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Lillian Gonzalez-Pardo

Dr. Lillian Gonzalez-Pardo

  • 1st Filipina-American, 1st Asian-American woman to serve as president of the American Medical Woman's Association (AMWA, 1992)

"When the female half of the human race is adequately represented in making medical decisions, we will get a better picture of how women can change medicine for the better."


University of Kansas Medical Center Faculty: Lillian Pardo, M.D.
AMWA Circles of Honor
Women Await Chance To Improve Medicine
Asian Pacific American Firsts
Medical Missions Activity Among UPCM Alumni

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?