Thursday, October 11, 2007

Geminiano T. de Ocampo

"Father of Modern Philippine Ophthalmology"



Dr. Geminiano T. de Ocampo

  • 1st Filipino to establish the 1st eye hospital in the Philippines, De Ocampo Eye Hospital (1952)
  • 1st Filipino President of the Philippine Opthalmological Society (1958)
  • 1st Filipino to design a corneal dissector (manufactured in the US)
  • 1st Filipino recipient of the Jose Rizal Medal in Ophthalmology from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
  • National Scientist (1982)


USEFUL LINKS

DOST-NAST De Ocampo, Geminiano T.
Geminiano T. De Ocampo on Wikipedia
The Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Awards