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Clementina De Vera Ceria

Clementina De Vera Ceria, Philippine nurse. Registered Nurse Hawaii. Recipient National Research Service award, National Institutes of Health, 1991-1992; scholar, Duty Free Shoppers Ltd., 1980-1982, Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation, 1979-1980, Oahu Council Filipino Catholic Club, 1990-1991; Wallace Rider Farrington scholarship, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1978-1982, scholarship, Education Center Nurses, 1987.


  • Ceria, Clementina De Vera was born on January 22, 1959 in Magsingal Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Arrived in United States, 1970. Daughter of Hipolito Costales and Macaria (DeVera) Ceria.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Hawaii, 1982. MSN, University Hawaii, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992.


    • Nurse's aide St. Francis Hospital, Honolulu, 1982, nurse, 1982—1992. Assistant Director of Nursing St. Francis Medical Center West, 1992—1993. Assistant professor school nursing University Hawaii, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Hawaii.


    Volunteer Beverly Manor Convalescent Center, Honolulu, 1977—1979. Catechism teacher Our Lady Mount Catholic Church, 1977—1992. Advisor Junior Filipino Catholic Club-Young Adults, 1982—1986, president, 1987, secretary liturgy pastoral committee, 1992, member lector and outreach ministry, 1992, member eucharistic ministry, 1993, coordinator church cleaning, 1993, secretary administration pastoral committee, 1993, vice president pastoral council, 1993.

    Member of Hawaii Nurses' Association (treasurer Honolulu district 1987), United States-Philippines Goodwill Foundation (honorary), Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.



    Reading, cooking, aerobics, Filipino folk dancing.


    • father: Hipolito Costales Ceria
    • mother: Macaria (DeVera) Ceria
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    Born January 22, 1959
    (age 58)