Asian and Oceanian Section

Course Chairs

Raymond L. Rosales
Raymond L. Rosales, MD, PhD

  • Dr. Raymond L. Rosales is a medical alumnus of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), including Residency in Neurology and Psychiatry at the University Hospital (USTH), Manila, Philippines
  • He holds a PhD in Neurosciences from Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  • He had fellowship programs in neuromuscular electrophysiology and pathology at the Kagoshima University Dept. of Neurology and Geriatrics
  • He had visiting clinician programs in myopathology at the National Center for Nervous and Psychiatric Disorders (Tokyo, Japan), in clinical electromyography at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester and in Movement Disorders at the Columbia University, New York (USA)
  • He is presently a full Professor of the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, the Department of Neurology-Psychiatry
  • At St. Luke's Medical Center, he is a staff of the Movement Disorders and the Clinical Neurophysiology laboratories
  • He was former President of the Philippine Neurological Association (PNA), founding President of the Phil. Society of Neuro-Rehabilitation (PSNR), and the incumbent President of the Movement Disorders Society of the Philippines (MDSP)
  • He is member of the Executive board, as well as the Educational committee of The Movement Disorder Society, Asian and Oceanian Section (MDS-AOS); Also, he serves as the liaison officer of the MDS for the Philippines
  • He is an executive board member of the Asian & Oceanian Myology Center (AOMC)
  • He convened the Asian Botulinum Toxin Spasticity Study Group (2001), the 27th Annual Convention of the PNA (2005), the 5th AOMC Annual Convention (2006) and the 1st East Asia Regional Convention of the World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (2008)
  • He authored/coauthored 78 publications in peer reviewed international and local journals, having special interests in neuromuscular and movement disorders
  • He refereed for several journals and participated in several multi-centric clinical trials
  • He has received the Gold Series UST Rector's Award in Research and the Christ the King College Centennial Most Distinguished Alumnus Award

Roland Dominic Jamora
Roland Dominic G. Jamora, MD

  • Dr. Roland Dominic G. Jamora is a medical alumnus of the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • He finished his Neurology Residency Training at the Department of Neurosciences, Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines, where he was the department Chief Resident on his senior year (4th year).
  • He had fellowship program in Parkinson's disease and other Movement Disorders at the Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore under Dr. Louis C. S. Tan and Dr. Eng-King Tan
  • He is presently the Head of the Movement Disorders Center, St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City and at the Bonifacio Global City
  • He is a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine-Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila
  • He is also a consultant with the Philippine Movement Disorder Surgery Center (Philmove), based in Cardinal Medical Center, San Juan City, Philippines
  • He is a member of The Movement Disorder Society
  • He is the Vice-President of the Movement Disorders Society of the Philippines (MDSP)
  • He has authored/ coauthored 53 full text articles and abstracts in peer reviewed international and local journals
  • He has participated in several multi-centre clinical trials