Faculty of Management and Development Studies
UP Open University
Phone: (632) 5231633
Telefax: (632) 5284014
Ground Floor, PNA Building 1663
F. T Benitez St., Malate, Manila
UPOU Learning Center Manila
Ground Floor, PNA Building 1663
F.T. Benitez St., Malate, Manila, Philippines
Sheila Bonito is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies in the UP Open University. Her main research areas are disaster management, noncommunicable diseases prevention and control, eLearning pedagogy and technologies, data science in social media.
She finished her Bachelor of Nursing, Master of Arts in Nursing (Adult Health Nursing) and Doctor of Public Health (Epidemiology) from the University of the Philippines Manila. She also took a postgraduate Diploma in Gerontology and Geriatrics from the University of Malta. She was awarded the International Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nursing by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and The International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN) under the Johns Hopkins University College of Nursing in 2011. She was also a recipient of the Technologiestipendien Südostasien (TSA Post Doc) within the framework of the ASEA UNINET under the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) Centre for International Cooperation & Mobility (ICM) and worked with the Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive Systeme, Vienna University of Technology in 2015.
Sheila Bonito welcomes media inquiries on the following subjects: promoting healthy lifestyle, disaster nursing and public health emergency management, elearning pedagogy and technology, and data science focusing on social media.
Research and Publication
Bonito, S. (2014). Health Promotion. In National Nursing Core Competency Standards Training Modules. International Labour Organization, Commission on Higher Education and Professional Regulation Commission.
Bonito, S. (2014). Emergency and Disaster Management. In National Nursing Core Competency Standards Training Modules. International Labour Organization, Commission on Higher Education and Professional Regulation Commission.
Bonito, S (2013). Examining populations and samples in research. In N. Burns, S. Grove & T. Barcelo (Eds.), Understanding nursing research, Philippine edition, pp 298-333. Singapore: Elsevier
Bonito, S (2013). Clarifying measurement and data collection in quantitative research. In N. Burns, S. Grove & T. Barcelo (Eds.), Understanding nursing research, Philippine edition, pp 334- 375. Singapore: Elsevier
Bonito, S (2013). Understanding statistics in research. In N. Burns, S. Grove & T. Barcelo (Eds.), Understanding nursing research, Philippine edition, pp 376- 421. Singapore: Elsevier
Bonito, S. & Tuazon, J. (2013). Flood disaster response: The role of nurses during typhoons Ketsana, Parma and Mirinae in the Philippines. In Nurses and midwives in action during emergencies and disasters: Case studies from the Western Pacific Region, pp 79-87. Manila: University of the Philippines Open University and World Health Organization.
Bonito, S., Banatin, C., Go, Marlene (Eds.) (2012). Responding to health emergencies and disasters: Focus on floods and typhoons in the Philippines. Manila: Department of Health
Bonito, S., Westergaard, L., Velayudhan, R., (2009). Supporting health promoting schools in the Philippines. In C.V. Whitman & C.E. Aldinger (Eds.), Global case studies in health promoting schools. New York: Springer Publication.
Bonito, S., Barcelo, T., Balabagno, A. (2008). Guide to health and wellness for elementary teachers. Manila: Anvil Publishing Co.
Usher, K., Redman-MacLaren, M. Mills, J., West, C., Casella, E., Hapsari, E., Bonito, S., Rosaldo, R. (2014) Strengthening and Preparing: Enhancing nursing research for disaster management. Nurse education in practice 01/2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2014.03.006
Bonito, S. (2014). VicHealth: The World's First Health Promotion Foundation. William Davidson Institute. Available at: http://globalens.com/Stride/PDF/Cases/GLSC-10005D.pdf.
Bonito, S. (2014). VicHealth: The World's First Health Promotion Foundation – Teaching Note. William Davidson Institute. Available at http://globalens.com/STRIDE/casedetail.aspx?cid=10005
Bonito, S. (2011). Development of a multimedia courseware on malaria for high schools and communities. Online Journal of Philippine Society for Distance Learning, 2 (1), http://www.philsocdl.info/upload2/index.html
Nam, E.W., Chang C.G., Park, S.W, Bonito, S., Kim, T.H., Shin, H.R. (2011). An introduction of Urbani School Health Kit developed by World Health Organization. The Journal of Korean Society for Health Education, 2 (1), pp 117-129
Director, Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS), UPOU
Chair, Disaster Preparedness Committee, Philippine Nurses Association
Editor of Philippine Journal of Nursing Education, Association of Deans of Philippine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN)
Peer Reviewer, Philippine Journal of Nursing, Philippine Nurses Association