American Scientist Speaks to MedTech Students

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The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, College of Arts and Sciences, Medical Technology Department is strengthening its linkages with international schools by having a visiting staff from Cornell University New York last.  She is Prof. Cosette Ibañez Kooser, a Research Specialist/Andrologist of the Center of Reproductive Medicine, Cornell University New York.  Hearing the person is a rare and extremely valuable opportunity.  She is an expert in laboratory research for several years in the USA, including the Study of West Nile Virus under the Department of Health, New York, study on El-Tor under the Philippine-Japan WHO Research Studies and the latest is the newest fast advancing field on Reproductive Medicine at the CornellUniversity.  Prior to engaging in research, she had been actively involved in teaching, handling Science and Math at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, teaching professional subjects in Medical Technology at  Perpetual Help College, Manila and in the School of Health Technology at Bauchi, Nigeria.

 The speaker with the faculty of UNO-R Medical Technology Department (l-r) Mr. Robert Lamis,RMT; Mr. Glenn Salve,EMT; Mrs. Marian Eusoya, RMT, Prof. Kooser; Mr. Antonio Valente,RMT; Ms. Fatima Medel, RMT; and Neil Gidlayan,RMT. Photo by DJSadava-HeartMedia

Professor Kooser is licensed in the following areas:  General Supervisor of the American Board of Bio-analysis, Medical Technologist of the American Medical Technologists, and a Clinical Laboratory Scientist of New York State. She held positions as Technologist of Elmhurst Hospital, New York, Fertility Laboratory Inc., New York and Northeast Washington Medical Group Washington state.  A member of the American Society of Andrology and American Association of Bio-analysis.

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The speaker with the 2009 UNO-R Medtech Interns with faculty members

The Medical Technology students together with the faculty members were inspired and had learned and interacted a lot during the symposium on the subject that is very relevant and progressing – the Reproductive Medicine.  Prof. Kooser shared her expertise on the topic “Role of the Medical Technologist in Reproductive Medicine”.  She elucidated the role of the Technologist in processing specimens for invitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic fertilization (ICF) and intratuterine fertilization (IUF).

The symposium was held at the President’s Hall of the university, 9:00 AM on November 6, 2009.

Mrs. Marian Eusoya and Mr. Carlos Legaspi
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