Darwin A. Dasig, MD

Jacqueline C. Dominguez, MD
Vice President

Encarnita Raya-Ampil, MD

Ma. Lourdes Corrales-Joson, MD
Assistant Secretary

Venus Serra-Arain, MD

Joseree Ann S. Catindig, MD
Assistant Treasurer

Maurice Sanosa, MD
PRO External

Jardine S. Sta. Ana, MD
PRO Internal

Richtofen de Jesus
PRO Allied Specialists

Venus Serra-Arain,MD
Immediate Past President

Simeon M. Marasigan, MD
Founding President


Socorro Sarfati, MD
Fe Costales, MD
Eva Angel, MD
Limuel Anthony Abrogena, MD
Primitivo Mactal, PhD


DEMENTIA is a public health emergency and a scientific challenge in developed and developing countries. Both incidence and prevalence of dementia are rising, increasing exponentially with increasing age. Dementia is associated with higher mortality: 2.3 cases/100 person. Dementia is a major cause of functional dependence. Behavior and psychiatric problems are quite high and they should be a major concern for the management. Likewise, they are the major determinants of the quality of life for both patient and caregiver.

To be globally recognized as the premier organization of professionals in dementia care in the Philippines by the year 2015.

The Dementia Society of the Philippines is a multi disciplinary group of professionals who are dedicated to the care of patients with dementia through:

  • Pre-service, undergraduate and professional education in Medicine and Allied Health
  • Advocacy  for policy development
  • Research apropos to the Filipino Community
  • Health care provision