The Committee on Awards, headed by Dr. Aileen Riego-Javier, is happy and proud to present this year’s awardees for the following:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Liborio Gomez Memorial Award
Distinguished Service Award
Outstanding Pathologist Award
These awards will be given during the 68th Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Pathologists.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Tomas P. Maramba, Jr., MD, MHA, FPSP
The Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious and distinguished honor to be provided by the Philippine Society of Pathologists and is given to Dr. Maramba for his immeasurable and invaluable contribution to the growth of Pathology in the Philippines and his numerous accomplishments in the science that has placed the practice of Pathology in a distinguished position.
Liborio Gomez Memorial Awardee for 2019
Jose M. Carnate, Jr., MD, FPSP
The Liborio Gomez Memorial Award is given to Dr. Carnate for his service in various capacities and involvement in the promotion and advancement of the science of pathology as particularly envisioned by Dr. Liborio Gomez - in medical education, research, and professionalism. He has attained creditable academic rank in the medical schools and institutions he is affiliated in and is a recognized authority in his chosen field of expertise. Dr. Carnate has quite a palpable contribution of research works in the advancement of pathology as a science, has unquestionable moral integrity, and continues to participate in the affairs of the society for the benefit of the society and Pathology in the Philippines.
Distinguished Service Awardee for 2019
Mary Yvonnette C. Nerves, RMT, MD, FPSP, MMHoA
The Distinguished Service Award is given to Dr. Nerves for her consistent, active, and continuing participation in the affairs of the society making notable contributions in the promotion of its objectives.
Her involvement in national activities leading to the promotion of the interests of the society in particular and the science of medicine in general.
Outstanding Pathologist Awardee for 2019
Leoncio Uy Ong, MD, FPSP, CP
Dr. Ong is given the Outstanding Pathologist Award for his meritoriously distinguished practice of pathology and substantial contribution to the promotion of the discipline and the image of the society. His work in his region is a notable achievement in the practice of pathology that is appreciated and respected by colleagues in pathology in particular and in the medical community in general. Dr. Ong continues to participate in the affairs of the society for its improvement and for the benefit of the practice of Pathology in the Philippines.