Dr Maria Lourdes K. Otayza

VP for Government Affairs

Philippine Hospital Association

Dr Maria Lourdes K. Otayza is currently the Chair of Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium (R1HRDC) and the Philippine National Health Research System - Research Management Committee (PNHRS-RMC). She is also an associate fellow at the Australasian College of Health Service Management and a fellow of the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society and the Philippine Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr Otayza is a recipient of various recognitions including the Outstanding Filipino Physician Awardee in 2021, Gawad Career Executive Services (CES) Awardee in 2017, Most Outstanding Ilocano Awardee in 2016, Civil Service Commission Pag-asa Awardee in 2016, and was the Dr Jose P. Rizal Gawad Karangalan Awardee from the Philippine Medical Association in 2012.