Philippine Eye Research Institute (PERI) Director

Leo DP. Cubillan, MD, MPH

Director, Philippine Eye Research Institute (PERI)

Contact numbers: 524-7119/5561234

Other Positions Held: 
  • Special Assistant to the Chancellor, UP Manila, November, 2011 to present.
  • University Researcher IV, Institute of Ophthalmology, NIH-UP Manila, Jan 1996 to present.
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Consultant, External Eye Disease Service, Consultant, Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Manila, Jan. 1996 to present.
  • International Research Associate, Francis I. Proctor Foundation of Research in Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, USA, Jan. 1999 to present.
  • Director, Quality Assurance, Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines, SOJR, PGH, Manila, Aug. 2006 to present.
  • Secretary, Board of Trustees, Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines, SOJR, PGH, June 2005 to present.
  • Member, Ethics Review Board, National Institutes of Health, UP Manila, Feb. 2005- Dec. 2011.
  • Member, Regionalization Program committee, College of Medicine, UP Manila, June 2002 to present.
  • Training Officer, Residency Training Program, Medical Center Manila, Ermita, Phils., June 2003 to present.
  • Department Head, MCM Eye Center Laser Facility, Medical center Manila, Ermita Phils., Jan. 2010 to present.
  • Board Examiner, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology, Manila Philippines, Nov. 2001 to present.
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila, 1991.
  • Master in Public Health major in Epidemiology, University of California, School of Public Health, Berkely, California, USA 1999.
Recent Publications: 
  • London NJ, Hovakimyan A, Cubillan LD, Silverio CC Jr, Cunningham ET Jr. Prevalence, clinical characteristics, and causes of vision loss in patients with ocular toxoplasmosis, Eu J Ophthalmol 2011; 21(6): 881-819.
  • Reddy S, Cubillan LD, Hovakimyan A, Cunningham ET Jr. Inflammatory ocular hypertension syndrome (IOHS) in patients with syphilitic uveitis. Br J Ophthalmol 2007; 12:1610-2.