Tassana Boontong, PhD, RN
President, Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council
Vice President (Academic Affairs) and the Dean and Founder Dean, Faculty of Nursing, HRH
Princess Chulabhorn Royal Academy; Vice President and General Secretariat of Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation under Royal Patronage; Member of University Council Boards at Srisavarindhira Thai Red Cross Institute of Nursing and Sukhothai Thammathiraj Open University Chairperson Multi-professional Committee Chairperson, the World Academy of Nursing Sciences (WANS).
Education and Career Experiences
Dr. Tassana Boontong, a visionary nurse-midwife leader from Thailand, got her undergraduate nursing midwifery education in Thailand; Master of Science (Adult Psychiatry), and Doctor of Education (Health and Higher Education) from Boston University, Mass, U.S.A.
She has been well-known in Thailand and internationally. Some of her key
positions included :
President, Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council; President Thailand Nurses’Association; Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Mahidol University, Chairperson of Joint PhD in Nursing Program (a collaboration of 6 institutions)
Vice President of the Senate; Vice-Chairperson National Reform Council; Member of National Legislative Assembly.
Internationally, member of ICN board; member of WHO Global Advisory Group on Nursing; and Chairperson ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Nursing Services.