The s
earch is finally over. The University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR) confirmed last Tuesday, 03 March 2015, the appointment of Dr. Nemuel S. Fajutagana as the new dean of the UP Manila National Teacher Training Center for the Health Professions. Dr. Fajutagana will lead the college in enhancing the instructional skills of the teachers in the health professions from 2015 to 2018. 

Dr. Fajutagana finished B.S. Clinical Psychology in 1981 and Doctor of Medicine in 1986 at the Far Eastern University. He had alternative residency in community medicine from 1989-1992 after which he was awarded a scholarship to studyMaster in Health Professions Education (MHPEd) at the University of Maastricht inthe Netherlands which he finished in 1995. He joined NTTCHP as a part-time professorial lecturer in 1996.

As a professor and a seasoned speaker in the health professions education in the Philippines and abroad, Dr. Fajutagana is known for his charismatic style of teaching . Whether in the classroom with 5 students or on-stage with 500, he brings sparkle to his audiences inspiring them to be themselves, champions in the teaching and learning process of their students. Aside from being charismatic, Dr. Fajutagana is also a tech savvy teacher who continuously promotes the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in education. He is as well an advocate of Problem-based learning (PBL) and is currently member of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Association on PBL in health sciences. 

Dean Fajutagana is married to Dr. Leah F. Fajutagana, a practicing pediatrician. They are blessed with two children, Hillary Kate and John Nemuel who are both students of the University of the Philippines Integrated School (UPIS) in Diliman, Quezon City.


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2015 NTTCHP Inter-University Workshop

Theme   : Outcome-based Teaching Strategies  
                in the Health Sciences
Date      : 28-30 April 2015
Venue   : NTTCHP Auditorium
               3/F Joaquin Gonzales Building
               University of the Philippines Manila
               P. Faura cor. Ma. Orosa Sts., Ermita, Manila
Workshop fee: PhP 5,500

To register online, please click here.

February Seminar

Participants in the monthly seminar on Teaching and Learning in Outcome-based Education (OBE) held last Monday, 23 February 2015 at the UP Manila Joaquin Gonzales Hall, pose in a photo op with the speaker Professor Elizabeth Grageda. Also in the photo are NTTCHP faculty and staff Professor Jesus Sarol Jr., Dr. Bong Alviar and Darlina Formoso. To have access to the powerpoint presentation of Prof Grageda, please click here.


211 participants from different colleges and universities in the country joined the NTTCHP 8th National Conference held at the Hotel Jen in Roxas Blvd., Pasay City, MM. To view the conference pictures, and access the abstracts and handouts, please visit the 8th National Conference official website.