Nomination for Prince Mahidol Award 2022 extended to June 30, 2022


The Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, D.C., has the honour to inform all interested parties that the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation of Thailand is soliciting nominations for 2022 “Prince Mahidol Awards”.

The Prince Mahidol Award Foundation was established in 1992 to commemorate the Centenary Birthday Anniversary of His Royal Highness Prince Mahidol of Songkla, the father of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand and the grandfather of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun of Thailand. After graduated from Harvard Medical School, His Royal Highness Prince Mahidol of Songkla dedicated his life to the advancement of medical and public health services in Thailand. He was subsequently named “The Father of Modern Medicine and Public Health of Thailand” in recognition of his contribution.

The “Prince Mahidol Award is conferred annually upon individuals or institutions that have demonstrated outstanding and exemplary contributions to the advancement of medical and public health services for the betterment of society. The prizes consist of a medal, a certificate and US$ 100,000. All nominations are strongly encouraged to submit online at 

In 2021, the laureates in the field of Medicine are (1) Professor Dr. Katalin Karikó, the United States of America /Hungary, Professor Dr. Drew Weissman, the United States of America, for developing mRNA technology and its applications in medicine which led to the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine development; (2) Professor Dr. Pieter Cullis, Canada, for researching lipid nanoparticles which led to the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine development. (Announcement of the Prince Mahidol Award 2020) Among the Awardees of the Prince Mahidol Award from the United States:




Submission Methods

Due to the post COVID-19 situation that may have impacted the preparation and submission of nominations for the Prince Mahidol Award 2022, the committee extends the nomination deadline to June 30, 2022. 

1)  All nominations can be submitted by three methods:

(1)  PREFERRED METHOD: Submit online via the Nomination Submission Online. Nominators are strongly encouraged to use this method. >>  ONLINE SUBMISSION  <<

(2)  E-mail the nomination form and all supporting materials as attached files to  >> DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORM <<<

(3)  Regular mail delivery. Please send the complete nomination and all supporting materials to:

The Secretary General
Prince Mahidol Award Foundation
Mahidol-Bumpen Building, 2nd Floor,
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University,
2 Prannok Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700 THAILAND


2) Nominations must be received no later than midnight local time on June 30, 2022.

3) Nominations that arrive after the deadline will be held over to the following year for consideration.  Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years.

4) Self-nominations are NOT ACCEPTED.




Prince Mahidol Award Foundation under the Royal Patronage

2nd Floor, Mahidol-Bumpen Building, Siriraj Hospital 2 Prannok Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700 Thailand
Phone: +662-418-2568, 418-0917, 418-0220, 418-8615 Fax: +662-412-9717

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