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r="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div style="display:inline"><div style="display:inline"><font color="#000000"><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif">Dr. John  Q. Wong, <div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​a<div class="gmail_default" style="display:inline">​ </div>faculty </div>member of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH)<div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​ teaching Research and Epidemiology​ since the School opened in 2007</div>, <div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​</div></span><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif"><div style="font-size:small;display:inline">​received the <a href="http://www.healthdata.org/infographic/2016-roux-prize-winner" target="_blank">2016 </a></div></span><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif"><div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;display:inline"><a href="http://www.healthdata.org/infographic/2016-roux-prize-winner" target="_blank">Roux Prize</a> from </div></span><div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;display:inline">​the </div><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif">Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)</span><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif"><div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;display:inline">. He ​</div>was <div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;display:inline">​awarded $</div></span><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif">100,000 <div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;display:inline">​​</div>for using health data to identify the top 48 causes contributing to 80% of all health problems in the Philippines. The </span><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif">Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is using this list in their design of an expanded universal health plan that would cover 15 million poor Filipinos.</span></font><font color="#000000"><div><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif"><br></span></div><div><div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small">​Dr. Wong also identified and recommended specific, cost-effective interventions for Filipinos, including blood pressure measurement, breast examination, risk profiling for hypertension and diabetes, and smoking cessation.​</div></div><div><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif"><div style="display:inline">​</div></span><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif">The Roux Prize<div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​, presented annually by the IHME,​</div> is <div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​awarded to an individual </div>who <div style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​has </div>applied health data and evidence in innovative ways to improve population health. </span><span style="font-family:avenirnextltw01-regular,sans-serif">For more information, please refer to </span><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif"><a href="http://www.healthdata.org/news-release/roux-prize-awarded-expanding-health-insurance-philippines" target="_blank">http://www.healthdata.org/n<wbr>ews-release/roux-prize-awarded<wbr>-expanding-health-insurance-ph<wbr>ilippines</a><div style="font-size:small;display:inline">​.</div></span></div></font></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div><span style="font-size:12.8px"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif" color="#000000"><br></font></div><div><font face="tahoma, sans-serif" color="#000000">Congratulations to Dr. Wong<div style="font-size:small;display:inline">​​</div>!</font></div></div></span></div></div></div></div></div></div><span><font color="#888888"><span><font color="#888888"><font color="#888888"><font color="#888888"><font color="#888888"><font color="#888888" face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><br></div></div><div dir="ltr"><br></div><div dir="ltr"><br></div></div></font></font></font></font></font></span></font></span></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div><span><font color="#888888"><span><font color="#888888" face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><div style="font-family:georgia,serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​</div></font></span></font></span><font color="#888888" style="font-size:12.8px"><font color="#888888"><font color="#888888"><div style="font-family:&quot;trebuchet ms&quot;,sans-serif;font-size:small;display:inline">​</div></font></font></font><span style="font-size:12.8px"><font color="#666666">Office of the Vice President for the Ateneo Professional Schools</font></span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><p style="font-size:12.8px"></p><p style="font-size:12.8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