Accomplishments

Education

Seven residents from Southeast Asia received the Dr. Benigno S. Aldana Jr., Educational Awards 2017 as as sponsorship to attend the 14th Asian Australasian Advanced Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery (AAACPN), Seoul, South Korea, December 2017

Four residents from Southeast Asia received The Dr. Benigno S. Aldana Jr. Educational Awards 2017 as a sponsorship to attend the Asian Australasian Advanced Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery (AAACPN), Shanghai, China, January 2017

Educational Surgical Mission 2016: Endoscopic 3rd Ventriculostomy + Choroid Plexus Coagulation (ETV+CPC), Cebu, Philippines, July 2016

Eight residents from Southeast Asia received The Dr. Benigno S. Aldana Jr. Educational Awards 2016 as a sponsorship to attend the Asian Australasian Advanced Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery (AAACPN), Kolkota, India, January 2016

Four residents from Southeast Asia received The Dr. Benigno S. Aldana Jr. Educational Awards 2015 as a sponsorship to attend the Asian Australasian Advanced Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery (AAACPN), Indonesia, January 2015

Educational Surgical Mission 2014: Philippine Advanced Neuroendoscopy Symposium, Global City, Philippines, June 2014

Six residents from Southeast Asia received The Dr. Benigno S. Aldana Jr. Educational Awards 2014 as a sponsorship to attend the Asian Australasian Advanced Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery (AAACPN), Singapore, January 2014

The Dr. Benigno S. Aldana, Jr. Educational Award 2013 was presented to Dr. Junior U. Borja of the Armed Forces of the Philppines Medical Center, Philippines, June 2013

Educational Surgical Mission 2012: Seminar on Neuroendoscopy for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus, Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines, December 2012

The Dr. Benigno S. Aldana, Jr. Educational Awards 2012 were presented to Dr. Ronnie Baticulon of the University of the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital and to Dr. Medardo Joseph E. Millares of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center, Philippines, July 2012

Educational Surgical Mission 2010: Seminar on Neuroendoscopy for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines, June 2010

Service

Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy + Choroid Plexus Coagulation (ETV-CPC) surgeries performed on charity patients with local neurosurgeons in Cebu City (ESM 2016)

Neuro-endoscopic surgeries performed on charity patients with local neurosurgeons in Cebu City (ESM 2010), Dagupan City (ESM 2012) and Manila (ESM 2014)

Presented Anna’s Bandanas to the pediatric patients of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Cebu, Philippines, June 2014

Presented Anna’s Bandanas to pediatric patients of the Philippine General Hospital, Philippines, June 2014

Presented Anna’s Bandanas to pediatric patients of the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, Florida, December 2013

Support

Presented a financial gift to benefit pediatric hydrocephalus patients, the Neurosurgery Department, Vicente Sotto Medical Center, Cebu, Philippines, July 2016

Donated a new, portable, complete endoscopic unit to the Philippine General Hospital, Manila and Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Cebu, Philippines, 2015

Donated surgical equipment to the Philippine General Hospital, Philippines, September 2014

Donated surgical equipment to the Department of Neurosurgery, Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Cebu, Philippines, June 2014

Presented a financial gift to the Pediatric Neurosurgical and Craniofacial Operating Unit of the Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines, June 2014

Donated surgical equipment to Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Cebu, Philippines, 2010

Fundraising

The Supper Club by The Perfect Pear, Moroccan Menu, Jacksonville, FL, March 2018

Chipotle x NOF Fundraising, Jacksonville Beach, FL, August 2017

The Supper Club by The Perfect Pear, August Menu, Jacksonville, FL, August 2017

Arya Esha Jewelry Party, in honor of moms, Jacksonville, FL, May 2017

Une Soiree Avec Margaux, a benefit dinner featuring the wines of Chateau Margaux, Jacksonville, FL, January 2017

Dance Matters! Eat, Drink, Shop, and Dance for all Matter that is Gray, Jacksonville, Fl, October 2015

Endothon 2015: Buffalo Dances for the Philippines, Buffalo, NY, February 2015 (Check on Facebook www.facebook.com/endothon2015).

Endothon Bake Sale, Buffalo, NY, December and January, 2014

CYCLE100 indoor cycling fundraising event presented by RPM Automotive, Orange Park, Florida, October 2014

A Night for the Neurons, NOF’s biennial fundraising event, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2013

Community fundraiser “Tuesday Tacos” at Olio Market, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2012

Cena Y Sangria, NOF’s biennial fundraising event, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2011