College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS)

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Sciences Program

วิทยาศาสตร์สาธารณสุข

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HIGHLIGHTS

2

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • CPHS is Renowned Locally and Internationally
  • Research Products that Build Entrepreneurs
  • Multidisciplinary and Broad Ranging
  • Emphasis on Creativity, Cutting-Edge Technology, and Best Connections

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS)

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 8193
academic_cphs@chula.ac.th

Overview

The Ph.D. in Public Health Sciences program, offered by Chulalongkorn’s College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), is a multidisciplinary curriculum based on scientifically based research in Herbal Sciences, Biomolecular Technology, Protein Modifications, and Traditional Medicines.

This in-house, semester-based program provides various types and durations of study to respond to students’ needs as follows:

1. Scientific researches on safety, efficacy and quality of herbal medicines

  • Herbology: herbal materials authentication using botanical, chemical and molecular techniques; 
  • Pharmacognostic specification of herbal materials with special reference to chemically active substances; biological activities of herbal materials; 
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques in herbal sciences;
  • Aromatherapy: chemistry of essential oils and their therapeutic effects; extraction and chemical characterization of essential oils;
  • Traditional medicine:
    • In vitro investigation of safety, efficacy and quality of herbal remedy (examples of Herbal Sciences are plants, animals or minerals
    • Extraction, isolation or purification of natural products from medicinal plants or some microorganisms.
    • Chemistry of essential oils and their therapeutic effects.
    • Standardization of herbal drugs
    • Biological activities and underlying mechanisms of medicinal plants
    • Development of natural-based products

2. Biomolecular technology 

  • High quality research in the field of molecular biology including basic knowledge in cellular and particle structures and functions of the cells; gene functions of cells, genetic materials, gene and gene functions; basic molecular biology techniques which may be used to study living organisms, using malaria as a case study model
  • Biomolecular technology in infectious diseases
  • In vitro cultivation and drug susceptibility test of malaria parasites
  • DNA analysis and gene mutations by using molecular techniques
  • Proteins analysis
  • Genetic variation of organisms
  • Gene diversity 

3. Protein modifications

Development of new bioconjugation techniques based on organic chemistry using some modified biomolecules for in vitro or in vivo studies.

WHY this program
at Chula

1

CPHS is Renowned Locally and Internationally

CPHS is well-known locally and internationally through our large body of active public health experts on our faculty who will give students state-of-the-art education and professional experience.  Our journals are also of Scopus standards.

2

Research Products that Build Entrepreneurs

Reginal Medical Organic and Protein Modification are currently trendy fields. Moreover, aging society and health issues as well as novel diseases are increasingly becoming main problems of the world and need more breakthroughs in Medical Sciences. Students will be able to conduct research in these fields while being mentored by public health science experts to come up with research-based product designs that can lead them to become entrepreneurs.

3

Multidisciplinary and Broad Ranging

At College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), Master and Doctoral research for the Public Health Sciences degree is multidisciplinary and wide-ranging covering local to international issues. Our faculty members are active as advisors on Public Health issues nationally and internationally.

3

Emphasis on Creativity, Cutting-Edge Technology, and Best Connections

Our subjects are adapted to accommodate multidisciplinary learning new knowledge with emphasis on creativity problem-solving, cutting-edge technology, and entrepreneurial orientation.  Students will have extensive network of the best connections in the field and will be able to learn from excellent classmates from all around the region. 

Career Opportunities

  • Being a lecturer at university
  • Being a researcher at company
  • Being an entrepreneur
  • Health & Health Science Expert (NGO /INGO)
  • Project Manager International Health Organization
  • Get Promo for Team Leader/Director (Health Section)
  • Working in public sectors (e.g. Ministry of Public Health, Hospitals)
  • Working in private sectors (e.g. pharmacy company, herbal supplement factory)

Admission

For details on admission and qualifications, please visit our website here.

Contact

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Sciences Program

College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS)

Chulalongkorn University

Institute Building 2-3, Soi Chulalongkorn 62

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218-8193

Email
academic_cphs@chula.ac.th

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