Dr. Watcharapong Piyaphanee is Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree and Graduated Diploma in Clinical Science from Mahidol University. He has a Diploma Thai Board of Internal Medicine and Diploma Thai Board of Travel Medicine from Thai Medical Council and Certificate in Travel Health (CTH®) from International Society of Travel Medicine. He also holds a Diploma in Travel Medicine from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
He is the co-founder of the only Residency Training Program in Travel Medicine, one of its kind in the world. He is also a Site Director of GeoSentinel Surveillance Network based in Bangkok, Thailand. He has done many research works on tropical/travel medicine. He has also attended a Gorgas Course on Tropical Medicine in Peru. He actively participates in all academic activities of D.T.M. &.H. and M.C.T.M. courses as well as the Residency training course. He also takes care of patients/travelers in the Travel Clinic and in the Hospital for Tropical diseases.