Academic Qualifications

Research Interests


  • Doctor of Educational MeasurementPolytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines, 2014
  • Master in Education, major in School Leadership, De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1993


  • Registered Medical Technologist
  • Licensed Professional Teacher
  • E-Learning
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Management
  • Educational Policy

Courses Handled

Professional Activities

  • Assistant Director, University of Santo Tomas Purchasing Office
  • Member, Philippine Association of Medical Technologists
  • Member, Comparative Education Society of the Philippines

Selected Publications

  • Villaflores, O., Ortega, K., Porto, A., Lirio, S., Yak, H., Albano, D., Corpuz, M. Anti-angiogenic activity of Gracilaria coronopifolia J.G. Agardh extract by lowering the levels of trace metals (iron, zinc, and copper) in duck chorioallantoic membrane and in vitro activation of AMP-Kinase. Springer Nature. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s1103-019-04864-x
  • Resuello, D., Lirio, S., Porto, A., Macabeo,A., Huang,H., Corpuz, M. & Villaflores, O. Β-secretase 1 Inhibitory Activity and AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Activation of Callyspongia samarensis extracts. Journal of Natural Product Research. 2018
  • Porto, J.A., Empaynado-Porto, A. B., Santarin, V. B., Belecina, R. R. A Sports Coaching Performance Instrument Employing 3c’s of the University Of Santo Tomas. Journal of Indonesian Physical Education and Sport, Vol.2 Issue 2, 2016
  • Fuentebella, C., Florendo, D., Galvez, M., Galauran, C., Ganancial, V., Paragas, E., Porto, A. The antimicrobial activities of oregano, garlic, ginger and guava extracts against microbial wound isolates from wound infections. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents; Vol. 42, S87, 2013
  • Empaynado-Porto, A. B., Loss versus gain: integrating technology and message framing in promoting proper hand washing among grade 1. International Journal of Public Health Research. pp 103-114, 2011

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