Dr. Belardo spend five decades f her life studying the chemistry of natural products and essential oils from Philippine plants. She has extracted 33 new Philippine essential oils and studied their chemical and physical properties. results of her work found application in the creation of new flavors and in herbal medication.
Her consistent work on phytochemical research brought her honors and 32 awards among which are: The Lunsford-Richardson Award in Pharmacy, USA, 1956; Philippine Pharmaceutical Association Outstanding Pharmacist 1963; Federacion International de Abogadas Award 1979; Waseda University Plaque of Recognition, Japan, 1981; Professional Regulation Commission Award in Pharmacy, 1983; National Research Council of the Philippines Award in Phytochemistry, 1984; Distinguished Leadership Award in Chemistry, USA, 1985; El Consejo Cultural Mundial Award Mexico, 1988.
Source: Directory of academicians and outstanding young scientists
As researcher , Dr. Mijares conducted studies concerning multi-variate theory and analysis which were published in “The Annals of Mathematical Statistics”, an international journal.
As Deputy Director-General of the National Economics Development Authority (NEDA) and Executive Director of the National Census and Statistics Office (NCSO) for a number of years, Dr. Mijares had the responsibility of overseeing the overall development and direction of the statistical system in the country.
For his achievement in statistics, Dr.Mijares was elected to membership in international statistical groups such as the Statistical Institute of Asia and the Pacific, International Statistical Institute, and the Institute for Vital Registration and Statistics.
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Clare R. Baltazar- Filipino Scientist
Dr. Baltazar has consistently maintained outstandingly high standards of achievement throughout her academic life. Her numerous publications on Philippine insects especially on the Philippine Hymenoptera are very significant to science for they lay the groundwork for future biological control in the Philippines. Her book Philippine Insects is the first authoritative text on Philippine insects. Other important contributions of Dr. Baltazar to science are the discoveries of 8 and one subgenus of Hymenoptera and 108 new species of the Philippine parasitic wasps.
For these achievement, Dr. Baltazar is well recognized here and abroad. In 1980, she received the Rizal Pro Patria Award in entomology.
source: Directory of academicians and outstanding young scientists