Dr. Podjanee Jittamala is Assistant Professor in the Department of Tropical Hygiene. She is a pediatrician with specialization in infectious diseases. She works in the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and also involved in teaching and research. She received her M.D. degree from Prince of Songkla University, Diploma in Thai Board of Pediatrics from Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health (QSNICH), and Diploma in Thai Board of Pediatrics Infections from Chiangmai University.



Dr. Podjanee’s research expertise includes malaria epidemiology and conducting clinical trials to evaluate malaria treatment and elimination strategies in the region. She is also experienced in leading pragmatic trials, assessing the efficacy of treatments or therapies available for malaria in real-life routine practice conditions.

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1994 M.D. Chiangmai University, Thailand
2001 Diploma of Thai Board of Pediatric Infections Chiangmai University, Thailand
2006 Diploma of Thai Board of Pediatrics Chiangmai University, Thailand

Research of Expertise

  • Pragmatic trials
  • Clinical trials
  • Epidemiology

Diseases Covered/Research Area

  • Scrub Typhus
  • Dengue
  • Malaria

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