Sex: Female


  • University of the Philippines-College of Medicine, Manila, Doctor of Medicine, 1982
  • McMaster University, None, Master of Science, 1988

Field of Specialization:

Medicine, Infectious and tropical diseases , Clinical Economics, Tuberculosis


Mendoza, M. Tan-Torres, T., (1997) Nature of drug resistance and predictors of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis among patients seen at the Philippine General Hospital. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume 1

Tan-Torres, T., ( 1997) Criteria for priority setting. Essential National Health Research and Priority Setting: Lessons Learned (Lansang, M. ed.), COHRED Document Volume 97, No. (3):

Tan-Torres, T., (1995) Technology Assessment in Developing Countries. 1995 World Health Forum Volume 16

Tan-Torres, T., (1995) Case Study: Needs-based technology assessment and essential health research- Experience in the Philippines. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care Volume 11

Garner, P. Tan-Torres, T. Alonzo, P., (1994) Trial design in developing countries. British Medical Journal Volume 309

Mendoza, M.T. Tan-Torres, T. Reyes, F., (1993) Culture and isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using radiometric BACTEC system compared with the Conventional Lowenstein-Jensen Media. The Philippine Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Volume 22

Tan-Torres, T. (as contributor), (1992) Module on Management of Infectious Diseases, Rational Drug Use Manual II. The National Drug Committee, The National Drug Policy Program, Dept. of Health

Rimando, N. Tan-Torres, T., (1992) Comparison between standard two layer technique and single layer continuous inverting technique using absorbable sutures in goat intestinal anstomosis. Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 47

Sayao, A. Tan-Torres, T. Siasu, E., (1992) Clinical outcomes and costs of hospitalization of inborn and outborn infants in a perinatal unit. The Philippine Children's Medical Center Journal Volume 1

Tan-Torres, T., (1987) Minimizing costs in pre-operative laboratory screening for lens extraction. Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 24

Gueco I., Tan-Torres, T. Baniga, U. Alano, (1992) Ketoconazole in post transplant triple theraphy Comparison of Costs and Outcomes Transplantation Volume 24


  • Outstanding Young Scientist for Clinical Economics, National Academy of Science and Technology, 1996