"Smile PilipinasFoundation Board of Directors & Executives "

Smile Pilipinas Foundation Board of Directors & Executives 
Board Members
 
Dr. Maria Margarita Almoro


St. Luke’s Medical Center
Room 705 South Tower, CHBC
279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Blvd., Quezon City 1102 

Dr Maria Margarita Regudo-Almoro or Dr. Mayee, as her patients call her is a Pediatric Dentist and an Associate Active staff of St. Luke’s Medical Center Quezon City Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service where she has been practicing for more than 15 years. She graduated from the UPCD in 1990 where she attained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. In 1993, she received her Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Pediatric Dentistry and then a Master’s Degree in Pediatric Dentistry at Boston University-Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry in Boston, Massachusetts in 1994. She is a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is currently a Board Member and Examiner of the Philippine Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She also served as a past president of the Philippine Pediatric Dentistry Society, Inc. and is a board director until 2016. Since 2011, she has been a Professorial Lecturer at the University of the Philippines, College of Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry subsection. 
 
 
Dr. Mariza Gatmaitan Custodio

 
Unit 1901 Medical Plaza Ortigas
25 San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605

Dr. Mariza G. Custodio is a member of the UPCD Class of 1991. She obtained her Certificate in Advanced Pediatric Dentistry in 1994 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the current Vice President of the Philippine Pediatric Dental Society, Inc. (PPDSI) and a faculty member of the Pediatric Dentistry Center Philippines. She has been in private practice for more than 15 years. 
 
 
 
Dr. Vicente B. Custodio, Jr.

 
Unit 1901 Medical Plaza Ortigas
25 San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605 
Dr. Vicente B. Custodio, Jr. is a member of the UPCD Class of 1990. He obtained his Certificate in Graduate Prosthodontics in 1998 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He has been in private practice for more than 15 years. 
 
Mr. John Paul de la Vega

 
5/F Carlos J. Valdes (CJV) Building
108 Aguirre Street, Legazpi Village Barangay San Lorenzo, Makati City 1227 
Mr. de la Vega is President and Chief Executive Officer of Yeaps Corporation. He has been helping us from the start as business and strategy adviser. 
 
Dr. Carina Mabanta de los Reyes 
 
Room 1211,11th Floor Medical Arts Tower Inc. The Medical City, Ortigas Avenue
Pasig City 
Dr. de los Reyes is a diplomate and director of the Philippine Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She obtained her Master of Science and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois. She is a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, Philippine Section and the International College of Dentists, Philippine Section. She belongs to the UPCD Class of 1982 and leads all UPCD centennial advocacy efforts. 
 
Dr. Ma. Fatima Sevilla Dizon

 
St. Luke’s Medical Center
CHBC S-604, 279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard,
Quezon City 1102
University of the Philippines College of Dentistry 1984 

Dr. Dizon belongs to UPCD Class 1984. She has served in many professional dental organizations with a track record of leadership such as in the UP Dental Alumni Association, and at the International College of Dentists – ICD Philippine Section, Inc. as a past president. Practicing at the St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, she is also a Dental & Oral Surgery Service Associate Active Consultant. She won The Colgate Global Chairman’s “You Can Make a Difference” Award in 1998. She is also a professional awardee in dentistry of the UP-Manila Alumni Assn., Inc. winning a leadership award from the St. Luke’s Medical Center in 2007. Dr. Fay Dizon planned & coordinated the nationwide implementation of Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Global Oral Health Education Program integrated in the Department of Education Public Schools’ Grade 1-3 Curriculum from 1997 to 2003. She planned & implemented the ICD–GawadKalinga–GawadKalusugan Partnership for Community Based Oral Healthcare Program in 2007. 
 
 
Dr. Robert I. Eustaquio

 
561 WackWack Road Cityland Royal Mansion UG7, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila 1500 

Dr. Eustaquio belongs to the UPCD Class of 1981. He obtained the degree of Master in Public Health in 1983 from the UP Institute of Public Health; and Master of Science in Dentistry in 1986 from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He is a former Faculty Member of the UP College of Dentistry Graduate Program in Orthodontics (1987-2000), a Fellow & a Past President of the Association of Philippine Orthodontists (APO) and a Diplomate, and Past Chairman of the Philippine Board of Orthodontics (PBO). He is a Fellow, International College of Dentists (ICD-RP Section); Fellow, World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), an Associate Editor of the www.PBO.ph, Philippine Journal of Orthodontics and TapatsaPromesa a weekly church bulletin of Grain, New Wine & Oil Ministries. He is married to UPCD ’81 classmate, Dr. Carol Fatima Espino-Eustaquio, a member of the Philippine Society of Periodontology (PSP). 
 
Dr. Josefina G. Francisco

3 Garfield Street, Greenhills West San Juan City 

Dr. Francisco graduated from UPCD in 1957. She obtained her fellowship in Pediatric Dentistry in 1960 from the Guggenheim Dental Clinic. She took her internship at the Philadelphia General Hospital from 1960-1961 and then pursued research at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961- 63. She was the president of the Makati Dental Society from 1976- 1977 and of the Academy of General Dentistry and finally Vice-President of the Zonta Club of Quezon City from 1988-1989. She was treasurer of the International College of Dentists from 1990-1992 and director of the UPDAA from 1990-1997. 
 
 
Dr. Primo E. Gonzales


Ground Floor Keyland Center
143 Dela Rosa Street corner Adelantado Street Legazpi Village, Makati 1229 

Dr. Gonzales graduated from the UP College of Dentistry in 1952 and later pursued Postgraduate studies in New York University specializing in Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery. He was an active dental practitioner for the last 60 years gaining the respect, loyalty and admiration of patients, which include no less than the families of the 2 famous presidents of the Philippines, Ferdinand E. Marcos and Corazon C. Aquino. He was a member of the Board of Dentistry for 21 years and served as Chairman for 12 years. He was the President of the Philippine Dental Association 1971 and 1975. He was also the President of the Asia Pacific Dental Federation from1977 to 1979. He was the President of the International College of Dentists At-large in 1985. He was a member of the UP Board of Regents from1987-1992. He is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards both local and internationally amongst which are Most Outstanding Dentist of the Century, The PRC Outstanding Professional of the Year, Elmer Best Award, PDA Hall of Fame, St. Apolonia Award, and the Dr. Louis O'Toffy Award. He is considered as the most traveled Filipino dentist having attended almost all dental conventions abroad thereby putting the PDA in the dental map of the world. 
 
 
Dr. Maria Teresita Cruz Lara 

32 Hanoi Street, BF Homes Parañaque City 

Maria Teresita Cruz Lara graduated from the University of the Philippines Manila College of Dentistry in 1985 with the degree, Doctor of Dental Medicine and in 2004 from the National Teacher Training Center for Health Professions, UP Manila with the degree of Master of Health Professions Education. She currently is an Associate Professor 4 and College Secretary (2013-2015) at the UPCD. 
 
 
 
Dr. Marilyn Alcantara Leung 

Room 205 Gold Building
15 Annapolis Street, Greenhills
San Juan City 1502 

Dr. Leung obtained the Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from UP College of Dentistry in 1975. She obtained her Postgraduate/Certificate in Orthodontics from the Columbia University, New York in 1984 and since then has been in the exclusive practice of Orthodontics. She served as President from1992-1994 & Treasurer from 1985-1990 of the Association of Philippine Orthodontists. She is a Diplomate (1989-present) & Chairperson (2000-2001) of the Philippine Board of Orthodontics; Fellow (1996-present & President (2012)of the ICD-International College of Dentists – Philippine Section; Fellow (1999-present) & Treasurer (2006-2010) of the ADI-Academy of Dentistry International and Member (1996-present) of the WFO-World Federation of Orthodontists. 
 
 
 
Dr. Maria Susan Yanga T. Mabunga

Room 104 Lara Hall UP College of Public Health 625 Pedro Gil Street, Ermita Manila 1000 

Dr. Mabunga obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from UPCD in 1982. She holds the degree of Master of Science in Dentistry. She is currently a Faculty Member of the College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Administration at the University of the Philippines-Manila. She is actively involved in the UPCD Centennial Research Program as one of the principal investigators assessing the three-year UnangNgipinPatibayin Pilot Programs in Pasig and Pateros. She engages in private practice at the San Luis Terrace Kalaw Manila. 
 
 
Dr. Vicente O. Medina III

PHD
College of Dentistry, University of the Philippines Manila Pedro Gil Street corner Taft Avenue
Ermita, Manila 1000 

Dean Medina sits as the Dean of the UP College of Dentistry. He graduated with the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from College of Dentistry in 1986. He obtained his Ph.D (Research) from the School of Dentistry at Niigata, Nippon Dental University, Niigata Japan in 2002. His academic position is Associate Professor 7. He is presently the Chairman of the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future, Philippine Chapter Research Interests: Dental Materials Science, Pulp Biology, Adhesive Dentistry, Cariology. 
 
 
Dr. Maria Victoria Sevilla Pangilinan 
 
St. Luke’s Medical Center
CHBC S-604, 279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard Quezon City 1102 

Dr. Pangilinan graduated with the degree of BS Psychology from UP Diliman in 1983 and then obtained the degree of DDM from UPCD in 1990. She currently heads the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service of the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City. She is a member of the Quezon City Dental Chapter, Inc. and the Endodontic Society of the Philippines. 
 
 
Dr. Maria Jocelyn G. L. Tan 

Unit 2A Thercon Condominium
1749 N. Garcia Street, Makati City 1200 

Dr. Joji Tan graduated from the UP College of Dentistry in 1984 and obtained her postgraduate studies in Orthodontics from the same university. She received a Leadership Award for Organized Dentistry and Public Service from the UP Dental Alumni Association in October 2008. At the end of her presidency of the Rotary club of Makati Dasmariñas last June 2005, she was awarded most outstanding president, over-all, and her club conferred the award as most outstanding Rotary club in the entire Rotary International District 3830, consisting of over 70 Rotary clubs from the  Makati, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Taguig and Palawan areas. She leads the UPCD Centennial Committee organized since February 2012 composed of about 50 subcommittees with at least 80 alumni working to ensure the success all of its 100 centennial programs, projects and events. The Team currently has an organizational set up comprised of 150 alumni. She is the incumbent president of the UP Dental Alumni Association, Inc. until 2016. She is also a fellow of the Assn. of Phil. Orthodontists, Academy of Dentistry Intl., Intl. College of Dentistry, an international member of the American Assn. of Orthodontists and a fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists.