Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, as the representative of His Majesty the King, presided over the commencement ceremony for the graduates of Mahidol University's Class of 2012 at Royal Thai Navy Convention Hall on July 4, 2013.
HRH the Princess conferred a total of 6,016 degrees to graduates of the university and its affiliated institutes, 3008 in each of the morning and afternoon sessions.
The university also conferred honorary doctoral degrees on seven distinguished experts, Mahidol University Awards on eight MU scholars and researchers, and Emeritus certificates on eight professors and clinical professors.
The recipients of the honorary degrees were Clin. Prof. Termchai Chainuvati , MD, and Assoc. Prof. Chern Sekorarith, MD, each awarded a Doctorate in Medicine; Dr. Wen-Ta Chiu, awarded a Doctorate in Public Health (Epidemiology); David Rockefellor, Jr., awarded a Doctorate in Public Health (Pubic Health Administration); Prof. Em. M.R. Jisnuson Svasti and Prof. Dr. Yodhathai Thebtaranonth, each awarded a Doctorate in Science; and Assoc. Prof. Thida Ningsanont, awarded a Doctorate in Pharmacy.