Nop RatanasiripongNop Thodsama Ratanasiripong, Ph.D,RN,CCRC

School of Nursing

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Office Location: Welch Hall A–335 H
Office Hours: By appointment. It is best to contact by email
Phone: (310) 243-3225
E-Mail Address: nratanasiripong@csudh.edu
Mailing Address: School of Nursing, CSUDH, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747

Background

Dr. Ratanasiripong’s professional background is in maternal and newborn nursing, women’s health, and health promotion/disease prevention. In the past 11 years, her work experiences have been in clinical trials, health promotion, leadership/management, and teaching. Dr. Ratanasiripong is a certified clinical research coordinator. She participated in clinical trials as a sub-investigator and coordinator in vaccine trials (e.g., HPV, HIV, HSV, smallpox vaccine) and treatment trials for 6 years.

Research Interest

Based on her belief that health promoting behaviors should start before one encounters serious health problems, Dr. Ratanasiripong’s research interest involves physical and psychosocial health in young adult population. Her research focus on reduction sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates and STI-related health disparities among young adults. Dr. Ratanasiripong also collaboratively works with other faculty in the U.S. and Thailand in order to assess and help nursing students deal with stress and life events by providing various interventions, including biofeedback.

Education and Training

2009 – 2012

University of Missouri—Kansas City

  • Ph.D. in Nursing (Health Promotion)

1996 – 1998

Mahidol University—Faculty of Medicine, Thailand

  • Master of Nursing Science (MSN)

1990 – 1994

Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakornratchasima, Thailand

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Additional Training

2005

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

  • Certificate program in Research Ethics for Research Coordinators & Monitors

2003

University of Southern California—Keck School of Medicine

  • Clinical training for primary care providers for HIV-infected patients

1995

Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakornratchasima, Thailand

  • Teaching in clinical nursing

Certification and Licensures

2005 – Present

Association of Clinical Research Professions

  • Clinical Research Coordinator Certification

2001 – Present

California Board of Registered Nursing

  • Registered Nursing License

1994 – 2000

Thailand Board of Nursing

  • Thailand Nursing License

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