The Latest News and Events from the Association of Philippine-American Physicians of Ohio

APPO Medical/Surgical Mission: Feb 2019

Posted by on March 17, 2020 in APPO Events, APPO News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Location: Silang Cavite, Philippines Please read one of our missioners experience from the 2019 mission: A reflection on medical mission experience by Anna Camille Moreno, DO I was 11 years old when my family emigrated from the Philippines to the United States. My parents selflessly provided me with the opportunity to pursue my dream of receiving a medical education and becoming a doctor. I’ve strongly desired to return to the Philippines one day and give back to the community that instilled the beliefs, values and morals that have shaped who...

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APPO Medical/Surgical Mission 2021

Posted by on March 17, 2020 in APPO Events, APPO News, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

APPO Medical/Surgical Mission 2021

Date: To be determined; possibly Summer 2021 Due to Covid-19 concerns, the original mission planned for June 2020 was postponed until next year Mission Organizers for APPO: Armando Damian, MD (surgical coordinator) and Jessica Strasburg, MD (Medical Coordinator) Host City: Santa Maria, Isabela, Philippines 4 days of seeing indigent patients to provide free medical care and minor and major surgical procedures. If interested please email strasbj@gmail.com APPO medical/surgical mission Feb...

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Sampaguita Ball 2020 canceled: NEW DATE: May 1, 2021

Posted by on March 17, 2019 in APPO Events, APPO News, Calendar of Events for APPO/PASO/PNAO, Events, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sampaguita Ball 2020 canceled:  NEW DATE: May 1, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON SAMPAGUITA BALL AND CME 2019!

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APPO Medical and Surgical Mission 2014

Posted by on March 31, 2014 in APPO Events, APPO News, News | 0 comments

Thank you to Jose Ronald Ong for creating the video below featuring highlights from the Medical Surgical Mission in Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines that took place on Jan 19-24, 2014. Thank you to to the Medical Mission organizers Carmencita and Armando Damian MD, mission volunteers,A� and our local sponsors A�a�� Vice Mayor Noel a�?Ahlonga�? Ong and the Ong family headed by the indefatigable husband and wife team of Drs, Kelly Salvador and Dr Susannah Ong- Salvador, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital owned and operated by the Palencia family...

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APPO Annual CME & Sampaguita Ball 2014

Posted by on March 15, 2014 in APPO News, News | 0 comments

APPO Annual CME & Sampaguita Ball 2014

The Association of Philippine-American Physicians of Ohio (APPO) Foundation will hold the Annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program and Sampaguita Ball at the Beachwood Doubletree on May 3, 2014. We would like to invite you to join us and enjoy the festivities. The theme this year is a�?Pintadosa�? which is a celebration that takes place in Tacloban, one of the areas hit hardest by typhoon Haiyan. We decided to pick this theme in honor of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The party will be featuring theA� band called Soula��d Out. The...

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APPO – New Officers Inducted for 2013

Posted by on December 4, 2013 in APPO News | 0 comments

APPO – New Officers Inducted for 2013

The Association of Philippine-American Physicians of Ohio (APPO) held the annual induction of new officers on Sunday Nov 24, 2013 at the Doubletree in Independence. In addition to welcoming the new leaders of the organization, a mass was held by celebrant Father Kit Mendoza to pray for the victims of Super-Typhoon Yolanda that hit the Philippines on November 7th of this year and caused widespread destruction. As a act of solidarity, the newly elected Mayor of Brunswick for 2014, Ron Falconi, inducted the officers. A Message From the Outgoing...

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Sampaguita Ball 2013

Posted by on July 31, 2013 in APPO News, News | 0 comments

Sampaguita Ball 2013

Thank you to the chairs Rumilio Tolentino-Nogueria and Cecilia Lansang. The theme was Philippine Mardi-Gras A�MC: Hubert Fernandez.A�We raised funds for our next medical/surgical mission in January 2014. We enjoyed the Columbus Band, Phil-Am Band and the Chinese Auction.A�We enjoyed the the Itik-Itik dance performed by the APPO youth dancers and an updated modern Tinikling by the APPO/PASO dancers. View Image Gallery of The Sampaguita Ball...

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APPO featured on Medwish blog July 10, 2013

Posted by on July 11, 2013 in APPO News, News | 0 comments

APPO featured on Medwish blog July 10, 2013

We are so proud of Drs Carmencita and Armando Damian for their leadership for over 30 years leading successful medical and surgical missions to theA� Philippines. Please read the latest Medwish blog featuring APPO and interview with the Damians. Please read the interview here: https://www.medwish.org/blog/world-wednesday-philippines-3-decades-of-medical-missions/ DrA� Rumilia Tolentino-Nogueira, a family physician from Metrohealth and volunteer for the 2013 Medical Mission to Olongapo City, examining a child at the outpatient...

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APPO Update 2012

Posted by on December 26, 2012 in APPO News, News | 0 comments

APPO Update 2012

Dec 25, 2012 To the members, friends and supporters of APPO: thank you for visiting our site! I have updated the site to include pictures from our last few events. I would also like to update you on APPO News. We were very saddened at the loss of one of our Board members, Johnny Brawner MD who was a retired general surgeon from St John Westshore. He will truly be missed! We are currently in the process of planning Sampaguita Ball and CME for May 4, 2013 Saturday. It will be held at the Beachwood Hilton. Please put a note in your calendar and...

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APPO Auxiliary Fashion Show Nov. 4,2012

Posted by on December 24, 2012 in APPO News, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

APPO Auxiliary Fashion Show Nov. 4,2012

APPO would like to thank the APPO Auxiliary led by Cancio Castro, President of the Auxiliary and the organizers of this very fashionable event. The chairs included Aimee Castro, Fely Bangayan, and Marcie Sioson. The emcees Bing Jugilon and Michelle Bangayan did a wonderful job! Most of the gowns were borrowed from Marcy Sioson and featured prominent Filipino designer gowns. All the models were family, friends and children of APPO.A� Thanks again to the Auxiliary to help raise for the medical mission in 2013...

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