Concepcion D. Dadufalza Award for Distinguished Achievement

The UP Board of Regents established the award on June 29, 2000 in honor of a beloved former professor of the University, Professor Concepcion D. Dadufalza, on the occasion of her 50th year of teaching at the University of the Philippines. Funded by a graduate of the University who requests anonymity, the award aims to honor individuals of distinction, to keep alive the selfless vision and values of Professor Dadufalza.

The award is given to an outstanding individual who has excelled in his/her craft, or who has contributed significantly to important causes in society.

CDD Award Guidelines

Past Awardees  (Click on name to read more)

2001
Dr. Caesar A. Saloma
Professor of Physics

National Institute of Physics
College of Science, UP Diliman

2002
Dr. Romulo G. Davide
Professor of Plant Pathology

College of Agriculture, UP Los Baños

2003
Dr. Edgardo D. Gomez
University Professor

Marine Science Institute
College of Science, UP Diliman

2004
Dr. Glecy C. Atienza
Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikang Filipino

Kolehiyo ng Arte at Literatura, UP Diliman

2005
Dr. Martesio C. Perez
Professor of Neurosciences

College of Medicine, UP Manila

2006
Dr. Jose Y. Dalisay Jr.
Professor of English

Department of English & Comparative Literature
College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman

2007
Dr. Eduardo A. Padlan
Adjunct Faculty

Marine Science Institute
College of Science, UP Diliman

2008
Dr. Ameurfina D. Santos
Professor of Biology

National Institute of Molecular
Biology and Biotechnology
College of Science, UP Diliman

2009
Dr. Priscelina P. Legasto
Professor of Comparative Literature

Department of English & Comparative Literature
College of Arts and Letters,UP Diliman

2010
Dr. Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza
Research Professor

Institute of Plant Breeding
College of Agriculture, UP Los Baños

2011
Dr. Carmencita D. Padilla
Department of Pediatrics

College of Medicine, UP Manila

2012
Dr. Rosario Torres-Yu
Professor of the Filipino Language

College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman

2013
Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso
Chancellor, UP Open University

Professor, College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman

2014
Dr. Perry S. Ong
Professor of biology
College of Science, UP Diliman