About ACRI

The ASMPH Center for Research and Innovation is the research unit of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. We are a growing team of researchers across various subjects of interests including health systems, mental health, neuro-developmental disorders, environmental health, medical equipment, and digital health, among others.

We have strive to develop research outputs that can impact not only the learning community within the university, but most especially practitioners, policymakers, and community members in the Philippines and across the globe.

Field work for iPrime

Our Approach

We believe that in order to create real impact, our research activities must range from theoretical to applied. This follows the "bench-bedside-barangay" framework that emphasizes translating research findings to better patient and population health care.

Our Research Portfolios

Grants and Funders

For completed, ongoing, and upcoming research work, ACRI receives support from the following, but not limited to, the following institutions: The World Health Organization, The Department of Health, Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes, Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium, The British Council, Commission on Higher Education, AC Health, and The Ateneo de Manila University Research Council.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • ACRI is the research unit of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health, which is one the professional schools of the Ateneo de Manila University.

  • ACRI is located in the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health campus, in Pasig City, Philippines. Our research work, however, extends to various parts of the Philippines, and even globally.

  • ACRI's research is focused on health, particularly on Mental Health, Environmental Health, Medical Equipment, Medical Education, Neuro-developmental Disorders, Digital Health, and Health Systems.

  • We are constantly looking to work with researchers at the student to senior level. Please see our career opportunities page or feel free to email us for specific inquiries.