Winners of Best Student Health Research Gets Award

The Best Student Health Research, now on its 4th year benchmarks the thrust of the university to boost the research skills of the students. The two categories, Health Social Science Research and Health Development Research intend to give recognition to students who conducted excellent studies and exhaustive research in the discipline.

The University of Baguio President Dhanna Kerina B. Rodas, awarded the winners of the Best Student Health Research 2016 at the University of Baguio Gymnasium during the Graduation Ceremony last December 17, 2016. The following were the winners:


•    First Place: “Improving the Oral Hygiene of Visually Impaired Children through Voice Memo and Physical Guidance.”

Researchers: Mark Herald D. Binuya, Chrysanthus A. Llanes, Ma. Honey E.  Cacas, Placido D. Corpuz III, Wyrlo P. Flores, Jan Mikyhelin C. Mañalac, Bernadette B. Sallidao

Adviser: Dr. Maria Lourdes E. Cantor

•    Second Place: “Effectiveness of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercise Protocol amongst Dental Medicine Students in the University of Baguio.”

Researchers: Jonah O. Ajonye, Khristian Paolo C. Elegado, Hil John Kevin T. Jimenez, Vitalic F. Vergara

Adviser: Ms. Ruth D. Fernandez


•    First Place: “Besodak as Histological Fixative of Biopsy Material.”

Researchers: Shanice Franchesca Delos Santos Alimorong, Aricka Candie Gesmundo Basto, Romaina Protacio Gaza, Elisha Joy Ola Manganti, Allyson Lagmay Piduca

Adviser: Ms. Teresa N. Villanueva

•    Second Place: “Sayote (Sechium Edule) Extract as an Antimicrobial Agent in Anti-Acne Cream.”

Researchers: Nyssa Phoebe M. Dy, Monica Herschel T. Orden, Karmina Noelle D. Padilla, Mhegal C. Patinglag, Ryan Christopher C. Ramos

Adviser: Dr. Marilou M. Saong

Each competition member of the group received a certificate and group cash awards. The first place awardees received Php.5, 000.00 and the second placer received Php. 3,500.00. Eden Vidal-Catu- RDC