Leadership & Support Teams

Cenon Alfonso, MD, FPCS, FPSGS, FRCS (Edin), FPALES, FPAHPBS

Dean

Dr. Dodie Alfonso is Professor and Dean of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH). He joined the faculty of the ASMPH in 2010, became a full professor in 2014, and was appointed Associate Dean in 2018.

He is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeon and a member of the International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association. He is a Fellow of the Philippine College of Surgeons, Philippine Society of General Surgeons, Philippine Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Philippine Association of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

Dr. Alfonso was President and CEO of The Medical City (TMC) Clark. He was Director and President of the Philippine Association of Training Officers in Surgery and Chairman of the National Committee for Surgical Training for over 10 years. He currently serves as the head of the Pancreas Cancer Unit and the subsection of Hepatopancreatobiliary in The Medical City hospital. He has headed various units in TMC Pasig as well as serving at the St Martin de Porres Charity Hospital. He has published several research works on the areas of surgery and has received multiple awards and citations from various government and specialty societies.

Raymundo S Baquiran, MD, MPH, FPPS, FAAP

Associate Dean

Dr. Ray Baquiran is Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH). He was the former Coordinator for Public Health of ASMPH and adjunct faculty of the Ateneo School of Government and the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. He lectures and does consultancy on health systems, health policy development, school health, organization of health and social determinants, impact assessment and project cycle management.

He completed his undergraduate degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and his medical degree from the University of the Philippines in Manila. He also earned his Master of Public Health (MPH) from the New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He has done research and professional work for the Department of Health and for various organizations like the WHO, UNESCO, USAID and InWent.

Maria Lourdes M. Almeda-Benito, MBA

Assistant to the Dean

Ms. Maloy Almeda-Benito serves as the Assistant to the Dean of ASMPH and has been with ASMPH since 2007. She is in charge of ensuring that set standards are implemented properly and monitors the delivery of all programs and services initiated by the Dean. She is also a full time faculty of ASMPH.

She is an organizational development consultant and a leadership coach. She has worked with various corporate, government and non-government institutions and assists organizations on Strategic Planning, Leadership Development & Enhancement, Leadership Coaching, Team Building, Organization Development, Human Resources, and Culture Building. She completed her undergraduate degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and obtained her Master in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business in 2001.

Rosa Valoree Quiambao, MDM

Assistant to the Associate Dean

Ms. Rosa Quiambao is the Assistant to the Associate Dean of ASMPH. She joined the school in 2008 and assumed her current position in 2012. She assists the Associate Dean in monitoring the curriculum delivery of the MD-MBA program and in the implementation of academic policies and standards. She also serves as faculty of the ASMPH Public Health Cluster.

Prior to joining the ASMPH, she was part of the Leaders for Health Program of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Department of Health and Pfizer Philippines. She also served as a researcher for various consultancy projects on Overseas Development Assistance Projects. She completed her Master in Development Management degree at the Asian Institute of Management in 2014.



Lourdes Bernadette Sumpaico-Tanchanco, MD, MSc, FPPS, FPSDBP

Director, ASMPH Center for Research and Innovation (ACRI)

Dr. Tippy Tanchanco is an Associate Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health and serves as the Director for the Ateneo Center for Research and Innovation. She graduated from the Ateneo de Manila, BS Biology program. She then proceeded to study Medicine at the UERMMMC where she graduated with honors. She took her residency and fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the UP-PGH and completed her Master of Science in Epidemiology (Clinical Epidemiology) at the UP-Manila.

She has been invited to numerous conferences, both locally and internationally, to present her research studies and to speak as an expert in her field. Dr. Tippy is certified in using the Griffith’s Mental Development Scale and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule. She is also certified as a Basic DIRFloortime practitioner after completing her training with the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning.

ACADEMIC CLUSTER

Erlinda Susana S. Cuisia-Cruz, MD, FPPS, FPSAMS

Chair, Year Level 5

Dr. Gigi Cuisia-Cruz is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She is a Pediatrician and an Adolescent Medicine Specialist. She finished her Degree in Medicine at the University of Santo Tomas and took Fellowship training in Adolescent Medicine in Philippine Children’s Medical Center which included an International Fellowship Training in Ambulatory and Adolescent Medicine in Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York.

She is a Fellow of the Philippine Pediatric Society (FPPS) and a Diplomate of the Philippine Society of Adolescent Medicine Specialists(DPSAMS). She was the immediate Past President of the Society of Adolescent Medicine of the Philippines (SAMPI) and is the Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine of Philippine Children’s Medical Center. Internationally, she is a member of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) and the recipient of SAHM Annual Meeting International Travel Scholarship in 2018.

Angel Belle C. Dy, MD, MBA


Assistant Chair, Year Level 5

Dr. Angel Belle Dy is a general practitioner and an early childhood development advocate for the last 10 years. She is a graduate of the ASMPH MD-MBA program and completed post-graduate studies from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the UC Davis MIND Institute. She is now an Assistant Professor at ASMPH, vice-chair of the ASMPH research ethics committee, and co-project leader of the Ateneo Autism Study Group. Outside of the academe, she is a certified trainer under Zero to Three for the Growing Brain curriculum. Her professional credentials include being a trained DIR Professional under the International Council for Development and Learning and a Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics practitioner, completing phase I training with the Child Trauma Academy.

She has several published academic journal articles and writes neuroscience and research-informed parenting materials.

Marie Giselle Katherine A. Franco, MD, DPBO

Chair, Year Level 6

Dr. Giselle Franco is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Franco is a practicing ophthalmologist. She is a graduate of the 7-year Integrated Arts and Medicine (INTARMED) program of the UP College of Medicine. She underwent residency training in Ophthalmology at the Philippine General Hospital and became a diplomate of the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology. She is presently a consultant at the Lasik Surgery Clinic.

Jhason John J. Cabigon, MD, DPCOM, DPASMAP

Assistant Chair, Year Level 6

Dr. Jhason Cabigon is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. He is a Diplomate of the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine and currently heads the Health Services Office of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH). As an academician, he teaches Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and Pharmacology to both medicine and pre-medicine students. He is also a Diplomate of the Philippine Academic Society for Microbiology and Parasitology.

Dr. Cabigon has published 2 books entitled “Pharmacology, the Practice of Nursing Process” and “Pharmacology Essentials: A Practical Approach”.

Jose Jonathan C. Franco, MD, FPSOHNS

Chair, Year Level 7

Dr. Bong Franco is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Franco is a practicing otorhinolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon. He is a graduate of the 7-year Integrated Arts and Medicine (INTARMED) program of the UP College of Medicine. He finished his training in Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Philippine General Hospital and became a fellow of the Philippine Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Philippine College of Surgeons.

He is a consultant at the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery of the Rizal Medical Center and was chair of the department from 2007 - 2012. He is currently the Chief of the Section of Head and Neck Surgery of the department. He is an Associate Board Examiner of the Philippine Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a Visiting Consultant at The Medical City.

Maria Christine Kristin S. Reyes, MD, MSCN, DPBCN

Assistant Chair, Year Level 7

Dr. Reyes received her Doctor of Medicine from the UERMMMC. She finished her fellowship training on Clinical Nutrition at St. Luke’s Medical Center, acquired a degree on Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at the Philippine Women’s University and did observation training for Clinical Nutrition at Erasme Hospital in Brussels, Belgium. She is a training officer of the Adult Medical Nutrition Fellowship of the Medical City and is a certified instructor of Life Long Learning (LLL) nutrition modules of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN).

Michelle Joy B. De Vera, MD, FAAAAI,FPSAAI

Chair, Year Level 8

Dr. Chelle de Vera is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She is an allergologist and immunologist specialist. Dr. de Vera is a consultant at The Medical City Hospital where she is a member of both the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine. She is the Associate Director of the Institute of Personalized Molecular Medicine, and the Head of the Section of Allergy/Immunology of the Department of Medicine at TMC.

She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy/ Immunology (conjoint board of the American Boards of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine), and the Philippine Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. She has published book chapters, articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed international journals and served as primary and sub-investigator for a number of research clinical trials.

Princess C. Dollaga, MD, FPSOHNS


Assistant Chair, Year Level 8

Dr. Ces Carlos-Dollaga is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine & Public Health. She is Clinical Faculty and has served as Assistant Coordinator for the ASMPH Clerkship (Year Level 8) program since 2011.

She finished her residency training at The Medical City Department of ENT-Head & Neck Surgery where she served as Chief Resident from 2002 to 2003. She was conferred the title of Diplomate in 2004 and fellow of the Philippine Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery in 2007. She is an ENT-HNS consultant in ARDI Clinic Pasig and at The Medical City where she served as Residency Training Officer from 2011 to 2012.

Eleanor S. Gatapia, MD, FPPS


Chair, Year Level 9

Dr. Leny Gatapia is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She graduated from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center and took her residency in Pediatrics at Capitol Medical Center where she was appointed as Chief Resident in her senior year.

She is a Pediatrics specialist and has been an active member of The Medical City Department of Pediatrics Interns’ Committee since 2002. Dr. Gatapia was appointed as Head of the Interns’ Training Unit in 2013 and is also a member of the TMC Department of Pediatrics Residency Training Unit. She is affiliated with The Medical City and Taytay Doctors Hospital.

Reza Maria K. Sales, MD, FPCR, FUSP, DBISP

Assistant Chair, Year Level 9

Dr. Reza Koa-Sales is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine in 1996 and finished residency training in 2001.

She completed her fellowship in CT MRI and US Imaging in 2002. She is currently a radiology consultant in The Medical City and Makati Medical Center.

Guia Crisostomo-Tan, MD, MS Bioethics

Coordinator, Leadership Formation Cluster

Dr. Guia Tan is an Associate Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She specializes in in Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, having taken her residency at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH), and a subsequent Observership in General ENT and Neuro-Otology in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Western Australia. After obtaining her Masters Degree in Bioethics, she has also been asked to sit in various Ethics Committees, including that of the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines, the Stem Cell Transplant Ethics committee of St. Luke’s Global City, the Transplant Ethics Committee and the Institutional Review Board of The Medical City.

She is currently the Chairperson of the National Transplant Ethics Committee of the Department of Health.

Limuel Anthony B. Abrogena, MD, FPAFP


Coordinator, Public Health Cluster

Dr. Lims Abrogena is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. He is a Family Medicine specialist and currently serves as a member of the National Board of Directors of the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians. Dr Lims is currently the Chairperson of the Committees on Basic Medical Education, and Informatics and Publicity. He is also an active member of the Committee on Continuing Professional Development of PAFP.

Dr. Abrogena serves as Regional Director for Luzon of the Dementia Society of the Philippines. He finished his residency training in Family and Community Medicine at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital and is also affiliated with the UP-Philippine General Hospital and the AMOSUP Seamen’s Hospital.

Roberto Tanchanco, MD, FPCP, FPSN, MBA

Program Director, MD-MBA

Dr. Tanchanco has been with the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health serving in various administrative capacities. He is one of the founding members of the Curriculum Development Team and was a Year Level Coordinator since 2009. He is also a subject matter expert in Internal Medicine. Dr. Tanchanco is an Associate Professor teaching Physiology, Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Ethics and Principles of Management.

He earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1995 from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center and his Master in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business in 2013. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Nephrology at the University of the Philippines - Philippine General Hospital, and a clinical fellowship in Nephrology & Hypertension at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA.

He is a practicing nephrologist at The Medical City, where he has served as Head of the Section of Nephrology (2014-2019) and Director of the Kidney Transplant Program (2008-2019), and is also a past President of the Philippine Society of Nephrology (2017-2018).

Aileen B. Pascual, MD, FPAFP


Coordinator, Student Affairs

Dr. Aileen Pascual is an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. She is the Coordinator for Student Affairs of ASMPH and is a Family Medicine practitioner.

She is a Fellow of the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians and is the Assistant Chairman of the Practice-Based Residency Training Program of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at AMOSUP Seamen’s Hospital Manila.

She is also the Coordinator for the Principles and Perspectives Module and Family and Community Health Module of ASMPH.

OFFICE OF THE DEAN

Jayenson P. Binuya

IT Staff

Jhay is in charge of basic technical IT and Audio-Visual support services to the ASMPH Community.

Maria Cressida M. Cruz

HR Officer

Cris provides administrative and logistical support in the areas of recruitment and hiring, performance management, rewards and recognition, learning and development, documentation of employee status and administrative support for teaching and non-teaching personnel.

Baby Rose SM. Escalante

Finance Officer


Rose is responsible for the operational and tactical matters related to budget management.

She is responsible for the efficient and secure administration of the school’s financial management systems.

Louis Renato G. Hernandez

Facilities Staff


Jon is responsible for monitoring and supervising the general upkeep, maintenance, security, and improvement of all facilities and utilities, in the ASMPH Complex. He/she will also act as the Unit’s Pollution Control Officer.


OFFICE OF THE ASSOCIATE DEAN

Agnes Salazar

Admin Assistant - Year Level 5

Patty provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to Year Level 5 faculty & students.

Maricel Go

Admin Assistant - Year Level 6

Cel provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to Year Level 6 faculty & students.

Anabelle C. Manalo

Admin Assistant - Year Level 7

Belle provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to Year Level 7 faculty & students.



Admin Assistant - Year Level 8

This post provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to Year Level 8 faculty & students.


Loraine Gabilo

Admin Assistant - Year Level 9

Nympha provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to Year Level 9 faculty & students.

Jennifer R. Galano

Admin Assistant - Year Level 9

Jen provides administrative, secretarial, and clerical duties to support the daily operations of the Office of the Associate Dean.

Sarraj Mae T. Amata

Admin Assistant - Formation

Sarraj provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to the Formation Cluster.

Carmine Maria N. Ganac

LEC Officer

Carmine is in charge of the general field and administrative operations of the Learning Experiences in Communities (LEC) Program of ASMPH.

Jed P. Santos

Admissions Officer

Jed provides support for student recruitment and admissions processes.

Arthur Francis C. Alcantara

Laboratory Supervisor

Art is in charge of the ASMPH laboratories.

Rainier Jimenez

Laboratory Technician

Rainier provides administrative support to faculty and students in their laboratory sessions. His primary areas of responsibility are the Microbiology, Pathology, Parasitology and Pharmacology laboratories of Year Level 6.

Virgilio Ramos

Laboratory Technician

Ver provides administrative support to faculty and students in their laboratory sessions. His primary areas of responsibility are the Anatomy and Histology laboratories of Year Level 5.

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

Rey R. Reyes

Registrar, Ateneo Professional Schools


Mr. Reyes was Registrar and Student Services Director at the Asian Institute of Management from January 3, 2007 to August 14, 2018 and Registrar at the Colegio de San Juan de Letran from April 2000 to December 31, 2006. He is part of a team that teaches Fundamentals of Registrarship at the Ateneo’s Department of Education.

Rey graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Political Science and has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Santo Tomas.

Marites L. Balamban

ASMPH Registrar

Marites Lucas-Balamban graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication at the University of the East. In March 2007, she pursued her career at Malayan Colleges Laguna (subsidiary of MAPUA University) as an Assistant Registrar. Apart from being an Assistant Registrar, she was also appointed to be a Liaison Officer for TESDA, CHED, DEPED, and BI related matters. She was also a School Registrar at Far Eastern University-Institute of Technology (Alabang) before joining ASMPH.

Malou R. Sajorda

ASMPH Registrar

Malou is the Registration Officer of ASMPH. She maintains the integrity of all student records, processes all outgoing/incoming scholastic documents, and maintains complete and accurate records of all students to assist in the registration process. She also supports the administrative policies and procedures in the areas of the entire registration process and requirements, curriculum development, and student record maintenance for the School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH) community.

John Emmanuel M. Barcelo

ASMPH Registrar

John is the ASMPH Records Officer and is responsible for the maintenance of 201 records, and driving database clean-up and reforms in the ASMPH Registrar’s Office. He assists and prepares registrar files and maintains student 201 records.

LIBRARY

Joenabie E. Arevalo

Librarian


Mrs. Joenabie Encanto Arevalo is the librarian of the Ateneo de Manila University - School of Medicine and Public Health. She also teaches medical and health librarianship electives in

the graduate level at the UP School of Library and Information Studies, where she also obtained her bachelor’s degree, cum laude (2004) and a master’s degree (2011) in Library and Information Science. She got her license in 2004 and ranked

5th in the licensure examination for librarians conducted by the Professional Regulatory Board for Librarians and by the Professional Regulation Commission.

She served as MAHLAP President from 2014 to 2016, member of the MAHLAP Board of Trustees since 2008 and Adviser to the MAHLAP Board of Trustees from 2020-2021. She serves as secretary of the Jesuit Higher Education Library Consortium (JHELCon) from 2017 to present.


She contributed research papers in refereed journals and delivered paper presentations and chaired/co-chaired several technical sessions in both national and international conferences. Through MAHLAP, she helped organized various seminars, conferences, and workshops.

Markhem Lasay

Library Assistant


Mark assists the Librarian in the performance of duties in the library and the computer laboratory. The Library Assistant also performs IT responsibilities and is in charge of the maintenance and updating of library computers.

OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS (OSA)

ASMPH CENTER FOR RESEARCH & INNOVATION (ACRI)

Corazon C. Logronio

Admin Staff - OSA

Connie provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to the Office of Student Affairs.

Kriselle J. Abcede

Admin Staff - ACRI

Kriselle provides frontline, logistical, administrative, and financial management support to the ACRI office.

HEALTH SERVICES OFFICE

Dianne Camille V. Rustia

Campus Nurse

Dianne provide administrative and health care support to the ASMPH Health Services Office. She implements first-aid measures and provides nursing care to the community.

Chris Marianne A. Fuentebella

Campus Nurse

Chi provide administrative and health care support to the ASMPH Health Services Office. She implements first-aid measures and provides nursing care to the community.