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 Section Reports PH I LI PPINES ICD Emeritus Award in the company of colleagues, friends and family. Read more. Quarterly Business Meetings Section IX held quarterly business meetings and programs through our longtime partner and generous sponsor, United Laboratories, Inc. he First Quarter Meeting was held at the City Club at Alphaland, Makati, where the Aegle Wellness Teamm headed by Benedict Francis D. Valdecanas, MD, talked about: “he MIND-BODY-SPIRIT Concept of Integrative Medicine”. he Second Quarterly Business Meeting & BB Erana Memorial Lecture event was held at Marco Polo Hotel where the Honorable Justice Antonio T. Carpio, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, shared his valuable insights on Philippines’ territorial disputes. ICD Scholarship Program his year, Section IX granted two deserving students, namely: Ms. Joice Karla Mendoza from Univ. of the East, and Ms. Roseliz Jessa Obra from Centro Escolar Univ. Makati. he second was made possible by a grant donated by Section IX Past President, Fellow Joseph P. Macasiray. Student Leadership Program Chairman Fellow Margaret C. Tiu and Co-Chair Fellow Evelyn Uy-Co set the program on August 14, 2016, at the Bayanihan Center. Guest speaker, Professor Angela Ariola Yu, PhD, prepared a lecture and workshop with the theme: “Preparing Millennial Dentists to heir Leadership Challenge”. A Message from Past President Vivian Gabaldon To belong to the world’s oldest and largest honor society of dentists™ is truly an honor and a privilege, and to have served as a president of Section IX is humbling. he outstanding achievements of my predecessors have been my inspiration. To build upon their legacy is a positive motivator, and I am full of gratitude for the opportunity. My deepest appreciation for the collective eforts and shared leadership of all Fellows, benefactors and friends of Section IX. My congratulations to Fellow Bgen Reynaldo C. Torres and his board of oicers as they continue to uphold the ICD motto of “Recognizing Service and the Opportunity to Serve” with much vigor and promise for the future of Section IX and ICD. Community Outreach Programs Community Outreach Chairman and President-Elect Fellow Bgen Reynaldo C. Torres’ passion and dedication to service manifests as he organizes the various outreach activities of Section IX. An activity was conducted at the AFP Medical Service School in cooperation with De Los Santos Medical Center. Tondo, Manila. ICD Fellows traveled to Victoria, Laguna to conduct an oral health education and nutrition lecture to more than 227 school children. Our special thanks to the following partners and donors: Jimboy Clowns for the edutainment (nutrition education through games); Golden Oats Plus for the healthy food packs; Colgate for toothbrush & toothpaste inside the hygiene kit that also contained soap, shampoo, and towels; and United Laboratories for Ceelin Vitamins. ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION Section IX Fellows went to each class to conduct health education lectures inVictoria, Laguna on August 31, 2016. Journal of the International College of Dentists 4 7 T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7