Central Philippine University College of Medicine
|Central Philippine University
College of Medicine
The Central Philippine University College of Medicine Seal
|Type||Private medical school|
|Dean||Dr. Glenn A.M. Catedral|
|Associate Dean||Dr. Ramon G. Cejar|
|Location||Lopez-Jaena St., Jaro, Iloilo City|
The Central Philippine University College of Medicine (commonly referred to as CPU-ColMed or ColMed) is the medical school of Central Philippine University. Established in 2003, its is one of the newest college and academic program of the university. Currently, the College temporarily sits at the fourth floor of the Loreto D. Tupaz Building, with a separate Anatomy Building behind the University Church and Fine Arts Building.
The college offers undergraduate degree in Lifestyle and Fitness management, a program of which the college pioneered and the only one that offers in the Philippines, and the graduate (professional) degree in Doctor of Medicine (MD). Although the medical school was founded in 2003, the idea of establishing a medical school at Central Philippine University was conceived in 1930s. The Iloilo Mission Hospital serves as the base hospital and partner institution of the college.
Medical Arts Building of the Iloilo Mission Hospital, the medical school's partner institution.
The Loreto D. Tupaz Building where the College shares with the College of Nursing.
- CPU College of Medicine History. Retrieved 1/8/2012.
- Nelson, Linnea, A.; Herradura, Elma (1981), Scientia et Fides: The Story of Central Philippine University, Central Philippine University
- Central Philippine University College of Medicine website
- Central Philippine University official website