Scientist Profile

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Tirso N. Briones

Expertise: Bacteriology

Association

    • Philippine Medical Association, Member
    • Philippine Society of Pathologist, Fellow
    • Philippine Society of Pathologist, Member, Board of Governors
    • Philippine Public Health Association, Chairman, Steering Committee
    • International Academy of Pathology, Member
    • American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Associate
    • FAO Association, Member

Employment

    • Manila Health Department, Chief, Division of Public Health Laboratory, 1960
    • Manila Health Department, Physician, Medical Supervisor and Chief Microbiology Section, 1946 - 1960
    • Institute of Hygiene, UP, Junior Scientist, 1938 - 1945

Award

    • Valedictorian, Tarlac Provincial High School, 1927
    • Gold Medal, In-service training for supervisors, Office of the Mayor, Manila, 1954
    • Certificate as Outstanding Chief of Section, Manila Health Dept., 1958
    • Certificate of Merit (Isolation of El Tor Vibrio), City Hall Press Club, 1961

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, M. D., 1934

Publication

    • (April 1948) Bacteriological control of ice cream and ice drops in the City of Manila
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume v. 24, No. no. 4
    • (1951) A brief history of the Public Health Laboratory
    • Health Department
    • (July 1951) The public health laboratory of the Manila Health Department
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 2, No. no. 2
    • Reynaldo Sta. Ana, (Oct. 1952) Bacteriological examination of sandwiches
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume 3, No. 3
    • (1952) Evaluation of the results of sanitary bacteriological examination of public eating places
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin
    • Reynaldo Sta. Ana, Lurline M. Edejer, (Oct. 1952) Types of coliform organisms found in halo-halo
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 3, No. no. 3
    • (1952) Viability of coliform organisms in bagoong and the effect of the addition of acetic acid
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin
    • (July 1953) Fish procedures for the collection of various samples for bacteriological examinations
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 4, No. no. 3
    • (Jan. - April 1953) The sanitary standards of foods
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 4, No. nos. 1-2
    • (July 1953) Signs of spoilage of canned food and their significance
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 4, No. no. 3
    • Abelardo Nebalasca, Reynaldo Sta. Ana, (Jan. - April 1953) Viability of Escherichia coli in citric acid solution in soft drinks
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 4, No. nos. 1-2
    • (April 1954) Examination for the presence of food poisoning staphylococci in cooked foods sold in public eating places
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume v. 30, No. no. 4
    • (Jan. 1955) The nutrition problem in the Philippines
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 6, No. no. 1
    • (July - Sept. 1958) Phage typing as an aid in the epidemiological study of typhoid fever
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin Volume v. 30, No. no. 3
    • (Oct. - Dec. 1958) Preservation of fish with antibiotics
    • Health Messenger Volume v. 7, No. no. 2
    • (Nov. 1958) Progress of the Public HEalth Laboratory Service
    • Manila Health Department Bulletin
    • (April 1960) History of the Division of Public Health laboratory, Manila Health Department
    • Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Journal Volume v. 9, No. no. 7
    • Alfredo Pio de Roda, F. E. Catanjal, (April 1960) Influenza. I. Hemagglutination-inhibition titres in normal individuals
    • Journal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume v. 9, No. no. 7
    • (March 1962) The El Tor Vibrio and its Manila outbreak
    • Bulletin of the V. Luna General Hospital Volume v. 3, No. no. 3
    • (Feb. 10, 1963) The laboratory (Medical Technologist) in a team approach to a comprehensive medical care
    • Symposium FEU
    • A. P. de Roda, F. M. Reyes, (May 1963) Observations and studies on thepathogenic serotypes of Escherichia coli and their relationship with diarrhea enteritis
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume v. 39, No. no. 5

Trainings

    • Training Course on Supervision, 1954, Institute of Public Administration, UP
    • In-service Training for Supervisors, May 1954 - July 1954, City Hall, Manila
    • Fellowship in Public Health Bacteriology, USA
    • WHO Regional Seminar on Public Health Laboratory, Dec. 1960, WHO