Dr. Jose Florencio Fabella Lapeña, Jr., AB, MA, MD, FPCS
Full Professor and Attending Otolaryngologist, University Scientist III College of Medicine, Philippine General Hospital, UP Manila Dept. of Otolaryngology, Ward 10, Phil. General Hospital
For his distinguished contribution in the field of Medicine, his exemplary service in his profession as a dedicated academician, empowering medical educator and inspiring mentor; widely-published multidisciplinary scientist-researcher and prolific writer; internationally recognized, multi-awarded editor and reviewer; and compassionate, committed, community-oriented physician and subspecialist surgeon shows his commitment and professionalism in his field.
His competence, excellence, and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognitions such as the UP Scientific Productivity Award, One UP Professorial Chair Award, PMA Most Outstanding Physician Award, all three PSO-HNS Outstanding ENT Specialist Awards in Teaching, Research and Community Service, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Star Reviewer Award, Singapore Medical Association SMJ Reviewer Recognition Award, and Publons UK Inaugural Sentinel of Science Award as the World’s Top Overall Editorial Contributor to Science and Research. As a member of the Philippine Medical Association, Philippine College of Surgeons, Philippine Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Philippine Academy for Head and Neck Surgery, Philippine Society of Audiology, Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Editors, World Association of Medical Editors, and Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesesefragen CranioMaxilloFacial, his relentless dedication to these organizations is a testament of his outstanding career.