Invitation for nomination of the Prince Mahidol Award 2023


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 2023 “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 by 31 May 2023.

The laureates of 2022 are as follows: in the field of Medicine is Professor Dr. Ralph A. DeFronzo, M.D., USA and in the field of Public Health are Dr. Douglas R. Lowy, M.D., USA, Dr. John T. Schiller, Ph.D., USAand Professor Ian H. Frazer, MB.ChB, M.D., Australia/UK.


Prince Mahidol Award 2022


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Submission Methods

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:

Prince Mahidol Award Foundation
2nd Floor, Mahidol-Bumpen Building,
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University,
2 Prannok Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700 THAILAND

2)  Nominations must be received no later than midnight local time on May 31, 2023.

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.

For more information about the submission process, please contact Prof. Supat Vanichakarn,M.D., secretary-general at or


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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