Now here’s some information about Pornthip’s academic background, her career and Mahidol University’s status to enlighten a certain lawyer.
Times Higher Educ Supplement (THES) Rankings:
2009 World Universities Rankings:
Mahidol ranked at 101 (Life Sciences & Biomedicine)
Mahidol ranked at 220 (Overall)
2010 Asian Universities Rankings:
Mahidol placed at 18 (Life Sciences & Biomedicine)
Mahidol placed at 28 (Overall).
Thanks to blog reader Phua Kai Lit for looking that up.
Also, have a look at the full Asian ranking here and find out where Mahidol University and the Malaysian universities stand.
Having said that, bear in mind the caveat on such ranking systems.
And this is from the Who’s Who in Thailand:
Director of the Forensic Science Institute, Ministry of Justice and human rights activist
Name in Thai: พรทิพย์ โรจนสุนันท์
Date of Birth: 1955-12-21
Place of Birth: Bangkok
1979 Medical Doctor, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
1998 Forensic Anthropology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Washington, DC, USA
1999 Forensic Pathology จาก Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Washington, DC สหรัฐอเมริกา
1980 Resident doctor at Phra Buddhachinaraj Hospital, Pitsanulok
1990 Lecturer on Pathology at Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
2003 Deputy Director of the Forensic Science Institute, Ministry of Justice
2008 Director of the Forensic Science Institute, Ministry of Justice
2003 Conferred with royal decoration Chulchomklao (fourth degree) and the title “Khunying”