January 30, Siriraj Hospital, Dr. Prasit Wattanapa, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Mahidola University Together with the prince of Prince Mahidola of 2018, including Prof. Dr. Brian J. Druker, Professor of Internal Medicine And Director of Knight Cancer Institute University of Oregon Medicine and Science, USA, Prof. Mary Clare King, Professor of Medical Genetics Department of Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Washington, United States, both recipients of medical awards And Prof. Dr. John D. Clemens, Director of International Diarrhea Research Center Bangladesh And Professor Wutthikun Phawithaya University of California, Los Angeles, USA Professor Dr. Yon R. Holmgren Professor of Medical Microbiology Director of the Vaccine Institute at the Gothenburg University of Sweden and both are recipients of the Public Health Award. Attended an interview during a media meeting
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