Roongnapa Khampang, PhD. graduated from Masstricht University where she first learned about research in the field of public health. After her graduation, she started working in HITAP as a data collector for a project of HITAP and was promoted to a research assistant thereafter. She was interested in epidemiological research. After working for 2 years, she continued her study in the field of epidemiology and finished her Ph.D in 2015. She beliefs that doing researcher is a way to generate robust evidence to support policy decision making. Research is important in all stages of policy process.