UPMAS Outstanding Researcher Award
Gives recognition to an alumnus / alumna based locally or internationally, who has produced substantial impact on people, geographical area, or sector through research in biomedicine and public health. This impact can be measured qualitatively (how deep or how transformative) or quantitatively (how many people or groups benefited within the area or sector). Nominees must have completed at least five (5) researches as Principal Investigator, and researches must:
- Have research findings that can contribute to science, technology, national development policies and programs, culture, and well-being of the Philippines;
- Be published in peer-reviewed journals, or presented in local or international conferences; and
- Have received recognitions, citations, awards, etc., nationally or internationally, from academic institutions or scientific societies.