Somchintana is a native Thai anthropologist and business manager. She received her graduate degrees in Medical Anthropology and Business Management in the United States. In both fields, her geographical area of specialty is Southeast Asia.
Somchintana taught Medical Anthropology and Linguistic Anthropology at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. She also taught Indonesian language at Thammasat and Chulalongkorn Universities in Thailand. Her academic publications are in both Thai and English. Presently she is doing her Medical Anthropology research and teaching Thai and Cooking Courses at University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. She also runs her own catering and bakery business.