Prof Gilda Lasat-Uy
Professor and Director, Graduate Studies Program, College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines Diliman
Gilda Lasat-Uy is a Professor of Leisure Science, Physical Activity in Healthy Lifestyle Promotion, Active Ageing and presently the Director of Graduate Studies Program, College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines Diliman. She is the Chair of the Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle Program in the workplace of the 8 campuses of the UP System. Further, she is a Steering Committee Member of the Department of Health’s National Coalition for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (Healthy Lifestyle Promotion). With a Master of Education (Comparative Physical Education/Leisure Studies) from the Yokohama National University as a Japan Government scholar and a Bachelor of Education (major Physical Education/minor Health Education) at UPD, Prof. Uy has special trainings in Exercise Gerontology, Post-Disaster Intervention through Sports, Dance Movement Therapy, and was a Visiting Professor at the Woosong University Korea. She handles graduate courses on Research Methods, Contemporary Problems in Leisure and Leisure Education.