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Accredited by PDS

The Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) is one of the eleven residency training institutions accredited by the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS). It is the second residency training program to be approved by the PDS. The PDS, in turn, is the only specialty society for Dermatology accredited by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).

 

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Apr032010

FACULTY

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS

SYLVIA S. JACINTO, MD

 

CHAIRMAN

VERMÉN M. VERALLO-ROWELL, MD

 

RESIDENCY TRAINING OFFICER

MA. JASMIN J. JAMORA, MD 

 

ASSISTANT RESIDENCY TRAINING OFFICER

NICOLE JENNIFER T. YU, MD

 


SECTION HEADS

Photodermatology and Contact Dermatitis

     VERMÉN M. VERALLO-ROWELL, MD

Immunodermatology and Dermatopathology

     MA. JASMIN J. JAMORA, MD

Dermatologic Surgery

     KRISINDA DIM-JAMORA, MD


ACTIVE FACULTY

Arlene Abella-Sauña, MD, FPDS

Niño Catambay, MD, DPDS

Genevieve Chi-De Guzman, MD, FPDS

Catherine L. Chong, MD, FPDS

Magdalena Chua, MD, FPDS

Edeleen Chua-Ramirez, MD, FPDS

Judy Y. Cardenas-Cuaso, MD, FPDS

Janice Cuaso-Cruz, MD, FPDS

Mike Cruz, MD, DPDS

Jennie Diaz, MD, FPDS

Ma. Teresa Dimagiba, MD, FPDS

Enrizza Pua-Factor, MD, DPDS

Lyn Malabanan-Guiyab, MD, FPDS

Pamela M. Huang, MD, FPDS

Sylvia S. Jacinto, MD, FPDS

Krisinda Dim-Jamora, MD, FPDS

Ma. Jasmin J. Jamora, MD, FPDS

Sharon O. Lim, MD, DPDS

Yolanda P. Obieta, MD, FPDS

Beverly Ong-Amoranto, MD, DPDS

Angelina Onrubia, MD, FPDS

Erlvy Opina, MD, FPDS

Ma. Riza Pecache, MD, FPDS

Jeni Pua, MD, FPDS

Danilo Rodriguez, MD, FPDS

Vermén M. Verallo-Rowell, MD, FPDS

Elizabeth Sanchez, MD, FPDS

Maricris Ubalde, MD, FPDS

Maribeth Ugalde, MD, FPDS

Felice Tolentino-Yamat, MD, FPDS

Nicole Jennifer T. Yu, MD, FPDS

SCFI consultants (L-R standing) Dr. Pamela Huang, Dr. Ma. Teresa Dimagiba, Dr. Magdalena Chua, Dr. Krisinda Dim-Jamora, Dr. Nino Catambay, (L-R seated) Dr. Catherine Chong, Dr. Nicole Yu, Dr. Vermen Verallo-Rowell, Dr. Arlene Abella-Sauna, Dr. Jasmin Jamora, Dr. Elizabeth Sanchez [click for larger image]

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Apr032010

SYLVIA S. JACINTO, MD - CHAIRMAN EMERITUS

Medical School: Graduate of University of the Philippines College of Medicine, class of 1962

Residency training in Dermatology: New York University-Bellevue Medical Center, New York City (1964-1967), Chief Resident during senior year

Post-graduate education:

  • Moh’s chemosurgery, NYU Department of Dermatology under Dr Perry Robins
  • Post-Graduate Course on Leprosy, Carville, Louisiana

Areas of Interest: General Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Papers published locally: 28
Papers published internationally: 10
Lectures given: 80

Textbook:

     1.  Jacinto, Sylvia S. Brown Skin: A Clinical Atlas of Dermatology of Brown Skin. 2007. 

     2.  Jacinto-Jamora, S. Chapter 22 Diseases of the Skin, in Textbook of Pediatrics and Child Health, edited by   Del Mundo, F. et al. J. Cancio Foundation, 1989, 1995.

     3.  Cited in Textbook of Dermatology by Thomas Habib as reference for Pityrosporum Folliculitis. 

     4.  Cited in Andrews Textbook of Dermatology under Pityrosporum Folliculitis.

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

Instructor, UP-PGH Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Dermatology (Nov. 1967-February 1972).

Preceptor, Philippine Dermatological Society, 1974-84.

Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Chairman, Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc (SCFI), a recognized dermatology residency training program with the Philippine Dermatological Society, January 1984 to 2006.

Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc. Training Officer, 1984-98.

Head, Section of Dermatology, Ospital ng Makati, 1994-present

Chairman, Dept. of Dermatology, Quirino Memorial Medical Center, 1996-present.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

College Scholar, Pre-medicine, University of the Philippines, First semester, 1954.

University Scholar, Pre-medicine, University of the Philippines, Second Semester, 1956-57.

Enrile Award of Distinction for Third Place in the Philippine Board of Medical Examination, May 1962.

Nominated for Most Outstanding Physician in Community Medicine, Dec. 2001, U.P. Medical Alumni Society (UPMAS).

Awarded Loyalty Pin of the American Academy of Dermatology for continuous 25 years of loyal membership, 2003.

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Inc. Brand Identity Awardee 2004, recognized for Letterhead Design.

Philippine Medical Association conferred the “Most Outstanding Physician”, May 20, 2004, Maynila, Manila Hotel.

Recognition: Family of the Year Award (for the Carmelo P. Jacinto, M.D. family), University of the Philippines Alumni Association Centennial, Dec. 16, 2008, PICC.

Awarded American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Circle for Volunteerism, 2010

 

POSITIONS HELD:

Philippine Dermatological Society Inc. (PDS)-affiliate society with the Philippine Medical Association Inc.  for dermatology :

Founding Director and Incorporator, 1974.

Chairman, Committee on Constitution and By-Laws, 1975-78.

President, 2 terms, 1975-76, 1977-78.

Chairman, Board of Accreditation- 1975-78.

Chairman, Philippine Board of Dermatology- 1982-84.

Member, Philippine Board of Dermatology-1970-74, 1979-81.

Member, Board of Directors-1970-74, 1979-80, 1981-82, 1983-84, 2001-02.

Member, Board of Accreditation-1979-84, 1991-96, 2001-02 (Committee on Planning).

Chairman, Committee on Ethics- 1987-90, 1995-96, Jan-June 2009

Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of the PDS, 1995-99.

Member, Council of Elders, 1999 to present

Chairman, COMELEC, Nov. 12, 2004.. 2010

Chair, Advisory Council 2009-

Member. COMELEC (Committee on Elections), 2000 to present; Chair, 2010.

Chair, Task Force on the Safe and Competent Practice of Dermatology, 2002-2010.

Chair, Task Force Merger (with the Philippine Society of Cutaneous Medicine), 2002-04.(Successful after 7 tries)

Member, Ad Hoc Nominations Committee, Unified PDS, 2004.

Philippine Medical Association as “Most Outstanding Physician”, 2004 and awarded by the PMA on May 20, 2004, Maynila, Manila Hotel.

 

SKIN AND CANCER FOUNDATION INC. (SCFI)-an accredited residency training program in dermatology

Co-Founder, Executive Director and President- 1984 to present

Chairman and Training Officer-1984-99.

Chairman, 1999 to 2006.

Chairman Emeritus-2007 to present

Clinical Professor, from 1984 to present.

Founding Editor, The Philippine Journal of Dermatology and Dermatological Society, published by National Book Store and then SCFI-the first dermatology journal in the Philippines.

 

PHILIPPINE SOCIETY OF CUTANEOUS SURGERY INC.-affiliate society with the Philippine Medical Association Inc.

Founding Incorporator, President, 2000 to present.

 

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS:

MEDICAL/SCIENTIFIC (ABROAD)

 International Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology, 1975-to present.

International Society of Dermatologic Surgery Inc., 1978-to present

Advisory Board for the Philippines, 1978-1999.

Pacific Dermatological Association, 1977 to present.

Corresponding Member, American College of Cryosurgery, 1978.

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery-1976 to present.

Advisory Board for the Philippines, Skin Cancer Foundation, New York City, 1992-present.

International Society of Dermatology, 1979 to present.

Society for Investigative Dermatology, 1981 to present.

International Society of Pediatric Dermatology, 1981.

American Contact Dermatitis Society, 1992 to present.

Charter Member, American Hair Restorative Society, 1994 to present.

Women’s Dermatological Society, 1995 to present. Member, Membership Committee-2004

Council for Nail Disorders, 1997 to present.

American Holistic Medical Association, 1997 to present.

American College of Phlebology, 2000 to present.

Highway to Health, 1999 to present.

Photobiology Society, 2004

American  Academy of Cosmetic Surgery -2005 to present

 

LOCAL SOCIETIES:

Diplomate, Fellow, Life Member, Philippine Dermatological Society Inc, from 1967 to present.

Charter Member, Venous Forum of the Philippines, 1993 to present.

Vice-President, Philippine Society of Cryosurgeyr, 1985.

Regular Member, National Research Council of the Philippines, 1977 to present.

Life Member, Philippine Medical Association Inc. (PMA)

Life Member, University of the Philippine Medical Alumni Society (UPMAS).

 

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Apr032010

VERMÉN M. VERALLO-ROWELL, MD - CHAIRMAN

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine, class of 1962

Residency in Dermatology: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio (1964-1967)
Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (1967-1968)
Areas of Interest: Photomedicine: Sunscreens and hyperpigmentations, Minimally invasive facial and neck rejuvenation procedures, Clinico-pathologic correlations, Contact and photocontact dermatitis, Psoriasis management

Published works:

  • JOURNAL ARTICLES written in peer-reviewed Journals: 100 +
  • ABSTRACTS of lectures/Posters in international conferences and in local journals 50+
  • LECTURES given in Dermatology conventions: Regional Conference in Dermatology, Asian Dermatological Association meetings, Selected international meetings

BOOKS:

  1. AUTHOR: Skin in the Tropics: Sunscreens and Hyperpigmentations, Anvil Press, 2002, Philippines
  2. CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR: Compendium of Philippine Medicine Section on: Guidelines in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eczema
  3. EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR: PDS Guidelines of Care 2002
  4. AUTHOR: Rx: Coconuts! (The Perfect Health Nut), Xlibris, Philadelphia, USA, 2005
  5. CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR CHAPTER ON PHOTOPROTECTION: Cosmetic Surgery in Darker Racial Ethnic Groups. Ed. Pearl Grimes. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, USA, 2006
  6. CO-AUTHOR WITH JON KABARA, MSc., PhD. On Monolaurin, 2007
  7. CO-AUTHOR WITH EMELDA PERALTA, B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition in Dermatology for the Urban Setting 2007
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Apr032010

MA. JASMIN J. JAMORA, MD - RESIDENCY TRAINING OFFICER

Medical School and Internship: UP College of Medicine; UP-PGH Medical Center

Postgraduate Training: Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency Training: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Fellowship Training:

  • Dermatopathology, Indiana University Medical Center
  • Immunodermatology, New York University Medical Center

Areas of interest: Dermatopathology, Immunodermatopathology, Blistering Diseases, Nonsurgical Skin rejuvenation

Research Papers:

  1. Cunha PR, de Oliveira JR, Salles MJ, Jamora J,,Bystryn JC. Pemphigus vulgaris with involvement of the cervix treated using thalidomide therapy. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Sep;43(9):682-4.
  2. Jamora MJ, Jiao D, Bystryn JC. Antibodies to desmoglein 1 and 3, and the clinical phenotype of pemphigus vulgaris. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003Jun;48(6):976-7
  3. Rachel JD, Jamora JJ. Skin rejuvenation regimens: a profilometry and histopathologic study. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2003 Mar-Apr;5(2):145-9
  4. Jamora MJ, Wainwright BD, Meehan SA, Bystryn JC. Improved identification of potentially dangerous pigmented skin lesions by computerized image analysis. Arch Dermatol. 2003 Feb;139(2):195-8
  5. Jamora MJ, Verallo-Rowell VM, Samson-Veneracion MT. Patch testing with 20% Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus/farinae (Chemotechnique) antigen. Am J Contact Dermat. 2001 Jun;12(2):67-71.
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Apr032010

NICOLE JENNIFER T. YU, MD - ASSISTANT RESIDENCY TRAINING OFFICER

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, class of 2001
Residency Training in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc., 2003-2005, chief resident in her senior year 

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Apr032010

NELLIE T. YU, MD 

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, class of 1968

Residency training in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Preceptorship training in Dermatology under Dr. Sylvia S. Jacinto from 1983-1986
Areas of interest: Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery with experiences on the following procedures:

  • Monopolar Radiofrequency (Thermage) for Non-invasive Surgical Face Lift
  • Fractional Phototermolysis (Fraxel) for Photorejuvenation, Acne Scars, and Skin Pigmentation
  • Intense Pulsed Light therapy (IPL Quantum SR) for Photorejuvenation and Skin Pigmenation
  • Combined Radiofrequency and Diode Laser (Syneron Polaris WR) for Skin Rejuvenation and Rhytids
  • Photopneumatic therapy (Aesthera) for Photorejuvenation, hair removal and vascular lesions
  • Botulinium toxin injections and Cosmetic Dermal Fillers for rhytids
  • Chemical peeling, microdermabrasion, acne surgery, electrodessication and curettage, excisions, skin biopsies, etc.
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Apr032010

JULIETA PERALTA-ARAMBULO, MD

Medical School: Nicanor Reyes Far Eastern University (1979-1983)

Residency training in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (1986-1989) 
Post-Graduate courses:

  • Tumescent Liposuction at Kelien Surgicenter, Capistrano, California
  • Follicular Hair Transplant, Anew Medical Group, Los Angeles, 
    California

Areas of interest: Dermatologic Surgery, Hair Transplant, Laser Surgery

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Apr032010

CATHERINE L. CHONG, MD

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas – Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Magna cum Laude (1994-1998)

Residency in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (2000- 2002), Chief Resident in 2002
Preceptorship: Dr. Martin N. Zaiac, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Florida, USA (June-July 2003) 
Areas of Interest: Dermatologic Surgery
Published Papers:

  • Infantile Psoriasis: A Case Report, The Journal of the Philippine Dermatological Society Volume 10, Number 2 pp 122-126 2002 May
  • Impetigo Herpetiformis: A Case Report, The Journal of the Philippine Dermatological Society, Volume 11
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Apr032010

JUDY Y. CARDENAS- CUASO, MD  

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas – Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (1967-1971), Magna Cum Laude

Straight Pediatric Internship: State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse New York (1972-1973)
Residency Training in Dermatology: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Areas of interest: Pediatric Dermatology

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Apr032010

JANICE CUASO-CRUZ, MD

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas (1992-1994), Bene Meritus

Internship: Santo Tomas University Hospital (1998-1999)
Residency Training: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (2000-2002), chief resident in her senior year
Fellowship: General Dermatology at the National Skin Centre, Singapore (Sept-Dec 2003)
Publications: Cutaneous Cryptococcosis and Aspergillosis in an Immunocompromised Patient, Jour of the Phil Derm Society; vol 10, No. 2, Nov 2001
Areas of interest: General Dermatology 

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Apr032010

GENEVIEVE C. CHI-DE GUZMAN, MD

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (1995-1999)

Internship: Cardinal Santos Medical Center (2000)
Residency Training: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (2001-2004), chief resident in her senior year
Preceptorships: American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (Dr. Gary J. Brauner and Dr. Mitchell P. Goldman)
Areas of Interest: General Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Research Papers:

  1. Chi GC, Rao J, Goldman MP, A Clinical Comparison Between Two Hyaluronic Acid Derived Fillers in the Treatment of Nasolabial Folds: Hylaform vs. Restylane, Derm Surg Nov 2005.
  2. Chi GC, Verallo VM, Indoor Clinical Study to Determine the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) and Persistent Pigment Darkening (PPD) of Two Powder Foundations, a Lipstick, and Seven Broad Spectrum Sunscreens in Asians with Skin Phototypes III to V, Oct 2004.
  3. Chi GC, Evangelista MP, Verallo, VM, Facial Skin Rejuvenation Comparing 10% Glykeros with 0.1% Kinetin Cream: An Open Clinical Controlled Trial, April 200
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Apr032010

SYLVIA M. HUANG, MD

Medical School: University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center (1974-1978)

Residency in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (1979-1982)
Areas of interest: General Dermatology, Laser Surgery

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Apr032010

YOLANDA P. OBIETA, MD

Medical School: 

Residency Training in Dermatology: UP-PGH Medical Center, Manila
Fellowship in Dermatopathology: New York University, New York, USA
Fellowship in Dermatopathology: Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Fellowship in Dermatology: UP-PGH Medical Center, Manila 
Areas of interest: Dermatopathology

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Apr032010

TERESITA MENDOZA-REYES, MD 

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas – Faculty of Medicine and Surgery

Residency in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Fellow, Philippine Dermatological Society
Areas of interest: Clinical Dermatology

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Apr032010

ELIZABETH SANCHEZ, MD

Medical School: St Louis University, Baguio City

Post Graduate Medical Internship: Armed forces of the Philippines Medical Center

Residency training in Dermatology: Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc

Residency training in Pediatrics: Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center

Research Paper: Verallo-Rowell, V., Arevalo, C., Chong, C., Cuaso-Cruz, J., Nograles, K., Sanchez, E.