Kanokwan (Pook) Suwannarong, Ph.D.
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Dr. Suwannarong’s current position as managing director for SUPA71 involves overseeing the design, planning, and implementation of all research. She is also responsible for overseeing the organization’s fundraising efforts. Her research leadership at SUPA71 is the result of her twenty years of experience as a country director, project manager, and regional researcher for USAID-supported projects, NGOs, and other organizations in Thailand and Southeast Asia. She is an expert in epidemiology studies and has conducted both quantitative and qualitative research extensively. Her areas of interest in research include capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, technology, and innovations. Additionally, she participates in numerous education, health research initiatives, and communication, including social and behavior change communication (SBCC) and social science.
Dr. Suwannarong holds a Master of Science in Epidemiology and Public Health from the University of the Philippines (supported by SEAMEO TropMED Network) and a Ph.D. in Public Health from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, as well as a Ph.D. in Tropical Medicine from Mahidol University. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Veterinary Science’s Center of Excellence for Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases in Animals.