Dr. Jetsumon Prachumsri
Dr. Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri is the Director of Mahidol Vivax Research Unit (MVRU), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University established in March 2011. Dr. Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri started her malaria research in 1985 when she was with the US Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medeical Science (USAMC-AFRIMS), Bangkok which is an oversea laboratory of Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Bethesda, USA. More than 30 years of experience in malaria research performed in Thailand and other countries in Asia and with her excellent research staff, many of whom have been working on malaria research for more than ten years, the MVRU has already engaged in many research projects in collaboration with many institutes all over the globe. Her unit has unique expertise that advance research in Plasmodium vivax and transmission stages of human malaria including both, but not limited to, P. falciparum and P. vivax. She has been interested and has focused her research on malaria epidemiology, biology, diagnosis and surveillance, and transmission of the vector borne diseases in endemic population. Dr. Jetsumon has > 165 publications under Sattabongkot J. and Prachumsri J.