Hanmin Liu is cofounder of Wildflowers Institute, an organization that is a catalyst for the organic formation and functioning of communities. Hanmin was elected to the Board of Trustees of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1996. From 2003 to 2005, he was chairman of the Board of Trustees of the foundation and he continues to serve on the Board today. He is also on the Board of Trustees of the Union Institute and University. In 2006, the U.S. Patent Office awarded Hanmin, a patent for a breakthrough technology invention. Hanmin is a 2006 Purpose Prize Fellow and a Gerbode Fellow since 2000. He received the 2006 Distinguished Professional Service Award from his alma mater, the University of Pacific. He has served as honorary consultant to the Beijing Medical University, the Shanghai First People’s Hospital, and the Shanghai Mental Health Center, all in the People’s Republic of China. Hanmin earned a doctorate in philosophy from the Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities, Cincinnati, Ohio. He also earned a doctorate in dental surgery, graduating with high honors, from New York University’s School of Dentistry, New York City. He took his bachelor’s degree from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California.
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