On January 28, 2015 Dr. John A. Kellum, along with two of his prior fellows, Dr. Nattachai Srisawat and Dr. Passisd Laoveeravat, attended the Prince Mahidol Award Presentation Ceremony at Chalkri Throne Hall in Bangkok,Thailand. This ceremony was presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn as the Representative of His Majesty the King.
During his visit, Kellum was invited to present his work on Blood Purification in Sepsis at the Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Conference. World-renowned experts in the fields of medicine and public health were invited to speak at this Youth Conference to inspire young physicians to contribute to the advancement of medicine, public health and human services. Dr. Srisawat gave a presentation on Early Diagnosis and Early Renal Replacement Therapy, and Dr. Passisd Laoveeravat, who was a recipient of the Prince Mahidol Award in 2012, presented his work on Novel Biomarkers to Detect Severe Sepsis in Hospitalized Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia.