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Jose Militante Ebro (1895 - d.)

Dr. Jose M. Ebro, Sr. graduated with a medical degree from the College of Medicine and Surgery of the University of the Philippines. He joined the Health Service after graduation and was subsequently a...

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Paulo C. Campos (1921 - 2007)

Paulo C. Campos was a Filipino physician and educator noted for his promotion of wider community health care and his achievements in the field of nuclear medicine for which he was dubbed as "The Father...

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Benito Salvador Valdes MP (1860 - 1935)

Benito Salvador Valdes was a physician and the first director of the San Juan de Dios Hospital. Reference "Benito Valdes". Wikipilipinas. . Date accessed: 18 March 2013.

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Filomena Francisco (deceased)

Filomen Francisco topped the Pharmacy Board examination in 1908, making her the first licensed pharmacist. Reference Ingles, Raul Rafael. "1908". Quezon City: UP Press, 2008. Page 205.

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Alejandro Roces Legarda (1902 - 1993)

Dr. Alejandro Roces Legarda was a leading OB-GYN in his time. He was the President of the Philippines Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1964.

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Antonio Novicio Luna MP (1866 - 1899)

Antonio Luna was a Filipino reformist and revolutionary. While studying pharmacy at the Central University of Madrid, he wrote for "La Solidaridad" under the pseudonym "Taga-ilog". He was among those...

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Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez MP (1896 - 1980)

Jose Rodriguez invented methods of controlling leprosy M.D. University of the Philippines, 1920 CPH Johns Hopkins University, 1932 MPH Johns Hopkins University, 1948 Year elected as Academi...

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Gregorio Y. Zara MP (1902 - 1978)

Dr. Gregorio Y. Zara is a renowned Filipino aeronautic engineer, physicist and inventor. In his youth, he was King Consort to Miss Philippines at the 1939 Manila Carnival. He was named National Scienti...

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Emmanuel Gomez Almeda MP (deceased)

Emmanuel Gomez Almeda was a pharmacist by occupation, and was known for his formula for the relief of asthma. His eldest daughter Natividad was said to have assisted him in preparing this medicine, and...

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Nicanor Escobar Padilla MP (1851 - 1936)

A member of the initial batch of physicians graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, Dr. Nicanor Escobar Padilla was also a colonel and Chief of the Medical Corps in the army of General Antonio Lu...

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Aristeo Rizal Ubaldo MP (c.1886 - 1954)

Dr. Aristeo Rizal Ubaldo was a nephew of Jose Rizal. As a young man, he would write letters to his expatriated uncle, telling him of his progress at the Ateneo de Manila. A pioneering specialist in opt...

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Maximo Sison Viola MP (1857 - 1933)

Once upon a time, a struggling patriotic man named Jose Rizal developed friendship with a kind doctor whose name was Maximo S. Viola who would later become the patron of Rizal’s first novel- the...

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Dr. Jose Rizal MP (1861 - 1896)

Jose Protacio "Pepe" Mercado Rizal is the Philippine national hero, whose writings inspired the Filipino movement for freedom from Spanish rule. More here: . During his stay in Spain, Rizal became th...

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Manuel Calleja Fernandez, Sr. MP (1916 - 2000)

Manuel Calleja Fernandez (1916 – 2000) was born in Libon, Albay, Philippines to Bartolome Seda Fernandez and Pilar Maronilla Calleja. He was a medical practitioner, specializing in dermatology &...

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Eduardo A. Quisumbing, Sr. MP (1895 - 1986)

Eduardo Quisumbing was a noted expert in the medicinal plants of the Philippines. He was author of more than 129 scientific articles. many on orchids. Eduardo Quisumbing served as the Director of the N...

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Eugenio K. Hernando MP (c.1877 - 1958)

Eugenio Hernando was a doctor in the Spanish Army, loyal to the Filipino revolutionary cause. In 1938, he was named Director of the Bureau of Public Health by Pres. Manuel L. Quezon. A sub-species of P...

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Anacleto Sales Del Rosario MP (1860 - 1895)

Anacleto Sales Del Rosario was a leading Filipino chemist during the Spanish Period and was considered the Father of Philippine Laboratory Science. He founded the Botica San Fernando in Binondo and the...

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