Maylin C. Palatino, BS Mathematics, MSPH (Biostatistics)
Assistant Professor 2
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Maylin C. Palatino is an Assistant Professor teaching Biostatistics at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She obtained her BS Mathematics at the University of the Philippines Diliman. She then proceeded to take up Master of Science in Public Health (Biostatistics) at the University of the Philippines Manila with Master’s Thesis entitled “HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge and Attitudes as Predictors of Risky Sexual Behavior among Filipino Male Seafarers: A Bayesian Structural Equation Modelling Approach”. She has attended trainings in Biostatistical methods, research ethics, research Management, coaching/mentoring, among others.

Asst. Prof. Palatino had been involved in researches and projects on tobacco and poverty in the Philippines, maternal health, and local surveillance of risk factors of noncommunicable diseases among adults and adolescents. She likewise provides technical assistance as a Biostatistician in various researches and clinical trials. She has also served as resource person in various training courses in Biostatistics, health research methods, and health
leadership and governance.



  • Ababan JB, Co MP, Illescas EE, Montemayor JS, Salazar JG, Palatino MC (2017).. Factors Associated with Newborn Screening Compliance among Mothers who gave birth in Quezon City Lying-in Clinics.. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2017); 21 (2);
  • Palatino MC, Austria MG, Nieva JT, Borja MP. Prevalence and Correlates of Uncontrolled Hypertension among Hypertensive Adult Residents in Cagayan Valley and Bicol Region, Philippines.. Philippine Scientific Journal. (2015); 48 (2);
  • Lim PA, Reyes MB, Vasquez DJ, Lim RJ & Palatino MC. Association between Leptospirosis-Related Knowledge and Practices of Male Pedicab Drivers in Manila.. Acta Medica Philippina. (2015); 49 (3); 73-79
  • Fontanilla CS, Quizon RR, Molina VB, Fadrilan-Camacho, VFF, Palatino MC & Cuevas VC. 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); 27-31
  • Baquilod MM, Crisostomo ME, Estrada GB, Tan AG, Palatino MC, Adversario PL, Prudente ES, Baltazar JC, Matibag EL, Ng PP, Vera EV & Yorekli AA. Tobacco and Poverty in the Philippines.. WHO Press, World Health Organization. (2008); ;