Extension Director, CONAMS Dean join San Beda Journal launching

September 23, 2019

Dr. Juanito Leabres Jr, Director for Extensions and Dr. Wilfredo Ramos, Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences participated in the historical launching of the Journal of Health and Caring Sciences of San Beda University, on September 10, 2019. JHCS is an international, peer reviewed, interdisciplinary, official health and caring research journal of the San Beda University College of Nursing and College of Medicine.

Dr. Leabres and Dr. Ramos are contributors of this inaugural issue with their paper “Maternal and Infant Care Beliefs and Practices of Aeta Mothers in Central Luzon, Philippines. The journal is a bi-monthly publication and is expected to be an open access journal by 2020.

The launch also coincided with the start of San Beda’s Community Engagement Week, a week long activity that highlights extension and outreach endeavors of the different colleges’ faculty and students of San Beda University.

Dr. Ramos and Dr. Leabres sat for a round table meeting along with Dr. Febes Catalina Aranas (SBU, Dean of the College of Nursing) and Dr. Rudolf Cymorr Kirby Martinez (SBU-CON Research and Linkages Coordinator) to discuss collaboration in an internationally funded research. The data gathering for the research collaboration is set to run till the end in April of 2020.