Newborn Hearing Screening Reference Center (NHSRC) Director

Charlotte M. Chiong, MD, PhD

Director, Philippine National Ear Institute (PNEI)

Contact numbers: 523-7892/554-8700 loc. 2072

Director, Newborn Hearing Screening Reference Center (NHSRC)

Contact numbers: 521-8095

Other Positions Held: 
  • Head, Cochlear and Hearing Implantable Devices Program, Philippine National Ear Institute 2012.
  • Chief, RIDO (Research Implementation and Development Office), UP College of Medicine since 2011.
  • Research Associate Professor 5, National Institute of Health since June 2010.
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology since 1996.
  • Founding President, Philippine Academy of Neurotology Otology and Related Sciences 2006-2012.
  • BS Zoology Pre-Med, University of the Philippines Manila, 1981.
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila, 1985.
  • MA Medical Audiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden, 2005.
Recent Publications: 
  • Tan LIC, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Tantoco MLC, Chiong CM: Comparative study of the Audtiroy Steady-State Response (ASSR) and Click Auditory Brainstem Evoked Response (ABR) Thresholds among Filipino Infants and Young Children. PJO-HNS Vol 24 No. 1, 2009, pp. 9-12.
  • Gloria-Cruz TL, Chiong CM, Chan AL, Llanes EG, Reyes-Quintos MR, Abes GT: Training of Nurses in ear examination and hearing screening in the school setting (Phase II) Acta medica Philippina 2010, 44(3): 39-45.
  • Chiong CM: Combined Electric and Acoustic Stimulation: Successful Treatment Option for Partial Deafness. PJO-HNS 25(2) July – Dec. 2010, 52-56.
  • Tobias CAM, Gloria-Cruz TL, Chiong CM: Audiological Manifestations in Kabuki (Niikawa-Kuroki) Syndrome. PJO-HNS 2011 Vol. 26 No.1 pp. 21-26.
  • Garcia, MCM, Chiong CM, Abes GT, Carillo RJC. Accuracy of Reflective Behavioral ("Baah") Test in the Screening for Hearing Impairment in Infants 6 Months Old and Below. PJO-HNS Vol. 27, No. 1(2012) pp.6-11.