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Spotlight Legaspi

The UP College of Pharmacy takes great pride in honoring Mr. Louie Fernand D. Legaspi, BSP Class of 2011, as its distinguished alumnus in the field of Academe. Through his exemplary leadership and dedication, Mr. Legaspi has emerged as a visionary in advancing pharmaceutical education and professional development.

As the Dean of the Dr. Mariano Que College of Pharmacy at De La Salle Medical & Health Sciences Institute, Mr. Legaspi has made significant contributions to the academic landscape. He has developed comprehensive training modules and competency assessment tools for pharmacists and pharmacy support workforce, in collaboration with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Philippine Pharmacists Association (PPhA). His initiatives have played a vital role in ensuring that pharmacists are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide high-quality patient care.

Mr. Legaspi’s commitment to excellence in teaching has been widely recognized, as he has received multiple accolades for Lasallian Teaching Excellence. His passion for educating the next generation of pharmacists is evident in his innovative teaching methods and dedication to fostering a conducive learning environment.

Furthermore, Mr. Legaspi has actively contributed to the advancement of public health through his role as the Chairperson of the PharmaCEASE smoking cessation advocacy of the Philippine Pharmacists Association from 2016 to 2022. His efforts in promoting smoking cessation and raising awareness about its detrimental effects on health have had a significant impact on public health outcomes.

Additionally, Mr. Legaspi serves as the Public Relations Officer of the Pharmacy Preceptors Guild of the Philippines. In this role, he works closely with fellow educators and preceptors to enhance the training and development of future pharmacists, nurturing their professional growth and ensuring their readiness to deliver patient-centered care.

Mr. Louie Fernand D. Legaspi’s remarkable achievements and commitment to advancing pharmaceutical education make him a shining example of the values instilled by the UP College of Pharmacy. His contributions to curriculum development, professional training, and public health advocacy highlight the transformative power of education in the field of pharmacy.

As Mr. Legaspi continues to make a significant impact in academe, his visionary leadership and dedication to excellence will undoubtedly shape the future of pharmaceutical education and the healthcare profession. He stands as an inspiration to aspiring pharmacists and educators, showcasing the pivotal role they play in improving patient outcomes and advancing healthcare as a whole.

The UP College of Pharmacy celebrates the achievements of Mr. Louie Fernand D. Legaspi and proudly recognizes him as a distinguished alumnus. His contributions to academe demonstrate the crucial role that pharmacists play in shaping the future of healthcare education and the development of competent healthcare professionals.

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