Dr. Paulo Campos, a health scientist was born on July 27, 1921,he was distinguished for his effort on Nuclear medicine. Dr. Campos authored / co-authored 75 scientific journal a few of which were awarding. His researches include The Genetic Factor in Endemic Goiter won First Prizes in Research Award; Cr-51 Tagged Red Cell Studies and the Observation on some Parameter of Insulin Action.
He was also credited for founding the first and best-known Radioisotope Laboratory in the country, the initial Research Laboratory in the Department of Medicine, University of the Philippines and the Thyroid Clinic of the UP-PGH Medical Center.
Dr. Campos accomplishment in research the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science named him Outstanding Scientist (Gregoria Y. Zara) Award in 1969.