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1.19.2007

Honoria Acosta Sison




Honoria Acosta-Sison

  • 1st Filipina physician
  • 1st Filipina graduate of an American medical school, Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (1905)
  • 1st Filipina surgeon
  • 1st Filipina obstetrician
  • 1st Filipina to perform a low segment cesarean section
  • Mother of Philippine Obstetrics


HUSBAND: Dr. Antonio G. Sison



YEAR OF DEATH
January 19, 1970


USEFUL LINKS

First Filipino Women Physicians
The First Ladies of Philippine Medicine
History of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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