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Ma. Encarnacion A. Dychangco


Dr. Dychangco was born in the Philippines. She earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Asia and the Pacific and a PhD in Nursing, major in Educational Management from St. Paul University Manila and graduated with honors, Magna cum Laude. She also received a Certificate on Professional Education from Southville Foreign University-Chester University of UK. She is currently the Vice President of the Academic Services of St. Paul University Manila. She has been in the academe for more than 20 years.

Her clinical experience lies mostly in medical oncology nursing and patient & staff education.

She advocates early detection of cancer and is the recognized speaker on smoking cessation and breast cancer prevention in the accredited professional organization in her county, the Philippine Nurses Association.


She has presented academic papers in Asian countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, and South Korea. She is a member of the peer-review team in her university.



Current Research

  • Spirituality among oncology nurses
  • Active Dying
  • Academic Leadership

Interested topics

  • Spirituality
  • Cultural diversity
  • Education
  • Death and Dying
  • Training Needs



  • 2012 – Accreditor, Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and
  • 2013 – Recipient of Scholarship, Certificate Course in Professional Education Southville  
              Foreign University-Chester University of UK
  • 2018 – Leadership Awardee, Philippine Oncology Nurses Association
  • 2018 – Recipient of CHED (Commission of Higher Education) Scholarship, Top
              Management Program, Asian Institute of Management

International collaborations

  • TEMASEK Singapore (NUS & Ngee Ann Polytechnic): Train the Nurse Educator Programme
  • Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia: Nursing Curriculum

Conference Organization

  • Committee Chair in all Annual Conventions of the Philippine Oncology Nurses Association (1993-present)


  • 1992 until present- Philippine Nurses Association          
  • 1993 until present – Philippine Oncology Nurses Association
    • Chair, Research 2018
    • Auditor 2016, 2017
    • Vice President 2015
    • Treasurer 2014
    • Vice President & Treasurer 2013
    • President 2009 - 2012
    • Treasurer 2008
    • Treasurer 2006
    • Secretary 2005
  • 2001 – Bio-Ethics Association
  • 2009 – Oncology Nurses Society
  • 2010 – Philippine Nurses Environment Organization
    • VP External, 2011
  • 2014 – National Research Council of the Philippines (Associate member since 2014)
  • 2015 – Asian Oncology Nursing Society
  • 2016 – Editorial Member, Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing