Dr Rapeephan Maude is a Research Physician in the Epidemiology Department at the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) and a Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician at Mahachai Hospital, Thailand. With an interest in the causes of febrile illnesses in South and Southeast Asia, malaria, enteric fever, melioidosis, rickettsial diseases and HIV, Dr Maude's research combines randomised controlled trials, clinical studies and epidemiology of infectious diseases and tropical medicine.
A graduate from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Dr Maude first worked as a physician in Sappasitthiprasong and Buntarik hospital in Ubon Ratchathani, northeastern Thailand. She joined MORU in 2007, working there until 2012, first as a research physician and then director of MORU Ubon Ratchathani Research Unit. Subsequently, she was awarded a Master's Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from the Wellcome Trust of Great Britain and completed an MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health and DTM&H at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Most recently, from 2012 to 2017, Dr Maude completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital and a Clinical Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Center in Massachusetts, USA.