Ivan Surya Pradipta was born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. After finishing high school in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, he began studying pharmacy at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia. He had finished the bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, then continued his professional degree as a Pharmacist at the same University. He holds a master's degree in clinical pharmacy with cum-laude from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. He started a Ph.D. trajectory under the supervision of Prof. Eelko Hak and Prof. Jan-Willem Alffenaar at the Unit of Pharmaco-Therapy, -Epidemiology and -Economics (PTE2), University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His Ph.D. project focused on the strategy to improve treatment outcomes and control drug resistance of tuberculosis. He currently works as an assistant professor at the Departement of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia, with special interest on pharmacoepidemiology and drug utilization studies of infectious diseases.