ASIA AWARDS BIOGRAPHY
Frederic Ivan L. Ting, MD, MAN, MCM(MO) received the Asia’s Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award and Asia’s Outstanding Oncology Consultant Award, from Asia Awards powered by the World Research Congress. He is a Medical Oncologist based in Bacolod City, Philippines.
Dr. Ting is currently the Founding Chair of the Clinical Consensus Committee of the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO), the Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences of the University of St. La Salle College of Medicine, and the Head of Research of the Riverside Medical Center, Inc. (RMCI) Department of Internal Medicine and Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) Cancer Center. He is likewise a member of the Editorial Board of Ecancer Medical Science Journal and part of the Scientific Committee of the Asia Pacific Oncology Drug Development Consortium.
Dr. Ting finished his primary and secondary studies at Bacolod Tay Tung High School, then proceeded to finish his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the University of St. La Salle (USLS). He then obtained his Master of Arts in Nursing degree at the University of San Carlos while working as an ICU nurse at RMCI. He later went back to USLS to acquire his medical degree. During his stint as a medical student, he founded TAMBAL – a student organization that aims to cure the public’s apathy to achieve a healthier society.
It recently celebrated its 10th year anniversary and has molded various physicians who are now healthcare leaders in their own fields. It was during his clinical clerkship at CLMMRH when he dreamed of improving his country’s healthcare system. After finishing his Post-Graduate Internship at the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) and his Residency Training in Internal Medicine at RMCI, he then went back to UP-PGH and trained to become a Medical Oncologist. During his fellowship training, he also finished the Master in Clinical Medicine – Medical Oncology degree at the University of the Philippines – Manila.
Dr. Ting has received several awards: the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) - Region 6 given at the Malacañan Palace in 2007, The Outstanding Student (THOS) Award given by the Junior Chamber – International in 2007, the International Development and Education Award given by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in 2019, and the Technical Fellowship Award given by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in 2020, among others. He has published 40+ scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has received several recognitions for his research works.
Dr. Ting believes that the best investment for the future of healthcare is in molding the younger generation of physicians to not just become competent but also compassionate and responsive to the urgent needs of the community. Thus, he spends majority of his non-clinical time in medical education, training, and research. Being a humble yet passionate, proficient, and internationally recognized young expert in the field of oncology, he has served as a role model and inspiration to many aspiring physicians.
Despite his extremely busy schedule, Dr. Ting strives to dedicate time for his Lovely daughter Anaiah.