Dr. Rina Triasih

Researcher and Paediatrician at the Division of Respirology, Department of Child Health

Dr. Triasih is a lecturer, researcher and paediatrician at the Division of Respirology, Department of Child Health, Dr. Sardjito Hospital/Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Her research fields are: respiratory problems in children, including pneumonia, asthma, cough; Tuberculosis in children; International child health; Surveillance of infectious diseases and Vaccination.

Dr Triasih’s medical training was at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (1987-1993), followed by specialist paediatric training at the same institution (1999-2003). She undertook clinical and research fellowship in Department of Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Children Hospital, Melbourne, Australia (2006-2008), and completing her Master degree at the University of Melbourne in 2008. She has completed her PhD at the same University (2014) and was short-listed for the Chancellor’s Prize.
Dr Triasih has high level expertise in research methods, deriving from her masters and doctoral research. She has gained specific training in health research methods, including a comprehensive and interactive course on clinical research and evidence based medicine conducted by the Institute of Tropical Medicine Belgium (2009), Effective Project Planning and Evaluation (EPPE) Skill Building (2011) and Good Clinical Practice (2011). She has extensive experience in conducting clinical, surveillance and operational research. She is also a trainer of regional training of Good Clinical Practice.
Dr Triasih has been involving in some international collaboration. With regard to research, she collaborated with the International Vaccine Institute (empyema project), Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (maternal antibody of rotavirus), Queensland University (cough and pneumonia).

Dr Triasih has published her works in some international journals. She has also been a reviewer for some international journal (International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Public Health Action, Global Health Action, Paediatric Pulmonology).

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