Prof. Laksono Trisnantoro, PhD
Department of Health Policy and Management Faculty of Medicine
Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia
Professor Laksono is a Professor in Health Policy and Administration and a senior researcher at Faculty of Medicine Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia. His Ph.D is from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In 2001 he spent his PostDoc year at Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine, Boston. He is currently the Director of Graduate Program in Hospital Management Universitas Gadjah Mada and Chief Editor of Indonesian Journal of Health Policy.
His main interest is in health policy and administration, especially health service decentralization. He serves as consultant for Minister of Health and local government for many years. During the last 8 years, he is the director of various programs for supporting health services in remote areas as a collaboration between Universitas Gadjah Mada, local governments, and Ministry of Health. During Aceh and North Sumatera recovery after tsunami in 2004, Prof Laksono Trisnantoro directed a strong team for supporting health service for 4 years. Since 2010 he manages a consortium of hospitals and medical schools for supporting remote hospitals in Nusa Tenggara Timur province focusing in Maternal and Child health service. He spends part of his time as short-term consultant and technical adviser to a number of international agencies such as World Health Organization, AusAid, and the World Bank.