Sison, Olivia T.

Institute of Clinical Epidemiology
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Research Areas: 
Design and Analysis of Health Research
Socioeconomic Factors
Psychosocial Stress and Lifestyle Factors in the Development of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors and CVD
Concepts and Understanding of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Community Health Workers
Relevant Publications: 

1. OT Sison, Q Ngalob, FER Punzalan, NC Carandang, PD Nacpil-Dominguez, EJB Llanes, et al. “Who we are: Demographic and Stress Profile of the Philippine LIFECARE Cohort.” Acta Medica Philippina (2014), Vol. 48, pp.41-46

2. Sy RG, Llanes, EJB, Reganit PFM., Castillo-Carandang NT, Punzalan, FER, Sison, OT, et al. “Socio-Demographic Factors and the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Filipinos from the LIFECARE cohort.” Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis. Vol. 21 (2014) No. Supplment1 p. S9-S17.

3. HY Lam, VY Belizario Jr., NR Juban, MM Alejandria, N Castillo-Carandang, E Arcellana-Nuqui, MA Mirasol, CP Cordero, OT Sison, AS Rivera. “Assessing the Residual Risk for Transfusion-Transmitted Infections in the Philippine Blood Supply.” Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine (2014), Vol. 87, pp.299-306.

4. Castillo-Carandang,NT.; Sison, Olivia T.; Grefal ML; Sy, Rody G.; Alix, OC.; Llanes,  EJB. et al. “A Community-Based Validation Study of the Short-Form 36 Version 2 Philippines (Tagalog) in Two Cities in the Philippines.” PLoS ONE (2013) 8(12): e83794. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083794.

5. NT Castillo-Carandang, OT Sison, FV Velandria, RG Sy, EJB Llanes, PFM Reganit,.et al. “You Are What You Eat: Self-Reported Preferences for Food Taste and Cooking Methods of Adults Filipinos (20-50 years old).” Acta Medica Philippina (2014), Vol. 48, pp.56-61.