Marie Carmela M. Lapitan
Field of award: Urology
Year awarded: 2004
Division: Health Sciences
In recognition of her pioneering work in the field of urology which addresses the care of incontinent patients, for contributing to the development of a subspecialty of urosurgery that is heretofore barely existent in the country, for inspiring young doctors to take up this specialty so that the many needy incontinent patients can avail themselves of high quality care, and for propagating the information related to the specialty to lay people.
Current Position: Associate Professor
Office Address: National Institutes of Health / College of Medicine, Division of Urology, Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila
Education: MS (Clinical Medicine-Urologic Surgery) University of the Philippines Manila; D (Medicine) University of the Philippines Manila 1991; BS (Basic Medical Sciences) University of the Philippines 1988