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Academics welcomes its new members to the A-Team

August 4, 2021 | 10:26 am

Vice Chancellor for Academics Juanito O. Cabanias, LPT, PhD has appointed the new administrators who shall be part of the A-Team effective August 1, 2021. Among the new appointees are 2 College Deans, 3 Directors and 1 Special Assistant to the VCA.

 

Nancy D. Delos Santos, RN, MAN

Dean, College of Nursing

 

Ms. De Los Santos is a graduate of BS Nursing from St. Paul College, Manila and MA in Nursing from De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute. She is currently finishing her PhD in Educational Management in De La Salle University-Dasmariñas. She practiced her profession as a Nurse and held supervisory posts in hospitals in the Philippines and United States. She spearheaded the initial Mother-Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative accreditation and was part of the core team that established the Nursing Service Department of Our Lady of the Pillar Medical Center, Imus City in 2002-2004.

She joined DLSMHSI in 2004 as a faculty of the College of Nursing (CN) and was appointed Level IV Chair. Her expertise in simulation made her a valuable member of the CN Simulation Core Group and was engaged in training not only the CN faculty but also the nursing school administrators and faculty in CALABARZON on the effective use of simulation in healthcare education. Her experience in clinical education and high regard for quality enhancement made her a fitting choice as Chair for Policies and Standards of the Academic Quality Management from SY 2018-2019 to SY 2020-2021. Ms. De Los Santos’ experience in academic and clinical settings is complemented by her administrative skill and consciousness to quality standards, which enable her to take on her new role as the Dean of the College of Nursing.


Louie Fernand D. Legaspi, RPh, MHSS

Dean, College of Pharmacy

 

Mr. Legaspi earned his BS Pharmacy from the University of the Philippines Manila and Master of Health Social Science from De La Salle University. He worked in private and government hospital settings before coming on board in DLSMHSI in 2016. Aside from holding a faculty post, he was appointed to Chair positions in the College of Pharmacy and was a member of collegiate and institutional committees. Mr. Legaspi is actively engaged in research and development of learning objects. He has presented and published his research in international conferences and Scopus-indexed journals. He has prepared modules on the practice and assessment of pharmacists. He also holds positions in professional organizations, including Chair of the advocacy team of the Philippine Pharmacists Association.

Mr. Legaspi wears many hats, which provide a solid base for his academic, professional, administrative and linkages competencies – all relevant to lead the College of Pharmacy as its new Dean. He currently pursues his PhD in Pharmacy in St. Louis University, Baguio City.


Jose Isaak M. Calamlam, LPT, MA

Director, Special Health Sciences Senior High School

 

Mr. Calamlam is a Licensed Professional Teacher and Registered Chemical Technician. He taught chemistry in high school and conducted board examination review sessions for the physical sciences. He joined DLSMHSI in 2010 and was appointed as the founding director and academic chair of the Special Health Sciences Senior High School. He was actively involved in the development of the chemistry laboratory of DLSMHSI and acted as the point person for the development and marketing of the Science and Technology and Science Experiences Work-Textbook Series. He also co-authored Kto12 compliant science work-textbooks and teachers’ guide/manual. With his professional experience and competency as an educator and administrator, he takes on a familiar yet unique role as Director for the Special Health Sciences Senior High School in a hybrid learning environment.

Mr. Calamlam holds a BS in Chemistry for Teachers and MA in Science Education with Specialization in Chemistry from the Philippine Normal University.


Ma. Teresa A. Sigua, MA

Director, Center for Humanities and Social Sciences

 

Ms. Sigua holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the Philippine Normal University and a master’s degree in History from the De La Salle University and currently pursues PhD in History in University of Santo Tomas. She joined DLSMHSI in 2005 as a faculty member, held collegiate and institutional committee memberships and assumed the administrative post of Chair, General Education Department in SY 2018-2019. Her passion for arts and culture brought rich experiences for her students here and abroad. She spearheaded the National Arts Month Celebration of the College of Humanities and Sciences in 2018-2020 with art exhibits, seminars, workshops and performances. She was also invited as a visiting professor at Kansai University Osaka, Japan in 2018 in line with their ASEAN Studies program to promote Philippine heritage and culture.

Ms. Sigua brings almost 20 years of experience in education, administration, research, history, and culture to lead the newly formed Center for Humanities and Social Sciences as its Director.


Zipporah M. Dery-Cruz, RL, MLIS

Director, Romeo P. Ariniego, MD, AFSC Library

 

Ms. Dery-Cruz holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Library and Information Science from the University of the Philippines Diliman. She worked as a librarian, archivist and content engineer before joining DLSMHSI in 2010. She held administrative posts in the Library and committee memberships in the Institute. She worked as project lead for key library projects which became part of the core library services, including the Information Literacy Program for students and Research Productivity Series. She also partners with other librarians to perform research in collections, library spaces and information literacy.

Her experience in library operations, administration and innovative services enables her to take on the responsibility as the new Director for Romeo P. Ariniego, MD, AFSC Library.


Efren M. Torres, Jr., RL, MLIS

Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academics

 

Mr. Torres brings over 18 years of experience as librarian, administrator and researcher in corporate and academic settings. He joined DLSMHSI in 2004 and later became the Library Director in 2010. He was appointed to various chair and member posts in institutional committees, such as the Academic Service Faculty Manual Revision and Academic Publication Review Board. He led the transformation of the physical spaces and technology-rich services of the Library, which led to the Library bagging the Innovative Library Design Award in 2019. He is also active in research, having presented in local and international conferences and publishing in Scopus-indexed journals.

Mr. Torres’ academic background, administrative experience and work performance have prepared him to take a new role in a broader context where he would engage in planning, implementation and monitoring of the key projects of the Academics as the Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academics. He earned both his undergraduate and master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of the Philippines Diliman and currently pursues PhD in Educational Management in De La Salle University-Dasmarinas.


LIST OF ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATORS
SY 2021-2022
Juanito O. Cabanias, LPT, PhD Vice Chancellor for Academics
Celso P. Pagatpatan, Jr. RN, MSN, DrPh Dean, Graduate Studies in Medical and Health Sciences
Madeleine Grace M. Sosa, MD, FPPS, FPNA, FCNSP, MSCE Dean, College of Medicine
Engr. Eduardo B. Tibayan, Jr. MSc., PhD Dean, College of Allied Sciences
Rolando M. Reyes, MD, MHPEd, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES Dean, College of Medical Laboratory Science
Cheyen E. Molon, RRT, PhD Dean, College of Medical Imaging and Therapy
Nancy D. Delos Santos, RN, MAN Dean, College of Nursing
Louie Fernand D. Legaspi, RPh, MHSS Dean, College of Pharmacy
Ma. Elizabeth V. Rey-Matias, MD, MPHEd, PhD Dean, College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Jose Antonio P. Amistad, MD, FPSA Dean, The Student Affairs
​ Jose Isaak M. Calamlam, LPT, MA Director, Special Health Sciences Senior High School
Ma. Teresa A. Sigua, MA Director, Center for Humanities and Social Sciences
Maria Corazon E. Gurango, MD, MPH, FPAFP Director, Center for Community Engagement and Health Development Program
Reeva Ann L. Sumulong, RPh, LPT, MS Director, Center for Inter-Professional Education and Practice
Zipporah M. Dery-Cruz, RL, MLIS Director, Romeo P. Ariniego, MD, AFSC Library
Rowena C. Laigo, RN, LPT, MAEd Director, Academic Quality Management
Marlon G. Gado, RL, MLIS Director, Center for Innovative Education and Technology Integration
Clarence Witty H. Mendoza, RMT, MSMT Director, Center for Internationalization, Academic Affiliations and Engagements
Juanito O. Cabanias, LPT, PhD Concurrent Director, Lasallian Admission and Scholarship Opportunities
Naomi M. De Aro, RN, MAN, EdD Registrar
Efren M. Torres, Jr., RL, MLIS Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academics
GRADUATE STUDIES IN MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (GSMHS)
Celso P. Pagatpatan, Jr. RN, MSN, DrPh Dean, Graduate Studies in Medical and Health Sciences
Alely S. Reyes, RN, MAN, PhD Program Director, Graduate Studies in Nursing
Diana Dalisay A. Orolfo,RPh Program Director, Graduate Studies in Public Health
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (CM)
Madeleine Grace M. Sosa, MD, FPPS, FPNA, FCNSP, MSCE Dean
Julius Ceazar H. Reyes, MD, FPSA Vice Dean
Warren M. Roraldo, MD, MHPEd, FPSGS, FPCS, FACS Program Director, Graduate Medical Education and Innovative Programs
Benjamin L. Balmoris, Jr., MD Program Chair, Inter-Professional Education
Angela Irene C. Fototana Head, CM Non-Teaching Personnel
BASIC SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
Jesus J. Gracilla, MD, FPSA Chair, Department of Anatomy
Maria Esperanza E. Uy, MD, FPCP, FPSD Chair, Department of Biochemistry
Melchor Victor G. Frias IV, MD, FPPS, MSCE Chair, Department of Bioethics
Jovilia M. Abong, MD, FPCP, FPSAI Chair, Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Michael M. Lawenko, MD, FPCS, FPALES Chair, Department of Health Informatics
Florecita Ludivina T. Solis, MD Chair, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology
Angelito C. Reyes, Jr., MD, FPNA Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Debbie D. Dela Fuente, MD, FPSP Chair, Department of Pathology
Renan B. Navarro, MD Vice Chair, Department of Pathology
Deo L. Panganiban, MD Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Dante G. Simbulan, Jr., PhD Chair, Department of Physiology
CLINICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
Violeta R. Duldulao, MD, DPBA, FPSA Chair, Department of Anesthesiology
Ramon P. Ramos III, MD, FPPS Chair, Department of ENT-HNS
Queenie G. Dacayo, MD, FPAFP, DPCOM Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Djhoanna Aguirre-Pedro, MD Vice Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Oscar Ferdinand D. Feliciano, MD, FPCP, FPCCP Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Cherry T. Abu, MD, FPCP, FPSEDM Vice Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Floriza C. Salvador, MD, FPOGS, FPSUOG Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ma. Ruzena D. Opulencia, MD, FPOGS, FPSUOG, FPCS Concurrent Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Geraldine S. Poblete, MD, FPOA Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Joaquin C. Pandanan, MD, FPOA Chair, Department of Orthopedics
Vicente M. Caluag III, MD, FPPS Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Jindra H. Tetangco, MD Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Elizabeth Magdalena A. Santos, MD, DPBP, FPPA Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Petronilo B. Parungao, Jr., MD, FPCR, FUSP, FCT-MRISP Chair, Department of Radiology
Myrna S. Estrada, MD, FPARM Chair, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Renato Cirilo A. Ocampo, MD, FACS, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES Chair, Department of Surgery
Gabriel R. Natividad, MD Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
YEAR LEVEL
Joven Amor T. Mostajo, Jr., MD Chair, Year Level I
Mar Rustan J. Enriquez, MD Chair, Year Level II
Sheena Ann M. Diloy, MD, FPCP, FPSN Chair, Year Level III
Ma. Ruzena D. Opulencia, MD, FPOGS, FPSUOG, FPCS Chair, Year Level IV
COLLEGE OF ALLIED SCIENCES (CAS)
Engr. Eduardo B. Tibayan, Jr. MSc., PhD Dean
Joseph P. Bendo, MSc Vice Dean
Tabitha L. Amora, RCh, PhD Program Director, Department of Biochemistry
Iluminada A. Ronio, LPT, MSc Program Chair, Department of Biotechnology
Justin Daryl S. Mateo, RCh Chair, Professional Education
Jameson A. Eusebio, LPT, RCh, MSc Concurrent Vice Chair, Integrated Sciences
Jameson A. Eusebio, LPT, RCh, MSc Chair, Laboratory
COLLEGE OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE (CMLS)
Rolando M. Reyes, MD, MHPEd, FPCS, FPSGS, FPALES Dean
Jomel B. Vasquez, RMT, MSMT Vice Dean
Arianne Rose A. Lim, RMT Chair, Professional Education Year Level 1
Amapola DG. Puaso, RMT, MSMT Chair, Professional Education Year Level 2
Jennilyn Nicole G. Mendoza, RMT Chair, Professional Education Year Level 3
Jenny S. Gayondato, RMT, MSMT Chair, Professional Education Year Level 4
Leonardo DG. Macam, RMT, MPH Chair, Research and Development
COLLEGE OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND THERAPY (CMIT)
Cheyen E. Molon , RRT, PhD Dean
Jocelyn C. Tolin, RRT, MAT Vice Dean
Lowela M. Alindayu, RRT, MAEd Program Director, Department of Radiologic Technology
Susan A. Olavidez, RRT, EdD Program Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nestor Jonathan E. Gatchalian, RRT, EdD Chair, Special Programs
Alvin D. Crudo, RRT, EdD Chair, Research and Development
Mezie Laurence B. Ortiz, RRT, MAEd, MSc Chair, Clinical Education, Department of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Franze Jaycel P.  Ramos, RRT, LPT, MAEd Chair, Professional Education
Dan Clarence A. Diaz, RRT, MHPEd Chair, Clinical Education, Department of Radiologic Technology
COLLEGE OF NURSING (CN)
Nancy D. Delos Santos, RN, MAN Dean
Leon Fojas, RN, MAN, PhD Vice Dean
Julieta B. Damian, RN, MSN Chair, Year Level I
Iris Gay G. Cabrejas, RN, MAN Chair, Year Level II Clinical Education
Ma. Cecilia S. Policarpio, RN, MAN Chair, Year Level II Professional Education
Mary Rose J. Salazar, RN, MAN Chair, Year Level III Clinical Education
Mercedita A. Quiambao, RN, MAN Chair, Year Level III Professional Education
Roberto L. Cruz III, RN, MAN Chair, Year Level IV Professional Education
Leo A. Tibayan, RN, MAN Chair, Year Level IV Clinical Education
Daisy H. Alberto, RN, MAN, PhD Chair, Research and Development
Rowena C. Laigo, RN, MAEd Concurrent Chair, Special Programs
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY (CP)
Louie Fernand D. Legaspi, RPh, MHSS Dean
Reeva Ann L. Sumulong, RPh, LPT, MS Vice Dean
Romeo Luis F. Ramirez, RPh Chair, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences (Level 1)
Maria Teresa T. Basilides, RPh Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Level 2)
Diana Dalisay A. Orolfo,RPh Concurrent Chair, Pharmacy Practice (Level 3)
Louie Fernand D. Legaspi, RPh, MHSS Concurrent Chair, Clinical/Practical Training and Internship
Alicia P. Catabay, RPh, MSc, PhD Chair, Research and Development
COLLEGE OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES (CRS)
Ma. Elizabeth V. Rey-Matias, PTRP, MD, MPHEd, PhD Dean
Floyd Robin M. Puno, PTRP, CWAT Vice Dean
Jorell Victor S. Angeles, PTRP, DPT Program Director, Department of Physical Therapy
Katrina Angelica S. Servida, PTRP, CWAT PT Chair, Pre-Professional Education
Joanna Marie A. Salinas, PTRP PT Chair, Professional Education
Aranella D. Villaluz, MOH, PTRP, PTA PT Chair, Clinical Education
Charmaine Kristabel M. de Vera, MSOT, OTRP Program Director, Department of Occupational Therapy
Pamela Grace O. Hernandez, OTRP OT Chair, Pre-Professional Education
Mariko A. Sasai, OTRP OT Chair, Professional Education
Alyza Vernon A. Reyes, OTRP OT Chair, Clinical Education
Kathy B. Reyes, MS, CCC-SLP, CSP-PASP Program Director, Department of Speech and Language Pathology
Kerwyn Jim C. Chan, CSP-PASP SLP Chair, Pre-Professional Education
Christine M. Chin, CSP-PASP SLP Chair, Professional Education
Ken Kristoffer A. Tort, CSP-PASP SLP Chair, Clinical Education
Bernard John M. Red, OTRP Chair, Special Programs
Paul Matthew S. Jiao, MD, FPARM Chair, Basic and Medical Sciences
Rebecca Angela B. de Guzman, OTRP, MPH Chair, Research and Development
Riolita S. Bautista Head, CRS Non-Teaching Personnel
THE STUDENT AFFAIRS (TSA)
Jose Antonio P. Amistad, MD, FPSA Dean
Jose Royce P. Aledia, RGC Chair, Student Wellness and Guidance and Counseling Department
Roberto L. Cruz, III, RN, MAN Chair, Student Discipline and Security Department
Irene B. Maliksi, RN Chair, Student Health and Safety Department
Jion P. Dimson, RMT, MSMLS Chair, Student Development and Activities Department
Ma. Shiela  Q. Ricalde, RGC, MAEd, RPm Vice Chair, Student L.I.F.E.
Mia Maila P. Mangoba, LPT, RGC, MAEd Vice Chair, Student Success
SPECIAL HEALTH SCIENCES SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (SHSSHS)
​ Jose Isaak M. Calamlam, LPT, MA Director
Jose S. Destura, Jr., LPT, MA Assistant Director
Vivian B. Ramirez, LPT, MSc Academic Chair
Froillan A. Santillan, LPT Chair, Student Fellow and Generative Assistance
Rowell T. Maglalang, LPT Chair, Year Level 11
Marc Jeffrey P. Sioco, LPT Chair, Year Level 12
Carmellete C. Davila, LPT, RN Chair, Health Sciences Track
Irma M. Penalba, LPT, MA Chair, Research and Development
CENTER FOR HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Ma. Teresa A. Sigua, MA Director
Joseph Mirvin A. Dadap, LPT, MA Vice Chair, Integrated Humanities and Social Sciences

 

CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND HEALTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  (CCEHDP)
Maria Corazon E. Gurango, MD, MPH, FPAFP Director, Center for Community Engagement and Health Development Program
Melchor D. Vipinosa, Jr. Chair, Community Health Development Program
Jose Marcelo K. Madlansacay, MDC Chair, Community Service-Learning Projects
CENTER FOR INTER-PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE (CIPEP)
Reeva Ann L. Sumulong, RPh, LPT, MS Director, Center for Inter-Professional Education and Practice
ROMEO P. ARINIEGO, MD, AFSC LIBRARY (RPAMDAFSCL)
Zipporah M. Dery-Cruz, RL, MLIS Director
Anthony J. Bahia, RL, MAEdLIS Chair, Academic Resources and Creative Activities
Raquel P. Samar, RL, MLIS Chair, Collections Development and Access
Kelvin Paul A. Tan Head, Audio-Visual Technology
John Roland A. Bautista Head, Library Technology and Spaces
ACADEMIC QUALITY MANAGEMENT (AQM)
Rowena C. Laigo, RN, LPT, MAEd Director
Lemuel A. Asuncion, OTRP Chair, Policies and Standards
Janice T. Ilano, LPT, MA Chair, Review and Enhancement
Michael Adrian D. Dupaya Head, Data and Documents
CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY INTERGRATION (CIETI)
Marlon G. Gado, RL, MLIS Director
Shirley A. Terencio, RN, MPA, PhD Chair, Continuing Professional Education
Jonathan C. Padua Interim Head, Learning Objects Development and Training
Joshiko Velasco Head, Virtual Learning Environment
Gabriel Ian A. Guiao Chair, Robotics
Lord Joseas C. Conwi

 

Chair, Online Course Development

 

CENTER FOR INTERNATIONALIZATION, ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS AND ENGAGEMENTS (CIAAE)
Clarence Witty H. Mendoza, RMT, MSMT Director, Center for Internationalization, Academic Affiliations and Engagements
Ma. Annalyn B. Ferma Head, International Student Relations Unit
Honey Charmaine M. Rodriguez Interim Head, Minority and Multicultural Unit
Shiela Marie M. Ferre, RL Chair, Language Training and Professional Development Unit
LASALLIAN ADMISSION AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (LASO)
Juanito O. Cabanias, LPT, PhD Concurrent Director, Lasallian Admission and Scholarship Opportunities
Emanuel Mat Cholo M. Ilagan, Dip.BA Manager, Admission and Scholarships
PJ F. Campaña Head, Admissions
Marian Wendy A. Acol Head, Scholarships
THE REGISTRAR (TR)
Naomi M. De Aro, RN, MAN, EdD Registrar
Jeffrey O. Austria Manager, Enrollment and Special Operations
Miriam A. Gallardo Manager, Liaison and External Relations
Chrystal Hope B. Ceniza Manager, Records and Evaluation
Melody M. Velado Head, Records Verification

Pharmacy and Nursing alumni post commendable performances in recent licensure examinations
Graduates of the College of Pharmacy performed well in the June 2021 Pharmacist Licensure Examination. DLSMHSI recorded an overall passing rate of 96.43% and was hailed as the Top 4 Best Performing Pharmacy School in the Philippines. Hats off to the new Lasallian pharmacists and to the College of Pharmacy!

 

College of Nursing alumni posted 100% passing rate with two (2) topnotchers during the Nurse Licensure Examination in July 2021. Congratulations to Ms. Kiara Joynina E. Agoncillo, RN (Top 9), Mr. Marvin Jay C. Salvador, RN (Top 10), new Lasallian nurses and the College of Nursing!