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UP Manila graduate tops October 2022 Physician Licensure Examination

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 10:27 AM November 10, 2022
Justin Togonon

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MANILA, Philippines — A University of the Philippines (UP) Manila College of Medicine graduate topped the 2022 Physician Licensure Examination, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Thursday.

Justin Adriel Zent Gautier Togonon led the list of passers with a rating of 89.00%, followed by another UP Manila graduate, Francesca Marie Aby Lagrosa, who scored 88.75%.

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Togonon graduated magna cum laude in his medical degree and class valedictorian in UP Manila College of Medicine.

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A total of 3,826 examinees out of 5,958 passed the PLE held last month.

Here are the top ten passers of the PLE with their respective schools and ratings, according to the PRC. 

1. Justin Adriel Zent Gautier Togonon, UP Manila – 89.00%

2. Francesca Marie Aby Lagrosa, UP Manila – 88.75 %

3. Karla Joyce Saavedra Badong – Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila – 88.00 %

4. Kim Zapatos Sia, University of Santo Tomas (UST) – 87.67 %

5. Gamaliel Pulpulaan Galigao – University of the East (UE) Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center – 87.58%

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Mark Arlo Hernandez Segundo – West Visayas State University – La Paz – 87.58%

6. Christian Joseph Barrion Cruzado – Far Eastern University (FEU) Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation – 87.50% 

Sonny Cabahug Redula, Cebu Institute of Medicine – 87.50 %

7. Neill Steven Cainglet Cachuela, UST – 87.42 %

Trisha Marie Ramos Galapon, UP Manila –  – 87.42 %

8. Anna Patricia Anonuevo Bartolome, Our Lady of Fatima University – Valenzuela – 87.25 % 

Christopher Tabora Pilarta, UP Manila – 87. 25 %

Keith Alexius Kim Wangkay, UE Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center – 87.25 %

9. Randy Franz Gubantes Selim, St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine – William H. Quasha Memorial – 87.17 %

Christian Jerell Salvacion Cosme, UST – 87.17 

10. David Marco Abaya Bildan, UE Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center – 87.08 %

Mark Johnuel Matabilas Duavis, University of Cebu College of Medicine Foundation Inc. – 87.08 %

Christine Bernadette Orfano Lo, UP Manila – 87.08 %

Hannah Leian Herrera Tan, Davao Medical School Foundation   – 87.08%

Meanwhile, the Angeles University Foundation had the highest passing rate with all 51 examinees passing the examination. 

The PRC listed a total of 10 schools with at least an 85% passing rate: 

  1. Angeles University Foundation (51 examinees, 100% passing rate) 
  2. Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (108 examinees, 97.22% passing rate)   
  3. St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine – William H. Quasha Memorial (94 examinees, 97.22% passing rate)   
  4. Cebu Institute of Medicine (138 examinees, 95.65% passing rate)   
  5. University of the Philippines – Manila (161 examinees, 95.65% passing rate)   
  6. Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (162 examinees, 97.22% passing rate)   
  7. University of Cebu College of Medicine Foundation Inc. (66 examinees, 93.94% passing rate)  
  8. University of Santo Tomas (460 examinees, 90.43% passing rate)    
  9. West Visayas State University – La Paz (111 examinees, 89.19% passing rate)   
  10. University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center (94 examinees, 97.22% passing rate)    
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