Erlinda Castro-Palaganas, PhD, RN, is a Professor of Management of the University of the Philippines Baguio. She is the founding president of the Philippine Nursing Research Society Inc. and has served the Philippines Nurses Association at the local, regional and national levels in various capacities. She is the Chair of the Capacity Building Committee of the Cordillera Region Health Research and Development Consortium; Vice-President (External) of the Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors and a member of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Editors.

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