• NTTCHP has a New Dean
    The search 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 study Master in Health Professions Education (MHPEd) at the University of Maastricht in the 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.  

    Dr. Fajutagana 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. 

    He 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.
    Posted Mar 4, 2015, 8:21 PM by Darlina Formoso
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Inviting all educators in the health professions to NTTCHP's last monthly seminar for SY 2014-2015:

Topic    :    Assessment in OBE 
Speaker:   Dean Nemuel Fajutagana
Date      :   30 March 2015, 1:30 -3:30 PM
Venue   :   UP Manila Gonzales Hall

(To the participants who would like to have a certificate of attendance, please come earlier, fill-out the information sheet and pay the certificate fee of PhP75.00.)

Dr. Bong Alviar's Blog

Read Dr. Bong Alviar's lecture notes on Curriculum Mapping given last  October 2014 and other artcles on health professions education  in his blog  Saccades and Pursuits.

Staff Blog

New staff  Darlene Formoso blogs about the college  in NTTCHP Blog. Peek through  NTTCHP  from an insider and join in her journey and encounters, learnings and challenges with the people at the 3rd floor of Joaquin Gonzales Hall.

HPEd Textbook

Philippine's First Textbook on HPEd now available for only 750 pesos. 

To order, please call (632) 521.0899 or email us at 

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 Ginzales 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
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