Newborn Screening Reference Center
N.I.H., U.P. Manila
Unit 104, Building A, UP Ayala Land Technohub
Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

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The Newborn Screening Center—National Institutes of Health is the first Department of Health (DOH) accredited newborn screening facility in the country. The center provides the most advanced newborn screening testing for a panel of five metabolic disorders in Luzon and National Capital Region. It is presently headed by Dr. April Grace D. Berboso with Dr. Alpha Grace B. Cabic as Laboratory Manager, Dr. Caridad M. Santos as Follow-up Consultant, and Ms. Wenalyn Umali as Program Manager.

Photo shows first row seated from left:

Joanna Abigail Terrado, Project Development Officer

Joannee Bautista, Follow-up Nurse

Margarita Aziza Echon, Medical Technologist

Elizareth Carreon, Medical Technologist

Queency Santos, Follow-up Nurse

Maybelle Bachiller, Administrative Assistant


Seated second row

Mariane Katherine De Los Reyes, Medical Technologist

Irel Fortugaleza, Project Development Officer

Geralyn Valeza, Medical Technologist

Maria Constancia Carillo, Laboratory Manager

Ma. Elouisa Reyes, Unit Head

Wenalyn Viaña, Program Manager

Mary Ann Verona, Medical Technologist

Hilda Hernandez, Follow-up Nurse

Helynn Mae Ledesma, Medical Technologist


Standing first row

Hernando Umayam, Jr., Follow-up Nurse

Melody Jane Rojo, Administrative Assistant

Sherrylord Guting, Medical Technologist

Beverly Chen, Medical Technologist

Queenie Daantos, Administrative Assistant

Maylene Brotonel, Administrative Aide

Andrea Ann De la Cruz, Administrative Assistant

Maureen Garcia, Administrative Assistant

Kathleen Tangalin, Medical Technologist

Jun Mercado, Administrative Aide


Standing second row

Quintin Arnel Garcia, Administrative Aide

Allan Joward De Jesus, Administrative Aide

Johnan Mojica, Administrative Aide

Christian Canoy, Medical Technologist

Ryan Raymond Mallari, Administrative Aide