Juan Salcedo Jr. Biography, Contributions

Juan Salcedo Jr. is a Filipino scientist who studied and wrote about nutrition and public health. In 1978, he was named National Scientist.

Personal Information
Birth Date : September 29, 1904
Died : October 25, 1988
Birthplace : Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philipppines

College : University of the Philippines (1929)
Course : Medicine
Post Graduate (Masters) : Biochemistry, Columbia University (1943)

Career Highlights
* Published over 200 articles on medicine, science, and technology
* Professor and head of the Department of Hygiene and Nutrition, UP College * of Medicine
* Secretary of Health during President Quirino’s term
* Chairman of the National Science Development Board (NSDB) (1963-1970)
* Chairman of the National Research Council of the Philippines (1961-1976)
* President of the World Health Organization (1952-1953)
* President of the Araneta University Foundation (1970-1981)

1978 – National Scientist

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See also: List of Famous Filipino Authors and Their Books

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