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Nona Rachel C. Mira, RN, MPH, DrPH
Associate Professor

DDr. Nona Rachel C. Mira is an Associate Professor at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She is a registered nurse. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Silliman University and her Master of Public Health degree from the University of the Philippines Open University. She completed her Doctor of Public Health degree at the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila.

Her consulting experience was on the Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (PMDT). She was the training manager for PMDT at the Tropical Disease Foundation in Makati City. She also served as trainer in the Philippines and Indonesia for the International Council of Nurses Tuberculosis Project. From 2011 to 2015, she was a member of the Western Pacific Regional Green Light Committee.



  • Mira, N.R.C. & Simbulan, N.P.. Promoting Sufficient Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among Teachers: An Intervention Using the Solomon Four Group Design.. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2019); 23 (2); 26-39
  • Islam, T., Marais, B. J., Nhung, N. V., Chiang, C.-Y., Yew, W. W., Yoshiyama, T., Mira, N.R., van den Broek, J., Lumb, R., Nishikiori, N., and Reichman, L. B.. Western Pacific Regional Green Light Committee: progress and way forward. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. (2015); 32; 161-165
  • Mira, N.R.,Williams, V., and Nursasi, A.Y.. Training and practice improvement following the ICN Training for Transformation (TFT) in Indonesia: impact, facilitating and hindering factors.. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. (2013); 17 (12); (Supplement 2):S408.
  • Quelapio, M.I.D., Mira, N.R.C., Orillaza-Chi, R.B., Belen, V., Muñez, N., Belchez, R., Egos, G.E., Evangelista, M., Vianzon, R., Tupasi, T.E.. Responding to the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis crisis: mainstreaming programmatic management to the Philippine Tuberculosis Programme.. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. (2010); 14 (6); 751-757