The Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium (R1HRDC) thru the Research Utilization Committee (RUC), once again spearheaded the 2019 Regional Research Conference on May 22, 2019 at Northwestern University, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte with this year’s theme: “Research Outputs as Inputs towards Evidence-Based Practice for Quality Life”. It aimed to: (1) develop and strengthen health research network thru health research conference; (2) encourage researchers to conduct quality research with the highest ethical standard that contribute to the improvement of the quality of life; and (3) equip the participants with the knowledge, skills and values for effective and efficient adoption and utilization of health research.

The highlight of the event is the oral presentation and poster exhibit contest of completed research papers which was divided into 2 (two) categories: Student and Professional. On March 4, 2019, the RUC has called for the submission of completed papers which was screened and assessed by the Research Management Committee (RMC). Out of 90 (30 from professionals and 60 from students) submitted papers, the following researches emerged as winners during the said conference:

Professional Category (Oral Presentation)

 

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1st Place

Out of the dark: An Engaged Journey of Substance Abuse Clients towards Therapeutic Community

Jayson D. Bautista, RN, MAN

DOH Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center – Dagupan City, Pangasinan

2nd Place

White Caps and Cyber Bullies: The Lived Experiences of Nurses who are Victims of Social Media Shaming

Rodney Odesson Raguindin, RN, MAN, Ed.D

Lyceum Northwestern University – Dagupan City, Pangasinan

3rd Place

Residents’ Environment Safety for Fall Prevention in a Long Term Facility

John Francis A. Paraoan, RN, MAN

Catalino Pe Benito, RN

Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Batac City, Ilocos Norte

 

Professional Category (Poster Presentation)

 

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1st Place

Retrospective Study of Substance Abused Clients’ Profile Admitted on Residential Program of DOH – DTRC

Jesus A. Pimentel Jr.

 

DOH Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center – Dagupan City, Pangasinan

2nd Place

 

Therapeutic Influence of Rehabilitation Program to Health among Residents of Department of Health Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center Dagupan

 

Eric Vincent Maminta

 

DOH Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center – Dagupan City, Pangasinan

3rd Place

Enhancing the Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Capability of Non-Health Personnel

Richard Irvin Bismonte, RN, MAN

Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Batac City, Ilocos Norte


Student Category (Oral Presentation - Medical)

 

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1st Place

Child Immunization Compliance of Young Mothers in Barangay Balaya, San Carlos City, Pangasinan

Princess Lilac S. Velasquez

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, San Carlos City, Pangasinan

2nd Place

An In Vitro Study of Antifungal Activity of Sago Worm (Rhynchosporium Ferrugineus, Dryophthidae) Fats against Trichophython Species and Formulation of Antifungal Soap

Franz Krizzadane Liclican

Lorma Colleges, La Union

3rd Place

Vital Capacity Response of Bronchial Asthma Patients to Annulom Vilom Pranayama (AVP)

Frances Eileen Madrid

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, San Carlos City, Pangasinan


Student Category (Oral Presentation - Herbal)

 

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1st Place

Cardio-Protective Activity of Ethanolic Whole Plant Extract of Papait on Doxorubicin Induced-Myocardial Infarcted Albino Rats

 

Maryrose Divina

 

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, San Carlos City, Pangasinan

2nd Place

 

Antioxidant Screening and Anti-angiogenic Activity of Kalunay Ethanolic Leaf Extract

Mark Joseph William Ducusin

Philippine Science High School, Ilocos Region Campus, San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur

 

3rd Place

 

Cardio-Protective Activity of Balisanga (Cyperus rotundus L.) Root Extract on Sprague Dawley Rats: Evaluating Different Dosages

 

Jade Vincent Fernandez

 

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, San Carlos City, Pangasinan


Student Category (Poster Presentation)

 

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1st Place

Antiangiogenic Property of Chromolaena Orodata Ethanolic Leaf Extract on Chorioallantoic Membrane (CAM) of Fertilized Duck Egg

Irah Acla

Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan City, Pangasinan

2nd Place

Comparative Study of Cactaceae Plants in Minimizing Radio Frequency of Computers

Star Grace Gonzales

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, San Carlos City, Pangasinan

3rd Place

Effect of Core Strengthening on the Performance of Young Competitive Freestyle Swimmers

Emy Gay Cardenas

Mariano Marcos State University, Batac City, Ilocos Norte


The annual celebration was attended by more or less 250 aspiring, young, and seasoned researchers and advocates who shared their knowledge and experiences in the field of health research.


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