Sumitra Thongprasert

ESMO Regional Representative for the Fat East

Term 2010 – 2012
Address Chiangmai University
Division of Medical Oncology
50200 Chiangmai
Country

Thailand

Sumitra Thongprasert

Prof. Thongprasert graduated in 1975 from the Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand. After training in medicine from 1976-1979, she was appointed as an Instructor at the Faculty of Medicine at  Chiangmai University.

From 1981-1983 she trained in Haematology / Oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA. In 1985 she was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine/Chief Division of Medical Oncology at Chiangmai University. From 1986 till 1999 she was an Associate Professor of Medicine, Chief Division of Medical Oncology at Chiangmai University. In 1999 Dr. Thongprasert was appointed Professor of Medicine, Chief Division of Medical Oncology at Chiangmai University.

Currently she is Chairman of the Thai Society of Clinical Oncology (TSCO), 2001-2005, Educational Committee for the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), and Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Lung Cancer Group (APLCG).