Dr. SILVIA MENENDEZ CEPERO
Doctor in Chemical Sciences, Full Researcher, Specialist in Ozone therapy and Head of the Ozone Clinic of the Ozone Research Center (belonging to the National Center for Scientific Research) till 2011. Now, collaborator of the National Center for Scientific Research and coordinator of the International and National Courses of Ozone Therapy. She has introduced ozone therapy in Cuba in 1986. She has act as consultant or tutor, int he field of ozone medical applications, in 40 thesis of Medical Specialist, in 10 thesis of Master (Biology, Pharmacology, Medical Urgency, Traditional and Natural Medicine, Bioenergetic Medicine and in Dentistry Urgency) and in 3 thesis of PhD (in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences). She is the author of more than 50 articles, published in peered review journal, in the last 15 years, of two patents, 2 medicament registrations (oral and topical OLEOZON®) and a new therapeutic indication (topic OLEOZON® for the treatment of impetigo). She has imparted 60 courses in ozone therapy and participated in 65 international congresses with over 300 works in ozone therapy matter. As a lecturer, has been invited to different countries such as: Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, USA, Barbados, Japan, Egypt and India. She has contributed in the clarification of the ozone mechanisms of action, by increasing knowledge of its biochemical and pharmaco- dynamics properties and demonstrating that ozone therapy, carried on in controlled conditions, can be used for beneficial effects in apparently non related diseases. She has received several international and national medals and awards for her work deployed in the field of ozone therapy.