the Office of The Higher Education Commission ranking in 2006, MFU was ranked 26th in Research Performance and ranked 12th in Teaching. These top ranks were achieved within 8 years since the establishment of the University in 1998. Many would say it was a ‘great leap’. However, the former President of MFU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wanchai Sirichana, would say that it was only a small step, small but firm and confident, toward success.
School of Health Science was founded in 2005 followed the broad vision of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wanchai Sirichana. His goal was to support Thailand to become a center for health and beauty. He also prepared to form the Applied Thai Traditional Medicine Hospital for the services and practice sites for the students. The hospital with both conventional medicine and traditional medicine combined to help patients.
In 2015, 17th anniversary of MFU for the 14 Schools, the 78 curriculums and 13,813 students. There are 8 curriculums and 1,362 students belonged to School of Health Science. This counted as a firm and confident step as well.
On January 28, 2016, the day that School of Health Science was founded for 10 years or a decade. It is time to reflect for the success and limitations throughout the work process and throughout the Witness Seminar. The member included Asst. Prof. Mitra Carseley, Asst. Prof. Somboon Jaiwat, Asst. Prof. Dr. Chaiyong Rujjanawate, Asst. Prof. Dr. Araya Adultrakul, Lect. Dr. Supaporn Trongsakul, Lect. Pilasinee Wongnuch, Lect. Sirikul Klumkul, Mr. Apiwat Chaiboonma, Ms. Suparpon Tati, Ms. Eingkamon Kantaros, Ms. Kulwadee Kumpeera, and lect. Daranee Aonchomjun as a facilitator. The seminar was arranged on November 4, 2015, at 3rd Floor Meeting Room, E3 Building. The information was learned from the annual report and all public relation media. It was process and resulting in 3 periods 1) founding of the school 2) growing and stepping forward 3) taking a great leap to excellence. These results are the foundation for development of teaching, research, services as well as cultural strengthening according to the School of Health Science’s missions.