Topics and Presenters

Multi-Specialty Conference  in Medicine

New World Hotel, Makati and Seda Hotel, Cebu, Philippines


  First Day


7:30 a.m. Registrations and Introductions
09:00 a.m. Healing Wonders of Diet : Effective Guide to Diet Theraphy
Information is provided for you to understand better your physical condition, know what dietary management to follow, and learn how to prepare the right diet for the specific illness from which you maybe suffering.
10:00 a.m. Part 1 - Health Disorders 
Common health problems and diseases are listed and described with discussion on their causes and possible symptoms
12:00 Noon Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. Part 2 - Diet Therapy
Various Dietary regimens are provided to meet the food re quirements of those with health disorders. A short description of the kind of diet for a particular ailment introduces you to a 3-day Menu Sample
3:00 p.m. Part 3 - Recipes
Vegetarian recipes designed for the 3-day menu sample in the previous section are arrange alphabetically
4:00 p.m. Part 4 - Appendix
This section includes other important item to help you follow the dietary prescription, like the things you need planning a well-balance vegetarian meal.
5:00 p.m. End of First Day

 Second Day 

8:00 a.m. Lifestyle Medicine, Let Nutrition Be Your Medicine
9:30 a.m. Phytochemicals and Anti-Oxidants, Nature Cancer fighters
11:00 a.m. Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
12:00 Noon Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Telemetry Nursing Updates, Medication and Treatment plans for cardiac patients
3:30 p.m. Treatment Guidelines of pediatric patients
5:00 p.m. End of Second Day


Third Day

7:30 a.m. Understanding Gastroenterology. Developments in Gastroenterology,  Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy
9:00 a.m. Medical Surgical  Nursing: New Developments and Practices
10:00 a.m. Geriatric Nursing and Aging : Update in Hospice and Pallative Care
11:00 a.m. Role of Nurses in Disease Control
12:00 noon Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. Holistic Nursing – Benefits of Holistic Care
3:00 p.m. Oncology Nursing, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
5:00 p.m. Evaluation





(Note:  The topics and times are subject to change.)


Our Lecturers and Presenters


J Antonio Bautista, MD Cardiologist, Cardinal Santos Medical Center. Professor in medicine, University of Manila School of Medicine, Graduated from the University of Santo Tomas University.
Norberto A. Francisco, MD Consultant - National Kidney & Transplant Institute, Quezon City, practicing internist and clinical professor of medicine at the University of the Philippines.
Mark Richard Kho, MD He is a surgical oncologist in Metro Manila. Speaker in local and international symposia, Practiced at  the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. .  Clinical professor at the Philippines General Hospital. Manila, Philippines
Alfonso Lagaya, MD Physician, Family Practice in Makati, Former Executive Director, Alternative and Complementary Medicine Division, Philippine Department of Health.  certified acupuncturist and practitioner of Oriental Medicine; conference lecturer, Philippines, Europe and the United States
Hazel Paragua, MD Neurologist, Cardinal Santos Medical Center in  Manila.; Cum laude, University of the Philippines (UP), President, South East Asia Epilepsy Medical Society, MBA,San Beda College, and ilecturer in international scientific meetings.
Richard David Tamayo Ph.D, candidate on family studies at the University of the Philippines, he has lectured in meetings in US, Canada and Asia centered on stress management, personal development and leadership training.
LawrenceTinio, MD Practicing ophthalmologist in Manila and Subic Bay, Zambales. Graduated from the University of the Philippines.  Specializes in glaucoma and cataract. Consultant at the Manila Doctors Hospital and clinical instructor at the Philippine General Hospital.
Blecenda M. Varona PhD, Dr. PH, MPH Doctorate in public health, Clinical Nutritionist; Executive Director, Need Health Wellness Center, Makati; Professor, Adventist University of the Philippines. Author,. Graduated cum laude at the Adventist University of the Philippines
Francis Gomez Wade MD Earned his medical degree from UERMMedical Centerand, a masters in primary health care management from the ASEAN Institute for Health Development..He is currently chief executive officer  of New MarketLink Pharmaceutical Company and President of Altermed Corporation.
James Young, MD Dr. James Young is a practicing internist at the Cebu Medical Center, Cebu Philippines, with a subspecialty of pulmonary medicine. He has been in practicing for 25 years and one of the lecturer pioneers of the American Academy of Family Medicine having in its staff for over 25 years.