Ma. Stephanie Fay S. Cagayan
Field of award: Ob-Gyne and Trophoblastic Disease
Year awarded: 2009
Division: Health Sciences
In recognition of her pioneering studies on gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) among women in the reproductive age group; for her publications that have helped put the Philippines on the international map regarding GTD and its management; and for her academic contributions that will lead to the development of standards for the diagnosis and management of GTD, a disease still commonly observed among poor Filipino women.
Education: D (Medicine), University of the Philippines Manila; BS (Basic Medical Sciences) University of the Philippines Manila