S14 : Medical students activities: from pluripotent to professional
   Medical students are an important component of all medical schools. All curricular changes, all revisions in instruction and assessment are done with the aim to maximize benefits to medical students. In this conference, medical students, as always, will show their impressive potential. In this session, participants will learn many interesting viewpoints of medical students regarding how medical schools transform them from novice into professional.
   
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chantacha Sitticharoon, M.D.
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chantacha Sitticharoon, Associated Professor at the Department of Physiology and assistant to the dean for undergraduate medical education department, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital. Her research interest is studying expressions of genes and proteins of adipokines and their receptors in obesity, metabolic syndrome, human adipocytes, disorders in complicated pregnancies, and infertility. Furthermore, she has been doing medical education research and given research presentations at international medical education conferences. Moreover, Dr. Chantacha published a lot of original research articles in international journals in both physiology and medical education field. She received numerous awards including the Innovative teaching award from the Mahidol Quality Fair 2017.
Education
- Ph.D., Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Clayton campus, Monash University, Australia
- Master of Biomedical Science (part 1), Monash University, Australia
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1995-2001
Position
- Assistant Dean of undergraduate medical education department, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj hospital
- Associated Professor of department of physiology, Faculty of medicine Siriraj hospital