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Michael Joseph Diño Inducted as Chapter Prexy

posted Jun 10, 2021, 5:20 PM by BND Secretariat Support
Dr. Michael Joseph Diño was recently inducted as the chapter president of Phi Gamma Chapter. This is the only virtual chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) with more than 425 active members from over 30 countries on 6 continents.

His Linkedn profile speakes volume to his leadership journey:

"At present, he teaches various nursing subjects and courses in his affiliation and functions as an academic consultant for Nursing Informatics in the Philippines. He administratively works as the Research and Innovation Director for OLFU Research Development and Innovation Center, and informatics coordinator, nursing care management coordinator, managing editor of the Fatima University Research Journal and coordinator for the International Training Center of the American Heart Association. His passion for research is evident on his active participation and presentation to various research conferences locally and abroad.

He was chosen by the Rotary International as one of the Philippine Ambassadors of Goodwill for the District 3800 Group Study Exchange 2011 in Japan. He is also one of the global winners, first Asian to receive the Nurse in the Limelight Innovator Award by Sanofi and Connecting Nurses in partnership with the International Council of Nurses, the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF), the Secrétariat International Des Infirmières et Infirmiers de l'Espace Francophone (SIDIIEF) and the Association Française pour le Développement de l'Education Thérapeutique (AFDET) in 2012. In 2013, he was recognized by Apple Company as one of the Global Apple Distinguished Educators (ADE) joining the exclusive elite group of tertiary educators with successful integration of technology to learning."

Dr. Diño earned a PhD in Development Studies (Summa Cum Laude) Master of Arts in Nursing degree major in Adult Nursing (2007, Meritissimus, Summa Cum Laude) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (2005, with honors). He is currently a doctoral student at the John Hopkins University School of Nursing.

A member since 2014, Dr. Diño has previously served as President-Elect prior to becoming the chapter president. He holds various professional membership and affiliations including the Philippine Nurses Association, Philippine Nursing Research Society, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (Asia-Pacific and New York), Philippine Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Beta Nu Delta Honor Society for Nursing and Phi Delta Kappa International, among others.