About the Department of Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology is a department within the Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai Campus, Thailand. The Department offers graduate education and technical consultation in epidemiology.

Graduate Education

The Epidemiology Unit provides graduate education through its International Graduate Training Programs in Epidemiology. Our students come from various low-and-middle-income countries in Asia and Africa. Our graduate programs are exclusively in English, and include:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Epidemiology

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Epidemiology

Short-Courses in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics

Faculty and Staff

As of July 2022, the Department of Epidemiology includes:
  • 8 faculty members
  • 1 statistical analyst
  • 10 support staff
  • 10 research/project staff
  • Over 40 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students

Faculty members of the Epidemiology Unit publish extensively. The contact details and research interests of our faculty members can be found in the Faculty Directory page


In addition to our education and research activities, the Epidemiology Unit also actively engages in capacity building and development outreach activities with local and regional organizations. Please see: Capacity Building and Outreach


Department of Epidemiology

6th Floor, Administrative Building,
Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University,
15 Kanjanavanich Road, Hat Yai,
Songkhla 90110 Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)74-451165-6
Fax: +66 (0)74-429754,
E-mail: ltippawa@hotmail.com , cvirasak@gmail.com

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