Dr. Aroonwan Preutthipan is Professor and Directors of Pediatric Pulmonary Division and also Ramathibodi Hospital Sleep Disorder Center, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. She has been elected as the President of Sleep Society of Thailand since 2016.
For her professional training background, she earned Board of Pediatrics and Subboard in Pediatric Pulmonology in Thailand in 1992. Then she proceeded to gain more experience working as a visiting faculty for 2 years at Divisions of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences, Pediatric Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center and Pediatric Intensive care, the John Hopkins Children’s Center, Maryland, USA. At that time, Professor Carole Marcus was one of her mentors.
From the result of hard working, she was given a prestigious Governors Community Service Award for the project, Home Mechanical Ventilation for Children in Thailand, from the Chest Foundation, the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) in 2003. And as a President of Sleep Society of Thailand, she is going to receive Distinguished Activity Award from the World Sleep Society this coming November in Vancouver, Canada.
She has written book chapters, research manuscripts, been a reviewer of a number of journals and given talks in international meetings. Her topics mainly focus on obstructive sleep apnea, home mechanical ventilation and respiratory care.