PNHRS recognizes 8 Pinoy researchers as 2021 Best Mentors in Health Research

The Best Mentor Award is awarded biennially to recognize mentors in health research who have built the capacities of researchers in the health sector and, in the process, propelled significant advances in the Philippine National Health Research System’s (PNHRS) thrusts as identified in the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA).

Awardees are selected per cluster (Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and NCR) and categorized according to their mentees (Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and Junior/Early Career Researchers). For this year’s call, the following are the cluster winners per category:

Undergraduate Category

NAME

INSTITUTION

CLUSTER

Rev. Fr. Alfredo V. Corpuz

University ofNorthern Philippines

Luzon

Ms. Carol Joy P. Remaneses

Aklan State University

Visayas


Graduate Category

NAME

INSTITUTION

CLUSTER

Dr. Julius T. Capili

Cagayan State University

Luzon

Dr. Rheajane A. Rosales

Samar State University

Visayas

Dr. Mylene M. Uy

Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology

Mindanao

Dr. Agnes L. Castillo

University of Santo Tomas

NCR


Junior/Early Career Researchers Category

NAME

INSTITUTION

CLUSTER

Dr. Jonel P. Saludes

University of San Agustin

Visayas

Dr. Erna C. Arollado

UP Manila

NCR

The cluster winners will receive plaques of recognition and cash prizes amounting to either Fifty Thousand Pesos (Undergraduate and Graduate Category) or One Hundred Thousand Pesos (Junior/Early Career Researchers Category), depending on their category. 

The national winners per category will be selected among the cluster winners. The announcement of the national winners and the awarding of winners will be in March 2022 during the 40th PCHRD Anniversary Celebration.