Research Forum

  1. How does your body clock tick? The Philippine Chronotype and Social Jetlag Survey by Dr. Jingky P. Lozano-K├╝hne, Biostatistician-Epidemiologist, 28 January 2016 (in collaboration with the D/MIH Programs)
  2. Lived Experiences of Women who had Induced Abortion by Ms. Geraldine Rowena S. Galang, Senior Lecturer, 27 April 2016 (in collaboration with the MAN Program)
  3. Cushing's Syndrome from Pituitary Microadenoma and Pulmonary Nodules by Asst. Prof. Loyda N. Cajucom, Affiliate Faculty Member, 27 April 2016 (in collaboration with the MAN Program)
  4. Creating Virtual Corridors: Social Network Discovery and Landscape Patch Connectivity of Permaculture Projects and Initiatives on Facebook by Mr. Jabez Joshua M. Flores, MENRM Graduate and PhD Student, 27 July 2016 (in collaboration with the MENRM Program)


One of the tasks of the FMDS Research Committee is to organize colloquia and symposia as venue of the sharing and dissemination of research outputs of the Faculty and its stakeholders.


28 January 2016; 27 April 2017; 27 July 2016

Target Beneficiaries

UPOU-FMDS Stakeholders and General Public

Office in charge


Office Profile Degree granting or non-degree granting Purpose of creation Location in the hierarchy

Degree and non-degree granting/ As a collective of various disciplines spanning from the health to the environment to management and to the development fields, it deals with policy, program and development concerns related to environment and natural resources management, land valuation, research and development, nursing, international health, social work and public management. These thematic areas have become the teaching, research, extension and public service areas of the FMDS over time/ The Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) is one of the three faculties of studies of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU). It was established in 2004 when the then Faculties of Health Sciences and of Management Studies, both established in 1995, were merged.

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Other Remarks

Forum Speaker: Mr. Jabez Joshua M. Flores; Venue: UPOU-AVR