Dr Boonchai Kijsanayotin

Dr. Boonchai is the Chair of the Asian eHealth Information Network (AeHIN). The AeHIN promotes better use of information communication technology to achieve better health through peer-to-peer assistance and knowledge sharing and learning through a regional approach for greater country-level impacts across South and Southeast Asia.

He is an International Academy of Health Sciences and Informatics (IAHSI) fellow of International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), the vice president of the Thai Medical Informatics Association (TMI) and was a member of WHO Digital Health Technical Advisory Group (DHTAG).

Dr. Boonchai is an Informatician and physician from Thailand. He had worked in a rural public general hospital for 15 years as an internal medicine clinician before receiving MSc. and PhD. in Health Informatics from the University of Minnesota, USA. His working areas and research interests are national health information standards and interoperability, health information exchanges, national eHealth/digital health strategy, and health IT adoption. He is a senior lecturer at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, and a senior research manager of the Thai Health Information Standards Development Center (THIS), Health System Research Institute (HSRI), Ministry of Public Health, Thailand.