Salvaña, Edsel Maurice

Name: 
Edsel Maurice
Surname: 
Salvaña
Gender: 
Male
Year of Birth: 
1975
Phone: 
+63 9176355726
Country: 
Philippines
Affiliation: 

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
National Institutes of Health
University of the Philippines Manila
Pedro Gil, Ermita, Manila
Philippines 1000

Qualifications: 

University of the Philippines, Quezon CityBS1992-1996Biology, magna cum laude
University of the Philippines, ManilaMD and general internship1996-2001Medicine
Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI2002-2005Internal Medicine
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases
Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH2005-2008Infectious Diseases
Diploma in Tropical Medicine Course
Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH2006-2008Tropical Medicine

Specialization: 

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine

Profile: 

Edsel Maurice T. Salvana, MD, DTM&H received his Bachelor of Science in Biology, magna cum laude, from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 1996 and his medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine in 2001. He trained in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and did his fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He returned in 2008 as a Balik Scientist of the Department of Science and Technology. He is an associate professor of medicine at the Philippine General Hospital and is assistant director and research faculty at the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the National Institutes of Health. He is also adjunct faculty for Global Health at the University of Pittsburgh. He was selected as an Outstanding Young Scientist for 2010 by the National Academy of Science and Technology for his work in tropical medicine and was awarded ìThe Outstanding Young Menî (TOYM) Philippines award in the same year for medicine and social activism in HIV. He was recently chosen as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2012 for Humanitarian and Voluntary Leadership by JCI International for the tremendous national and international impact of his HIV advocacy.

Year Chosen as YPL: 
2013