Department of Nutrition

Vision

The Department of Nutrition shall take a lead role in promoting nutrition and preventing malnutrition-related diseases through teaching, training and research

Mission

The mission of the Department of Nutrition includes (1)providing students and health workers with up-to-date knowledge that will promote good nutrition among all sectors and enable them to prevent malnutrition and nutrition-related diseases (2)actively leading in basic and applied nutrition researches and (3) practicing advocacy in issues related to nutrition.


Degree Programs

Doctor of Public Health Nutrition
Master of Science in Public Health (Nutrition)


Training Program

  1. Short-Course on Food Safety
  2. Food Sanitation Module in the National Sanitarian Training Course
  3. Course in Developing Skills on Communication Health and Nutrition Messages Using the Social Media


Researches

  • Feeding Practices of Infants and Preschoolers in Selected Areas in the Philippines
  • Reproductive Health/Family Planning Evaluation of Nine Provinces
  • Types of Diet and High Density Lipoprotein Level Aming the Seventh Day Adventists in Metro Manila


Publications/Creative Works

  • Dela Luna KLG and Bullecer ER.. Household Food Security is Associated with Stunting among Preschool Children in Oriental Mindoro. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2018); 22(3); 67-76
  • Bullecer ER and Develos MM. Use of Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA®) as a Nutritional Screening Tool among Urban Older Adults in Pasay City, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2018); 52(3); 253-260
  • Rama RLCM, Fabi JCQ, Mateo GCM and Bullecer ER. Protein Effi-ciency Ratio of Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) and Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus): A Sprague-Dawley Rat Growth Assa. Acta Medica Philippina. (2018); 52(3); 222231
  • Rivera, A.K.B. & Antonio, C.A.T. (2017). Mental Health Stigma Among Filipinos: Time For A Paradigm Shift. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2017); 21 (2); 20-24
  • Latorre, A.A.E., Rivera, A.K.B., Quitiquit, P. & Antonio, C.A.T.. A Review of Policies On Speech and Language Development of Children in the Philippines. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2017); 21 (1); 48-53
  • Ignacio, SE. Assessment of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) Localization in Selected Municipalities in Ifugao, Bulacan and Siquijor,Philippines. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health . (2016); 47 (4);
  • Ignacio MSE and Bullecer ER. Assessment of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) Localization in Selected Municipalities in Ifugao, Bulacan and Siquijor, Philippines. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. (2016); 47(4); 852-867
  • Ignacio, SE. Chp 33: Reducing Noncommunicable Diseases Risk in Urban Areas in the Philippines, Sustainable Urban Development Textbook. Publisher Water Watch Penang, USM Malaysia. (2016); ; 211-219
  • Ignacio, SE. Assessment of the Preparedness of the Barangay Nutrition Scholars in Implementing Barangay Nutrition Action Plan in Selected Municipalities of Ifugao, Bulacan and Siquijor. PJHRD. (2015); ; 31-40
  • Parco JP, Martinez REC and Bullecer ER. Assessment of the Capacity to prevent and Manage Major Non-Communicable Diseases in Primary Health Care Centers in Pateros, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2015); 19(3); 20-30
  • Quiambao-Pablo MLC, Tiangson-Bayaga CLP, Bullecer ER and Gabriel AA. Handler Hygienic Practices and Aerobic Plate Counts of Blenderized Whole Food Tube Feedings among selected tertiary and specialty hospitals in the National Capital Region, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2015); 49(3); 3948
  • Cokieng CBC, Gutierrez LAR, Manaloto ANP, See JPC, Tan JHC and Bullecer ER.. Validity of Dietary Dieversity Score as an Indicator of Nutrient Adequacy among Older Adults in Pasay City, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2014); 48 (3); 58-65
  • Guevarra JP, Oidem MG, Estrada JA, Bertuso AG, Borja MP, Bullecer ER, et al. Partnership for Health Development through the Field Practice. Acta Medica Philippina. (2014); 48(3); 66-71
  • Villanueva, S.Y.A.M., Saito, M., Baterna, R.A., Estrada, C.A.M., Rivera, A.K.B., Dato, M.C., ... & Yoshida, S.I. . Leptospira-rat-human relationship in Luzon, Philippines. Microbes and Infection. (2014); 16 (11); 902-910
  • Cokieng CB, Gutierrez LA, Manaloto AN, See JP, Tan JH and Bullecer ER. Validity of Dietary Diversity Score as an Indicator of Nutrient Adequacy among Older Adults in Pasay City, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2014); 48(3); 58-65
  • SE Ignacio. Assessment of Sustainability of Nutrition Kiddie Class in Alaminos, Laguna: A Retrospective Review. Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics. (2013); ;
  • Ignacio, SE. Assessment of Nutrition and Health Kiddie Class in Alaminos Laguna: A Retrospective Review, Journal of Nutritionist Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines. . (2013); ;
  • Bullecer ER, Rabuco LB, Aninao DAB, De Roxas RC, Esguerra JCA, Lim PRU and Malimban RC.. Dietary Diversity Score as an Indicator of Nutritional Adequacy of Diets among 16-19 Year-Old Adolescents.. Acta Medica Philippina.. (2012); 46 (1); 28-33
  • Bullecer ER, Rabuco LB, Aninao DA, et al. . Dietary Diversity Score as an Indicator of Nutritional Adequacy among 16-19 year-old adolescents. Acta Medica Philippina. (2012); 46(1); 28-33
  • Bullecer ER, Pangan MRL, Arcegono MS and Agaton KS. Validation of Dietary Diversity Score as an Indicator of Nutritional Adequacy of Diets among selected group of adults in a university campus in Manila, Philippines. Journal of the Nutritionist-Dietitian’s Association of the Philippines. (2012); 26(1&2); 21-31
  • Gloriani, N.G., Cavinta, L.L., Baterna, R.A., Estrada, C.A.M., Rivera, A.K.B., Yoshida, S.I., Villanueva, S.Y.A.M. & Yanagihara, Y., . Challenges in the Development of Vaccines for Leptospirosis in the Philippines (Conference Proceedings). Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination. (2011); 2 (5);
  • Ronald Garingalao Garvilles, Takashi Hasegawa, Hironobu Kimura, Jafar Sharif, Masahiro Muto, Haruhiko Koseki, Saori Takahashi, Isao Suetake, and Shoji Tajima. Functions of the RFTS Domain of Dnmt1 in Replication-Coupled DNA Methylation and in Protection of the Genome from Aberrant Methylation. PLoS ONE. ; 10 (9); 0137509
  • Pangan MRL, dela Cruz, KKL, Nachura SC, Padolina, JL, Ramos MM, and Sadora AQ. Dietary Energy Density and Fast Food Consumption of 16-21 Year-Old Adolescents.. Acta Medica Philippina.. ; 46 (3);
  • Chin-Hung Wang, Ronald Garingalao Garvilles, and Chung-Yung Chen. Characterization of human papillomavirus infection in North Taiwan. Journal of Medical Virology. ; 82 (8); 1416-1423
  • SE Ignacio. Assessment of Barangay Nutrition Program Implementation in Selected Municipalities in Ifugao, Bulacan and Siquijor: Community Partners’ Perspectives. Acta Medica Philippina. ; ;