Our Team

SMRU’s team is made up of over 400 persons including expatriates, Thai citizens and people (mostly Karen) from the local population. The team includes a wide range of competencies: doctors, scientists, obstetricians, demographers, statisticians, computer (data clerks and IT) specialists, nurses, medics, midwives, laboratory technicians, health workers, cleaners, drivers and logisticians, and administrative staff. We also have regular electives students and visiting scientists.

Image: Professor Francois Nosten

Francois Nosten

Director
mage: Rose McGready

Rose McGready

Professor, Maternal & Child Health
Wannee Ritwongsakul

Wannee Ritwongsakul

Administrator
Napat Khirikoekkong

Napat Khirikoekkong

T-CAB Facilitator
Suttinee Seechaikham (Thomp)

Suttinee Seechaikham

Human Resources Officer
Surachard Sudchalawmalai (Dah)

Surachard Sudchalawmalai (Dah)

IT Helpdesk
Victor Chaumeau

Victor Chaumeau

Entomology Lab Supervisor
Tobias Brummaier

Tobias Brummaier

Research Clinician
Nay Win Tun

Nay Win Tun

Clinical Researcher
Sareena Chokratakul (Kee)

Sareena Chokratakul (Kee)

Finance
Amorn Ploypoungtip (Mornly)

Amorn Ploypoungtip

Finance
Prasan Kankaew

Prasan Kankaew

Entomology
Janjira Sriwatthanawaree (Mue)

Janjira Sriwatthanawaree

Finance
Wararat Manmongkoldej

Wararat Manmongkoldej

Finance
Clare Ling

Clare Ling

Laboratory Microbiologist, PhD
Germana Bancone

Germana Bancone

Haematology Research Scientist
Arunrot Keereevijit

Arunrot Keereevijit

IT Staff
Stephane Proux

Stephane Proux

Malaria Diagnosis Lab Supervisor
Miasa Chirakiratinant

Miasa Chirakiratinant

Data Entry
Kanlaya Sriprawat

Kanlaya Sriprawat

Malaria Lab Supervisor
Chinnakrit Jitsakulwat

Chinnakrit Jitsakulwat

Malaria Laboratory Assistant
Verena Carrara

Verena Carrara

Research Clinician
Michele Vincenti-Delmas

Michele Vincenti-Delmas

Tuberculosis Program Director
Laurence Thielemans

Laurence Thielemans

Research Clinician
Gilles Delmas

Gilles Delmas

Malaria Elimination Task Force Director
Aung Myat Min (Aye Min)

Aung Myat Min (Aye Min)

Clinical Researcher
Cindy Chu

Cindy Chu

Research Clinician
Mary Ellen (Mellie) Gilder

Mary Ellen (Mellie) Gilder

Clinical Researcher