Institute for Population and Social Research
Sureeporn Punpuing is the Director of the Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University. Her research focuses primarily on cross-border migration, migration and family & elderly left behind’s depression, population-environment interactions and health...
Dr Punpuing used to work as a Population Affairs Officer at United Nations (Head quarter) in New York City, a consultant for ESCAP, IOM, ILO and WHO in Bangkok, and UNFPA in Mongolia. Dr Punpuing has published numbers of articles on migration and health, particularly mental health in older persons. She teaches advanced analysis of migration and human ecology to Masters and PhD students. She holds a Bachelor degree in Statistics from Silpakorn University, Thailand; a certificate in Population Sciences from International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS), India; Master’s degree in Demographyand a PhD in Resource and Environmental Sciences from the Australian National University, Australia. She now serves as the Asia Population Association’s (APA) Executive Secretary. She is also a council member of IUSSP, and a site leader of the Kanchanaburi DSS which is a member of INDEPTH network -longitudinal study sites in Asia and Africa based on health-demographic surveillance system.
Sureeporn Punpuing Profile