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Cecilia Florencio

Expertise: Food, Nutrition and Dietetics: Higher Education

Affiliation

University Professor Emeritus and UP Scientist III, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

Association

    • American Dietetic Association, Member
    • Dietetic Association of the Philippines, Member/Past Director
    • International Union of Nutritional Sciences, Member
    • Committee on Advanced Degrees in Nutrition, Kilusan ng wastong Pagkain, Member/Past Director
    • NRCP, Member
    • Nutrition Today Society, Member
    • Philippine Association of Nutritionists, Member/Past Director
    • Philippine Society of Dietetics and Nutritionist, Member/Past President, Journal Editor
    • Philippine Sociological Society, Member
    • Society for Nutrition Education, Member

Employment

    • University of Iowa Hospitals, Metabolic Dietitian, 1964
    • Michigan State University, Faculty Member, 1967 - 1969
    • University of the Philippines, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Diliman, Professor of Nutrition
    • Edward Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A., Therapeutic Dietitian, 1968
    • Food Institute, East-West Center, Hawaii, Senior Scholar and Consultant in Community Nutrition, 1973 and 1975
    • UP Health Service, Consultant Dietitian, 1974 - 1982
    • College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Dean, 1990 - 1996
    • College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Teaching Assistant, 1961 - 1963
    • College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Assistant Professor, 1970 - 1975
    • College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Associate Professor, 1975 - 1978
    • College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Professor, 1978 - 1995
    • College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, University Professor, 1995 - 2006

Award

    • SeƱior Fellow, Food Institute, East-West Center, Hawwai, 1973
    • National Science Award, Special Award for Scientific Productivity, 1974
    • Professorial Chairholder, UP, 1976-1977
    • Outstanding Young Marikenian, Marikina Jaycees, 1977
    • Outstanding Marikenian in the Profession, Municipality of Marikina, 1983
    • UP Scientist III, UP System, 31 August 2006
    • Sertipiko ng Chanselor para sa Natatatanging Administrador na Fakulti, UP Diliman, 18 June 1992
    • UP International Publication Award, UP System, 28 February 2000, 13 March 2002, 17 March 2004
    • Diplomang Alay ng Pangulo sa Outstanding Researcher, UP System, 18 June 1990
    • President's Diploma for Outstanding Extension/community Service, UP System, 07 June 1988
    • President's Diploma for Outstanding Teacher, UP System, 07 June 1988
    • Professional Award in Nutrition, UP Alumni Association, 1985
    • Award for Distinguished Record of Achievement in Nutrition, UP Home Economics Alumni Association, 1984
    • Outstanding Alumna Centennial Celebration of the College of Human Ecology, Michigan State University, U.S.A., 25 October 1996
    • Outstanding Research, Development of Nutrtional Sciences , Vienna, Austria, 28 August 2001

Research

    • Health, nutrition and learning: The case of school children [Completed]
    • Longitudinal study of the effects of nutritional rehabilitation on the physicall, social and intellectual development of infants and preschool children [Completed]
    • Nutrition education in teacher -training institutions and elementary schools. [Completed]
    • Serum lipids, blood pressure and their correlates [Completed]
    • Responsibilities, attitude and educational preparation of personnel involved in the Philippine Nutrition Program [Completed]
    • Human Right to Adequate Food: Local, National and International Perspectives and Experiences. [On-going]
    • Development and Utilization of Dietary. Guidelines in the Western Pacific Region. [Completed]
    • From Here to There: An Analysis of the Medium-term Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (1999-2004). [Completed]
    • An Exploratory Study of Ethical Perceptions of the University of the Philippines' Diliman Faculty and Faculty Administrators [Completed]
    • Validation of WHO-SEARO Food-based Dietary Guidelines in Thailand and the Philippines. [Completed]
    • Regional Status of National Plans of Action for Nutrition. [Completed]
    • Food and Nutrient Intake of Pregnant Women, Lactating Mothers and Preschool Children in Disadvantaged Communities. [Completed]
    • Philippine Health Situation and Programs for the ASEAN Plan of Collaboration on Health and Nutrition. [Completed]
    • Survey of Educational Programs for Dietetians in Selected Countries in Asia (Philippines). [Completed]
    • Nutrition Situation in the Philippines. A Component of the Child Malnutrition Project of ADB/UP School of Economics. 1997.
    • DEveloping an Intervention System for Waste Management: Household Perspective and Practice. [Completed]
    • Health and Nutrition Programs in Selected Primary School in Indonesia. [Completed]

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, BS Home Economics (Food Science and Nutrition), 1961
    • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A., MS Nutrition, 1964
    • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A., PhD Nutrition, 1967

Publication

    • Florencio, C.A. Smith, V., (1969) Food purchasing by Columbian workers
    • American Dietetic Association Journal Volume 55
    • Florencio, C.A., (1970) Democracy begins with breakfast
    • Manila Times
    • Florencio, C.A., (1970) Meaningful curriculum in applied nutrition
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 23, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1970) Problem of identity revisited
    • DAP Bulletin Volume 9
    • Spangler, A. Florencio, C.A., (1970) Role and responsibility of the hospital dietitian
    • Mechigan Hospital Journal
    • Florencio, C.A. Smith, V., (1970) Toward more efficient expenditure for fod among Columbian families
    • Nutrition Reports International Volume 1, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1971) In reponse to a need: a new degree program in nutrition
    • Home Economics Volume 8, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1972) Race between food and population
    • Sunday Times Magazine
    • Florencio, C.A. Somiko, D.G., (1973) Suitability of carabeef for frankfurters nd corned beef manufacture
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 26(2)
    • Florencio, C.A., (1974) Adapting the university curriculum in nutrition to national needs
    • Journal of Nutrition Education Volume 6, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1974) Comprehensive view of nutrition in relation to health, education, and manpower development in the Philippines
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 27(2)
    • Florencio, C.A., (1974) Nutrition, national development and the New Society
    • Philippine Panorama
    • Florencio, C.A., (1974) RP makes grear studies in fighting malnutrition
    • Philippine Daily Express
    • Florencio, C.A., (1975) Dietetics and health care
    • Campus Health Digest
    • Florencio, C.A., (1975) Implications of rapid population growth on nutrition and health
    • Proceedings, ILO Workshop on The Role of Women Executive in Population Education
    • Ericta, H.D. Florencio, C.A., (1975) Least-cost nutritionally adequate diets for families in Bicol Region. Part I.
    • Nutrisyon Volume 1, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1975) Least-cost nutritionally adequate diets for families in Bicol Region. Part II. Standard family least cost diet, alternative least-cost diet and marginal cost of nutrients
    • Nutrisyon Volume 1, No. (2):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1975) Monograph on the learning system design
    • Unpublished
    • Lim. L. Florencio, C.A., (1975) Nutrient intake of healthy and malnorished preschool children in relation to the family environment
    • Nutrisyon Volume 1, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1976) Primer on nutrition
    • Diliman, Quezon City: UP Volume 1, No. (2):
    • Clemente, M.C. Florencio, C.A., (1976) Problems of implementation of the world food program in relation to utilization and acceptability of commodities at MIT
    • Nutrisyon Volume 2, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1976) Surplus gone to waste
    • Nutrisyon
    • Florencio, C.A., (1976) Training in community nutrition
    • Proceedings, East West Conference on Curriculum Development, University of Hawaii
    • Florencio, C.A., (1977) 500 facts on food and nutrition
    • Diliman, Quezon City: UP
    • Florencio, C.A., (1977) Multi-sectoral need for education in nutrition
    • Nutrisyon
    • Florencio, C.A., (1977) Nutrition problems in the Philippines and their consequences
    • Population Resources Environment and the Philippines Future Volume 4, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1977) Study of nutritional services in our hospitals
    • HSDB/UP Research Illustrated Volume 2, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1978) Conceptual frameworks in the study of food consumption behavior
    • UPCHE Journal Volume 6, No. 92):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1978) Consumer education and the nutrition professional
    • Nutrisyon Volume 3, No. (2):
    • Fontelo, C. Florencio, C.A., (1978) More liberal carbohydrates diet for Filipinos with diabetes mellitus
    • Nutrisyon Volume 3, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1978) Nutrition professional
    • Food Industry Magazine Volume 11, No. (2):
    • Aligaen, M. Florencio, C.A., (1979) Adequacy of intake and distribution of food and nutrients in urban households
    • UPCHE Journal Volume 7, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1979) Beyond the nutreward; UPHS community nutrition services
    • UPHS Publication , No. (7):
    • Gatchalian, C.A. Florencio, C.A., (1979) Determinants of food satisfaction of U.P. food service employees
    • UPCHE Journal Volume 7, No. (1):
    • Gonzales, L. Florencio, C.A., (1979) Determination of weight conversion factors for some Philippine fish
    • UPCHE Journal Volume 7, No. (1):
    • Valenzuela, R.E. Florencio, C.A. Guthrie, H.A., (1979) Distibution of nutrients within the filipino family
    • Nutrition Reports International Volume 19, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1979) Issues of suplementary feeding
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 32, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1979) Nutrition graduates and nutrition services in hospitals throughout the country
    • UPCHE Journal Volume 7
    • Florencio, C.A. Lacuesta, R. Goco, M., (1979) Rehabilitation of malnourished children in rehabilitation wards
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 32, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A. Lacuesta, R. Goco, M., (1979) Rehabilitation of malnourished children in the Philippines
    • Home Economics Journal Volume 5
    • Florencio, C.A. Lacuesta, R. Goco, M., (1979) Rehabilitation of malnourished children : case reports of an infant and three preschoolers
    • Nutrinotes Volume 41, No. (3):
    • Distint, I. Florencio, C.A., (1979) Study of selected aspects of the university food service.
    • UPCHE Journal Volume 7, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A. Lacuesta, R. Goco, M., (1979) UP health service's contribution to the nutritional care of children
    • UPHS Publication
    • Florencio, C.A., (1980) Comparison of determinants of nutrient intake of rural and urban families
    • Ecology of food and nutrition Volume 10
    • Florencio, C.A. Ramos, A., (1980) Comparison of two methods of measuring hemoglobin concentration
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 33(4)
    • Florencio, C.A., (1980) Critique of overseas development monograph no. 13; Can Health and Nutrition Interventions Make a Difference
    • Nutrition Planning Volume 3, No. (3):
    • Aguilar, C.G. Florencio, C.A., (1980) Effects of type and amount of vegetable oil on protein utilization in rasts
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 33, No. (2):
    • Florencio, C.A. Aligaen, M., (1980) Food and Nutrient distribution in Filipino urban households
    • Nutrition Reports International Volume 21, No. (3):
    • Aligaen, M. Florencio, C.A., (1980) Intra-household nutrient distribution and adequacy of food and nutrient intake a Filipino urban households
    • Philippine Journal of Education Volume 33, No. (1):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1980) Issues in the training of nutritionists-dietitians
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 33, No. (3):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1980) Nutrient intake, anthropometric measurements and developmental changes of rehabilitated severely malnourished children
    • Presented at the 3rd Asian Congress of Nutrition, Program and Abstracts, Indonesia
    • Supasri, R. Florencio, C.A., (1980) Rehabilitation of malnourished children
    • Medical Journal of Malaysia Volume 35, No. (2):
    • Biswanger, N. Evenson, R. Florencio, C.A. White, B., (1980) Rural household studies in Asia
    • Singapore; University Press
    • Florencio, C.A. Castillo, C., (1980) Working efficiency and nutritional, personal, and work related factors
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 33, No. (4):
    • Lamptey, P. Florencio, C.A. Picar, B., (1981) Comparison of nutriwards and nutrients in the northern Mindanao Region (Region 10) of the republic of the Philippines
    • Food and Nutrition Bulletin Volume 3, No. (1):
    • Uybarretta, L. Florencio, C.A., (1981) Cost and acceptability of substituting carabeef for beef in institutional pork and beef main dishes
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 34, No. (4):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1981) Effects of iron and ascorbic acid supplementation on hemoglobin level and work afficiecy of anemic women
    • Journal of Occupational Medidine Volume 23, No. (10):
    • Florencio, C.A., (1982) A to Z of food facts
    • Weekend
    • Sison, M.S.C. Florencio, C.A., (1982) Calorie and protein intake of fourteen functional groups in Samar Island and their correlates
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 35, No. (1):
    • Aligaen, M. Florencio, C.A., (1982) Intra-household distribution and adequacy of food and nutrient intake of a Filipino urban households
    • Bibliographic Bulletin of the International Children Center, France
    • Florencio, C.A., (1983) Correlates of nutrient intake of Filipino families and intra-familial distribution of nutrients
    • UP Home Economics Journal Volume 11
    • Florencio, C.A. Manalo, R. Goco, M., (1983) Dynamics of rehabilitating severely malnourished children in a nutreward
    • Manila: MOH/UP
    • Florencio, C.A., (1983) Featured in Lets get at the roots of malnutirion
    • Weekend
    • Florencio, C.A., (1983) Philippine nutrition program at the doorstep of its second decade
    • Manila: DAP
    • Florencio, C.A., (1983) What to eat if you have
    • Weekend
    • Mysteum, J. Foster, P. Florencio, C,. Lynch, L. Monares, Q., (1985) Assessment of the PL 480 Title IV. Program Phaseout for the Philippines
    • USAID Bureau for Asia
    • Florencio, C.A., (1986) A rehabilitation program for severely malnourished children and its effects on their physical growth and development
    • UP-NSTA
    • Florencio, C.A., (1987) Nutrition as a focus of developmental policies and programs in the Philippines.
    • UP, 2nd edition
    • Floencio, C.A., (1987) The academic achievemnet of elementary school pupils and biological, educational and familial factors (Focus on nutrition)
    • DECS-PRO-DED
    • Florencio, C.A., (1988) The nutrification of monosodium glutamate with vitamin A: A reexamination.
    • Dept. of Health / Helen Keller International
    • Florencio, C.A., (2000) Nutrition problems and causes: A study of two cases.
    • Nutrition Research-Current Scenario and Futuer Trends. Oxford and IBS Publishing Co., New Delhi
    • Florencio, C.A, (2000) Hospital as center of wellness program in nutrition : a compilation of manpower studies in nutrition and dietetic services,
    • DOH Technical Report, Series Report No. 16, Manila, Philippines
    • Florencio, C.A., (2000) Philippine nutrition problems and programs (Focus on young children and older persons)
    • Proceedingsof the 4th Shizouka Forum in Nutrition in Asia.
    • Florencio, C.A, (2005.) Nutrition in the Philippines: The Past for its Template, Red for its Color.
    • University of the Philippines Press, Quezon City, Second Printing,
    • Florencio, C.A, (2005) A Response to an Invitation to Imagine U.P. in Next 100 Years. .
    • The Universityof the Philippines FORUM Volume 65,
    • Florencio, C.A, (2004) Health and Nutrition Rehabilitation of Urban Poor Children and Their Families: An Outstanding Extension/ Community Service.
    • Project. U.P.Health Service, 75th Anniversary,
    • Florencio, C.A, (Awaiting publication) Getting Nutrition Priorities Straight in a Developing Country.
    • Nutrition Today
    • Florencio, C.A, (Awaiting publication) Human Right to Adequate Foo& Implications for Nutrition Education and Training.
    • Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
    • Florencio, C.A, (Awaiting publication) Ethical Implications of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Right to Adequate Food (In the Context of Food Security).
    • Report of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agric-ulture. FAO.

Trainings

    • Family Planning, 1971, IPPE, Indonesia
    • Graduate Courses in Economics and Education, 1974, Ateneo Univ.