The faculty of Public Health was set up in 1997 as a division within the Faculty of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and then became a separate unit in 2003. The faculty’s initial objective was to produce graduates to meet the increasing demand for personnel with expertise in healthcare and public health services in the areas of the northeastern provinces. The faculty of Public Health started on 27th August 2003 with the inauguration of its first dean, Professor Somjit Supannatas (Dr.P.H) who served until 18th December 2012 . On 19th December 2012 he was succeeded by Asst. Prof. Songkramchai Leethongdee (PhD).