Mediadora C. Saniel
Field of award: Epidemiology
Year awarded: 1985
Division: Health Sciences
In recognition of her researches on the epidemiology of diarrheal diseases including morbidity patterns in different socio-economic groups, seasonality, risk factors and etiologic agents which are basic information in the formulation of a strategy in controlling diarrheal diseases, a leading cost of morbidity and mortality among infants and young children in the country. Likewise, this study on rotavirus diarrhea provides the basis for future trials of a rotavirus vaccine.
Education: D (Medicine) University of the Philippines 1972; BS (Pre-Medicine) University of the Philippines 1967