AMY G. DY, M.D., F.P.S.P.O., Pediatric Oncologist
DR. AMY G. DY is the incumbent President of the Philippine Society of Pediatric Oncology and the Chair of the Philippine Board of Pediatric Oncology. She is also the first Filipino pediatrician who was trained in pediatric oncology at The Children’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia.
She graduated Valedictorian at the Quirino High School in Quezon City in 1974. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, in 1978, where she was a U.P. Zoological Society scholar. At the College of Medicine of the University of the Philippines in Manila, she was a Lederle-Cyanamid scholar. She underwent general pediatrics residency and pediatric oncology fellowship at the Philippine General Hospital, which she completed in 1988. She was a recipient of the Andres Soriano Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship, Schering-Plough Fellowship and the Pharmachemie Fellowship. She was then awarded a Colombo Plan Scholarship at The Children’s Hospital in Sydney for additional training in pediatric oncology, which she completed in 1991. Thereafter, she also had a stint at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
At present, she is a Clinical Associate Professor in pediatric oncology at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. She is also Chief of Pediatric Oncology at the Institute of Pediatrics of the St. Luke’s Medical Center and is an active consultant at the Manila Doctors Hospital.