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Because of the University of Hawaii’s connection with the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre (see below), many trainees in Thailand have done projects related to HIV/AIDS, but there is also a group that has been looking at the epidemiology of dengue, and another trainee focused on preventing traumatic brain injury.


Affiliated Institutions

Chiang MaiChiang Mai University

Chiang Mai has active, ongoing NIH funded collaboration with UHM researchers. Read more…

ChulalongkornChulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn is Thailand’s first institution of higher learning, officially founded in March 1917. Read more…

SEARCHSoutheast Asia Research Collaboration with Hawaii (SEARCH)

University of Hawaii (UH) -Southeast Asia Research Collaboration with Hawaii (SEARCH): is a collaborative HIV clinical and translational research and training facility located in Bangkok Read more…

Khon KaenKhon Kaen University (KKU)

KKU was established in 1964 and has more than 2,110 staff in seventeen faculties, four academic support centers, two academic services centers, a hospital and many research institutes, centers of excellence and specialist centers. Read more…

MahidolMahidol University

Mahidol has active on going NIH funded collaboration with UHM researchers. Read more…

PSUPrince of Songkla University (PSU)

PSU is a public university established in 1967 as the first university in southern Thailand, and consists of five campuses offering various programs of education consistent with the needs of their communities.

The Unit’s research focuses on many key research areas in epidemiology, including but not limited to, national database utilization, non-communicable diseases, reproductive health, environmental and occupational health, and health systems and policy research. The Unit also provides academic services that include research consultation, program evaluation, cancer registry network support, short course training in epidemiology and biostatistics, and data management. The Unit is actively involved in developing R packages for epidemiology research and offers training programs throughout Thailand and internationally in China, Nepal, and Myanmar.

The Epidemiology Unit, as a WHO collaborating center, is a recognized entity for community-based research and has an established network for community inclusion in scientific studies. This network extends from the provincial level hospitals down to community and village health centers. The Unit has been working to build its research capacity in neighboring LMIC in Southeast Asia through the funding of an International Fogarty grant awarded to project co-PI Dr. Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong. This program was designed to strengthen regional research investigating multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) by collaborating with the National Tuberculosis Program of Myanmar; Department of Medical research Upper and Lower Myanmar; Bureau of Tuberculosis of Thailand (BTB); and University of North Sumatra (USU), Andalas University of West Sumatra (UNAND), and Syiah Kuala University of Aceh (SKU), Indonesia. Read more…

Primary Faculty

Current Fogarty Trainees

No Trainees Currently

Past Fogarty Trainees

Michelle DuMond picture

MICHELLE DUMOND

ELIZABETH LAWS

ELIZABETH LAWS

MEGAN PECK

MEGAN PECK

SHAMA VIRANI

SHAMA VIRANI

THIDARAT JUPIMAI

THIDARAT JUPIMAI

VORAPOT SAPSIRISAVAT

VORAPOT SAPSIRISAVAT

Steel, Argon

ARGON STEEL

Tomas, Charlene

CHARLENE TOMAS

EleanoreChuangBW

ELEANORE CHUANG

JAMES KELLEY

SUMIDTRA PRATHEP

NITIYA CHOMCHEY

NITTAYA PHANUPHAK

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