UPCD Students Bag Third Place in International Research Competition in Thailand

UPM-CD Students get 3rd Place in Dental Research Competition in Thailand

The University of the Philippines Manila College of Dentistry students bagged third place in the undergraduate student category of the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry (AAPD) Lion Awards for Preventive Dentistry Poster Presentation competition at the 13th International Conference of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry held in Khon Kaen, Thailand last November 21-23, 2018.




Numerous entries from students and newly graduates both from the Philippines and other Asian countries (Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia) were among the more than 60 submissions to the contest. Five of the submissions – those from Abellanosa et al, Aguilar et al, Cordero, Castro and Lorezco et al – came from the UPM CD.

The awarding which was held at 11AM on November 23, 2018.


The image shows entire UPM-CD presenters and their co-authors for both the undergraduate and professional categories. From the leftmost, they are Gherliza Liwanag, Dr. Arlene Cecilia Alfaro, Dr. Regina Carmella Pengson, Dr. Ranee Nicole Sedilla, Erika Castro, Maria Francel Charlyn Tan, Dr. Anne Margaret Cordero, Hazel Ann Olivarez, Roschelle Dominique Lorezco, Roseanne Aguilar, Dr. Jessica Rebueno Santos, Dr. Michael Mendoza, Dr. Lind Rochelle Mondano, Audessa Rose Abellanosa, Abigail Alexis Alonzo, Dr. Kristine Pacete-Estrera and, John Carlo Urmaza, respectively.