The Chairman of the World Buddhist Scout Brotherhood, Professor Yongyudh Vajaradul is well known as a pioneer in the field of tissue banking and the use of bone allografts inorthopedic surgery. He is a member of the National Scout Executive Board as well a member of the Asia Pacific Regional Scout Committee. For his contribution, he won the Bronze Wolf Award by the World Scout Committee or Boy Scout Citation Medal of Vajira (Third Class) in 1999, etc.
Yongyudh Vajaradul was born in Chiangmai, Thailand. He set up the Bangkok Biomaterial Center in Siriraj Hospital in 1984, helped Thailand turn into the tissue banking forerunner of the region. He was also one of the founding members Asia-Pacific Association of Surgical Tissue Banking.
Not much information about the professor’s private life is disclosed publicly.