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CEU Optometry Alumni Shine in 11th PFPA Excellence Awards

Photo shows (from L-R) Dr. Maria Concepcion Anda, Dr. Jane Cecille Quijano-Cadag and Dr. Irene Christine C. Peliño

Three of Centro Escolar University esteemed alumni were honored at the 11th Philippine Federation of Professional Associations, Inc. (PFPA) Excellence Awards during its awarding ceremonies at the UP Bahay ng Alumni in Diliman, Quezon City.

Dr. Maria Concepcion Anda, Program Head of the Department of Optometry in CEU Malolos, received the award in the Academe/Research and Development Category. She is the President of the IPAO QC Central Chapter (2017–present), and she also represents the Philippines as an Ambassador for the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE).

Dr. Jane Cecille Quijano-Cadag was recognized in the Global Filipino Practice and Service Category. She serves as the Branch Manager of East Optics in Doha, Qatar, and is a Board Member of the Integrated Philippine Association of Optometrists, Inc. (IPAO) Laguna Chapter.

Dr. Irene Christine C. Peliño excelled in the Government Service Category. As the Chairperson of the Philippine Regulatory Commission's Board of Optometry, she has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the profession. Her contributions were further recognized with the IPAO Lifetime Achievement Award in 2023.

These awards highlight the significant contributions and dedication of CEU alumni to the field of optometry both locally and internationally.

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