Jaime Montoya

University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Dr. Jaime Montoya is Professor in Infectious Disease at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and currently the Executive Director of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development. He is also currently the Secretary of the Philippine College of Physicians and Vice-President of the Science Council of Asia. He is a highly trained infectious disease specialist and public health expert certified by the Royal College of Physicians, London, U.K. and the Philippine Board of Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease specialty.

He is the recipient of over 20 prestigious professional awards in the fields of medical research, education, medical writing, medical society leadership and community service including Outstanding Young Scientist of the Philippines, 1998 awarded by the National Academy of Science and Technology , Distinguished Physician Researcher awarded by the Philippine College of Physicians in 2001, Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines, 2001 and conferment of the rank of National Academician in 2008 by the National Academy of Science and Technology. He has also published at least 30 scientific papers in peer-reviewed local and international journals. He is the Founding President of the Philippine Alliance for the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and Past President of the Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Philippine Hospital Infection Control Society, Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics and the Philippine Coalition Against Tuberculosis.

Dr. Montoya also serves as a member of the DCP3 Advisory Committee to the Editors.