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Dr. Ong, Dr. Salvani Appointed to the Board of Nursing

posted Oct 30, 2020, 5:06 AM by BND Secretariat Support
Leading nursing leaders from Visayas and Mindanao were recently appointed as members of the Philippine Board of Nursing.

Dr. Marylou Ong and Dr. Merle Salvani joined Dr. Elsie Tee (Chairperson of the BON) and Dr. Zenaida Concepcion.

Marylou Ong & Merle Salvani
Dr. Ong is a former dean of the College of Nursing, Cebu Normal University and immediate past national chairperson of the Philippine Nursing Association.

On the other hand, Dr. Salvani was a national president of the Philippine Nurses Association and a prominent nurse educator from Region 6.

The Philippine Board of Nursing is an administrative body under the Professional Regulation Commission that regulates the practice of nursing in the Philippines.

Both prominent nursing leaders are active members of the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society.

"We join with our fellow Beta Nu Delta members in felicitating them as they undertake their new responsibilities", according to Jerome Babate, the Society president.