Ryan Dean Sucgang - Researcher Profile


College of Health Sciences

Assistant Professor IV


Email Address: pearlpresident_rdts@yahoo.com


RYAN DEAN T. SUCGANG is a faculty member of Mariano Marcos State University since 2000. He is presently the College Secretary of the newly-established College of Medicine and the immediate past Chairperson of the Department of Physical Therapy of the College of Health Sciences. He is a member of the Regional Quality Assurance Team (RQAT) of the Commission on Higher Education, thus, serves as an official accreditor for health science education in Region 1.

Also, he is the current Regional Director of the Sports Science and Physical Educators of the Philippines, Inc. from 2014 to present. Incidentally, he is the co-proponent for the establishment of the Center for Human Movement Studies (CHuMS) and is the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the MMSU Varsity Team.

He completed his Master of Science in Human Movement Science-Major in Exercise Science at the University of the Philippines-College of Human Kinetics in Diliman, QC in 2008.  During his graduation, he received the prestigious GAWAD KINETIKA FOR OUTSTANDING GRADUATE RESEARCH. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the Mariano Marcos State University in 1999. He is a lifetime member of the Philippine Physical Therapy Association, the only accredited professional organization for physical therapists by the Professional Regulation Commission.

He has conducted funded research projects on healthy lifestyle constructs of HEI educators by the Commission on Higher Education under the Grants-In-Aid program (CHED-GIA) and is currently investigating the potential of bamboo orthopedic devices by the MMSU under the Project SARUKOD endeavor.

Research Involvement

RoleResearch Title
Project LeaderSafe Ambulation Rehab Using Kawayan Orthopedic Devices (Project SARUKOD)

Research Publication