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Victorio B. Molina, MPH, PhD
Professor and Assistant to the Dean for Planning and Development
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

DDr. Victorio B. Molina is an Associate Professor of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila.  He obtained his degree in Civil Engineering from Bicol University and Environmental and Sanitary Engineering from Mapua Institute of Technology. He earned his Master of Public Health from the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila and PhD in Environmental Science from the University of the Philippines Los Banos.

He was a visiting research fellow of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan, with the research project, “Managing Environmental Risks to Food and Health Security in Southeast Asian Watersheds”. His research on “Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals Bioaccumulation in Laguna de Bay Fish Products” received an international award, the 2011Ibaraki Kasumigaura Prize Award for the most outstanding paper on lake conservation.

Dr. Molina serves as resource speaker and consultant in the field of environmental and occupational health such as hospital waste management, health risk assessment, environmental health impact assessment, water and sanitation, solid waste management, pollution control and climate change, among others.

Contact:
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Publications

  • Enoveso, R. A. D., Cruz, M. T., Lomboy, M. F. T. C., Dalmacion, G. V., Quizon, R. R., Molina, V. B., & Baja, E. S. A Look at an Urban Tertiary Hospital's Indoor Air Pollutants Using Source Apportionment of PM. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2020); 24(1); 18-26
  • Paro, FRC, Molina VB, Magtibay, BB, Fadrilan-Camacho, VF, Agosto AG. WaSH Facilities and Diarrhoea Occurrence at the Eco-zones of Abra de Ilog, Philippines: A Comparative Assessment. Akademi Sains Malaysia Science Journal. Special Issue 5:. (2020); ; 13-19
  • Lomboy MF, Quizon RR, Decena KM, Enoveso RA, Fadrilan-Camacho VF, Molina VB, Tambiloc RD, Nique JE, Ramos CC. Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental and Occupational Health: Highlights of the First National Environmental and Occupational Health Forum. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2019); 23(2); 47-53
  • Lomboy M, Riego de Dios J, Magtibay B, Quizon R, Molina V, Fadrilan-Camacho V, See J, Enoveso A, Barbosa L, Agravante A. Updating National Standards for Drinking-Water: A Philippine Experience. Journal of Water and Health. doi: 10.2166/wh.2016.177. (2017); ;
  • Molina VB, Quizon RR, Fadrilan–Camacho VF, Reyes CL, Deauna II JP, Agosto HC, Asuncion PJ, de Dios JM, Anarna MS, Magtibay BB. Development of Water Safety Plan Models for Water Refilling Stations in the Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina 30. (2016); 50(3);
  • Fontanilla, C. S., Quizon, R. R., Molina, V. B., Fadrilan-Camacho, V. F. F., Palatino, M. C., & Cuevas, V. C. Cadmium Concentration in Brown and Polished Rice from Selected Farms in Barangay Real, Calamba City and its Potential Non-cancer Health Risk in Adult Population. Acta Medica Philippina. (2015); 49(3);
  • Lomboy, M. F. T. C., Quirit, L. L., Molina, V. B., Dalmacion, G. V., Schwartz, J. D., Suh, H. H., & Baja, E. S. Characterization of particulate matter 2.5 in an urban tertiary care hospital in the Philippines. Building and Environment. (2015); 92; 432-439
  • Molina, V. B. Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Manila Catfish (Arius dispar) from Laguna Lake. Acta Medica Philippina. (2014); 48(1);
  • Molina, V. B., & Kada, R. Carcinogenic Health Risk of Arsenic in Five Commercially Important Fish from Laguna De Bay, Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina. (2014); 48(3);
  • Molina, V.B.. Non-carcinogenic Health Risks of Heavy Metals in Bighead Carp (Aristichthys nobilis) from Laguna de Bay, Philippines. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2013); 11; 17
  • Molina, V. B. Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals Bioaccumulation in Bangus from Laguna Lake. University of the Philippines Manila Journal. (2012); 16; 1-11
  • Molina, V. B. Waste Management Practices of Hospitals in Metro Manila. University of the Philippines Manila Journal. (2012); 7; 17-22
  • Molina, V. B. Health risk assessment of heavy metals bioaccumulation in Laguna de Bay fish products, Philippines. In 14th World Lake Conference, Austin Texas. (2011); ; 1-23
  • Guevarra JP, Oidem MG, Estrada JA, Bertuso AG, Borja MP, Bullecer ER, de Guzman TS, Leonardo LR, Molina VB, Yanga–Mabunga MS, Castillo EC. Partnership for Health Development through the Field Practice. Acta Medica Philippina. ; 48(3);