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Maria Paz Mendoza-Guazon

Philanthropis, Most Distinguished Alumni

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Dr. Maria Paz Mendoza Guazon, is recognized of her important contributions in the field of a medical practitioner, educator, scientist, writer, social reformer, feminist, philanthropist and cvic leader, was the first woman doctor of the Philippines and the first woman in the history of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. She was an outstanding socio-civic leader and the founder of several women's organizations as well as an educator. In 1912, she was the first woman to graduate from the U.P. College of Medicine. Dr. Mendoza-Guazon excelled in her researches in pathology and was known for her philanthropic work. Maria Paz Mendoza Guanzon was born on May 10, 1884 in Pandacan, Manila. She was also the founder of the National League of Filipino Women, and was the first woman member of the Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines. In 1951 she awarded a gold medal and an Award of Merit in 1963. She is a member in many organizations. She received three distinctive awards last year. The Philippine Federation of Private Medical Practitioners gave her the Distinguished Senior Physician Award on March 3, 1966. On April 30, 1966, she received the Presidential Merit Award. On May, 1966, she was conferred the degree of Doctor of Humanities (Honoris Causa) by the Centro Escolar University. She also earned an honorable mention from the Premio Zobel in 1930 for her work Notas de Viaje.

Association

    • Phil. Women's Medical Association , First President
    • National League of Filipino , President
    • Phil. Islands Medical Association , Vice President
    • Phil, Association of University Women , First President
    • Phi Kappi Phi: Medical Women's International Organization , Honorary Member
    • University of the Philippines , First Dean of Women
    • Phil. Islands Medical Association , Editor
    • University of The Philippines , Alumni member of the Board of Regents

Employment

    • Philippine General Hospital, Resident, 1912
    • University of the Philippines, Assistant Instructor, 1912 - 1933

Award

    • Prize in Pediatrics , offered by Dr. Jose Albert , 1911
    • Pensionada for Study , U.S , 1919
    • Zobel Price , Her Book " Notas de Viaje" , 1929
    • Medal and Diploma , Women Civic Assembly , 1950
    • Gold Medal , Philippine University Women , 1951
    • Diploma, Golden Jubilee of the Philippine Normal College , 1951
    • Diploma and Medal , Golden Jubilee of the Manila Medical Society, 1951
    • Gold Medal, Parent Teacher Association of Pandacan , 1952
    • Medal , Medical Health Association , 1955
    • Medal , Jubilee of the Feminist Movement , 1955
    • Most Distinguished Alumni , U.P Medical Alumni Association , 1959

Education

    • University of the Philippines, M.D, 1912
    • University of the Philippines, M.D, 1916

Publication

    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1932) Beautification of Cities
    • Free Press
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1932 Ag) Organizacion del Departamento de Sanidad y Beneficiencia de la Republica de Cuba
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 12(8):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1932 Ag) The Department of Health in Cuba
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 12(2):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1932) We need laboratories
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933) Guide to the study of Pathology
    • Manila University of the Philippines
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933 F) Mental hygeine
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 13(2):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933 Mr) Climate and the human race
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 13(3):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933 My) On reorganization
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 13(5):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933 Je) Language- a suggestion
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 13(6):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933 Jl) Academic freedom
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 13(7):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1933 ag) What is academic freedom
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 13(8):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1934 Mr) Quacks vs. physicians
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 14(3):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1934 Mr) Is Manila really a spotless city
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 14(3):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1939) The new Filipino woman
    • The Woman's World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1939 F 22) More Humane treatment to animals
    • Philippine Herald Magazine
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1908 S ) An Improved method of Modeling especially adapted for the Central Nervous System
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 3(4):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1939) A school for cocheros
    • Philippine Herald Magazine
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1939) Se debe canbiar el periodo de las vacaciones escolares
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    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1916 Ja ) A case of infection of Dipylidium canium
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 11(1):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1939 Ag 26) Seleccion de nuestras costumbres
    • Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1939 Ap 4) Traffic congestion
    • Philippine Herald
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1917 N ) Algunas notas sobre "bangungut"
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 8(11):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1940 N) La agresion al policia Eugenio Torres es un caso patologia social
    • La Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1940 Ap 15) El historico Rio de Beata en Pandacan
    • Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1917 Mr ) Study of the Anatomicpathologic lesions in one Thousand Filipino children under five years of age
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 12(2):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1940 N 28) La lucha contra indigencia humana y los sufrimientos humanos
    • Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1941 My 20) De nombres historics y sus psuedoname
    • La Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1920 ) Some observation on the Pathological anatomy of the 1918 epidemic of influenza in manila
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 11
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1942 O) El problema de las inundaciones
    • La Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1942 O) Tenement houses vs. slums
    • La Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1945 S 30) Weakness invites agression
    • Sunday Times
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1953) Eugenics
    • Womans World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922) The probable endemicity of Schistosomum japonium in the Philippine Islands
    • Journal of the Philippines Islands Medical Association Volume 2
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1953) What is psychosomatic medecine
    • Woman's World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1953) Liberty Wells movement
    • Womans World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922 Mr - Ap ) Rupture of the gastro intestial tract
    • Joiurnal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 2(2):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1953) The mastery of one self
    • Evening News
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1954 Mr) The liberty wells movement
    • Philippine Medical World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1954 My) Pura V Kalaw
    • Philippine Medical World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1954 Je) Make the siesta time official
    • Philippine Medical World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1954 S) Congratulations
    • Philippine Medical World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1954 O) Conservemos el languaje espa?ol
    • Philippine Medical World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1955 D) The physician's tools
    • Woman's World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1956) Imperative needs of the City of Manila
    • Philippine Women's Medical Association Journal
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1960 My-Je) The anecdotes of Padre Oriol
    • Philippine Women's Medical Association Journal
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1961 Ja-F) Letter to Miss Carminda de Leon
    • Philippine Medical World Volume 22:
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1961 Ja) Where is the soul of Dr. X
    • Surgical Bulletin of the Philippine General Hospital Volume 2:
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922 My - Je ) The present epidemic of typhoid fever
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 2(3):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922 My - Je ) Sunlight and rickets
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 2(3):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922 My -Je ) Need of medical inspection in our factories and schools
    • Journal of the Philippines Islands Medical Association Volume 2(3):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922) La sacerdotica el culto propatrio
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    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922 My - Je) Papillary carcinoma in an Infant
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 2(4):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922) Tumor among Filipinos- Chorioeputreliona
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 7:
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922) Give them power
    • Women's World
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1923 Ag) Congenital mesentric aperture causing volvulus
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 3(4):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1922 D ) Schistosomiasis in the Philippine Island
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 21(6):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1923 D 8) Embryology and development of the College of Medecine
    • The Independent
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1931 Jl ) The Function of a Hospital
    • Journal of the Philippine Island Medical Association Volume 11(7):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1925) An unidentified desease in Japan
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 5:
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1925 My) Aneurism of the heart
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 5(5):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1930 Je ) The Treatment of Itching
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 11(7):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1925 Jl) Tumors among Filipino, I
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 5(7):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1930 ) The Crusaders againsts diseases
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 21
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1926 F) La education de las masas
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 17(2):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1930) Red Plague menacing every home
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 21
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1929 Jl 22 ) Debilista el caracter
    • La Vanguardia
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1929 Je ) Studies on Tumors Among Filipinos
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 9(6):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1929 F ) Can social evils
    • Tribune
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1928) The Development and Progress of the Filipino women
    • Manila, Bureau of Printing
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1928 Je ) Criticism
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 8(6):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1928 S 28) What are Doing for our pre- school children?
    • Philippine Herald
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1928 D ) On the Subject of attending medical Association
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume 8(12):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1930 Ja ) Function of the Liver in Hemolysis
    • Revista Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 10(1):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1926 F) Is there ascaris nephiritis
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association Volume 6(2):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1927) The Europian System of Education
    • Women's Outlook
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., ( 1927 ) Sanitary problems in the Philippines
    • Rivesta Filipina de Medicina y Farmacia Volume 18
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1927 Ag ) Tumors among Filipinos
    • Journal of the Philippines Islands Medical Association Volume 7(8):
    • Mendoza-Guazon, MP., (1927 D ) Sanitation in Cuba
    • Journal of the Philippine Islands Medical Association

Trainings

    • First Women Pan Pacific Conference, 1928, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Convention Pan Pacific Relations, 1931, Hankow, China