Today (11 November 2010) at 14.30 hrs., Clinical Professor Teerawat Kulthanan, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, in the capacity of Vice President of the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, Mr.Thani Thongphakdi, Acting Director-General of the Department of Information, and Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Public Relations of the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, and Professor Vicharn Panich, Chairman of the International Award Committee of the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, held a press conference to announce the 19th Prince Mahidol Award for the year 2010 at the Prince Mahidol Musuem, 2nd Floor, Syamindra Building, Siriraj Hospital.
The Prince Mahidol Award Committee has decided to confer this year’s Prince Mahidol Award in the field of medicine to Professor Nicholas J. White, Chairman of Wellcome-Trust South East Asian Tropical Medicine Research Units, Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University and Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford and Professor Kevin Marsh, Director of Wellcome-KEMRI Research Programme, Kenya and Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford. In the field of public health, the Prince Mahidol Award is conferred to Professor Ananda S. Prasad, Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Professor Kenneth H. Brown, Professor of Nutrition, University of California at Davis and Professor Robert E. Black, Professor and Chairman, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins University.
Date : September 7, 2010