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Paz Mendoza Guazon

Dr. Paz Mendoza-Guazon

  • 1st Filipina graduate of the UP College of Medicine and Surgery (1912)
  • 1st Filipina to obtain the degree of Doctor of Tropical Medicine and Public Health (1916)
  • 1st Filipina to attain full professorial rank at University of the Philippines (UP, 1924-27)
  • 1st Filipina to serve in the UP Board of Regents
  • 1st Filipina to write about choriocarcinomas as seen from the autopsy table
  • 1st Filipina to publish autopsy findings of "bangungut"

FATHER: Isidro Mendoza

HUSBAND: Dr. Potenciano Guazon

March 10, 1967

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