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Dr. Maria Minerva Patawaran Calimag. Dr. Calimag was cited for her exemplary achievements and exceptional professional competence with integrity in the exercise of her profession in the field of organized medicine as full professor of Pharmacology, Anesthesiology, and Clinical Epidemiology at the UST, 2-term President of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia of the Philippines, 2-term President of the International College of Surgeons Alliance, Diplomate and Vice-Chair of the Board of Examiners, Philippine Board of Anesthesiology, 2-term President of the Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists. Her significant contributions to the advancement of the profession as author and co-author of numerous research papers that garnered for her several awards and recognitions, 14 times first prize, 5 times second prize, and 4 times third prize. She was also commended for her effective discharge of the professions social responsibility through involvement in community services such as her 24 years as volunteer Anesthesiologist in medical missions and an advocate for women’s health, her professional expertise as manifested in The Outstanding Physicians In the Community Service (TOPICS) Award, the USTMAA Thomasian Medical Alumni Award, UST Quadricentennial Dangal Award for Community Service and St. Cosmas and Damian Award. Dr. Calimag also exhibited excellent academic record – graduated Magna Cum Laude at the University of Santo Tomas, earned her Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, a scholarship grant from the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development and graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Management, Summa Cum Laude. The Eric Nubla Excellence Award intends to accord distinct honor to a professional who surpassed the qualification standard based on the criteria set forth to be an outstanding professional. Members of the panel of judges include: Justice Arturo B. Buena (Chairman) and Justice Apolinario D. Bruselas Jr. and Justice Jose C. Reyes Jr. (Members).

Sex: Female

Education:

  • University of Santo Tomas, Manila, M.D., 1981
  • University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, Manila, M.S. in Science Epidemiology, 1999-2000
  • University of Sto. Tomas (UST), Manila, Ph.D. in Education (Major in Educational Management), 2004

Field of Specialization:

Clinical Epidemiology, Anesthesiology, Pharmacology

Sex: Male

Education:

  • University of the Philippines, Quezon City, B. S. Chemistry, 1951
  • Louisiana State University, USA, M.S. Chemistry, 1954
  • Louisiana State University, USA, Ph. D. Chemistry, 1956

Field of Specialization:

Physical-Organic Chemistry

Dr. Chelo Pascua is recognized for his important contributions in the field of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in the Philippines. His research interests include: Synthetic Clays as Nanomaterials (current), Environmental Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Hydrogeology, RS/GIS, transition metal smectites and LDHs, phyllomanganates, layered titanates, soft chemistry, hydrothermal synthesis, precipitation/nucleation in dilute aqueous systems.

Sex: Male

Education:

  • Kanazawa University, Japan, Japan, Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Minerology and Geochemistry, 2006
  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Master of Science in Geology – Hydrogeology, 2001
  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Bachelor of Science in Geology, 1997

Field of Specialization:

Environmental Minerology, Geochemistry, Thin Films and Nanotechnology, Clay Mineralogy, Material Characterization

Sex: Male

Education:

  • University of the Philippines, M.D., 1936
  • Havard University School of Public Health, M.P.H., 1948

Field of Specialization:

Food Nutrition

Education:

  • Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, The Netherlands, Ph. D. (Candidate) in Entomology (Biological Control/Insect Plant Relations), -
  • University of the Philippines at Los Banos, College, Laguna, Philippines, M. Sc. In Entomology (Host Plant Resistance) Cognate in Plant Breeding, 1989
  • Mariano Marcos State University, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, B. Sc. in Agriculture major in Agronomy, 1980

Field of Specialization:

Pest Management, Biological Control, Entomology