Dr. Cheepsattayakorn graduated Doctor of Medicine from Chiang Mai Medical School, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand in 1986. He then further had trained in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, and Radiology at Chiang Mai University Medical School. Recently, on October 26, 2019, he has bestowed the Gold Medal Award (First-Class Award) from the Chiang Mai University Medical School Alumni Association in Chiang Mai, Thailand for his academic and medical practice excellence in cerebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Chiang Mai University Medical School, Chiang Mai, Thailand that was established on October 28, 1959. He has numerous graduated Fellowships from the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh, London, and Thailand, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, American College of Physicians, and American College of Chest Physicians. Presently, he serves as both Editor and Editorial Board Member and is also a referee of several international journals. He has very high experience in the fields of Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis including Infectious Diseases and Immunology. He has numerous scientific publications, more than 260 publications both in national and international journals and books, including authored textbook of COVID-19. He had been served as Director and Consultant in Respiratory Medicine of the 10th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand for a long time, a Director of the 5th Office of Disease Prevention and Control and Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Ratchaburi, Thailand and presently serves as Consultant in Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonologist) at the 10th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand and Senior Expert Level 11 (Highest Level), Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand. Currently, he also serves as the International Regional Advisor (Advisory Board) for Thailand of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, and the Reviewer for the journals of the Royal College of Physicians of London, United Kingdom. He was appointed the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s Advisor in 2021-2022. Recently, he has been approved for the Membership of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) since 4 January 2022 (Ref.: UN-467-NYUN) and has been appointed the WFUNA Membership signed by the UN authorities (the UN Secretary-General, the UN President of the General Assembly, and the UN President of the Security Council) since January 15, 2022. He was directly invited & proposed to the WFUNA Membership by the United Nations Former Secretary-General “ H.E. Ban Ki-Moon ”.
Dr. Cheepsattayakorn's research interests are 1.) Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in HIV-infected patients 2.) Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patterns in HIV-infected patients 3.) Chemokine gene polymorphisms and their susceptibility to tuberculosis 4.) Breath Tests in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 5.) Tropical Infectious Diseases 6.) Human Genetics and Infectious Diseases 7.) Lung Cancer 8.) COPD 9.) Dengue Virus Infection 10.) Silicosis and Silicosis-Associated Tuberculosis 11.) COVID-19 Immunogenetics 12.) COVID-19 Nanoparticle Vaccines