Alfredo Santos is a Filipino scientist who received the National Scientist Award in 1978. He was one of the founders of the National Academy of Science and Technology.
Birth Date : August 15, 1900
Died : April 11, 1990 (Age 89)
Birthplace : Sto. Tomas, Pampanga, Philipppines
College : University of the Philippines (Batch 1921)
Course : Pharmacy
Post Graduate (Masteral) : University of Sto. Tomas (1925)
Post Graduate (Doctorate) : Universitat munster in Germany (1929)
1961-1965 – Dean of the College of Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas
* Conducted extensive research on the isolation of alkaloids from Philippine medicinal plants particularly the segregation and elucidation of the phaeantharine.
1978 – National Scientist
1973 – PhilAAS Outstanding Scientist Award
1954 – Ramon Magsaysay Distinguished Service Star
1953 – Outstanding Pharmacist Researcher of the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association