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Azita Racquel G. Lacuna, RMT, DMM, MPH
University Researcher I
Department of Medical Microbiology

Azita Racquel G. Lacuna is a University Researcher of the Department of Medical Microbiology. She finished her BS Medical Technology course at University of Sto. Tomas. She is also a licensed Medical Technologist. She obtained her degree in Master of Public Health from the College of Public Health, UP Manila. She also obtained her Diploma in Medical Microbiology at the Institute for Medical Research in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, sponsored by SEAMEO TROPMED in 2013.

Her trainings include: Proficiency Training Course on Water Microbial Analysis, Cell based assay of natural products and drug discovery methods, Practical Bacteriology for Clinicians and Laboratorians, Biorisk Management, Ethics review of academic research with human subjects, Leptospirosis laboratory training and Diagnostic Mycology.

Her research involvement is on the natural products development under the Institute of Herbal Medicine in UP Manila. She is also a trainer/resource person for Integrated Microscopy Training for Medical Technologists and Multimedia-based Monitoring of Diseases by Medical Technologists.