Public Health Administration is one of the major subjects which has been taught in the faculty of Public Health since the
year 1948 when the faculty has been established. Faculty of Public Health was found in 1948 by Medical University
Act 1948, as was recorded in the Royal Gazette volume 65 section  31, 1st  June 1948 . The sulject of  public health
administration was initially taught by the department of public health administration and child welfare under the directorship
of professor doctor Chote Buranakarn the former head of sanitation department. When there was growing need for the
knowledge of public health administration the department of public health administration was formed in 1969 with 4 staffs
who were Professor Dr.Dhepbhanom Muangman, Associate Professor Dr.Swing Suwan, Dr.Pravit Soonthornsima and

Assistant Professor Dr.Sukpatna Pongrojna. When the curriculum in the faculty had increased with more students enrolled the need for the subject of public health administration also increased since it is a required course for every students of the faculty. The department has grown up until now and there are presently 13 teaching staffs altogether.From the time the department has been found there are eight persons who had helfed leading the department as the department head periodically



Professor Dr.Charas Yamarat (1969)



Professor Dr.Dhepbhanom Muangman (1969-1976)



Assistant Professor Dr.Sukpatna Pongrojna (1976-1988)



Associate Professor Dr.Wisit Pichaisanit (1988-1992)



Associate Professor Dr.Chayada Siripirom (1992-1994)



Associate Professor Dr.Thonglaw Dejthai (1994-1998)



Associate Professor Dr.Piyathida Tridech (1998-2002)



Associate Professor Surachart Na Nongknai (2002-2006)



Associate Professor Somchart Torugsa (2006-2009)



Assistant Professor Peera Krugkrunjit (2009-2018)



Assoc.Prof. Dr.Charuwan Tadadej (2019-at present)

Department of Public Health Administration has been continuously developing and adjusting the activities of the department to keep up with the
social demand in teaching learning, research and academic services, The department push on the policy of continuously improvement of the
department with full cooperation of teching staffs and the public both inside and outside the university.


9th Floor, Building No. 7
Departmetn of Public Health Administration, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
420/1 Rachwithi Rd., Ratchthewi, Bangkok 10400, THAILAND

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