Scientist Profile

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Wilma A. Hurtada

Expertise: Biochemistry , Food Processing Technology, Food Chemistry

Affiliation

Director, Institute of Human Nutrition and Academy, College of Human Ecology, UPLB, College, Laguna

Head, Food Management and Administrative Division, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, College of Human Ecology, UPLB

Association

    • Philippine Association of Nutrition, Secretary
    • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society in Agriculture , President-elect
    • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society in Agriculture , Member
    • Gamma Sigma Delta-The Honor Society in Agriculture, President
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (National Chapter) , Vice President for External Affairs
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (National Chapter) , Board Member
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (National Chapter) , Board Member
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (Laguna Chapter) , Board Member
    • Council of Deans and Heads of Nutrition/Dietetics, Secretary
    • Council of Deans and Heads of Nutrition/Dietetics, Associate Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines , Associate Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines -Division X , Secretary
    • National Research Council of the Philippines , Regular Member
    • Philippine Association of Food Technologist (PAFT) (National), Member
    • Philippine Association of Food Technologist (PAFT)(Regional) Vice-president, Vice President
    • Nutrition Foundation of the Phil , Member
    • AGHAM , Member
    • Samahang Kimika ng Pilipinas-UPLB , Member
    • Council of Deans and Heads of Nutrition-Dietetics, Secretary
    • Council of Deans and Heads of Nutrition - Dietetics, Associate Member
    • Philippine Society of Nutritionist-Dietetics, Associate Member

Employment

    • Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Associate Professor 7, 2008-Ap-present
    • Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Associate Professor 5, 2005 Jl 1-2008 Mr 8
    • Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Associate Professor 2, 2000 Jl 1-2005 Je 30
    • Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Assistant Professor 4, 1997 Ja 1-2000 Je 30
    • Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Assistant Professor 3, 1996 Ja 1-1995 D 31
    • Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Instructor 4, 1993 Je 1-1995 My 24
    • Instutute of Human Nutrition and Food, UPLB, Instructor 3, 1989 Jl 3-1993 My 31
    • Postharvest Training and Research Center/UPLB, Researcher, 1988 Ap 1-1989 Je 30
    • Food Terminal Incorporated, Food Processing Supervisor, 1982 Ag 1-1987 Mr 31
    • Crop Science Division (PCARRD), Research Assistant, 1982 Ja 1-Jl 31

Award

    • San Miguel Professorial Chair Lecture Award, University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), 1997 Jl-1998 Je
    • Elpidio Quirino Professorial Chair Lecture Award, University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), 1999 Jl-2000 Je
    • 1st Place Information Dissemination, STARRDEC, 1998
    • Best Actress, UPLB (Faculty Follies), 1998
    • PAN Fellow for Food Research, Philippine Association of Nutrition, 2004
    • Bulawan (Golden) Award for Innovative Products, Alter Trade Corp, Negros Occidental, 2004
    • Outstanding Classmate Award, UP Rural High School Alumni Association, 2004
    • International Publication Award, UP System, 2004
    • International Publication Award, UP System, 2006
    • Elpidio Quirino Professorial Chair Lecture Award, University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), 2005 Jl-2006 Je
    • SEARCA Professorial Chair Lecture Award, University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), 2007 Jl-2008 Je
    • Students, Faculty and Staff Professorial Chair Award, University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), 2008 Jl-2009 Je

Research

    • Nutritional composition of copra cake and copra-cake based food products [Completed]
    • Minimal processing of traditional and non-traditional vegetables [On-going]

Papers Presented

    • Syllabi Enhancement: Updates in Food Research, 20th CODHEND Annual Convention and Seminar-Workshop, Strawberry Hall, Benguet State University
    • Food Research in Teaching: Research Applications, 19th CODHEND Annual Meeting and Seminar-Workshop, Rasco's Woodland Resort, Guimbal, Iloilo
    • Safety Aspects of Soybean as Food, Soy Health Symposium 2000, Shangri-la Hotel, Manila, Philippines
    • Nutritional and Microbial Quality of Chicken (Gallus gallus Linn.) , 32nd Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting Venus Parkview Resort Hotel, Baguio City
    • Safety Aspect of Street Foods, Nutrition Month Seminar, Rosa Bautista Hall, University of Baguio, Philippine Medical Women's Association, NDAP and NNC-CAR
    • Physico-chemical and Nutritional Quality of Dephytinized and Stabilized Rice Bran and its Products, 40th Philippine Association of Food Technologists (PAFT), Robinson's Galleria, EDSA, Mandaluyong City
    • Nutrition, Food Preparation, Processing and the Filipino Foodways , Peace Corps Philippine Seminar Series, Dumadag Farm, Tagbilaran City, Bohol
    • Fruits and Vegetables Food Selection, Nutrition and Prevention , Peace Corps Seminar Series, Lakeview Resort, Los Baños, Laguna
    • Nutrient Conservation During Food Preparation and Processing, Peace Corps Seminar Series, Lake View Resort, Los Baños, Laguna
    • Nutrition, Dietary Patterns and Food Ways in the Philippines, Peace Corps Seminar, Lake View Resort, Los Baños, Laguna
    • Development of Small-Scale Business Enterprise for Nutrition Improvement, 11th STARRDEC Research and Development Highlights, Laguna Polytechnic State College, Lucban, Laguna
    • Dietary Fiber and Cancer, 1st Breast Cancer Conference, Miriam College, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
    • Changes in the Nutritional and Chemical Composition of Rice Flakes During Processing and Storage , International Congress of Dietetics
    • Household Food Security Through Home Processing , University of Kongju
    • Changes on the Antioxidant Activity and Total Phenolics Content of Different Leafy and Fruit Vegetables Affected by Storage Time and Temperature, 33rd NAST Annual Scientific Meeting

Education

    • University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), College, Laguna 4031, BS Food Technology, 1982
    • UPLB, College, Laguna 4031, MS Food Science, 1988
    • UPLB, College, Laguna 4031, Ph.D. in Food Science, 1995

Publication

    • Raymundo, L.C., (1991 Ap-Je) The effect of preservatives and packaging on the shelf-life of dehydrated young coconut
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 74, No. 2
    • Raymundo, L.C., () The effect of sulfiting, vitamin E, defatting and packaging on the stability of dehydrated buko
    • The Philippine Agriculturist
    • Raymundo, L.C., (1992) Storage stability of dehydrated young coconut kernel ("buko")
    • Asean Food Journal Volume 7, No. 4
    • Raymundo, L.C., Hurtada, W.A., Quizon, M.L. , (1994 Ap-Je) Biochemical and nutritional implications of nucleic acids in germinating seeds of mungbean (Vigna radiata L)
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 77, No. 2
    • Dulla, K.A., Sabularse, V.C., Revilleza M.J.R., Hurtada, W.A., (2005) Antioxidant activity and total phenolic content of fruits and vegetables commonly found in Filipino diet
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume 52, No. 1-2
    • Raymundo, L.C., (1997) Processing, packaging and storage stability of pinipig (rice flakes)
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 80, No. 1-2
    • Barrion, A.S.A., Hurtada, W.A., (2006 Je) Nutritional and microbial quality of chicken (Gallus gallus L.) proven in Los Ba?os, Laguna, Philippines
    • The Philippine Agricultural Scientists Volume 89(2), No. 0031-7454
    • Yu, G.F.B., Mulabagal, V., Diyabalanage, T., Hurtada, W.A., Dewitt, D.L., Nair, M.G., (2008) Non-nutritive functional agents in rattan shoots, a food consumed by native people in the Philippines
    • Food Chemistry
    • Hurtada,W.A., Rodriguez, F.M., Mendoza, E.J.B, (2011 JL 13- 14) Changes on the Antioxidant Activity and Total Phenolics Content of Different Leafy and Fruit Vegetables Affected by Storage Time and Temperature
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology. Abstract of Papers Volume 33, No. 1
    • Hurtada,W., (2011 Jl 13-14) Total Phenolics, Flavonoids, Tannins, Alkaloid and Saponin Contents and Antioxidanrt Activity of Locally Grown Fruits
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology. Abstracts of Papers Volume 33, No. 1
    • Gracia Fe Yu, Vanisree Mulabagal, Thushara Diyabalanage, Wilma A. Hurtada, David L. DeWitt, Muraleedharan G. Nair, (2008) Nonnutritive functional agents in rattan-shoots, a food consumed by native people in the Philippines
    • Food Chemistry - FOOD CHEM Volume 110, No. 4

Trainings

    • UPLB Planning Workshop, 2006 F 9-10, UPLB
    • Nutrigenomics, 2005 December 7-9, International Life Sciences Institute
    • Experts' Meeting on Functional Food, 2005 D 5-6, International Life Sciences Institute
    • Health and Dietetics Refresher Course in Food and Nutrition, 2005 My 4-5, College of Human Ecology Alumni Association
    • PEACE CORPS Training on Food Selection and Preparation, Processing, 2004 S 19, PEACE CORPs Philippines
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Annual Meeting and Convention, 2004 Jl 8, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN)-National Chapter
    • PEACE CORPS Training on Food Selection and Preparation, Processing, 2004 My 28, PEACE CORPS Philippines
    • Training on Banana and Pineapple Processing, 2004 My 17-18, Training and Livelihood Resource Center, Provincial Government of Negros Occidental
    • Health and Dietetics Production of Multimixes, 2004 My 15, Food for the Hungry Incorporated
    • Green Banana Sauce Processing, Packaging and Storage, 2004 My 9-13, Do Salvador Benedicto Municipal Govenrment
    • Refresher Course in Nutrition and Health Dietetics, 2004 My 2-9, College of Human Ecology Alumni Association
    • PEACE CORPS Training on Food Selection and Preparation and Processing, 2004 Mr 22, PEACE CORPS Philippines
    • Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND) Annual Meeting and Conference, 2003 O 23-24, Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND)
    • PEACE CORPS Training on Food Selection and Preparation, and Processing-, 2003 O 21, PEACE CORPS Philippines
    • PEACE CORPS Training on Food Selection and Preparation, and Processing, 2003 O 3, PEACE CORPS Philippines
    • Seminar on Genetically Modified Organism, 2003 O, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) National Chapter
    • Philippine Association of Food Technologies Annual Convention, 2003 O, Philippine Association of Food Technologies
    • Coconut Forum, 2003 Ag 27, Philippine Coconut Authority
    • Seminar on Food Labeling, 2003 Ag, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) National Chapter
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Annual Meeting and Convention, 2003 Jl 3-4, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN)
    • Philippine Society of Microbiologists Annual Convention, 2003 My 15-2003 Jl 4, Philippine Society of Microbiologists
    • Refresher Course in Food, Nutrition, Health and Dietetics, 2003 My 2-4, College of Human Ecology Alumni Association
    • Seminar and Workshop on Functional Foods, 2003 N 25, Product Quality System Networks, Department of Agricultural Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR)
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Annual Meeting and Convention, 2002 Jl 1-2, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN)-National Chapter
    • Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND) Annual meeting and Conference, 2002 My 14-15, Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND)
    • Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND) Annual meeting and Conference, 2002 My 1-15, Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND)
    • Seminar on Food Safety, 2002 F, Southeast Asia Regional Center for Agriculture
    • Seminar on Brown Rice, 2002 F, Southeast Asia Regional Center for Agriculture
    • Seminar on Soy Bean Technology, 2001 O, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) National Chapter
    • Development of Pilot-Scale Production of Multimixes, 2001 Je-Jl, Provincial Nutrition Office, Marinduque
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Laguna Chapter Scientific Symposium on Nutrition, 2001 Jl 28, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Laguna Chapter
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Annual Meeting and Convention, 2001 Jl 4-5, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) National Chapter
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Annual Meeting and Convention, 2001 Jl 3-9, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) National Chapter
    • Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND) Annual meeting and Conference, 2001 My, Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND)
    • Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND) Annual Meeting and Conference, 2000 O, Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics (CODHEND)
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Laguna Chapter Scientific Symposium on Nutrition, 2000 Jl 29, Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN)