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Philippine Association of Primary Skin Health Physicians, Inc. (PAPSHPI) started in 2003.  Since then, it has evolved from 17 to about 350 members who are trained and board-certified skin health physicians under the tutelage of the esteemed faculty of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. (MSHTFI) led by Dr. Grace M. Lopez. Through the loyalty and support of each member, PAPSHPI has been recognized as an affiliate society of the Philippine Medical Association. PAPSHPI is committed to provide skin health for all patients by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the primary & aesthetic skin health physicians in responding to the challenges that are encountered in practice.  Guided by its mission and vision, local and international partnerships have been formed with the Department of Microbiology, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila; World Society of Interdisciplinary Anti-aging Medicine (WOSIAM), EuroMediCom, National Skin Centre, Singapore and the Dermatologic Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL).

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Grace M. Lopez, M.D., Founding Chairman

Dr. Grace Lopez earned her undergraduate degree of B.S. Zoology from the Far Eastern University and later on graduated Doctor of Medicine from the Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation.  She had her three-year dermatology training with Dr. Perpetua R. Javier. Dr. Lopez had further training at the Harvard Medical School, National Skin Centre, Singapore, and College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila.

Dr. Lopez is the Founding Chairman of PAPSHPI, CEO, and President of Medical Skin Health Training Foundation Inc. and Clinical Professor at FEU-NRMF.   She is also a member of WOSIAM and speaker of the various international conventions under EuroMedicomm.  Furthermore, Dr. Lopez Is the Philippine representative for the Assembly of National Affiliated Societies (ANAS) Of The DASIL.

Dr. Grace Lopez holds clinic at:
The Medical Skin Health Clinic
#30 Examiner St. West Triangle, Q.C.

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Arlyn Paglinawan-Lu, M.D., President

Dr. Arlyn Paglinawan-Lu took her pre-medical degree of B.S. Food Technology at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.  She graduated Doctor of Medicine at the University of the East Memorial Medical Center.  She trained in Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc.  She was part of Batch 15 of MSHTFI.  She subsequently underwent further studies at the National Skin Centre, Singapore and at the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila.  She is a member of WOSIAM and DASIL.

Dr. Arlyn Paglinawan-Lu is the Co-Owner of La Derma Skin Center located at 243 Bellagio Square Tomas Morato Street Corner Scout Fuentebella Street, Quezon City.

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Evalyn M. Irasusta, M.D., Vice President

Dr. Evalyn Irasusta earned her undergraduate degree of BS-Medical Technology from the Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation.  She graduated Doctor of Medicine from the same institution.  She is belonged to Batch 14 of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. where she trained for Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology.  She underwent further training at the National Skin Centre, Singapore.  She is a member of WOSIAM.

Dr. Irasusta was part of the Registration Committee of PAPSHPI.  She is currently a member of the Scientific Committee.

Dr. Evalyn Irasusta is the Owner of Beauderm Aesthetics.  It is located at Unit 3 Ground Floor, Mary Santos Artcade Bldg., 48 West Avenue, Quezon City; Phone: (+632) 372 1195 local 101.

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Sarah J. De Los Reyes, M.D., Executive Secretary

Dr. Sarah De los Reyes took her pre-medical studies of BS-Biology at the De La Salle University, Manila. She earned her degree in Doctor of Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas. She completed her graduate studies of Master of Public Health (Epidemiology Tracking) at the University of the Philippines, Manila. She had further training during the International Course on Advanced Epidemiology at the SEAMEO-TropMed Regional Center for Public Health, Hospital Administration, Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila. She also had her training on Occupational Health and Safety from the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine (PCOM).

Dr. De los Reyes completed her Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology training as part of Batch 19 of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. She subsequently went to the National Skin Centre, Singapore and became a Diplomate of PAPSHPI. She is a member of PCOM, ASP; and international member of WOSIAM and DASIL.

She has been an officer of PAPSHPI since 2013. She was the Assistant Public Relations Officer (2013-2015) and Assistant Auditor (2015-2017). She is a member of the Scientific Committee and Chair of the Information and Technology Committee.

She has been involved in HIV and Nutrition projects with the Department Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of the Philippines Manila, Pacific Rim and Management Exponents and Innovation (PRIMEX), Asian Development Bank, UNICEF, World Health Organization-Regional Office for the Western Pacific and Philippine Office, and AIDS Society of the Philippines (ASP). These projects led to several publications such as, Prevalence of Risky Behaviours and Determinants of Multiple Sex Partnership Among Male Filipino Seafarers. International Maritime Health Journal. 2010; 61: 4:215-223. PubMedID: 21348015; and Density of outdoor food and beverage advertising around schools in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) and Manila (The Philippines) and implications for policy. Critical Public Health.01 August 2014.

Currently, she is the Occupational Health and Safety Physician of Rustan Marketing Corporation. She is also in the academe as a Research Preceptor/Associate Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health and at the College of Medicine, New Era University.

Dr. Sarah De los Reyes is an active consultant at Dr. Fe Del Mundo Medical Center. It is located at Suite 216, Medical Arts Building,
11 Banawe corner Cardiz Streets, Quezon City; Phone: (+632) 731-1802; Mobile: (+63906) 440-5312.

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Charmaine Dawn A. Gonzales, M.D., Treasurer

Dr. Charmaine Dawn A. Gonzales took her pre-medical course as BS-Medical Technology at the Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. She then went on to earn her degree of Doctor of Medicine at the
De La Salle University College of Medicine. She took her Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology Training at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. (Batch 18). She received further training at the National Skin Centre, Singapore and the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila. She is a member of WOSIAM and DASIL.

Dr. Gonzales is currently an Assistant Treasurer of PAPSHPI.

She holds her clinic at the Gonzales Skin Clinic located at Ground Floor P&S Bldg. Aurora Blvd., New Manila, Quezon City and at the 2nd Floor of Maryland 1 Bldg. G. Fernando Avenue, Marikina City; Phone: +632-5145578/ +632-6460336/ +63919-2495983.

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Avegeille Panganiban-Corales, M.D., Auditor

Dr. Avegeille Panganiban-Corales was Cum Laude in B.S. Biology at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.  She graduated Doctor of Medicine from the same institution.  Subsequently, she underwent training in Family Medicine at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital.  She took her training for Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Panganiban-Corales was the Immediate Vice-President, Medical Staff Organization at San Juan de Dios Hospital.  She was also the Immediate Coordinator for Clerks Community Rotation and Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine, Pamantasan ng Lungsod Ng Maynila.

Currently, she is a member of the Scientific Committee of PAPSHPI.  In addition, Dr. Panganiban-Corales holds the following positions at the San Juan de Dios Hospital: Executive Officer, Section of Family & Industrial Medicine and Member, Therapeutics Committee.  She is also a Member of the In-Service Examination Committee of the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Avegeille Panganiban-Corales is an Active Consultant at Room 20, San Juan de Dios Hospital, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City; Phone: (+632) 831-9731 local 1242.

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Joan Yabut-Dulfo, M.D., Assistant Secretary

Dr. Joan Dulfo had her undergraduate studies of B.S. Medical Technology from the Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation.  She earned her degree in Doctor of Medicine from the same institution.  She was part of Batch 16 of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc., where she trained for Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology.

Aside from being the Treasurer, Dr. Dulfo is a member of the Registration Committee of PAPSHPI.

Dr. Joan Dulfo is the In-House Skin Health Physician at Facial First located at the third floor, Waltermart, North EDSA, Veterans Village, Quezon City.

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Romel E. Jarabelo, M.D., Assistant Secretary

Dr. Romel Jarabelo graduated CUM LAUDE from the University of the Philippines Integrated School in 1998. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the Royal and Pontifical University of Santo Tomas, College of Science in 2002. Dr. Romel is an alumnus of UST, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery batch 2006. He finished his post-graduate internship at Veterans Memorial Medical Center and became a licensed Physician in 2007. In the year 2010, he trained at Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics Inc. in New York, NY, United States of America.

Dr. Jarabelo graduated in 2016, Batch 26 of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. where he trained in clinical and cosmetic dermatology. He is a member of Dermatologic Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), World Society Interdisciplinary Anti-aging Medicine (WOSIAM), American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM), and Philippine Academy of Aesthetic Surgery (PAAS).

Dr. Romel is one of the Assistant Public Relations Officers of PAPSHPI and is a member of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) Committee.

Dr. Romel Jarabelo holds clinic at 29 Don Jose Street, Don Antonio Heights North, Quezon City, Philippines 1127
Mobile: (+63927) 573 0899
Email: romeljarabelomd@gmail.com

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Ma. Teresa Castro-Loja, M.D. Assistant Treasurer

Dr. Teresa Loja had her undergraduate studies of BS Medical Technology at the College of the Holy Spirit. She earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. She had her pediatric training at Philippine Children’s Medical Center. She completed her MBA-Health at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. She underwent Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology training with Batch 24 of Medical Skin Health Foundation, Inc. and subsequently went to National Skin Centre, Singapore.

Dr. Teresa is a member of the scientific committee.

Dr. Loja is the owner of Skin Secrets at Unit 410, 4th Flr, Sofia Tower, 85 Don A. Roces Ave., Quezon City. She is a consultant at Minute Health Care/Dr. Zen, Concepcion Tarlac. Phone: (+632) 366 4181; Mobile (+63917) 506 1162

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Fatima I. Ilano, M.D., Public Relations Officer

Dr. Ilano had her undergraduate studies of B.S. Physical Therapy at the Laguna Northwestern College.  She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Santo Tomas.

Dr. Mimie Ilano is the CEO of Aquabelleza Skin & Body located at
The District Imus, Anabu II-D, City of Imus, Cavite.  Phone:   (+6346) 543-0614/ (+63908) 815-7244

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Marie Diane F. Chan, M.D., Public Relations Officer

Dr. Marie Diane Chan had her pre-medical studies of B.S. Pharmacy at the University of Santo Tomas.  She earned her degree of Doctor of Medicine from the same institution.  She trained in Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology as part of Batch 13 at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc.  She later underwent further studies at the National Skin Centre, Singapore and at the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila.  She is a member of WOSIAM and DASIL.

Dr. Chan is a member of the Ways & Means and Hospitality Committees of PAPSHPI.

Dr. Marie Diane Chan is the owner of Skin MDC located at 99 Maria Clara St. corner Banawe St., Quezon City. She is also the owner of Lattitudes Skin Clinic- Mezzanine Floor Victoria Towers, Timog Avenue corner Panay Avenue, Quezon City; Phone: (+632) 986 2340; Mobile:  +639177958800

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Hylmar A. De Francia, M.D., Public Relations Officer

Dr. Hylmar De Francia took his pre-medical course of B.S. Biology at the University of Santo Tomas. He earned his degree in Doctor of Medicine from St. Luke’s College of Medicine. He also holds a B.S. Nursing degree from the Philippine College of Health Sciences.

He completed his acupuncture training at the La Consolacion College under the program of Dr. Jaime Galvez Tan. Subsequently, he was recognized by the Department of Health : Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care as “Certified Associate Medical Acupuncturist.”

He completed his clinical and cosmetic dermatology training at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation Inc. where he was President of Batch 21.

He is one of the Assistant PROs of PAPSHPI. He is a member of the Logistics Committee of the organization.

Dr. De Francia currently hold his clinic at the Acuderm Wellness Center in Quezon City.
Clinic tel. no. 570-7847
 

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Manrico Cruz, M.D., Public Relations Officer

Dr. Kit Cruz graduated Doctor of Medicine from Our Lady of Fatima College of Medicine. He was part of Batch 20 at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. where he completed his Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology training. He subsequently went to National Skin Centre, Singapore and College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila for further studies. He completed his training for Occupational Health and Safety at the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine (PCOM).

He is one of the Assistant PROs and a member of the Logistics Committee of PAPSHPI. He is an international member of DASIL and a member of PCOM.

Dr. Cruz currently holds clinic in Quezon City.

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Joel L. Javate, M.D., PAPSHPI Advisor

Dr. Joel Javate is a graduate of the Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He is a pediatric nephrologist. He is a Fellow of the Philippine Pediatric Society and a Diplomate of the Philippine Society of Nephrologists and Philippine Pediatric Nephrology Society of the Philippines.

He completed his clinical and aesthetic dermatology at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. He had further training at the National Skin Centre, Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Philippine Association of Primary Skin Health Physicians, Inc. He is an international member of WOSIAM.

Dr. Javate is also a biochemist and is a member of the Philippine Society of Academic Biochemists. He is a faculty at the Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation.

He is the senior consultant at Skin Rejuve Philippines and Bioessence. He is the Owner and President of Skin Science Medical Aesthetic and Laser Center and the Marikina Garden Spa and Aesthetic Clinic.

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Analiza Lopez Ong, M.D. – Board Member

Dr Ana Ong obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman. Upon graduating from UP, she went on to take up medicine at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. She then went to Capitol Medical Center for her Senior Internship where she was adjudged Best Intern in Internal Medicine, OB-GYN, Pediatrics, EENT, and the most prestigious Most Outstanding Intern for the year.

She underwent Dermatology training at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation (Batch 26) where she was the batch president. She is a member of the World Society of Interdisciplinary of Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine.

She has a successful practice at Skinbliss Dermatology and Wellness Center in Rosario, Pasig.

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Ma. Rowena C. Aguilar-Joven, M.D. – Board Member

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B.S. Medical Technology – Quezon City Medical Center and Colleges
Medicine – Our Lady of Fatima University

Post Doctoral training:
Ophthalmology- Manila Doctors Hospital
Primary Skin Health Physician- MSHTFI
Cosmetic Surgery ( Fellow)- Philippine Academy of Aesthetic Surgery
Occupational Medicine- Philippine College of Occupational Medicine

Membership:
Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Philippine Association of Primary Skin Health Physicians, Inc.
The Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery International League
Philippine Academy of Aesthetic Surgery
Philippine Academy of Aesthetic and Age Management Medicine, Inc.
Philippine College of Occupational Medicine
Philippine Medical Association

Affiliation:

Ophtha Consultant
Supercare Medical Services Inc.( Ma. Orosa, Ermita , Manila)
Joven’s Polyclinic (Kamias,Q.C.)
Aguilar-Joven Eye Clinic ( Fajardo, Sampaloc, Manila)
Manila Doctors Hospital (UN ave, Ermita,Manila)

Derma and Cosmetic Surgery Consultant
Love your Skin ( East of Galleria, Ortigas, pasig City)
Beauty On Call ( Fajardo, Sampaloc, Manila)

Occupational Health (Project Physician)
Skyway Stage 3 ( Sevilla Yard, Sta. Mesa, Manila)
Dumduma Construction and Trading Corporation ( España, Manila)

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Elise Christine D. Tompong, M.D., Immediate Past President, Ex Officio

Dr. Elise Christine Tompong had her undergraduate degree of BS-Biology at the University of Santo Tomas.  She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Our Lady of Fatima College of Medicine.  She underwent training for Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology as part of Batch 3 of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc.; and subsequently went to the National Skin Centre, Singapore.  She is a member of WOSIAM and DASIL.

 

Dr. Tompong is the Chair of the Scientific Committee and a Member of the Protocol Committee.

 

Dr. Elise Christine Tompong is the Medical Director Aesthete Skin Clinic, & Revitaskin Aesthetic Center Unit 2B Marmico Building  located at 223 Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City; Phone: (+632) 208 2070; Mobile: (+63922) 856 2097.

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Marlon B. Ulit, M.D., Past President

Dr. Marlon Ulit graduated Cum Laude in BS-Medical Technology at the Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He earned is degree in Doctor of Medicine at the same institution. He belonged to Batch 14 of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation where he trained for Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology. Later on, he underwent further training at the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila. He is an international member of WOSIAM.

Dr. Ulit has been a PAPSHPI officer for five years. In 2015-2017, he assumed his term as President of the organization. He is currently the Overall Chair for the PAPSHPI Committees.

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June Paul Ayache Garcia, M.D., Past President

JUNE PAUL AYACHE GARCIA, M.D., FPAPSHPI

Dr. June Paul Ayache Garcia is a true green La Sallian.  After graduating from La Salle Greenhills, he proceeded to De La Salle University-Manila for his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science in Biology.  In 2002, he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the De La Salle- Health Science Institute:  College of Medicine.  Subsequently, he had his Post Graduate Internship at Cardinal Santos Medical Center where he received an award for Best Interesting Case Paper Presentation (Shared) – Cardinal Santos Medical Center (2004).  He was accredited by the Philippine Regulatory Commission in 2004 after passing the Physician’s Licensure Examination.

Dr. Garcia graduated in 2009, Batch 12, from the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. where he had his clinical and cosmetic dermatology training. He took further training at the National Skin Centre, Singapore and the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila. He then went on to receive his Diplomate of PAPSHPI honor and subsequently received his fellowship honor in 2014. He is an international member of the WOSIAM and DASIL. He is also a recipient of the Albuquerque C. Lopez, Sr., M.D. Award for Excellence in Aesthetic Medicine.

Dr. Garcia was Executive Secretary (Shared Term) 2009-2011, Vice President (2011-2013), President (2013-2015), and Board Member (2015-present).  Currently, he holds the following position:  Chair, Publicity Committee, Chair, Awards & Certificates Committee Chair, Ethics Committee.

During his term as president of PAPSHPI achieved several milestones:
1)        Establishment of the PAPSHPI Facebook Group
2)        Independence from the MSHTFI
3)        Restructuring of PAPSHPI Officers and Board of Trustees
4)        Restructuring of PAPSHPI Organization
5)        Reinvention of The PAPSHPI Scientific Meetings and Product Presentations
6)        Reinvention of the PAPSHPI Midyear Workshops and Lecture Series
7)        Reinvention of the PAPSHPI Annual Convention
8)        Establishment of the PAPSHPI Headquarters and Office
9)        Establishment of the PAPSHPI Secretariat
10)      Design and Adoption of the PAPSHPI Flag and Banner
11)      Co-writing and Adoption of the PAPSHPI Hymn
12)      PMA Affiliation of PAPSHPI Attained
13)      DASIL Affiliation of PAPHSPI Attained

Dr. June Paul Ayache Garciais is a (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & PARTNER) AT:
Wilson & Ayache Clinic
LG Legaspi Park View Bldg. 134 Legaspi St. Corner Carlos Palanca St.,
Legaspi Village, Makati City, 1229

Contact Numbers:
Land line: (02) 846-6725,
Mobile Globe: +63 917 594 5766, Mobile Sun: +63 922 838 8534
Email: clinic@wilsonandayache.com and/or wilsonandayache@gmail.com

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Maria Luisa Rospi Cruz, M.D., Past President

Dr. Cruz is a graduate of the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. She was PAPSHPI president from 2010-2012.

Dr. Rospi Cruz currently practices at Opi Skin Clinic in Grace Park, Caloocan City.

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Romeo Dolar, Jr., M.D., Past President

Dr. Dodie Dolar is an alumnus of Our Lady of Fatima College of Medicine. He is an OB-Gynecologist. He was part of Batch 12 at Medical Skin Health Training Foundation, Inc. where he had his Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology training.

He was President of PAPSHPHI in 2009-2011.

Dr. Dolar is a consultant at Sta. Teresita General Hospital and Dr. Victor Potenciano Medical Center.

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Maria Carmelita G. Vergara, M.D., Past President

Dr. Maica Vergara earned her undergraduate degree of B.S. Zoology from the University of the East. She graduated Doctor of Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas. She underwent Cosmetic Surgery Training at the Pan Pacific Aesthetic Institute, Foundation and Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology training at the Medical Skin Health Training Foundation (Batch 4). She underwent further training at the National Skin Centre, Singapore and College of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila.

Dr. Vergara was the second president (2004-2006) and first treasurer of PAPSHPI. She was the first recipient of the Albuquerque C. Lopez, Sr., M.D. Award for Excellence in Aesthetic Medicine. Currently, she is a member of the following committees: Ways & Means, Chair; Training Committee, MSHTFI; Commercial Exhibit, Chair; Registration; and Ethics Committee.

She currently holds clinic at the MGV CLINIC in Quezon City and Bulacan.

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Ms. Ruth Delumen, PAPSHPI Executive Assistant

Ms. Ruth Delumen is the hard working staff of the PAPSHPI Secretariat. She is at the organization’s office every Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am-5:00 p.m.

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Mission

An Association that produces qualified primary skin health physicians, that can provide assistance and skin care services in the community level to all that may need it.

Vision

  • To establish a more perfect alliance, in the preservation and promotion of primary skin health, for the dignity and worth of humanity, with high ethical and technical standards.
  • To productively carry out responsibilities; with confidence and efficiency, that only a disciplined union of primary skin health physicians could.

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