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Romeo Villalva Tabuena (1921 -)

Romeo Villalva Tabuena is a Filipino-born painter and printmaker who was born in Iloilo City on August 22, 1921.

He studied architecture at the Mapúa Institute of Technology in Manila and painting at the University of the Philippines. He refined his craft with the AAP (Art Association of the Philippines???), at the Art Students League of New York, on a grand tour of Europe, and at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris.

Last Updated ( Friday, 24 September 2010 13:11 )


Cristeta Comerford


Cristeta Comerford is the current White House Executive Chef. She is the first woman to be selected for the post, and also the first of Filipino descent.

Last Updated ( Friday, 24 September 2010 13:09 )


Eusebio C. Kho

Dr. Kho was born in Jimalalud, Negros Oriental  in 1933 and pursued his dream to be a surgeon. He became an intern at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and spent another 2 years as surgical resident under the world-famous Dr. Mark M. Ravitch. He served as Associate in Pediatric Surgery, focusing his research on intestinal healing. In 1972, he received his surgical board certification in Scottsburg, Indiana.

Last Updated ( Friday, 24 September 2010 13:13 )


Rosario B. Tigno

Dr. Rosario B. Tigno was the first doctor from the Philippines to practice in the United Arab Emirates. Filipinos in Dubai refer to her as a medical beacon within the Filipino community and a doctor-at-large who is always on call whenever needed, exemplifying the bravery, industry and zeal of the Filipino migrant.

Last Updated ( Friday, 24 September 2010 13:17 )


Peter L. Yu

Born on January 31, 1957 in Kalibo, Aklan, Dr. Peter L. Yu was brought up in Tokyo, Japan. He was only 22 months old when his father assumed the post of legal officer for the Philippine Reparations Commission. He went back to the Philippines at the age of 11. He was accepted as a University scholar at the University of Santo Tomas  Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and graduated youngest in his class on March 31, 1979 at the age of 22. In 1982, he passed the U.S. Federal Licensing Examination in New York.

Last Updated ( Friday, 24 September 2010 13:19 )

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