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Sex: Female
Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, 2007
  • General Surgery Residency Program, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, 2011
  • General Surgery Residency Program, Rizal Medical Center, 2012
  • Research Fellowship, European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, 2016

Field of Specialization:
Abdominal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Oncology
Laparoscopic Surgery
Cancer Diagnostics
Cancer

Dr. Maria Emma Liwag is recognized for her significant research works on the emotional and cognitive development of children as well as in developing family-based therapy of autistic children and their families. Her work which provides scientific knowledge based that can be used to guide therapy for children who experience traumatic or highly emotional events, and to design educational programs to prepare Filipino children for the cognitive challenges of the 21st century, is unmatched by any other psychologist in the country.

Sex: Female

Education:

  • Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, M.A in Psychology, 1987
  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quzon City, B.S. Psychology, 1987
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL., USA, M.A. in Psychology, 1993
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Il, USA, Ph.D. in Psychology (Developmental & Conitive Focus), 1995

Field of Specialization:

Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Child Rearing, Gender Socialization

Dr. Rita Laude is recognized for her significant contributions in pioneering research on gene discovery, isoform discovery, and establishment of an ontogenetic pattern of expression in coconut.

Sex: Female

Education:

  • University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna, Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics, 1984
  • University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna, Master of Science in Genetics, 1976
  • University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna, Bachelor of Science in Botany, 1970

Field of Specialization:

Botany, Genetics, Agriculture

Sex: Female

Education:

  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, M.S. Botany, 1978
  • Universtiy of the Philippines, Los Banos, Laguna, B.S. Agriculture (Major in Agronomy), 1968

Field of Specialization:

Plant Breeding and Genetics