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Michael Joseph Dino

Our Lady of Fatima University,


He currently serves as the Director for Research Development and Innovation Center at Our Lady of Fatima University in Valenzuela City, Philippines. As a researcher and development scientist, he has published numerous patents and research papers in peer-refereed journals on leadership, management, nursing, humanoid robots and constructive integration of technology in teaching & learning. His telehealth programme for seniors improved health literacy among older adults in 2012 and his Breastfeeding and Breastmilk Banking (CRIB3) project improved care and restoration of infants. As the President of the PhiGamma Chapter of Sigma Nursing, he deployed a 3-tier project that would lead up to the global initiative to support, promote, and protect breastfeeding. During the COVID-19 pandemic, his multimedia project on #VaccineEquity (with support from the International Council of Nurses) was deployed in various regions and countries. He is the recipient of numerous awards and global recognitions, such as ‘Gawad Vicente M. Santos Awardee’ for Leadership in 2019 and ‘Emerging Nurse Researcher Honoree’ of Sigma’s 30th Nursing Research Congress 2019 – the first Filipino to receive such recognition from Sigma. He was also awarded by the Government of Bulacan as the 2019 Gintong Kabataan (Golden Youth) awardee.