The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT)” is a national organization of internal medicine physicians endorsed by the Medical Council of Thailand. RCPT is the largest medical-specialty organization in Thailand. Each year RCPT has selected four internists in Thailand who have most distinguished publication of research and honored with the Research Award. Professor Somnuek Sungkanuparph has received the “Research Award 2017 of the Royal College of Physicians of Thailand” for his research in the field of HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Somuek completed a three year infectious diseases fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine 2002 – 2005. He is now Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. We congratulate Ken!