18th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics
Organizing Committee

Executive Committee

Overall Chair
Joselyn A. Eusebio, MD 
 
Honorary Chair
Professor Iqbal Ahmad Memon
 
Secretary General
Professor Zulkifli Ismail

Co-Chair (Scientific Cluster)
Francis Xavier Dimalanta, MD

Co-Chair (Non-Scientific Cluster)
Bernadette Benitez, MD

Congress Secretary
Jacqueline Navarro, MD

Congress Treasurer
Joseph Regalado, MD
 

Council of Advisers

Esperanza Rivera, MD

Felicitas Aguila, MD

Wilberto Lopez, MD

Amelia Fernandez, MD

Mary Chua, MD

Zenaida Antonio, MD

Carmelo Alfiler, MD

Estrella Paje-Villar, MD

Jocelyn Yambao-Franco, MD
Victor Doctor, MD

Melinda Atienza, MD
 
Milagros Bautista, MD

Alexander Tuazon, MD

Florentina Ty, MD

Cesar Ong, MD

Lulu Bravo, MD

Vivina Chiu, MD

Marianne Naomi Poca, MD

SCIENTIFIC CLUSTER

Scientific Committee

Chair
Edwin Rodriguez, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Jose Salazar, MD
 
Members
Cynthia Castro, MD

Marissa Lukban, MD

Naomi Nocheseda, MD

Nepthalie Ordoñez, MD

Wilfredo Santos, MD

Pre-Congress Committee

Chair
Randy Urtula, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Alexis Milan, MD
 
Members
Marilou Abiera, MD

Agnes Alarilla-Alba, MD

Ermenilda Avendaño, MD

Juliet Balderas, MD

Julia De Leon, MD

Fatima Gimenez, MD

Emily Resurreccion, MD

Ignacio Rivera, MD

Maria Esterlita Uy, MD

Jan Pofer Mantos, MD (Cebu)

Kim Militante, MD (Cebu)

Research and Scientific Exhibit Committee

Chair
Felizardo N. Gatcheco, MD 
 
Co-Chair - Poster Presentation
Chiara Marie Miranda Dimla, MD
 
Co-Chair - Oral Presentation
Ma. Lucila Perez, MD
 
Members
Ma. Penafrancia Adversario, MD

Phoebe Anne Dino-Santos, MD

Awards and Certificates Committee

Chair
Ma. Lorna Lourdes Simangan, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Mary Beth Tanco, MD
 
Members
Hannah Lei Arriesgado-Ho, MD (Cebu)

Jemilly Margaux Po-Rosell
, MD (Cebu)

Informatics Committee

Chair
Judith Fatima E. Garcia, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Jack Alexander Herrin, MD
 
Members
James Angtuaco, MD

Jeanne Dy, MD

Charmaine Micu-Oblefias, MD

Maria Christina H. Ventura, MD

Souvenir Program Committee

Chair
Olympia Malanyaon, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Maria Isabel Quilendrino, MD
 
Members
Leah Patricia Arceo-Plucena, MD 
 
Jennie Santos-Dizon, MD 
 
Pauline Tan-Ngo, MD (Bacolod)

NON-SCIENTIFIC CLUSTER

Ways and Means Committee

Chair
Romeo Santos, MD 
 
Main Co-Chair
Angeline Tinga, MD
 
Co-Chair (Commercial Exhibits)
Claire Robles, MD
 
Co-Chair (Industry Sponsored Sessions)
Nepthalie Ordoñez, MD
 
Members
Michelin Agnes Baduria, MD

Udele Aurea Ida Bueno, MD

Cheryl Bullo, MD (Cebu)

Leonard Raymund Cimafranca, MD (Cebu)

Audrey Najarro Diaz, MD (Cebu)

Amanda Du, MD (Cebu)

James Lee Maratas, MD (Cebu)

Publicity Committee

Chair
Delfin Santos, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Emily Resurreccion, MD
 
Members
Joana Abril-Lingao, MD

John Capuno, MD

Kristine Gutierrez, MD

Janice Thiam-Tuazon, MD

Glory Sacris, MD (Cebu)

Physical Arrangement Committee

Chair
Ma. Isabel Urtula, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Eva Bautista, MD
 
Members
Roberto Tan, MD

Mildred Rondilla, MD

Kurt Rosell, MD (Cebu)

Jacob Viniegas, MD (Cebu)

Registration Committee

Chair
Michael Resurreccion, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Edward Santos, MD
Members
Maria Rosario Cruz, MD

Peter Marcus De Jesus, MD

Melba Masigan, MD

Natalie Ann Hernaez, MD (Cebu)

Marie Ellaine Nielo, MD (Cebu)

Pearl Sy, MD
 

Audio-Visual Committee

Chair
Ramon Severino, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Fatima Gimenez, MD
 
Members
Rommel Lobo, MD

Jasper Borromeo, MD (Cebu)

James Chin, MD (Cebu)

Philip Hester Gilbuena, MD (Cebu)

Arnold Lim, MD (Cebu)

Jonathan Lim, MD (Cebu)

John Albert Montoya, MD (Cebu)

Ralph John Noval, MD (Cebu)

Belle Ranile, MD (Cebu)

Hannah Therese Sy, MD (Cebu)

Carmel Valmoria, MD (Cebu)

Socials, Reception and Tourism Committee

Chair
Sheila Yap, MD 
 
Co-Chair
Mary Joan Millonado, MD
Members
Suzette Bautista, MD

Teodosio Alcantara, MD (Cebu)

Francisco Remotigue, Jr., MD (Cebu)
Our Invitation to the 18th Asia Pacific Congress in Cebu City
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The organizing committee extends a warm invitation to all our esteemed colleagues to join us at the 18th Asia Pacific Congress in Cebu City on November 14 to 17, 2024. This gathering marks a significant milestone as the Philippines proudly hosts the Congress once again after 50 years. Let us come together to share knowledge, foster collaboration, and celebrate the progress of pediatrics in the Asia Pacific region. We look forward to your presence in making this Congress a memorable and impactful event. See you in Cebu City!

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CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT
PHILIPPINE PEDIATRIC SOCIETY
Email: secretariat@apcp2024.org
3/F Secretariat, PPS Bldg. 52 Kalayaan Avenue
Brgy. Malaya, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Tel. No: (+632) 8926-6758
www.pps.org.ph