Professional Regulation

Professional Regulation Commission

 

The Philippine Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) through the Professional Regulatory Board (PRB) for Physical Therapy is mandated through Republic Act 5680 to regulate the practice of physical therapy in the country. To know more about PRC and the PRB for Physical Therapy, visit: https://www.prc.gov.ph/physical-and-occupational-therapy.

Professional Regulatory Board

The current members of the Professional Regulatory Board for Physical Therapy are:

Hon. Polyanna G. Escano
Chair

Hon. Raul G. Agustin
Member

Hon. Bernadette M. Reyes
Member

Republic Act 5680 

An Act Creating the Board of Examiners for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists (June 21, 1969)

PRC's Outstanding Professionals of the Year


Annually, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) confers this award to outstanding professionals across its various professional clusters who have demonstrated competence of the highest degree, and significant contribution to the advancement of their respective profession. Since 1979, a number of physical therapists has been awarded this great recognition.

The list of awardees from 1979 to 2017 was retrieved from Starweek (The Sunday Magazine of The Philippine Star) Vol. 32 No. 13 (17 June 2018), a special report for PRC's 45th Anniversary.

Year
Awardee
1979
Ma. Lucia M. Magalona
1982
Aida M. Gonzales
1992
Policarpia A. Magpili
1993
Teresita S. Castor
1995
Bernadette M. Reyes
1996
Sergio P. Lacanilao
1998
Darius V. Dungca
2001
Romel V. Cabazor
2002
Maria Eliza S.D. Ruiz
2005
Marvin G. Ventura
2006
Mary Grace V. Tapar
2007
Maria Elizabeth M. Grageda
2008
Jocelyn Francisco Agcaoili
2009
Esmerita R. Rotor
2010
Cheryl R. Peralta
2011
Carmelo Concepcion Cunanan
2012
Manuel Ted Fermin Aurelio
2014
Edward James Reyes Gorgon
2015
Donald Sison Lipardo
2017
Gayline Fragata Manalang Jr.
2019
Napoleon R. Caballero
2020
Donald G. Manlapaz
2021
Maribeth Anne P. Gelisanga