ANNOUCEMENT

UERMMMCI-Graduate School 10th (PEARL) Year Anniversary Celebration The University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center - Graduate School will celebrate its Pearl (10th) Foundation Anniversary on August 7-14, 2011. This week-long celebration will attempt to bring together the universities and colleges offering Graduate Programs in Health for academic exchanges of research work, innovative discoveries and health service outreach programs. The celebration’s theme “Championing Graduate Education towards Health Development and Nation Building” is an embodiment of our commitment to making health accessible to the people through quality graduate education and professional programs for health practitioners. In view of the above, we would like to invite your school to participate in the series of activities on the said dates. Please refer to the table below for details:

UERMMMC Graduate School Pearl (10th) Anniversary Celebration
August 7-14, 2011 “Championing Graduate Education towards health development and nation building”
Day/Time Day 1 (SUN) 500-800 Activity Kick-off: KALUSUGAN, KARUNUNGAN, KINABUKASAN (A Run for Cause) (To be participated by different School Delegations of NCR) Registration: 1K- 300.00; 3K- 400.00; 5K- 500.00 (All delegates must bring official color or banner for identity) Salu-salong agahan sa QC Circle Sampung Taong Serbisyo (Salamat Doc or Pinoy MD Coverage) Inter-Graduate Students Research Colloquium (Scope: Studies related to Clinical Nursing, Community Health, Mental Health, Occupational Health, Maternal-Child, Nursing Administration, Diabetes Nursing and Education) (Parallel Research Presentation) See attached Call for Abstracts and Review Procedure Inter-Graduate Students Research Colloquium Scope: Burden of Diseases, Public Health Systems, Health Financing, Health Equity, Global Health and Complementary and Alternative Health Care (Parallel Research Presentation) See attached Call for Abstracts and Review Procedure Speakers/Venue Assembly Area: QC Memorial Circle (Parks and Wildlife)

800-1000 1000-1500 Day 2 (MON)

GSLR-JMC (New)/ CON Auditorium

Day 3 (TUE)

GSLR-JMC (New)/ CON Auditorium

Day 4 (WED)

Day 5* (THU) 830-1230

Inter-Graduate Students Research Colloquium Scope: Tropical Diseases, Diabetes, Environmental Health, Vaccine Development, Treatment Innovations of Tropical Medicine (Parallel Research Presentation) See attached Call for Abstracts and Review Procedure Professional Lecture Series: 1. The Prospects of Integrative Health Care in the Philippine Health Care Delivery System 2. Perspective of Filipino Diabetes Care

GSLR-JMC (New)/ CON Auditorium

Dr. Michael Tan
Medical Anthropologist UP Diliman/Manila

Dr. Ricardo Fernando
Founder, ISDF

3.

Public Health Governance and Accountability

Dr. Alberto Romualdez
Former Secreatry of Health

1330 – 1730

4.

Multi-country Environmental Strategies to Mitigate Infectious Diseases Effective Learning in the 21st Century Classrooms

Dr. Remigio Olveda
Director, RITM-DOH

5.

Dr. Allan Bernardo Professor, De La Salle Dr. Josefina Tuazon Professor, UP-CN/ TCNE Member

6.

The Legal Environment of Advance Practice Nursing in the Philippines

Day 6 (FRI) 830-1300

Convocation Program: Keynote Speaker: DR. ERNESTO DOMINGO National Scientist Former UP Manila Chancellor Awarding Ceremonies: Ulirang Guro and Scientipiko Natatanging Katuwang ng UERM-GS PCHRD Scholars

*nominal fee of Php 100.00 for the certificate of attendance and light refreshments

Participation of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students to most of above-listed activities is FREE. You may confirm the attendance of your school delegation by calling our Pearl Secretariat at 716-9208 or email at jessonb@gmail.com.

JESSON V. BUTCON, RN, PhD Steering Committee Chair

TERESA L. YAP, MD, MPH, PhD Dean

University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

Graduate School

“Championing Graduate Education towards Health Development & Nation Building”
10th Foundation Anniversary Inter-Graduate Students Research Colloquium Date: August 8-10, 2011 Venue: GSLR-JMC building Deadlines: Submission- August 3, 2011 Acceptance - August 5, 2011

Call for Abstract The University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center- Graduate School invites you to submit abstracts for oral presentation on the following categories Studies related to: A. Clinical nursing, community health, mental health, occupational health, maternal & child health, nursing administration, diabetes nursing and education. B. Burden of diseases, Public Health systems, health financing, health equity, global health and complementary and alternative healthcare C. Tropical diseases, environmental health, vaccine development and treatment innovations of tropical medicines Guidelines
1. The abstracts must not have been published before 2. Abstracts can only be submitted online thru the secretariat (jessonb@gmail.com) 3. The length of an abstract body should not exceed 3000 characters (about 400 words) 4. Only submissions completed prior to the posted deadline will be considered. 5. An author must choose at least one category for each abstract submitted 6. All presenters will be awarded with certificates of participation. 7. If you have any questions regarding your abstract submission, please contact our pearl secretariat at 716-9208 or email at jessonb@gmail.com 8. All presenting authors must confirm on or before August 7, 2011. 9. Formatting: The size of the abstract is limited to 3000 characters not including spaces (or approx. 400 words). This includes title, body of abstract, tables and graphics. The title should clearly define the topic and contain no abbreviations. The body must contain 4 separate paragraphs: a) Introduction and Objective; b) Methods; c) Results; and d) Conclusions. The abstract should be informative and detailed.

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