New Vice Chancellors appointed

February 7, 2018 | 3:12 am

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New Vice Chancellors. DLSHSI welcomes the new Vice Chancellors for SY 2017-2018. Image by IMCO.

New Vice Chancellors appointed  DLSHSI President Br. Gus L. Boquer has recently announced the appointment of 4 new Vice Chancellors effective September 16, 2017 to July 31, 2018. The entire DLSHSI community welcomes the new administrators and looks forward to working with them towards the realization of the goals of the Institute.Dr. Charles Y. Yu
Vice Chancellor for Research

Dr. Yu is an internationally recognized expert on Tuberculosis particularly on public-private mix DOTS (PPMD). His professional career as clinician, researcher, and clinical epidemiologist, and advocate focused on public-private partnerships for TB control. He was part of various tuberculosis initiatives such as the WHO DOTS Expansion Committee, PPMD Subgroup, Global Alliance for TB Drug Development Stakeholders Association, and International Union Against Tuberculosis (IUATLD) TB Education Working Group. He held various positions in committees, societies, and associations, including Philippine College of Chest Physician (PCCP). He speaks and participates in international conferences such as  WHO and IUATLD. He is highly engaged in numerous TB researches and currently involved with a research collaboration between De La Salle Center for Tuberculosis and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine as Project Leader of the Impact Assessment of Diagnostic Algorithm and Tool for MDR-TB and drug-sensitive TB in the Philippines.

A prolific researcher, Dr. Yu has published numerous articles and served as peer reviewer, editor, and contributor in journals, manuals, and monographs. He is also active in national research organizations such as DOST-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development and Philippine National Health Research System.

He has held various administrative posts within the Institute, such as Research Director in 1994-1996 and Vice President of Research Services in 1996-2002, Chairman of Department of Internal Medicine in 1998-2001, and Vice Chancellor of Lasallian Mission and Linkages in 2007-2017. He is also a professor of DLSHSI College of Medicine.

He was the recipient of UP-PGH Department of Medicine Alumni Association Most Outstanding Researcher Award, DLSHSC CHIMES Award for Zeal in Service in 2002, PhilCAT Chairman’s Awards in 2005 and 2006, DOH Manuel L. Quezon Award for Leadership in 2007, JCI The Outstanding Filipino Physician Award in 2009, and PCCP Most Outstanding Fellow in 2010.

Dr. Yu holds a BS Premedicine from University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman in 1978. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1982 and Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology in 1996 from UP Manila. He spent his Internal Medicine Residency and Pulmonary Fellowship in University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) in 1986 and 1987, respectively.

Ms. Maria Cecilia T. Tirona
Vice Chancellor for Lasallian Mission and Linkages

Ms. Tirona brings with her over 25 years of experience and expertise in various Lasallian formation, mission, and linkages programs. She has been a member and officer of various organizations such as Corazon P. Gonzales Memorial Foundation, Inc. UP, DLSHSI Physical Therapy Alumni Association, De La Salle Alumni Association, and Signum Fidei. She has been involved in the implementation of several De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) programs, namely DLSP Lasallian Family Convocation, Lasallian Institute for Environment (LIFE), and One Million Trees & Beyond. She also actively participates in DLSU System Committees, DLSHSI Institutional Committees, and socio-civic groups.

Her work in Lasallian Mission programs include development and implementation of the Administrators’ Lasallian Leadership Formation Program, facilitation and coordination in the DLSHSI Lasallian Apostolate Office College of Physical Therapy, and volunteerism on Social Action and Outreach of Lasallian Mission and Linkages. She was a promoter of the Lasallian Vocation, Institutional Waste Management, One Million Trees & Beyond, and Project Carbon Neutral.

Her role as an administrator has been developed through participation in training programs for Lasallian administrators and has been reflected through her engagement in institutional executive governance and committee representation as well as system-wide program implementation.  .

Ms. Tirona was a faculty member of DLSHSI College of Physical Therapy in 1991-2002 and held concurrent posts as Vice Dean in 1995-2001 and Assistant Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs in 1999-2001. She has been the Director of Office of the President – Presidential Management Department (formerly Institutional Planning and Development Department) in 2002-2017. She was a recipient of the DLSP Medrano Award in 2017.

She earned her BS in Psychology from University of Santo Tomas in 1986 and BS in Physical Therapy from DLSHSI in 1991. She finished her Masters in Health Professional Education from UP Manila in 1995. She completed the academic units required for Doctorate in Educational Administration from UP Diliman in 1998. Later, she obtained her Diploma in Organizational Development from De La Salle College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) in 2004.

Mr. Noel V. Tanglao
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Mr. Tanglao has extensive industry experience and expertise in marketing, finance, operations management, and leadership. He held administrative and managerial posts in Philippine National Oil Company – Energy Research and Development Center in 1981-1986. When he transferred to Petron Corporation in 1986-2010, he was engaged in sales, marketing, and business process where he  worked in various departments, such as in Reseller Trade, Industrial Trade, Aftermarket Trade, Business System Support, and LPG Trade.

His leadership and management was further exhibited when he held top executive positions in several companies. He was the Vice President for Business Development of Leonio Group of Companies in 2012-2017, a company that operates domestic oil tankering, real estate and property development, and nickel ore mining. His role as the President of Lift Logistics Resources, Inc. in 2013-2017 required him to be involved with the establishment of the organization to support integrated logistics services and facilities to the mining industry. He also became the Director and President in 2013 and later, Director and Executive Vice-President in 2013-2017 of Apex MIning Co., Inc which involved managing the human resource, information technology, procurement, materials control, traffic, and warehousing.

Mr. Tanglao was awarded the Gold Medal of Excellence for Outstanding Leadership in Community Development in 1980. He also received the Best Kaizen Project, Best on the Job Application, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Best Entrepreneurial Project, and Superior Performance (Class Topnotcher) in 1996. He is a member of various industry associations and socio-civic groups.

He earned his BS in Industrial Management Engineering Minor in Mechanical Engineering from De La Salle University Manila in 1980. He took Basic Management Program in 1996, Finance for Senior Executives in 2005, and Advanced Retailing in 2006 from Asian Institute of Management.

Dr. Roberto A. Espos, Jr.
Vice Chancellor for Hospital Operations

Dr. Espos is a doctor, educator, administrator, accreditor, and researcher. He has been a medical consultant at DLSUMC since 1982 and has held key administrative posts and participated in relevant hospital initiatives since then. Serving as the Assistant Medical Director in 1999-2001 and as the Medical Director in 2002-2006, Dr. Espos was the catalyst in the conceptualization and implementation of numerous projects such as the Diagnostic Center, Eye Center, Neuro-developmental Center, Diabetes Center, Animal Bite Center, Department of Pediatrics Community Project, Department of Orthopedics and its Residency Programs, Nuclear Laboratory, and Social Responsibility Awareness among all hospital sectors. He also revitalized the Dialysis Center, Clinical Residency Training Programs, Medico-Legal Services, and Emergency Room Services.

He was the Chief of Clinics at DLSUMC in 1982-1986, 1993-1996, and 1999-2001 and was the Chairman of Department of Pediatrics in 1982-1991 and 1993-1996. He held positions in hospital and academic committees on residency training, internship, and accreditation.

Dr. Espos has also been a proactive partner of the City Government of Dasmarinas having served as Consultant for Health & Hospital Concerns in 2004-2017 where he collaborated with the local government towards the promotion of health among Dasmarinenos. Later, he was named Chief of Hospital of Pagamutan ng Dasmarinas in 2015-2017.

As an academician, Dr. Espos is a faculty member of DLSHSI College of Medicine from 1982 to present. He is engaged in various research endeavors and has published in several journals. He is also active in training and accreditation. He was the training officer of Department of Pediatrics in 1998-2001 and founder of Southern Tagalog Accredited & Integrated Residency Training System/Manila South Pediatric Residency Training. He is a member of the Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) Board of Trustees, Hospital Accreditation Board, Committee on Awards, and Specialty Board up to present.

Dr. Espos was named Most Outstanding Pediatrician by PPS in 2012. He also received Community Service Award from the City Government of Dasmarinas in 2011 and 2012.

He earned his BS Preparatory Medicine from Divine Word Seminary in 1975 and obtained his Doctor of Medicine in 1977 from UP Manila. He took his Post-Graduate Internship in 1978 and Pediatric Residency in 1981 from UP-PGH. He completed his Fellowship in 1991 at the Philippine Pediatric Society, Inc. He took Basic Management Program in 1993 from Asian Institute of Management, completed his Masters in Hospitals and Services Administration in 2001 from Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business, and finished the Organizational Development Course in 2003 from DLS-CSB.

Dr. Rolando M. Reyes takes the lead as new CMLS Dean After a careful search process and deliberation, Dr. Rolando M. Reyes has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Medical Laboratory Science effective September 15, 2017 to July 31, 2018.Dr. Reyes obtained his BS Medical Technology from University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1990 and Doctor of Medicine from DLSHSI in 1994. He completed his internship at DLSUMC and passed the Physician Licensure Examination in 1995. After completing the General Surgery Training in 2001 at DLSUMC, he took the Diplomate Board Examinations in General Surgery in 2002. Later, he became a Fellow of Philippine Society of General Surgery and Philippine College of Surgeons in 2004 and Philippine Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons in 2016. He finished his Masters in Health Professions Education in 2013 from UST Graduate School as Magna Cum Laude. He passed the Medical Technology Licensure Examination in 2017.A faculty member of DLSHSI College of Medicine since 2006, he has been engaged in various curriculum and instructional design programs. He constructed the General Surgery Outcomes-Based Education for 2nd Year Medicine students and revised the Implementing Rules and Regulations for DLSUMC Post-Graduate Medical Interns rotating in Surgery. He was also a driving force that created the DLSHSI College of Medical Laboratory Science curriculum, including instructional design for all subjects and the feasibility study for establishing a college for Medical Laboratory Science.

He is the Chairman of St. Paul Hospital Department of Surgery and Molino Doctors Hospital Department of Surgery. He also held various posts in societies and associations such as Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS), PCS Southern Tagalog Chapter, Philippine Society of General Surgeons (PSGS), and PSGS Southern Tagalog Chapter. He is also affiliated with Project Pink, a socio-civic support group for breast cancer patients and survivors.

Dr. Reyes is the recipient of PCS Southern Tagalog Presidential Citation Award in 2007 and 2017 and PCS Southern Tagalog Chapter Most Outstanding Chapter President in 2012. He was also recognized for his work as President of PCS Southern Tagalog Chapter and PSGS Southern Tagalog Chapter.

DLSHSI inks Memorandum of Understanding with St. Mary’s College, CaliforniaDe La Salle Health Sciences Institute and St. Mary’s College (SMC) in Moraga, California signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) focused on research development, faculty and student exchange programs, community immersion of SMC students in the Philippines particularly with the DLSHSI partner communities, possible entry of their Biology and Psychology students in the Doctor of Medicine program, and a lot more.Dr. Juanito O. Cabanias, Vice Chancellor for Academics, signed the MOU in behalf of DLSHSI and was witnessed by Mr. James Donahue, SMC President, Dr. Christopher Sindt, Vice Provost for Academics, and the entire SMC Administrators.