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2023-2024 Standing Committees

54th Annual Convention
Chair: Walid A. Amil, MD
Scientific: Aurora Muriel S. Gamponia, MD
Registration: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD
CME Contests: Richard Henry P. Tiongco II, MD
Session Coordinator: Luigi Pierre S. Segundo, MD
Opening/Closing: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD
Socials: Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD
Protocol Officer: Jude Erric L. Cinco, MD
Newsbeats: Don Robespierre C. Reyes, MD
Convention Website: Jose Donato A. Magno, MD

ACC Asia 2023
ACC Co-Chair: Fred Kusumoto, MD
PHA Co-Chair: Ronald E. Cuyco, MD
ACC Vice-Chair: Eugene Yang, MD
PHA Vice-Chair: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD

Chair: Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD

  • Initiative Operations Team
    Bureau of Cardiovascular Disease Control
    Lead: Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD
    Vice Lead (Pedia): Aurora Gamponia, MD
    Vice Lead (Adult): Luigi Pierre S. Segundo, MD
    Bureau: Councils on Preventive Cardiology, Hypertension, CAD.
    Cardiac Cath, CV Nursing, CPR, RF-RHD, Heart Month chair,
    WHD chair, UPP and Chapters
    Partnership: PHA-DOH Network, PHA Affiliate Societies
    GOAL: (1) Harmonization, consolidation of all public health
    advocacies and, (2) execution through the chapters

Chair: Romeo J. Santos, MD

Chair: Aurora S. Gamponia, MD

Continuing Education Program Committee
Chair: Richard Henry P. Tiongco II, MD

Sub Committee in Continuing Education Program
Chair: Luigi Pierre S. Segundo, MD

  • Initiative Operations Team
    PHA-PCC Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences
    Lead: Jude Erric Cinco, MD
    Vice Lead: Richard Henry P. Tiongco, MD
    The Academy: Annual Convention Over-all Chair, CEPC and Sub CEPC Chair,
    Mid-Year Convention Chair, Councils, NHFN, Component Societies (PSE,
    GOAL: Curated Cradle (CIA) of the Science of Cardiology

Chair: Luigi Pierre S. Segundo, MD
Philippine Journal of Cardiology – Marcelllus Francis L. Ramirez, MD
PHA Website – Keith Andrew L. Chan, MD
Heart News / MyHeart App - Don Robespierre C. Reyes, MD

Councils and Chapters
Chair: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD
Co-Chair: Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD

Cardiac Catheterization & Interventions:  Jhoanna G. Marcelo, MD

Cardiac Rehab & Sports Cardiology: Benjamin Jose C. Quito, MD
Cardiomyopathy & Cor Pulmonale: Rosario Soledad C. Neri, MD
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Don Robespierre C. Reyes, MD
Cardiovascular Anesthesia & Critical Care: Rod T. Castro, MD
Cardiovascular Imaging: Christian Michael H. Pawhay, MD
Cardiovascular Nursing: Janine L. Comendador, RN, DDM
Cardio-Oncology: Katrina Cruz-Tan, MD
Cardiovascular Surgery: Dennis M. De Asis, MD
Congenital Heart Disease: Cecilienne S. Acosta, MD
Coronary Artery Disease: Iris M. Garcia, MD
Echocardiography: Myla Gloria F. Supe, MD
Electrophysiology & Cardiac Pacing: Michael Joseph F. Agbayani, MD
Heart Failure: Wilbert Allan G. Gumatay, MD
Hypertension: Marc Denver A. Tiongson, MD
Pharmacotherapy: Maria Concepcion C. Sison, MD
Preventive Cardiology: Karen F. Caudor, MD
RF-RHD, KD & IE: Pacita Jay L. Ballelos, MD
Stroke & Peripheral Vascular Disease: Patricio P. Palmes, MD
Women’s Heart Health: Joanna Teresita Margarita L. Manalo, MD 

North Luzon: Jonathan Morley K. Ramirez, MD
Baguio-Benguet: Bernadette Valdez, MD
Cagayan Valley: Aleano L. Dayag, MD

Central Luzon: Rayzen Canono-Lim, MD
Southern Tagalog:  Marion Patricio, MD
Bicol: Jesusa Barce, MD
Cebu: Arvisminda Luz Ladiao, MD
Eastern Visayas: Michael Anthony C. Estur, MD
Western Visayas-Panay: Francis Cyril S. Ganzon, MD
Western Visayas-Negros Occidental: Ed D. Gabitoya, MD
Northwestern Mindanao: Debra Urbina, MD
Davao-Southern Mindanao: Jerome A. Blaya, MD
Zamboanga Peninsula: Lowe L. Chiong, MD

Nominations & Elections
Chair: Jude Erric L. Cinco, MD

Chair: Norbert Lingling D. Uy, MD

External Affairs and Lay Awareness
Chair: Atty Darlene Marie B. Berberabe

Chair: Mr. Romeo B. Cruz
Co-chair: Aurora S. Gamponia, MD

Heart House
Chair: Ronaldo E. Cuyco, MD

Heart Month
Chair: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD
Co-Chair: Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD

International Affairs
ASEAN Federation of Cardiology - Alex T. Junia, MD, Eleanor A. Lopez, MD
Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology - Eugenio B. Reyes, MD, Nannette R. Rey, MD
American College of Cardiology – Jude Erric L. Cinco, MD
Internal Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy - Richard Henry P. Tiongco II, MD
Resuscitation Council of Asia (Member of the International Liaison Committee on
Resuscitation) - Francis N. Lavapie, MD

Chair: Ronald E. Cuyco, MD

Director In-Charge: Walid A. Amil, MD
Co-chair: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD

  • Initiative Operations Team
    Guidelines & Guidance Bureau
    Lead: Rodney M. Jimenez, MD
    Vice Lead: Walid Amil, MD
    Bureau: PHA Councils, NHFN and Component Societies

Technical Research Committee:
Chair: Imelda Caole-Ang, MD

World Heart Day
Chair: Walid A. Amil, MD
Co-Chair: Lourdes Ella G. Santos, MD

Philippine Specialty Boards of Cardiology
Adult Cardiology
Chair: Lerma R. Noval, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Chair: Ma. Concepcion C. Sison, MD