Dr. John Paul F. Abrina has always been fascinated by technology involved in radiotherapy. After graduating from the University of the Philippines Manila, he spent his internship at the Philippine General Hospital, where he was recognized as the most outstanding intern in orthopedics and outstanding intern in neurosurgery. He then moved to four years of residency training in one of the Philippines' biggest hospitals, the Makati Medical Center. After residency, he served as Chief Resident of Radiation Oncology for a year before heading to Davao Doctors Hospital.
He currently is a Philippine Medical Association Member, fellow of the Philippine College of Radiology Member, and diplomate of the Philippine Radiation Oncology Society.
Researches and Presentations
A retrospective validation of patient immobilization using the CIVCO trUpoint ARCH with helical Tomotherapy for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery in a tertiary hospital in Metro Manila 2019 Presented at the Philippine Radiation Oncology Society (PROS) midyear convention (August 19, 2019)
Radiation recall dermatitis with docetaxel and cyclophosphamide in a case of early-stage breast cancer considered high-risk by molecular profiling 2016 Presented at the Philippine Radiation Oncology Society (PROS) midyear convention (August 28, 2016)
Presented at the third Federation of Asian Organizations for Radiation Oncology (FARO) annual conference (September 7, 2018)
Determination of the inhibitory action of Psidium guajava Linn. (guava) crude ethanol extract on biofilm formation of common nosocomial pathogens 2012 Co-author and research leader Finalist, Research Implementation and Development Office Research Competition, UP College of Medicine (2012)
Determination of the effects of glutathione on the development of zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos 2011 Co-author Champion, Association of Philippine Medical Colleges (APMC) Research Competition, Cebu Institute of Medicine, Cebu (2012)
First Place, Research Implementation and Development Office Research Competition, UP College of Medicine (2011)