Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Women's Health Services
  • essential hypertension, diabetes type II, global health, non communicable diseases
  • Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Chief Stanford Medical Group Hoover, Stanford University (2006 - 2009)

Honors & Awards


  • Top 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award, Filipina Womens Network (2013)
  • Humanitarian and Volunteerism Award, American College of Physicians (2011)
  • Most Outstanding Student Award, Far Eastern University (1972)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Stanford University (1983)
  • Scholastic Achievement Award, American Medical Womens Association Womens (1982)
  • Outstanding Student Nephrology Award, Rush University (1982)

Professional Education


  • Internship:Stanford University Medical Center (1983) CA
  • Residency:Stanford University Medical Center (1985) CA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1985)
  • Medical Education:Rush University Medical College (1982) IL
  • BSN, Far Eastern University, Nursing (1972)
  • MD, Rush University, Medicine (1982)

Community and International Work


  • Help Rebuild Tacloban, Tacloban, Palo and Tanauan

    Topic

    Help rebuild medical infrastructure in Tacloban

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health and Corporal Works of Mercy

    Populations Served

    Tacloban and surrounding areas

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical mobile clinics, Philippines

    Topic

    Sustainable medical mobile vans to serve the underprivileged

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Prevention of Hypertension through education and lifestyle modification, Manila, Philippines

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health and Manila Doctor's Hospital

    Populations Served

    Filipinos in the Philippines

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical mision, Philippines

    Topic

    medical care to communities in the Philipines

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Philippine Medical Society of Northern California

    Populations Served

    10,000

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


In the Philippines where hypertension and prehypertension are prevalent and medication not affordable, we are looking into prevention of hypertension through education and lifestyle modification as a practical alternatives.

Teaching

2013-14 Courses


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