Speakers

Welcome

Healthcare Without Borders was first held in Hiroshima and we are delighted that so many of the speakers and participants from the inaugural symposium four years ago continue to return each year for this important event addressing the positive and negative impacts that globalization across Asia has brought into the health care industry. The information on this page provides participants with details about our plenary and featured speakers for HWB 2017.

Plenary Speakers

NK-RC-130x150Plenary I: Natthawut Kaewpitoon, Ph.D., Faculty of Public Health, Vongchavalitkul University, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, Suranaree University of Technology Hospital, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Dr. Kaewpitoon serves dual roles on the Faculty of Public Health, Vongchavalitkul University, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand and also serves at Suranaree University of Technology Hospital, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. His research interests include: Parasitology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Bioinformatics, Genetic, Gastroenterology.  He earned his PhD in BioMedical Science, his MSc in Medical Parasitology and BSc in Public Health all at Khon Kaen University in Thailand.

Thirayu 130x150Plenary II: Thirayu Meererksom, Ph.D., Faculty of Management Science, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Dr. Meererksom works in the Parasitic Disease Research Unit in the Institute of Medicine, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, where he studies application screenings for cancer and liver fluke infections – a serious health concern in rural Thailand. In addition to his important research and work with cancer prevention, he also belongs to the Faculty of Management Science at Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, where his research interests include software development, mobile application development (native & hybrid), big data, logistics and supply chain management. Apart from a Ph.D. he also holds a Master in Business Administrator (MBA) and a BSc in Computer Science from Khon Kaen University in Thailand.