Research

Recent Publications

Prof. A.B. Cadiz

Cadiz, A. P. B., Fadrilan-Camacho, V. F. F., Quizon, R. R., & Josef, R. G. Occupational health and safety of the informal mining, transport and agriculture sectors in the Philippines. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. (2016); 47(4); 833-84

Dr. V. F. Camacho

Thepaksorn, P., Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, & Siriwong, W. (2017). Respiratory Symptoms and Ventilatory Function Defects among Para rubber Wood Sawmill Workers in the South of Thailand. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 23 (4); 788-797.

Molina, VB, Quizon, RR, Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, Riego de Dios, JM, Delos Reyes, CL, Deauna, JP, & Magtibay, BB. Development of Water Safety Plan Models for Water Refilling Stations in the Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2016). 50 (3); 166-169.

Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, Quizon, RR, Diaz, DV, & Manaloto, ANP. Challenges in the development of a medical surveillance system for pneumoconioses and other asbestos-related diseases in the Philippines. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. (2016); 47 (4); 822-832.

Cadiz, APB, Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, Quizon, RR, & Josef, RG. Occupational health and safety of the informal mining, transport and agriculture sectors in the Philippines. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. (2016); 47(4); 833-843.

Fontanilla, CS, Quizon, RR, Molina, VB, Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, Palatino, MC, & Cuevas, VC. Cadmium Concentration in Brown and Polished Rice from Selected Farms in Barangay Real, Calamba City and Its Potential Non-cancer Health Risk in Adult Population. Acta Medica Philippina. (2015); 49 (3). 27-31.

Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF. Caring for the Workers and their Families, Philippine Academy of Family Physicians Proceedings. (2014); 24; 43-47.

Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF. Auto-LPG and Its Health Effects: A Review. Acta Medica Philippina. (2013); 47(2); 62-65.

"The Effectiveness of a Clinical Pathway Checklist for Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Improving the Appropriateness of Care and the Issues with Its Use among Resident Physicians at the Family Medicine Clinic of the Philippine General Hospital", The Filipino Family Physician, Vol. 48 No. 1 pp. 45-51 (2010)

"Auto-LPG and its Health Effects: A Review", Acta Medica Philippina, Vol. 47 No. 2 pp. 62-65 (2013)

Prof. R.D. Enoveso

Lomboy, M., Riego de Dios, J., Magtibay, B., Quizon, R., Molina, V., Fadrilan-Camacho, V., See, J., Enoveso, R., Barbosa, L., Agravante, A. Updating National Standards for Drinking-Water: A Philippine Experience. Journal of Water and Health 2016; doi: 10.2166/wh.2016.177.

Carlos AC, Enoveso RA, Palmares ML, Sayson LA, Tejano KP, Manalang G. Perceived Occupational Hazards of Sanitary Inspectors from Two Urban Cities in the Philippines.  ACTA Medica Philippina. 2015. Volume 49. Issue No 2. Pages 59-65.

 

Dr. P.R. Hernandez

 

Kanyasan K, Nonaka D, Chatouphonexay A, Hernandez PMR, Kounnavong S and Kobayashi J. (2018). Implementation of disaster risk reduction and management policies in a school setting in Lao PDR: a case study, Tropical Medicine and Health, 46(42). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41182-018-0124-7.

 

Hernandez PMR, and Saquido ASB. (2018). Analysis of gaps among stakeholders of occupational health and safety in the Philippines, Acta Medica Philippina, 52(3): 281-287.

 

Dulay LER, Galvan MDKP, Puyaoan RJM, Sison AAY, Natanauan NS and Hernandez PMR. (2018). Occupational noise exposure of traffic enforcers in selected streets in the City of Manila, Acta Medica Philippina,52(3): 261-267.

 

Antonio, CT, Hernandez, PMR, Tolabing, MCC, Ignacio, MSEI and RR Quizon. (2016). Promoting socially relevant public health projects and researches: highlights from the Public Health Conference, SEAMEO TropMed Philippines, November 13, 2015, Manila, Philippines, Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development, 20(1): 73-76.

 

Quizon, RR, Hernandez, PMR, Lacsamana, GC, Remaneses, JO and JPC See. (2015). Identification of occupational hazards by walk-through surveys among selected public hospitals in the Philippines, Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development, 19(3): 41-47.

 

Hernandez, PMR, Quizon, RR, Lacsamana, GC and JO Remaneses. (2014). Occupational health systems across selected public healthcare facilities in the Philippines, Acta Medica Philippina, 48(3): 43-51.

Guevarra, JP, Oidem, MG, Estrada, JAG, Bertuso, AG, Borja, MP, Bullecer, ER, de Guzman, TS, Leonardo, LR, Molina, VB, Yanga-Mabunga, MST, Castillo, EC, Hernandez, PMR, Ignacio, MSE, Javier, RS, Pinlac, PAV and EA Roxas. (2014). Partnership for health development through the field practice, Acta Medica Philippina, 48(3): 79-83.

 

Prof. M. C. Lomboy

Lomboy, M., Quirit, L., Molina, V., Dalmacion, G., Schwartz, J., Suh, H., Baja, E. Characterization of Particulate Matter 2.5 in an Urban Tertiary Care Hospital in the Philippines. Building and Environment 2015; 92:432-439.

Lomboy, M., Riego de Dios, J., Magtibay, B., Quizon, R., Molina, V., Fadrilan-Camacho, V., See, J., Enoveso, A., Barbosa, L., Agravante, A. Updating National Standards for Drinking-Water: A Philippine Experience. Journal of Water and Health 2016; doi: 10.2166/wh.2016.177.

Usami, M., Lomboy, M., Satake, N., Estrada, C., Kodama, M., Gregorio, E., Suzuki, Y., Uytico, R., Molon, M., Harada, I., Yamamoto, K., Inazaki, K., Ushijima, H., Leynes, C., Kobayashi, J., Quizon, R., Hayakawa, T. Addressing challenges in children's mental health in disaster-affected areas in Japan and the Philippines - highlights of the training program by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine. BMC Proceedings 2018; 12 (Suppl 14): 1-8

Lomboy, M., Quizon, R., Rivera, A., Agravante, A., Tambiloc, R. An Analysis of the Gaps in the National Infrastructure for Chemical Management System. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development 2015; 19 (3): 1-9.

Quizon, R., Lam, H., Lopez, J., Lomboy, M., Rivera, A. Policy Alternatives to Reduce the Health and Economic Effects of Continued Asbestos Use in the Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina 2014; 48:1-7.

Quizon, R., Torres, E., Torres-Briola, T., and Lomboy, M. Indoor Air Quality Monitoring of Communities Surrounding a Coal-Fired Power Plant in Pagbilao, Quezon. Acta Medica Philippina 2016; 50 (3): 1-8.

Quizon, R, Torres, E, Subida, R, Lomboy, M. A Study on the Linkages of Water Sanitation Practices with Public Health: Estimating the Burden of Disease. The UP Manila Journal 2008; 13: 34-48.

Salazar, L., Alvez, T., Balbedina, J., Torres, J., Tupaz, I., Lomboy, M., Quizon, R. Physico-chemical and Microbiological Quality Assessment of Ice Blocks Sold in Selected Wet Markets in Manila, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina 2018; 52 (3): 232-238

 

Dr. P. S. Macaraeg

"A Proposed Two-Track Fellowship Training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine", Acta Medica Philippina, Vol. 44 No. 3 pp. 60-62 (2010)

"Occupational and Environmental Medicine: A Discipline to Pursue in this Millennium", Acta Medica Philippina, Vol. 46 No. 1 p. 63 (2012)

 

Prof. G. F. Manalang Jr.

Gabud RS, Manalang GF Jr., Chua RBL, Mendoza ER, and Lozano-Kühne JP. “An assessment of chronotype and social jetlag among Filipinos.” International Journal of Philippine Science and Technology, Vol. 01, No. 1 (2015)

Lozano-Kühne JP, Aguila MER, Manalang GF Jr., Chua RB, Gabud RS, and Mendoza ER. “Shift work research in the Philippines: current state and future directions.” Philippine Science Letters, Vol. 5, No. 1 (2012)

Carlos AC, Enoveso RA, Palmares ML, Sayson LA, Tejano KP, and Manalang GF Jr. "Perceived Occupational Hazards of Sanitary Inspectors from Two Urban Cities in the Philippines." Acta Medica Philippina, Vol. 49, No. 3 (2015)

Manalang, GF Jr. “Occupational health and safety training of personnel in selected DOH hospitals in Metro Manila.” Acta Medica Philippina, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2010)

 

Dr. V. B. Molina

"Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Manila Catfish (Arius dispar) from Laguna Lake", Acta Medica Philippina, Vol. 48 No. 1 pp. 22-27 (2014)

"Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals Bioaccumulation in Bangus from Laguna Lake", University of the Philippines Manila Journal, Vol. 16 pp. 1-11 (2012)

"Non-Carcinogenic Health Risk of Heavy Metal in Mudfish from Laguna Lake", Science Diliman, Vol. 24 No. 1 pp. 23-32 (2012)

Molina, VB, Espaldon, MVO, Flavier, ME, Pacardo, EP, Rebancos, CM. "Bioaccumulation in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from Laguna de Bay, Philippines", Journal of Environmental Science and Management, Vol. 14 No. 2 pp. 28-35 (2011)

"Waste Management Practices of Hospitals in Metro Manila", University of the Philippines Manila Journal, Vol. 7 No. 3-4 pp. 17-22 (2002)

Crisostomo, L., Molina, V. "Pregnancy Outcomes among Farming Households of Nueva Ecija with Conventional Pesticide Use versus Integrated Pest Management", International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, Vol. 8 No. 3 pp. 232-242 (2002)

 

Prof. RR Quizon

 

Carl Abelardo T Antonio, Amiel Nazer C Bermudez, Kim L Cochon, Fernando B Garcia Jr, Jonathan P Guevarra, Jorel A Manalo, Romeo R Quizon, Roberto P Salvino, Erwin G Benedicto. Stakeholders Perceptions on the Challenges of Financing Debilitating Illnesses. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development,  Vol. 21, No. 2. August, 2017.

M Lomboy, J Riego de Dios, B Magtibay, R Quizon, V Molina, V Fadrilan-Camacho, J See, A Enoveso, L Barbosa, A Agravante. Updating national standards for drinking-water: the Philippine experience, Journal of Water and Health, Vol 15, No. 2, April, 2017.

Usami, M., Lomboy, M., Satake, N., Estrada, C., Kodama, M., Gregorio, E., Suzuki, Y., Uytico, R., Molon, M., Harada, I., Yamamoto, K., Inazaki, K., Ushijima, H., Leynes, C., Kobayashi, J., Quizon, R., Hayakawa, T. Addressing challenges in children's mental health in disaster-affected areas in Japan and the Philippines - highlights of the training program by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine. BMC Proceedings 2018; 12 (Suppl 14): 1-8

Salazar, L., Alvez, T., Balbedina, J., Torres, J., Tupaz, I., Lomboy, M., Quizon, R. Physico-chemical and Microbiological Quality Assessment of Ice Blocks Sold in Selected Wet Markets in Manila, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina 2018; 52 (3): 232-238

Quizon,RR, Torres,EB, Torres-Briola,TY Lomboy, MLTC. Indoor Air Quality Monitoring of Communities Surrounding a Coal-Fired Power Plant in Pagbilao, Quezon. Acta Medica Phillipina, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2016

VB Molina, RR Quizon, VFF Camacho-Fadrilan, JM Riego de Dios, CL Delos Reyes, JP Deauna, BB Magtibay. Development of Water Safety Plan Models for Water Refilling Stations in the Philippines. Acta Medica Phillipina, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2016

Cadiz, APB, Fadrilan-Camacho, VVF, Quizon, RR, Josef, RG. Occupational Health and Safety of the Informal Mining, Transport and Agriculture Sectors in the Philippines, The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Vol. 47, No. 4, July 2016

Fadrilan-Camacho,VVF, Quizon, RR, Diaz, DV, Manaloto, ANP. Challenges in the Development of a Medical Surveillance System for Pneumoconioses and other Asbestos-Related Diseases in the Philippines, The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Vol. 47, No. 4, July 2016.

Quizon, RR. (Guest Editorial) SEAMEO TROPMED Philippines: College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila, The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Vol. 47, No. 4, July 2016.

Antonio, CT, Hernandez, PMR, Tolabing, MCC, Ignacio, MSE, Quizon, RR. Promoting Socially Relevant Public Health Projects and Researches: Highlights from the Public Health Conferences, SEAMEO TROPMED Philippines, November 13, 2015, Manila, Philippines, Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development, Vol. 20, No. 1. ISSN 0118-08-78. Jan-Mar 2016.

Leocadio, RJKY, Quizon, RR. Effects of Distance from the Cagayan De Oro, Philippines, Dumpsite on the Groundwater Quality of Shallow Dug Wells. Journal of Scientific Research and Development. 3 (1): 51-56, ISSN 1115-7569. 2016

Fontanilla,CS, Quizon, RR, Molina, VB, Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, Palatino, MC, Cuevas, VC. Cadmium Concentration in Brown and Polished Rice from Selected Farms in Barangay Real, Calamba City and Its Potential Non-cancer Health Risk in Adult Population, Acta Medica Phillipina, Vol. 49 No. 3, 2015.

Quizon, RR, Hernandez, PMR, Lacsamana, GC, Remaneses, JI, See, JPC, Identification of Occupational Hazards by Walk-Through Surveys Among Selected Public Hospitals in the Philippines. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development, Vol. 19, No. 3. ISSN 0118-08-78. Jul-Sep 2015

Lomboy, MFTC, Quizon, RR, Rivera, ATF, Agravante, APM, Tambiloc, RD. An Analysis of the Gaps in the National Infrastructure for Chemical Management System. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development, Vol. 19, No. 3. ISSN 0118-08-78. Jul-Sep 2015.

Quizon, RR. (Guest Editorial), Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development, Vol. 19, No. 3. ISSN 0118-08-78. Jul-Sep 2015.

Quizon, RR, Lam, HY, Lopez, JCF, Lomboy, MFTC, Rivera, ATF. Policy Alternatives to Reduce the Health and Economic Effects of Continued Asbestos Use in the Philippines. Acta Medica Phillipina, Vol. 48 No. 3, 2014.

Hernandez, PMR, Quizon, RR, Lacsamana, GC, Remaneses, JI. Occupational Health Systems across Selected Public healthcare Facilities in the Philippines. Acta Medica Phillipina, Vol. 48 No. 3, 2014

 

Research Projects and Principal Investigators

2009-2014

A Descriptive Study on the Need for Training Programs in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Among Selected Medical Practitioners (Dr. P. S. Macaraeg)

A Study on Indoor Fine Particulate Matter (PM), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) and Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Levels in Naturally and Mechanically Ventilated Wards at the Philippine General Hospital (Ms. M. F. T. C. Lomboy)

A Study on the Demand for a UP Manila Training Program in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Dr. P. S. Macaraeg)

Activities of Filipino Call Center Employees (Prof. G. F. Manalang Jr.)

Baseline Health Study of Communities Adjacent to the Coal-Fired Power Plant in Davao (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Baseline Health Study of Communities Adjacent to the Coal-Fired Power Plant in Brgy. Cawag, Subic, Zambales (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Chapters 1-4, UP Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Manual (Dr. P. S. Macaraeg)

Determining the Filipino Chronotype (Prof. G. F. Manalang Jr.)

Development of a National Action and Implementation Plan for the National Chemical Safety Management (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Development of a National Occupational Health and Safety Program: Baseline Research Study on the Occupational Disease Among Workers in Public Healthcare Facilities and DOH Offices (Dr. P. M. R. Hernandez)

Development of a National Program for the Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases in the Philippines (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Development of Road Map for the National Chemical Safety Management Program (Philippines) (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Development of the Masterplan for the National Chemical Safety Program of the Philippines (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Development of Training Program on Demonstrating and Promoting Best Techniques to Reduce Health Care Wastes and to Avoid Dioxins and Mercury Releases (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Development of Water Safety Plan Models for Water Refilling Stations in the Philippines (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Economic Valuation of Climate Change Adaptation for Health (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Environmental Health and Socio-Economic Monitoring of Communities around Sual Coal-Fired Thermal Plant (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals Bioaccumulation in Fish for Laguna de Bay Philippines (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Instructional Design for Basic Training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Dr. P. S. Macaraeg)

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on LPG use and Health Complaints of Taxi Drivers using LPG and non-LPG in Metro Manila, Philippines (Dr. V. F. Fadrilan-Camacho)

LakeHEAD Project: Managing Environmental Risks to Food and Health Security in Southeast Asian Watersheds (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Managing Environment and Health Risks in Laguna Lake Watershed (Dr. V. B. Molina)

MDGF 1656: Conduct of Climate Change Vulnerability and Impact Assessment Framework, Development of a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework/System, and Compendium of Good and Innovative Climate Change Adaptation Practices for the Health Sector (Philippines), Institute of Health Policy and Development Studies, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Physical Therapy Services and PhilHealth (Prof. G. F. Manalang Jr.)

Proceedings of the UP Manila Disaster Action Plan Workshop (Dr. P. S. Macaraeg)

Proposed  Academic/Training  Program entitled  “Dual-Track Fellowship Program in Occupational and Environmental Medicine(OEM) (Dr. P. S. Macaraeg)

Risk Factors Associated with Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases and Emergence of Psychosocial Problems in the Aftermath of Disasters in Marikina, Areas Around Laguna de Bay such as Sta. Cruz and Pagsanjan and around Manila Bay such as Manila, Batangas and Cavite (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Shiftwork and the Chronotype of Filipino Call Center Employees (Prof. G. F. Manalang Jr.)

Stable Isotope Analysis of Lead in Fish from Laguna Lake (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Training on the use of climate change adaptation tools for health (Dr. V. B. Molina)

Updating the Philippine National Profile on Chemical Safety (Prof. R. R. Quizon)

Work Situation of Physical Therapy Volunteers (Prof. G. F. Manalang Jr.)