Saranath Lawpoolsri Niyom



Dr. Saranath is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Tropical Hygiene.She is involved in research in the Department and teaching at the Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine. She has an M.D. degree from Chulalongkorn University, a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from Mahidol University, Thailand, completed her Ph.D. in Epidemiology at the University of Maryland, and obtained a Certificate in Public Health Informatics from the University of Illinois, USA.


Dr. Saranath is an expert in malaria epidemiology and public-health informatics. Her research focuses on malaria elimination, particularly in low-transmission settings. She conducts malaria surveillance and population movement tracking along the Thai-Myanmar border, providing important information that influences the malaria-elimination policy and strategies in Thailand and neighboring countries. She also has broad experience in clinical and epidemiological studies of tropical diseases.

Research of Expertise

  • Public Health Informatics
  • Tropical Diseases
  • Epidemiology