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Jan 30, 2019 at Lotus Suite 4, 22nd Floor, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld,  Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, presided over the side meeting entitled "The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand Study: Thrusting Toward Ageing Research 2020"; the side meeting session held as a part of Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2019 (Jan 29- Feb 3, 2019). On this occasion, Prof.Mark Woodward, Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford and visiting professor; served as the visiting scholar at Department of Medicine of Ramathibodi during Jan 28 - March 11, 2019, kindly provided the lecture entitled "Developing a risk score, How?". This side meeting has objectives to demonstrate the sustainable public-private partnership in NCDs research, as well as to present the recent researches from the EGAT study focusing on NCDs and Aging and identify research gaps and discuss the future direction of this cohort.    
On Jan 28, 2019 at Meeting room no.1, Office of the Dean, Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, along with the board of executives provided the warm welcome for Sir David Sloman, the NHS Regional Director for London, UK; and his team. The purpose of this visit are for giving special lecture on Management of Health Service System in London and having hospital site visit as well as for looking for the possible collaboration between Ramathibodi and NHS, London.
On January 31, 2019 at the Research Center's meeting room, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University; Prof. Wichai Aekplakorn, Head of Department of Community Medicine, along with his research team including Dr. Anchalee Chittamma and her four research assistants and Dr. Surasak Kantachuvesiri, chairman of the Low Salt Thailand Network kindly welcomed the visitors from Resolve to Save Lives, US-CDC, and WHO on occasion of their visit at Ramathibodi.       The purpose of this visit is to observe the laboratory equipment for serum trans fatty acid analysis and to discuss with Prof. Wichai Aekplakorn and Dr.Anchalee Chittamma on serum trans fat analysis and sodium surveillance with the experts from Resolve to save lives, US-CDC and WHO.  
Congratulation to our Deputy Dean for International Relations for your achievement as the Siriraj's outstanding alumni award 2019 for academic excellence.
During January 23rd - 25th, 2019; Prof. Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, MD, Deputy Dean for Research, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, along with Asst. Prof. Suchin Worawichawong, MD, Assistant Dean for International Relations; Prof. Dr. Wasun Chantratita, PhD, Head of Center for Medical Genomics, and Dr.Jakris Eu-ahsunthornwattana, MD, PhD Faculty Member of Department of Community Medicine attended Cotutelle & Joint PhD 2019 International Research Training Partnerships Workshop at Macquarie University, Australia; as the representatives of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University. On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Wasun Chantratita, PhD had been invited as the speaker for “Over 1,000 EGAT participants in ‘game-changing’ Thailand Genomes Project”; while Dr.Jakris Eu-ahsunthornwattana, MD, PhD joined as speaker for “Genomics Thailand and population genomics research in Ramathibodi Hospital”. The objective of this visit is to introduce foreign universities’ executive board members of Mahidol University, and professionals the new strategic plan of Thailand higher education, and to strengthen cooperation between MU & MQ in particular for the pioneering field of genomic research and related collaboration further, following the EEC’s aspiration.
International Elective Scholarship 2019: 2nd Round is about to be opened! Qualification: 1.Must be Ramathibodi's 4th - 6th year undergraduate students 2.GPA at least 2.8 with no ‘F’ in any subject 3. Must own English Proficiency Score (TOEFL, IELTS or CU TEP) Please do not hesitate to contact พี่ป่าน พี่แมค, International Relations Section for more information; tel: 02-201-2764 Application distributed: Feb 1, 2019 Deadline: Feb 28, 2019   Scan QR code for application as below!  
On November 30, 2018 at Meeting Room 2, Office of the Dean, Prof. Duangrurdee Wattanasirichaigoon, M.D., Deputy Dean for Graduate Education; along with Asst. Prof. Wantana Maneesriwongul , Deputy Director for for Academic and International Relations, Ramathibodi School of Nursing; Asst. Prof. Smith Srisont, M.D., Assistant Dean for Student Affairs; Asst. Prof. Natini Jinawath, M.D., Assistant Dean for Graduate Education; and Dr. Meng-Shin Shiao, Assistant Dean for International Relations, as the representatives of the Dean and the faculty's executives, precisely provided kind welcome to the group of visitors from Kunming Medical University, led by the executives such as Prof. Wu Xinan, Vice Dean of Graduation School; Assoc. Prof. LI Bo, Chief of Section of General Affairs, Graduation School; Assoc. Prof. LIU Jianxing, Chief of Section of Academic Affairs, Graduation School, on the occasion of their revisit the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.  The proposes of their visit are to have collaborative discussion towards several issues such as Short course training in Nursing, How to control infectious especially in rural areas, and the possibility of students exchange activities; both for Undergrad and Postgrad, between the 2 institutes. The proposes of their visit are to have collaborative discussion towards several issues such as Short course training in Nursing, How to control infectious especially in rural areas, and the possibility of students exchange activities; both for Undergrad and Postgrad, between the 2 institutes.
Assoc. Prof.Wasun Chantratita, M.D.,Head of Center for Medical Genomics, provided warm welcome to Netherlands Task Force Health Care (TFHC) led by Mr. Peter Post, Director; to visit Ramathibodi's Center for Medical Genomics and have discussion towards possibility of collaboration. Task Force Health Care (TFHC) is a public-private platform founded in 1996. The TFHC network consist of partners from industry, knowledge institutes, NGO’s, healthcare providers and the government, all active in the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector. The partners provide innovative and sustainable solutions to global (and local) healthcare challenges and are active all over the world. In the last decade the TFHC visited and maintained relationships with more than 30 countries. Through the implementation of Country Platforms the TFHC created a sustainable & special focus on: China, India, Indonesia, Russia, the Middle East and Africa.    
  On Nov.27, 2018 at The Dean’s Meeting Room, Office of the Dean, 5th Floor of Lecture Hall Building, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University; Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., Dean, following with his Assistant Dean for International Relations, Assoc. Prof.Sirin Apiyasawat, M.D., Dr.Tachapong Ngarmukos, M.D., Head of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Center and Asst. Prof.Pavit Pienvichit, M.D. from Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine; organized an official welcome for the distinguished visitors from Boston scientific corporation, leading by Mr. Michael Mahoney who is the Chairman & CEO and his Senior Vice President &  President of Asia Pacific, Mr. Warren Wang. The purpose of their visit are to discuss about the possibility to establish a collaborative excellence center for Arrhythmia care with Rhythmia 3D navigation system and have several site visits to the working areas in Ramathibodi including Department of Diagnostic Radiology’s Body Intervention Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Coronary Care Unit and Somdech Phra Debaratana Medical Center. Boston Scientific Corporation is one of the world's leaders in the medical devices industry, developing, manufacturing and marketing sophisticated medical devices worldwide world WITH turnover in excess of US$2 billion.
Congratulations to Ms.Pitchathorn Suppakijjanusan, our 6th year medical student,  who received the royal scholarship on  Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program 2018 !
On November 9, 2018 - Prof.Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations along with her Assistant Dean for International Relations; Assist.Prof.Suchin Worawichawong, M.D. Assoc. Prof. Krisna Lertsukprasert; Head of Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, as well as the specialists, instructors and professional staff of the department, precisely welcomed the Executive Director, Research Training and International Research Training Partnerships of Macquarie University, Australia, Dr. Ren Yi. The meeting included a lively discussion and a commitment to more research exchanges and possibility to do the duo program between the 2 institutes in the area of Audiology & Speech-Pathology. Macquarie University is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. It has 40,000 students, a quarter of which are graduate students. Although relatively young - it was founded in 1964 - it ranks highly among universities within Australia and around the world.

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