The Rector of UNP, Prof. Ganefri, Ph.D plans to establish the faculty of sport medicine to collaborate with some universities. Wednesday (January 17,2019),the Rector of UNP, Prof. Ganefri was signed to cooperate (MoU-red) with the Rector of Universitas Indonesia.
The signing of the MoU took place at auditorium while of the experience sharing event with the Rector of UI Prof. Muhammad Anis. In addition, experience sharing event was discussed the strategic steps toward entering the universities incorporate (PTN-BH).
Meanwhile, the signing of MoU was witnessed by the Governor of West Sumatra, Irwan Prayitno, Vice-Rector I of UNP Prof. Yunia Wardi, Vice-Rector II Ir. Syahril,Ph.D., Vice-Rector III Prof. Dr. Ardipal, M.Pd., and Vice-Rector IV Prof. Dr. Syahrial Bakhtiar, M.Pd.
In academic field, the graduate of faculty of sport medicine UNP is expected to develop the method and technology of the faculty of sport medicine. Furthermore, the graduate of faculty of sport medicine are able to develop the professional performance.
On the other hand, to support the establishment of the faculty of sport medicine, Universitas Negeri padang has received support from Pemkab Padang Pariaman with facilities RSUD Padang Pariaman that located in Raya Padang street Padang Bukittinggi KM 42 Parit Malintang as medicine education. (Public Relations of UNP)