Ernesto Domingo Biography, Contribution To Science

Ernesto Domingo is a Filipino scientist, professor and physician who received the National Scientist award in 2010.

Personal Information
Full Name : Ernesto O. Domingo
Birth Date : June 28, 1930
Birthplace : Manila, Philippines
Children : 4 including Dr. Angela Salvana

Education
College : University of the Philippines Manila (1961)
Course : Medicine

Career Highlights
* Specialist, internal medicine at the Philippine General Hospital
* Professor, University of the Philippines (UP) College of Medicine in Manila
* Director, UP Postgraduate School of Medicine
* Founder, Universal Health Care (UHC) Study Group which produced a “Blueprint for Universal Health Care”

Contribution to Science
* Researched on Gastroenterology Hepatology at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
* Conducted investigations on liver organ particularly schistosome granuloma and its role in hepatosplenic disease and the epidemiology and control of Hepatitis B
* Organized and led the Liver Study Group (LSG) which conducted major studies on viral hepatitis including hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G

Awards
2010 – National Scientist of the Philippines
2013 – Ramon Magsaysay Award for community service

RELATED: List of Filipino Scientists and Their Contributions To Science
See also: List of Famous Filipino Authors and Their Books
See also: List of Philippine Presidents and Vice Presidents

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