Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Internal Medicine
  • Women's Health Services
  • Medical Missions to the Philippines
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Medical Mobile Clinic
  • Mentoring students in Global Health
  • Express Care

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Chief Stanford Medical Group Hoover, Stanford University (2006 - 2009)

Honors & Awards


  • Outstanding Student Nephrology Award, Rush University (1982)
  • Scholastic Achievement Award, American Medical Womens Association Womens (1982)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Stanford University (1983)
  • Most Outstanding Student Award, Far Eastern University (1972)
  • Humanitarian and Volunteerism Award, American College of Physicians (2011)
  • Top 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award, Filipina Womens Network (2013)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Senior Fellow, Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (2015 - Present)
  • Board of Director, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians ( NCAPIP) (2015 - Present)
  • Founder, ABC's for Global Health (2009 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Internship:Stanford University Medical Center (1983) CA
  • Residency:Stanford University Medical Center (1985) CA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1985)
  • Medical Education:Rush University Medical College (1982) IL
  • BSN, Far Eastern University, Nursing (1972)
  • MD, Rush University, Medicine (1982)

Community and International Work


  • Medical Mobile Clinic

    Topic

    Chronic disease management

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Help Rebuild Tacloban, Tacloban, Palo and Tanauan

    Topic

    Help rebuild medical infrastructure in Tacloban

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health and Corporal Works of Mercy

    Populations Served

    Tacloban and surrounding areas

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical mobile clinics, Philippines

    Topic

    Sustainable medical mobile vans to serve the underprivileged

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Prevention of Hypertension through education and lifestyle modification, Manila, Philippines

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health and Manila Doctor's Hospital

    Populations Served

    Filipinos in the Philippines

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical mision, Philippines

    Topic

    medical care to communities in the Philipines

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Philippine Medical Society of Northern California

    Populations Served

    10,000

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


In the Philippines where hypertension and prehypertension are prevalent and medication not affordable, we are looking into prevention of hypertension through education and lifestyle modification as a practical alternatives.

Projects


  • Medical Mobile Clinics in the Philippines, ABC's for Global Health with research support from Stanford University

    Creation of medical mobile clinics in he Philippines as part of outreach programs to ensure continuity of care, enhance access, prevention and education to improve health and well-being of the population in underserved areas.

    Location

    Philippines

  • Prevention of Hypertension and Diabetes in the Philippines through lifestyle modification, Stanford University, Manila Doctors Hospital

    Location

    Manila Philippines

    Collaborators

    • Dante Morales, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of the Philippines , President of Manila Doctor's Hospital, Manila Doctor's Hospital

Teaching

2016-17 Courses


Stanford Advisees


Publications

All Publications


  • Textbook: Patient -Focused Assessment: The art and Science of Clinical Data Gathering Gabiola, J., Mansen, T. Pearson. 2015
  • DISRUPT Filipina Women's Leadership Gabiola, J. 2015: 11