PNRS Prexy is Best Mentor for Health Research

The president of the Philippine Nursing Research Society was awarded as the Best Mentor for Health Research (Luzon). An initiative of the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Committee on Capacity Building, the award recognizes the contribution of the mentor in building up the capability of students in health-related research activities. This award was given last August 13, 2009 during the PNHRS Week held in Davao City.

Prof. Erlinda Palaganas, RN, MPH, Ph.D of the Institute of Management, University of the Philippines Baguio was accorded the honor because she has taken an active role in research and has contributed to the training and development of the next generation of health researchers.

Being the best health research mentor, she selflessly shares knowledge and skills, instills values and attitudes, and inspires those involved in the research process for health, accordint to the president of the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society, Prof. F J Babate.

Mr. Babate said that Dr. Palaganas has passionate dedication and long standing commitment to promote careers in health research.