Joshua Joel F. Cahatol

Field of Study / Research: Health Sciences

Program: Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGrad)


Philippine Affiliation: Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City

U.S. Affiliation: Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI

Joshua Joel F. Cahatol, or “Josh” as he is usually called by his friends, is a BS Health Sciences student from the Ateneo de Manila University. His position as Transparency Officer in the Health Sciences Society as well as being an Eagle Scout in his high school days helped him in his formation as a leader. Currently, he volunteers in Marikina health centers, assisting health workers in taking patients’ vital signs and profiles before they are sent to the doctor. His passion is in engaging projects that benefit marginalized and neglected communities by collaborating with multiple stakeholders. He aspires to be a successful doctor someday. In his spare time, he plays tennis, chess, and other strategy games.
Educational Background
College (2015-present)
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Manila
Major: Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Cumulative QPI: 3.66; Current QPI: 3.62

Training/Leadership Workshops
  • Junior Engagement Program (Aug 2017 – April 2018 at Barangay Nangka Sentral Health Center)
  • National Service Training Program (Aug-Dec 2016 at Marikina City; Jan-May 2017 at Pandi, Bulacan)
  • Universal Health Coverage Summit: Towards Health for All (on March 4, 2017 at National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman)
  • Feeding Manila in Peace and War (on January 26, 2017 at Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University)
  • Career Options Talk (on January 25,2017 at CTC 408, Ateneo de Manila University)
  • Decades of Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (on September 28, 2016 at Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University)
  • Overseas Workers in Japan: Promises and Risks (on September 12, 2016 at GT Toyota Building, Asian Studies Center, University of the Philippines Diliman)
  • Health Sciences Society Leadership Training Seminar (on February 25, 2016 at Phillips Sanctuary, Tanay, Rizal)
  • Pre-medical Society of the Ateneo Leadership Training Camp (on April 23, 2016 at ISO Conference Room 5, Ateneo de Manila University)
  • Paragon Business Summit (on April 16, 2016 at Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University)
First Honors Dean’s List, 2016 – 2018
Second Honors Dean’s List, 2015, 2018
100% Financial Aid Scholar

High School
Gerry Roxas Leadership Award
Boy Scouts of the Philippines Gold Service Award
Governor Edgar M. Chatto Award in Academic Excellence
Rene L. Relampagos Award in Academic Excellence
Mercury Drug Academic Recognition Award of Excellence in Mathematics
Mercury Drug Academic Recognition Award of Excellence in Science & Technology
Diwa Learning System Award in Academic Excellence in Mathematics
Academic Excellence in Mathematics

Best in Music
Skills & Interests
  • I am a well-rounded person capable of adjusting to various situations.
  • I am proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • I can work effectively and efficiently both individually and in groups.
  • I have a strong work ethic to finish and deliver quality outputs before deadlines.
  • Long-term career in medicine, with a specialization in neurosurgery
  • Career in public health and humanitarian action