Prof. Dr. Manyat Ruchiwit, Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Thammasat University, served as chairperson for the doctoral dissertation defense of a PhD candidate from Indonesia, Irma Nurbaeti, for a PhD in the Nursing Science Program at Burapha University on 21 April 2017 together with the committee; Dean Nujjaree, and Drs. Wannee (major adviser) and Pornpat.