On 19 September, 2019, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teeranut Harnirattisai, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing at Thammasat University, was invited by Dr. Doreen C. Harper, Dean, School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, to discuss academic cooperation for an exchange program of instructors, students, and researchers for bachelor, master, and doctor of philosophy programs.