Dr. Thipruethai Phanitchat is Lecturer in the Department of Medical Entomology. She is involved in research and teaching. She teaches M.Sc. and Ph.D. students at the Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine. She earned her B.Sc. in Medical Technology (first class honors, gold medal) from Huachiew Chalermprakiet University, Thailand and Ph.D. in Tropical Medicine (first class honors, gold medal) from Mahidol University. She was a post-doctoral researcher and project leader of DENGUE-INDEX, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand.