Mario R. Festin
Field of award: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Year awarded: 1998
Division: Health Sciences
In recognition of his significant research works in the measurement of reproductive health morbidity, reproductive health statistics, perinatal infections, medical complications in pregnancy, nutrition in pregnancy and research methodology in reproductive health which made him a recognized resource person in research in obstetrics and gynecology. Through his efforts, the research output of the department has improved greatly in terms of quality and in quantity.
Education: Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines, 1983; BS (Zoology) University of the Philippines, 1978