University of the Philippines Dental Alumni Association

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About the UPDAA

The University of the Philippines Dental Alumni Association, Inc  was formed to unite the graduates of the University of the Philippines College of Dentistry in a bond of friendship, good fellowship, mutual assistance and understanding.

It was established  to promote consultation and cooperation with the University of the Philippines in general and in the College of Dentistry in particular.

The association endeavours to provide continuing education programs for its members to maintain their competency aimed at delivering the highest quality of dental service.

Moreover, it aims to develop social sensitivity and community leadership among its members; and help uplift the dental profession in the Philippines by encouraging its members to participate actively in organized dentistry here and abroad. 

The UPDAA was created in 1940, with Dr. Josefina Recto- Ramirez of Class of 1952 as the first president of the Association. The president and the Board of Trustees  were historically inducted and presented during the Foundation week celebrations to commemorate the Founding Anniversary of UPCD on February 8, 1915. Their term was for one year. However,  It was  year 1970 when it was officially decided that the president and his board serve for 2 years.  

  100% Passing Rate ! Congratulations to our New Dentists!

PHOTO COURTESY of UP Manila  Facebook Page

UP Manila College of Dentistry has 14 newly lilcensed dentists after garnering a passing rate of 100%!
Congratulations to all the board passers, topnotchers, and the UP College of Dentistry!

Mabuhay kayo, mga Dentista para sa Bayan!

Mabuhay Dr. Wawit Torres!

President Bong Bong Marcos appointed Philippine Paralympic Commission Secretary General Dr. Walter “Coach Wawit” Torres as one of the Board of Commisioners of the Philippines Sports Commision!

He was one of our featured Alumni in the Alumni Spotlight.  Click here for his article.

Donate a Gift

Alumni contributions are at the heart of everything we do. Our communications, events and support for the chapter all rely on gifts to our annual fund. And, as alumni, we play a critical role in making sure our Association lives on. Your gift makes a significant impact on these efforts. Please give generously.


We look forward to engaging with you all throughout the year.

We hope you will get involved and give back to the College. Attend an Alumni Association general meeting, volunteer as a Reunion Class Representative, make a gift to the College or mentor students to enrich the lives of those around you with the skills UP College of Dentistry has given you.

Maging “UP Dentista Para sa Bayan”.

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