Inthira Yamabhai has been a researcher at HITAP since 2007. In additional to degrees in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration, Inthira completed a PhD in Public Health and Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK under the WHO fellowship.

Inthira has experiences in both qualitative and quantitative research. She is a primary investigator of the projects on feasibility and appropriateness of using PET/CT in Thailand, health research prioritization, and the economic evaluation of HPV DNA. She is also involved with many research projects, including adolescent pregnancy in Thailand 2013, evaluating the development of healthy public policies under the National Health Commission between 2007 and 2011, and the economic evaluation of AIDS Competence Process (ACP).

For trade and health research, she conducted two research projects that assessed the implications of Thailand’s government use licenses, issued in 2006-2008, and the impact of the Thailand-European Union free trade agreement on trade and investment in Thailand.