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Jorge Miranda

Jorge Miranda, BS, Biol, BS Pharm, PharmD

Objectives

  1. Describe the importance of vitamin C in human physiology and the diversity of roles such as trauma, infections, and cancer when given at high doses (pharmacologic).
  2. Recognize the kinetic parameters of Vitamin C such as absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion and how they can change according to age, disease state, and dosing form.
  3. Assess patient-specific variables and recommend desirable vitamin C plasma levels for designing therapeutic regimens to achieve optimal outcomes.

Bio

Dr. Jorge R. Miranda-Massari, is a Clinical pharmacist, researcher, and Professor at the University of Puerto Rico for over 25 years. He is also a professor of Pharmacognosy and Botanical Medicine in a Master of Naturopathy Program at the EDP University.

Dr. Miranda-Massari has undergraduate degrees in biology and Pharmacy from the University of Puerto Rico and a doctorate in pharmacy from the Philadelphia University of the Sciences and also completed a post-doctorate in pharmacokinetics clinical at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Herbal Medicine with the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM).

With over 150 scientific publications in peer-refereed journals, he is the most published faculty member in his institution. His research focus encompasses the use of pharmacologic nutritional biochemistry and metabolic optimization in cancer, diabetes, and autism. He coauthored several book chapters on a variety of topics. He is also the author of two books; I Have Cancer What Should I do? (2008, Basic Health) and New Insight of Vitamin C and Cancer (2014, Springer).

Dr. Miranda-Massari has presented hundreds of conferences and courses in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. For over a decade he was a research associate and speaker at the Riordan Clinic, Wichita, KS as well as a consultant in the area of nutritional biochemistry and health optimization. In 2014 he was inducted into the Academy of Arts and Sciences of Puerto Rico and to the Iberoamerican Academy of Science and Culture. He was also inducted into the Orthomolecular Hall of Fame by the International Society of Orthomolecular Medicine (Vancouver, Canada, 2016).