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Estrella B. Manio

Estrella B. Manio, Philippine pediatrics nurse specialist. Registered Nurse, Arizona, The Philippines, California. Recipient Certified Appreciation for volunteer work Asian/Pacific Islander Task Force on High Blood Pressure Education and Control, 1984; named to Pan-Pacific Asian Hall of Fame, 1987.


Manio, Estrella B. was born on June 22, 1940 in Manila. Daughter of Jose and Regina P. Biscarra.


Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Manila Center University, 1961. Master of Science, University California, San Francisco, 1974.


From staff nurse to assistant clinical instructor nursing, Manila Center U. Hospital, 1961-1963;assistant principal, clinical instructor, Martinez Memorial Hospital, Manila, 1965-1967;staff nurse pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 1968-1969;senior staff staff, University of California, San Francisco, 1970-1976;head nurse, University of California, San Francisco, 1976-1977;nurse educator, clinical nurse, University of California, San Francisco, 1978-1985,;interim director nursing education, Medical Center University of California, San Francisco, 1985-1987. Staff nurse Pediatric Clinical Research Center, 1978-1987. Exchange visiting nurse Medical Center Kansas U., Kansas City, 1963-1964, St. Mary's of Nazareth Hospital, Chicago, 1964-1965.

Part-time staff nurse Hillhaven Convalescent Center, San Francisco, 1984-1985, assistant director, 1985-1988. Administrator, licensee Olympic Residential Care Home for Elderly, 1987-1990.


Member American Nurses Association (item writer 1978), California Nurses' Association (certified appreciation 1987, member career development committee 1982, chair affirmative action/transcultural nursing committee since 1988), Golden Gate Nurses' Association (member ballot committee 1982-1984, 87—, Region 12 member House Delegates since 1987), Philippine Nurses Association Northern California (certified appreciation 1984, Meritorious Achievement award 1988, chair education committee 1980-1983, reviewer licensing since 1980, president 1984-1988, Sigma Theta Tau (Alpha Eta chapter).


Married Segundo C. Manio, June 26, 1965. Children: Jose, Lisa.