Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae, Academic Background

Educational Background

Elementary: San Beda College 1962-1970

High School: San Beda College 1970-1974 (Valedictorian)

College: University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1974-1978

Bachelor of Science, Psychology/Pre-Med (Magna Cum Laude)

Medicine: University of the Philippines College of Medicine, 1978-1982

Clinical Internship

University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital Medical Center, June 1, 1982 – May 31, 1983

Residency Training

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital Medical Center, January 1, 1984 – December 31, 1988
(Scholar of the Philippine College of Surgeons)

Fellowship Training

Fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,
Institute of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., October 1989 – May 1990

Fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.,
June 1990 – August 1990

Surgical Associate, Fair Oaks Hospital,
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A.,
1991-1993

Scientific Research Experience

Scientist and Head of Bone Research Program of the American Red Cross Tissue Services, Jerome Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, Maryland, November 1990 – June 1995

(Research focused on the application of the biological principle of induced bone bone formation for reconstruction in craniomaxillofacial and orthopedic surgery, and the development of a fibrin sealant delivery system for bone morphogenetic proteins and peptide growth factors)

Professional Licensure
Board Certified by the Philippine Board of Plastic Surgery

(Passed written and oral examinations for certification). The Philippine Board of Plastic Surgery is the only specialty board for cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery recognized by the Philippine College of Surgeons.

Passed licensure examinations given by the Board of Medical Examiners of the Philippines, June 1983

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