Christine Nadala arrived in Philip from Dipolog City, Mindanao Island, Philippines, on Friday, October 16, to begin a three-year commitment to work as a nurse at Philip Health Services, Inc. Her first day on the job was October 20.
Nadala is the third person to join PHSI under the H1-B visa program. Melanie Tezon-Berdin, a lab technician, has been in Philip since July, 2007. Dennis Donato, a nurse, has been living and working in Philip since January, 2009. Under a similar program, Dr. George Mangulis came from Latvia in 1947 to dedicate over 50 years to health care in the Philip area.