Akeau Unahalekhaka , RN, Ph.D.(Epidemiology)
Department of Public Health Nursing and Nursing Care for Infectious Disease Patient and Infection Control Branch
Faculty of Nursing, Chaing Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Dr. Akeau Unahalekhaka is a Professor at Faculty of Nursing, Chaing Mai University, Thailand. She graduated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science and Ph.D. in Epidemiology. She also received Certificate in Surveillance and Applied Epidemiology for HIV and AIDS from CDC, USA and Certificate in Statistical, Epidemiological and Operational Methods Applied in Medicine and Public Health from University of Brussels, Belgium. She is a president of Nursing Association for Prevention and Control of Infections (NAPCI) Thailand, consultant of Central Sterilization Service Association of Thailand and many hospitals in Infection Prevention and Control (IPC). She has been an invited lecturer more than 600 times throughout Thailand. She is currently an editorial council member of The International Journal of Infection Control (IJIC) of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC). She has written many books on IPC and Disinfection and Sterilization which were widely used by Infection Control Nurses throughout Thailand.