Prof. dr. Agnes Kurniawan, Ph.D., SpParK

Fakultas Kedokteran


dr. Agnes Kurniawan PhD, SpParK.




            Agnes Kurniawan graduated as medical doctor from Universitas Indonesia in 1987,  got her PhD in Immunology from Imperial College Science Technology and Medicine, UK in 1996 and certified as Medical Specialist in Clinical Parasitology in 2004  by the Indonesia College Medical Council (MKKI IDI).

She is currently deputy head of Parasitology Dept, FMUI period 2008-2012. She gives lectures, becomes resource person, developing modules and curriculum in parasitology, thesis promotor for the undergraduate, postgraduate and the medical specialist programmes. 

Her expertise in filariasis and opportunistic parasitic infection bring her to become peer reviewer, advisor of the National Task Force for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis, member of lab accreditation Committee, Dept. of Health and member of Committee in HIV Opportunistic Infection, Dept. of Health until now,

Her research activities covering publication at national and International journals (15 as first author, 24 as second author), speaker at national and international meetings and poster presentation. Her research interest is on the opportunistic and newly emerging parasites made her develop a standardized clinical parasitology lab diagnostic for the opportunistic parasites through capacity building and link to Scottish parasite Diagnostic Lab, UK and PARASEAD in Universiti Malaya supported by UK DFiD funding. The work was presented at Association of Commonwealth University (ACU) seminar in Ghana, April 2008 and 9th International Conference on AIDS in Asia Pacific (ICAAP 9) in Bali 2009 and published in Trans Roy Trop Med Hyg 2009 and Med J Indon, 2009.

            She is actively participate in organization "The Indonesian Association of Medical Specialist in Clinical Parasitology (PDSPARKI)" and currently as the chairman of the Indonesian College of Clinical Parasitology  with the mission to develop study program and produce Medical Specialists in Clinical Parasitology for better management of parasitic diseases, one of major tropical diseases in the world. She also organized two meetings (seminar and workshop) for the clinical parasitology in 2007 and 2009 as part of continous professional development in clinical parasitology.

        Her dedication won several award and merit such as second best researcher FMUI in 2000, best young researcher from UI in 2003 and  Satya Lencana Karya Satya medal in 2009.