Jorge Miranda-Massari, PharmaD
Hall of Fame 2016
Jorgé Miranda-Massari is a Professor and researcher of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), and is adjunct faculty in the Masters of Naturopathy program at the EDP University.
Dr. Miranda-Massari has two bachelor degrees at the UPR, completed a Doctorate in Pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences (now known as the Philadelphia University of Sciences), and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacokinetics at the University North Carolina. He also completed a Post-Doctoral training in Pharmaceutical Care in Nephrology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Post-Doc in Clinical Anti-Coagulation from the Medical College of Virginia.
In late 1990s Dr. Miranda-Massari and colleagues created a University Course on Integrative Medicine and started collaborating in a research project on vitamin C and cancer that was supported by Dr. Hugh Riordan at The Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning. Dr. Miranda-Massari became Research Director of the RECNAC2 Project, focused in cancer research. This work eventually fostered the development of several concepts and theories published in over a 100 scientific and clinical publications in peer reviewed journals. He coauthored two books. New Insights on Vitamin C and Cancer from Springer, released in November 2014 and I Have Cancer What Should I Do: The Orthomolecular Guide to Cancer Management, in 2008. He is on the editorial board of several journals such as the Journal of Restorative Medicine and Journal of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine.
In 2008 Dr. Miranda-Massari won the innovative pharmacist award by the Puerto Rico College of Pharmacists. In 2014 he was admitted to the Academy of Arts and Sciences of Puerto Rico and to the Iberoamerican Academy of Science and Culture. Also in 2014, he received US House of Representatives Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable contributions in the research of non-toxic treatment for cancer and other chronic diseases.
More recently he co-founded the Metabolic Correction Institute, a non-profit organization for clinical research and education. Dr. Miranda-Massari is a world renowned speaker at hundreds of conferences, including the Orthomolecular Medicine Today Conference.