Assistant Prof. Chhea Chhordaphea, M.D., MPH., Ph.D.

Assistant Prof. Chhea Chhordaphea, currently the Director of the National Centre for Health Promotion, is a medical anthropologist, specializing in qualitative research, health promotion and behavior change communication. Her background was medical doctor, graduated from the University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 1996. She obtained a Master of Public Health from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2001, and was awarded her Ph.D. from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 2011. She has extensive experience on policy development, program evaluation and behavior change communication. Her research interest includes tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, tobacco, alcohol, and gender. She is now lecturing the Introduction to Public Health, Qualitative Methods for Health Research, and Health Promotion.