Health Scientist: Dr. Jossie M. Rogacion
Dr. Jossie Mariano Rogacion was named one of the Outstanding Filipino Scientists in 1996. Her fields of study include child nutrition, childhood diarrhea, and hematology. She started the research on improved oral rehydration solutions with the World Health Organization (WHO) when she was the coordinator of the Diarrhea Disease Research Unit of Philippine General Hospital.
Dr. Rogacion is busy with her studies about the use of iron-fortified rice in treating iron-deficiency anemia among children.