“Professor Wannee Nitiyanat is a Consultant Adult Endocrinologist with over 50 years of experience in clinical, research and academics related to diabetes care. She graduated from Mahidol University, Bangkok and had her post-graduate training in the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta and Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the USA. She has great passion for research in diabetes mellitus, lipid disorders and obesity.
She is the co-founder of Siriraj Diabetes Camp for Type 1 Diabetes, established since 1990. Over the years, Siriraj Diabetes Camp has evolved as “Integrated 3 in 1 Siriraj Diabetes School Camp”” promoting diabetes education and self-management for healthcare professionals and people living with diabetes.
She won won numerous awards including the Best Research Award of Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital (1994) and Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Diabetes Federation (2017).
Currently she is appointed as Senior Consultant for Siriraj Diabetes Center and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. She plays fundamental role in the development of T1DDAR CN and serves as a president of T1DDAR CNC (Thai-type 1 Diabetes and Diabetes Aged before 30 years Registry Care and Network Committee).”