Olivia Y. Alegre-Ipanag, MD, MPH, FAAP
Dr. Olivia Alegre-Ipanag earned her doctor of medicine degree from The University of the Philippines in Manila in 1978. She completed her pediatric residencies at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital in 1981 and at St. Vincent’s Medical Center of Richmond in New York in 1998. In 1986, she achieved a masters in public health with a major in maternal and child health from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. She is board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Caring for children has always been Dr. Alegre-Ipanag’s calling. Before coming to the United States, she was served the needs of Filipino children for three years and was a United Nations volunteer pediatrician for two years in the Truk Islands, Federated States of Micronesia. As a project analyst for the American Public Health Association in Washington, D.C., in the early 1990s, she contributed to the publication of an AAP-APHA reference book – the first edition of "Caring for our Children – National Health and Safety Performance Standards for Child Care."
Dr. Alegre-Ipanag has recently served as a pediatrician at Portsmouth Community Health Center. She also works at Tri-Care military satellite clinics. She is on the medical staff at Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va. She has teaching affiliations with the Eastern Virginia Medical School and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, maintaining her home, dabbing on the computer and traveling to new places with her husband and child.
University of the Philippines College of Medicine
University of the Philippines - Philippine General
St. Vincent's Medical Center