Maria Elizabeth (Beth) Torres Concepcion

Adjunct Faculty
School of Public and Global Affairs

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Education

  • BSMT, Cebu Doctors’ University
  • MAS, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • MPH, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • MD, Cebu Institute of Medicine

Courses

  • Global Health & Human Services Systems
  • Marketing Social Change
  • Ethics and Public Values
  • Healthcare Administration

Research

  • Behavioral Science and Health Communication
  • Global Health
  • Health Services and Epidemiology
  • Health Care Ethics
  • Ophthalmology- Cornea, Ocular Surface, and Congenital Disorders

Academic Profile

Maria Elizabeth Torres Concepcion, Adjunct Faculty, Office Manager of Vancouver Campus and Senior Assistant of the Campus Executive, joined Fairleigh Dickinson in September 2017. She graduated with a Master in Administrative Science with specialization in Global Health and Human Resources in May 2017 and a Master of Public Health in May 2021.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from Cebu Doctor’s University, a Doctor in Medicine from Cebu Institute of Medicine, and finished her residency training in Ophthalmology in Makati Medical Center. She also completed a Diploma in Professional Education in the Philippines.

She actively participated in research paper presentations in Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI), a national research institute for ophthalmic and vision research in Singapore during her Ophthalmology residency training. Eventually, she was accepted into the Oculoplasty fellowship program at Singapore National Eye Centre.

Beth worked as a physician in MyHealth Clinic and Dr. Ignacio M. Cortes General Hospital. She joined various institutions to teach health care professionals including nurses, physical therapists, optometrists, and medical transcriptionists in preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), and Board of Optometry licensing examinations.

Beth worked as a volunteer in the Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia (SRABC) in 2016. Eventually, she was hired as a branch coordinator in both SRABC Templeton and SRABC North Burnaby locations in 2017. 

Beth has co-authored several research papers that were published in ophthalmology journals and presented in medical conferences held in the Philippines and Singapore.

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