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On Jan 20, 2020, at Meeting Room no.1, the 12 visitors from Ministry of Health, Lao People's Democratic Republic paid visit to the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital regarding the site visit at the Center for Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Professional Education (CPD) system for Medical Profession, Nursing – Midwifery, CPD program, curriculum development, organizing training course, meeting, seminar and other capacity-building course for health personnel including recognition.

On this ocassion Assoc. Prof. Nalinee Chongviriyaphan, M.D., Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Culture, along with Ramathibodi's CME team provided warmly welcome in the morning session, while Associate professor Dr. Poolsuk Janepanish Visudtibhan, Director of Ramathibodi School of Nursing and Associate professor Dr. Manee Arpanantikul, Assistant Director for Academic Services, was the host for the afternoon session.

On January 7th, 2020, The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, is proud to open 3 new nursing programs with the cooperation of leading international universities: UIC College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago Deakin University and Kunming University: Double Degrees (Ramathibodi-Deakin), Accelerated Program, and Dual Degree in Nursing and Medical epidemiology.

The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital School of Nursing held a press conference on this cooperation in education and research with foreign universities with Prof. Piyamitr Srithara, MD, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University along with Associate Professor Dr. Poolsuk Jenpanichvisuthiphan, M.D., Director of Ramathibodi School of Nursing; Professor Sirinthara Singhara Na Ayuthaya, M.D., Associate Dean for International Relations Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University; Prof. Dr. Terri E. Weaver M.D., Dean, UIC College of Nursing; Prof. Dr. Amarin Taksinthasathien, M.D., Head of Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University; and Assistant Professor Dr. Satirat Thadakan, M.D., Deputy Director of Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Department of Nursing Science.

These new nursing education programs meet new nursing needs and demands that shift every day

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Assist. Prof. Suchin Worawichawaong, M.D., Assistant Dean for International Relations, as a representative of Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations, provided warm welcome to Dr. Hirotake Mori, M.D. from Department of Medicine, Juntendo University for his visit; purposing to have further collaborative discussion about student exchange activities which has been very active for several years.

4th Joint Conference between the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi and Center for Global Health, Osaka University Japan.

On December 2 and 3, the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital hosted the 4th Joint Conference between the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi and Center for Global Health, Osaka University Japan.

Over the past four years, Ramathibodi and Osaka University has cooperated and engaged in dialogue in a broad range of topics including Active Aging and Geriatric Care, Contemporary Cancer Treatment, Nursing Practices, and Medical Device Development and Regulation. In spirit of our ongoing collaboration and excitement together in such various topics, we held this session under the theme Collaborating Research, “Past & Future”. We were delighted to invite our guests from Osaka University, Ramathibodi, along with partnering and affiliate institutions to speak and network with us.

On the first day, we enjoyed an opening speech from Assoc. Prof. Nopraenue Sajjarax Dhirathiti, Ph.D., the Acting Vice President for International Relations and Corporate Communication followed by a speech from our keynote speakers, Prof. Ken Nakata, Director, Center for Global Health, Osaka University Hospital; and Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.

Following the opening session, we heard from Assoc. Prof. Daisaku Nakatani, Dept. of cardiovascular medicine and medical innovation, Center for Global Health, Department of Medical Innovation; and Prof. Suradej Hongeng, Assistant Dean for Research, Dept. of Pediatrics; on collaboration efforts and history between Ramathibodi and Osaka University.

 

We heard from the following panels, in order:

Rare Disease (December 2)

  • Prof. Kazuyuki Yoshizaki; The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Chairman of Japanese research group on Castleman disease and TAFRO syndrome

  • Dr. Tawai Ngernsritrakul; Cardiologist and Consultant, Echocardiographic Laboratory, Ramathibodi hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

  • Assoc. Prof. Pranya Sakiyalak; Lecturer of Division of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital

Aging Society (December 2)

  • Assoc. Prof. Chisa Tabata; Associate Professor, Center for Global Health, Department of Medical Innovation, Osaka University Hospital, Physician, Center for Human Reproduction and Gynecologic Endoscopy, Sanno Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

  • Dr. Sirinthorn Chansirikarn; Deputy Hospice and Elderly Care : Research and Learning Center, Mahidol University, President, Alzheimer’s and Related Disorder Association Thailand, Consultant, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital

  • Dr. Sakan Bunnag; Director of the Sangkaran Sangkarawana Institute for the Elderly, Department of Medical Services

  • Assoc. Prof. Varalak Srinonprasert; Head of Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital

Medical Device Development & Regulation (December 2)

  • Dr. Akihiro Watari; Deputy Director, Medical Device Evaluation Division, Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare, Japan

  • Mrs. Korrapat Trisarnsri; Director of Medical Device Control Division at Thai Food and Drug Administration

Real World Data (December 3)

  • Assoc. Prof. Toshihiro Takeda; Department of Medical Informatics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

  • Prof. Ammarin Thakkinstian; Head, Section of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital

  • Dr. Pattanasak Mongkolwat; Dean of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Mahidol University

Plenary Lecture by Dr. Hiroki Nakatani; Professor for Global Initiatives at Keio University, Specially Appointed Professor at Osaka University

Orthopedics (December 3)

  • Assoc. Prof. Tsuyoshi Murase; Vice-chairman, Department of Orthopedics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

  • Prof. Dr. Apichat Asavamongkolkul; Deputy Dean of Administration, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

Infectious Disease (December 3)

  • Dr. Tatsuo Iiyama; Department of International Trial, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM), Japan

  • Dr. Pitak Santanirand; Associate Professor. Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital

  • Prof. Polrat Wilairatana; Deputy Dean for Value Creation; Head, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Malaria, Head, Critical Care Research Unit in Tropical Diseases, Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University

We would like to extend our gratitude to the speakers, lecturers, and audience who participated during this event, along with our IMCPC team for organizing. We are looking forward to the next Ramathibodi-Osaka joint conference!

 

On November 20, 2019, at Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital, Chakri Naruebodindra Medical Institute (CNMI), Dr.Piroj Boonkongchuen, M.D., Director of Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital, warmly welcomed the group of Taiwanese visitors from several organizations led by Dr.Chen-Yuan Tung, Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of Thailand. The main purpose of this visit is to share ideas and points of view towards using smart technology in health care systems in Taiwan and Thailand. 

 

In this occasion, Dr. Boonkongchuen was proud to present our facilities at CNMI to our honored guests, along with CNMI’s future plans to include a senior complex focusing on end-of-life care within the medical campus. 

   

 

November 16 - 22, Hotel Continental Saigon,Vietnam.

Prof. Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, MD, Deputy Dean for International Relations, the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital - as one of the Program Directors of “PLANET Conference” (Pierre LAsjaunias Neurovascular Education Team Conference) - precisely attended and gave welcome and introduction at PLANET Course 2019 - Pierre Lasjaunias Neurovascular Education Team Conference; session 2 which is continued from the Session 1 held at Danag, Vietnam on March 2019. The program has continued to run successfully every year in various countries around the world and is recognized as the premier education program of teaching fundamentals of Interventional Neuroradiology worldwide.

The PLANET Course in Session 2 covered the natural history, imaging and treatment of aneurysms, cerebral arteriovenous malformations as well as arterial and venous ischemia both in adults and in children.

  

The goals of the program are to improve the level of knowledge of attendees in neurovascular anatomy, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of cerebrovascular diseases in adults and children. The material will be presented in the form of didactic lectures and the format of the program is intended to provide ample time for questions and discussion following each presentation. In addition there will be several workshops during each session allowing for interactive communication between students and teachers. Panel discussions of cases presented by the participants will facilitate further interactive participation by the students. Attendees are allowed to video or audio record all sessions.

 

During November 14-15, 2019, at National Museum of Singapore, Singapore; Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations and Professor of Radiology (INR) of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University precisely attended LINNC Seminar 2019 - Asia Edition, She had taken an important role as commentator in several cases and case discussion; along side with the other world classed experts such as Prof. Jacques MORET, Neurointerventionalist of Brain Vascular Center Baujon University Hospital and chairman of the event and more.

On November 15, 2019 at Meeting Room no.1, 6th floor, Lecture Hall, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University - Associate Professor Yuwares Sittichanbuncha. MD, Deputy Dean for Center of Excellence; along with Assistant Professor Kamthorn Malatham, MD, Deputy Director of Ramathibodi Hospital and Dr. Meng-Shin Shiao, Assistant Dean for International Relations; provided welcome to the representatives from National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, ROC China (Taiwan) including Associate Professor DAR-DER JI, Deputy Dean, Office of International Affairs/Head, Department of Tropical Medicine and Ms. YING-HWEI CHEN, Director of Academic-Industrial Collaboration of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on occassion of courtesey visit and look for the opportunity to expand the collaboration in the area of Infectious Diseases and Medical Innovation. They also visited the Medical Innovations Development Center (MIND Center) with the warm welcome from Deputy Dean for Center of Excellence and the staff at the center.

 

We would like to invite you to participate in “Model Organisms in Biomedical Research – Drosophila and Zebrafish”

which will be held during 17th - 20th December 2019 at Stang Mongkolsuk Conference Room, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Zebrafish and Drosophila are important model organisms in studying development and human diseases. In this special lecture series, we invite three professors from National Taiwan University to pave the fundamental knowledge of genetics of Drosophila and Zebrafish as well as the use of the animals in biomedical research (5 lectures). In addition, the special lecture provides interactive sessions including project discussions (1 lecture) and hands-on workshop (1 lecture). During project discussions, selected participants may present their current work and discuss with our visiting scholars for the experimental designs of using animals in their studies; hands-on workshop aims to provide basic skills of examining phenotypes and performing genetic modification.

*-Certificate of enrolling the short course will be issued by College of Medicine National Taiwan University and Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University-*

*The lecture accepts a total of 50 participants due to resource limitation.
*The Hands on workshop accepts a total of 15 participants per session due to resource limitation and use rule first come first serve.

Registration Available now At http://imcpcthailand.com/ntu2019/

Symposium Detail

• Date & Time : December 17th - 20th, 2019
• Place : Stang Mongkolsuk Conference Room, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University.
• Registration fee : None

Please join our meeting to enhance your skills.
We look forward to sharing our expertise and experience with you soon.

 

We would like to invite you to participate in “The 4th Joint Conference Ramathibodi – Osaka University”

Which will be held during 2nd – 3rd December 2019 at Lecture Hall Building (Bld 6), Room No.621, 2nd floor, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Meet with an expert from Osaka University, Ramathibodi Hospital, Siriraj Hospital. Enjoy various collaboration topic from past & future such as Rare Disease, Aging Society, Medical Device Development & Regulation, Real World Data, Orthopedics and Infectious Disease.

For more information please visithttp://imcpcthailand.com/rama_osaka2019/

Symposium Detail

• Date & Time : December 2th - 3th, 2019
• Place : Lecture Hall Building (Bld 6), Room No.621, 2nd floor, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
• Registration fee : None

Registration Available now At http://imcpcthailand.com/rama_osaka2019/

Please join our meeting to enhance your skills.

We look forward to sharing our expertise and experience with you soon.

 

Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean, provided warm welcome and presented the hospital white coates as tokens of appreciation to the 2 visiting scholars including:

1. Visiting Scholar for the Department of Pediatrics; Professor Peter N. Cox, Prior Program Director of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine from Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto. His effective dates are: October 21 – November 15, 2019 (4 weeks)



2. Visiting Scholar for the Department of Psychiatry; Associate Professor Fred Charles Stevens, PhD, from Department of Educational Development & Research

FHML, Maastricht University, Netherlands. His effective dates are: 1st round during October 28 – November 22, 2019 (4 weeks)/ 2nd round during January 13 – February 7, 2020 (4 weeks).

November 13, 2019 at Suwattana Nontasut Meeting Room, Department of Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University; Prof.Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations, provided warm welcomed greetings to Prof. Alireza Radmanesh, Pediatric Neuroradiologist, a guest lecturer from the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). The purpose of his visit was to give special lectures on several neuroradiological topics to Ramathibodi's Neuroradiologists, fellows and staff; during November 11 - 15, 2019.

Dr. Alireza (Ali) Radmanesh is an Assistant Professor of Neuroradiology at NYU School of Medicine in New York City, and an attending neuroradiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center. His main area of interest is Pediatric Neuroimaging. He was a radiology resident at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St Louis, a neuroradiology fellow at UCSF, and before coming to New York, a Clinical Instructor of Pediatric Neuroradiology at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. In addition to publishing and reviewing for several neuroradiology and neurosurgery journals, Dr. Radmanesh is active in ASNR social media activities. He was awarded the Society for Pediatric Radiology grant to study the imaging biomarkers of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.

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