Scientist Profile

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Isabel Concepcion Abdon

Expertise: Nutrition

Association

    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Treasurer
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition, Treasurer
    • Philippine Government Employees Association, Treasurer, FNRC Chapter
    • Philippine Public Health Association, Member
    • Sigma Delta Epsilon Alumae Chapter (USA), Member

Employment

    • University of the Philippines, Scientific Aide, College of Medicine, 1939 - 1940
    • Bureau of Science, Technical Apprentice, 1941 - 1942
    • Bureau of Plant Industry, Laboratory Assistant, 1943 - 1945
    • Bataan Enriched Rice Project, Chemist, 1947 - 1950
    • Institute of Nutrition, Assistant Chemist, 1950 - 1952
    • Institute of Nutrition, Biochemist, 1952 - 1957
    • Institute of Nutrition, Research Chemist, 1957 - 1958
    • Food and Nutrition Research Center, Assistant Scientiist and Asst. Lab Supervisor, 1958 - 1961
    • Food and Nutrition Research Center, NIST, Senior Scientist, 1961

Award

    • Research Leadership , National Institute of Sciece and Technology, 1961

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Manila, B S. Chemistry, 1939

Publication

    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1939 Jl) Notes on the chemistry of ramie fibers: a method of degumming and analysis of the raw and degummed materials
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 7, No. 1
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1940 N) Hematologic studies of Filipino children: I. Hemoglobin estimation by the iron method
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 20, No. 11
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1948 My) Hearing aids and lip reading for the rehabilitation of the hard of hearing and deafened persons
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 24, No. 5
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., ( 1949 Ap-Je) Studies o the thiamine contet of rice, vegetables, and other foods in Bataan province
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 5, No. 4
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1950 D) Artificial enrichment of white rice, as a solution to endemic beri-beri. Report of field trials in Bataan, Philippines
    • Journal of Nutrition Volume 42, No. 4
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1951 Jl) An approach to the problems of malnutrition in the Philippines
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 27, No. 7
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1952 O-D) Losses of vitamins in cooking
    • Nutrition News Volume 5, No. 4
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1953) Preliminary report on urinary thiamine and rebofalvin of Filipinos
    • Eight Pacific Science Congress of the Pacific Science Association
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1953 Ja-Mr) A biochemical evaluation of the UNICEF school lunch program given to malnourished school children of San Andres Elementary School, Manila
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume 9 , No. 3
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., ( 1953 S) Composition of Philippine foods: I
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 82, No. 3
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., ( 1953 O-D) Factors affecting the composition of the plant food
    • Nutrition News Volume 6, No. 4
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1954 Je) Nutritional evaluation of meals served in government institutions by chemical methods
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 83, No. 2
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1954 Je) Composition of some Philippine foods: II
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 83, No. 2
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1955 Je) Composition of Philippine foods, III
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 84, No. 2
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1955 S) Composition of Philippine foods, IV
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 84, No. 3
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1956 Je) Composition of Philippine foods: V
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 85, No. 2
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1958 Ja-Mr) Preliminary studies on the quality of coconut proteins
    • Nutrition News Volume 11, No. 1
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1958 My) Preliminary studies on the quality of coconut proteins
    • Joural of the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association Volume 45, No. 5
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., , (1959 N-D) A nutrition survey of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
    • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Volume 7, No. 6
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1960 F) Nutritive values of some local foods
    • Juornal of the Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Volume 9, No. 5
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1960 O-D) Food composition tables in the Philippines
    • Nutrition News Volume 13, No. 4
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1961) Philippine abstracts on nutrition and related topics
    • Philippine Series of Specialized Collection of Abstracts , No. 4
    • Abdon, I.C., et.al., (1961 D) Amino acid composition of some Philippine plant foods
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 90, No. 4

Trainings

    • MSA-PHILCUSA trainee on nutrional biology, Sept. 1952 - June 1953, Iowa State College, USA
    • Special training in public administration, 1956, Department of Health, Manila
    • In-service training for technical staff, 1960, Food and Nurtrition Research Center, NIST
    • Refresher courses in chemistry and mathematics, 1962, National Institute of Science and Technology