Biographies Speakers

Dr.Subongkot is currently an assistant professor at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. His responsibilities include didactic teaching in advanced pharmacotherapy course for undergraduate, master and doctorate of clinical pharmacy and also provide oncology clinical pharmacy and clinical pharmacology service in Srinagarind Hospital KKU. He is also hosting a board certification in pharmacotherapy training program as he serves as a residency/fellowship coordinator under the college of pharmacotherapy (Thailand). His past experiences involved clinical coordination with the medical team and oncology services at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago; teaching responsibility in the experiential and didactic portion of the Chicago College of Pharmacy; preceptorship for pharmacy students and residents; conducting clinical researches at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. He was also awarded by NIH (K-30 grant) to participate in a Clinical Research Training for Clinicians at Rush Medical College during 2001-2003 and acknowledged to be a valuable member of hematology/oncology team at RUSH. In 2006, Dr.Subongkot found the first Asia Pacific Oncology Pharmacy Congress (APOPC) which is one of the premier event held biannually to support oncology pharmacy education among SEA regions. His main interested is a Targeted therapy for cancer treatment especially the role of Cyclo-oxygenase II in the treatment and prevention, Pharmacogenomics, and Cancer Drug Development. He is also interested in many palliative care issues including Cachexia, Infection, Pain Management, Tumor cytokines, Herbal Drug Development and Outcome Research. His ongoing researches are involving the use of Ginger Extract in Cancer treatment related emesis. Dr.Subongkot is a founder of 'The Rehz studio', the first pharmacy simulation pharmacy practice lab at clinical pharmacy division, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.