In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the study of the nature of schistosome granuloma and its role in hepatosplenic disease; the epidemiology and control of hepatitis B and all known viral hepatitides in the Philippines; and the pathophysiology, clinical behavior and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in Filipinos.
Birthdate: 28 June 1936
- M.D., University of the Philippines, Manila, 1961
- Internal Medicine, UP-PGH, 1964
- Gastroenterology and Hepatopology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ihio, U.S.A., 1967