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Evalyn A. Roxas, MD, MPH, FPCP, FPSMID
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Microbiology

Dr. Evalyn A. Roxas is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Biology, magna cum laude from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM). She then pursued studying in the same university and graduated with the degree of Doctor of Medicine finishing rank 6 of her class. After this, she continued her medical profession and had residency training in Internal Medicine from Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center. She further subspecialize in Infectious Diseases and completed her fellowship training in the said program from the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH). She is now a diplomate and fellow both of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) and Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (PSMID).

Her interest in microbiology and infectious diseases brought her at the Department of Medical Microbiology. She is now the newest addition to the distinguished roster of faculty of the Department with a rank of Assistant Professor V. She teaches BS Public Health undergraduate students and also dentistry, nursing and medical students.

Some of her interests even when she was still a fellow were on leptospirosis and HIV where she was able to publish papers entitled “Clinical Profile of Patients Diagnosed with Leptospirosis After a Typhoon” and “A Case Report on Invasive Trichosponosis in an AIDS Patient”. She had short course training also on leptospirosis at the Department of Bacteriology of Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan.

Currently her research interests are still on leptospirosis , HIV, TB, and infection control. She continuously hones and improves her potential as an academician as she is presently enrolled at the graduate school of the College of Public Health taking up Master of Public Health.



  • Lopez SM, Ramiro VR, and Roxas EA. Measuring Stigma and Discrimination towards People Living with HIV among Health Care Workers in a Tertiary, Government Teaching Hospital in the Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2017); 51 (4); 319-326
  • Salvana EMT, Roxas EA, Penamora MG. Immunocompromised Hosts and Parasitic Infections. Chapter 8: Special Topics in Parasitology.In Vicente Y. Belizario Jr. and Winifreda U de Leon (eds). Medical Parasitology in the Philippines.. University of the Philippines Press 2015. (Chapter in a Book). (2015); ;
  • Gloriani NG, Cavinta LC, Roxas EA, Villanueva SYAM. Prevention and Control of Leptospirosis in the Philippines: A Manual for Health Workers.. DOST-PCHRD. (2015); ;
  • Mendoza M, Roxas E, et al.. Clinical Profile of Patients Diagnosed with Leptospirosis After a Typhoon: A Multicenter Study.. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health . (2013). (2013); 44 (6); 1021-1035
  • Roman D, Salvana E, Penamora M, Roxas E, Leyritana K, and Saniel M.. Trichosponosis in an AIDS Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature. International Journal of STD and AIDS. ; ;
  • Roman D, Salvana E, Penamora M, Roxas E, Leyritana K, and Saniel M.. Invasive Trichosporonosis in an AIDS Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature.. International Journal Of STD and AIDS. July 2013.. ; ;