Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7 President Bgen Reynaldo C. Torres 201 7 Officers President: Bgen Reynaldo C. Torres President Elect: Ma. Liza C. Centeno Vice President: Fidel S. Bondoc Ex-Oicio: Vivian Gabaldon Secretary: Preciosa L. Tanagon Treasurer: Gladys Tong-so Auditor: Leticia G. Salvador Editor: Elizabeth C. Carrasco Directors: Cecilia T. Diego Armin G. Segarra PRO: Victor H. Torres Section IX PH I LI PPINES Editor: Elizabeth C. Carrasco President’s Greeting Bgen Reynaldo C. Torres It is a great honor to share with you my aspirations for presidential servitude of the ICD Philippine Section for the year 2017. he awareness and participation of every Fellow makes it more realistic and concrete as time goes by because of their commitment to beneit mankind. Passion sustains and enriches the life of every ICD Fellow. heir zealous drive to accomplish simple things extraordinarily well has constantly served as a catalyst for unbridled success to make a diference as a leader. Allow me to lay down the lagship programs, projects and activities for our organization. 1) To ensure that all Fellows will participate and engage themselves in leadership development programs. 2) To continue my predecessors’ programs, such as the Community Development Program, Scholarship Program and Faculty Development program. 3) To strengthen fellowship in the College by selecting and inviting young and promising dentists to be Fellows with good moral characters and proliic credentials. 4) To amend and review the Constitution and Bylaws as needed. 5) To hold quarterly meetings and seminars to promote camaraderie. 6) To implement innovative projects and programs in providing sustainable development. 7) To develop an exchange program for dental students. his and more will be taking place, therefore making it a busy term for me. 49th Annual Convocation he Philippines Section 49th Annual Convocation and Banquet was held at Novotel Hotel Manila. Chief Persida R. Acosta, from the Public Attorney Oice of the Republic of the Philippines, was the Keynote Speaker. Section IX Councilor, Master Fellow Hermogenes Villareal was the Inducting Oicer. Highlights of the event included the investiture of new Fellow Elmer Jesus Escoto, while Honorary fellowship was conferred upon Mr. Alexander Chua of United Laboratories, Inc. and Life membership to Fellow Rosita S. Tan. he set of Oicers for 2016 headed by Fellow Vivian Gabaldon were then inducted. Finally, the evening was exceptionally heartwarming and memorable with the presence of Master Fellow Primo E. Gonzales as he received Contact Information Dr. Bgen Reynaldo C. Torres 17 Gallego St., Camp Aguinaldo Quezon City, Philippine Islands Tel: (632)7091369 2016 OFFICERS of Section IX at their 49th convocation and banquet ceremony. Journal of the International College of Dentists 4 6 T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7