Paulyn Jean A. Claro, PhD
Economics, Finance and Accounting
Doctor of Philosophy
Paulyn Jean A. Claro is a part-time faculty member of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business where she teaches Managerial Epidemiology and Methods of Research courses. She obtained her BS Public Health and Master of Science in Epidemiology degrees at the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines-Manila. She attended the International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology and Public Health and completed her Doctor of Philosophy studies at Tampere University in Finland. Currently, she is also a member of the Ethics Review Committee of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology in the country and is collaborating with her supervisors in Finland and Ateneo colleagues on other research projects.
She started her career working on various research projects in her college, then, on clinical trials at a pharmaceutical company. She also briefly worked in a non-government organization, assisted in some Department of Health consulting works and had contractual projects with the World Health Organization, West Pacific Regional Office in the Philippines. She was formerly an Assistant Professor at the College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines-Manila and a Health Data Analyst at the Manila office of the International Organization for Migration.
She has authored/co-authored and refereed several papers in international, peer-reviewed, scientific journals. Her areas of research interest are adolescent and women’s health, social determinants of health, social epidemiology and quantitative methods.