Jaime Matta, PhD

Professor and Principal Investigator
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Education
  • Ph.D., Biology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), California. 1988
  • D.Sc., Biology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), California. 1987
  • M.S., Biological Oceanography, University of Puerto Rico, MayagŁez, Puerto Rico. 1982
  • B.S. (Cum Laude), Biology, University of Puerto Rico, MayagŁez, Puerto Rico.  1978

Post-Doctoral Training

  • University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, California. 1988 – 1992
  • ADDITIONAL EDUCATION: Stanford University (1985), University of Hawaii (1984), Scripps Institution of Oceanography (1983), Bermuda Biological Station (1982). 1982 – 1985
     
Research
and Teaching
Appointments
  • Professor
    Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Toxicology
    Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico 1992 - Present
Membership and Professional Societies/Awards
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Dermatology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico 2005
  • Member, AOAC Presidential Task Force on Marine and Freshwater Toxins 2005
  • Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2005-06
  • American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Review Committee (ACS-IRG) for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute 2004
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer for MBRS-SCORE Program grant applications, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus 2004
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2004-05
  • Affiliate Member, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 2004 - Present
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)-Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Faculty Scholar Award in Cancer Research 2004
  • Key note speaker, Young Living Essential Oils Convention, Salt Lake City, UT 2003
  • Cancer Session Moderator, 8th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 8-11 2002
  • Promoted to Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ponce School of Medicine 2002
  • Member of Editorial Board, Biological Trace Element Research (peer-reviewed international journal) 2001 - Present
  • Recipient of Bockus International Society Research Grant Award 2000-2001
  • Chairman, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ponce School of Medicine  2000-01
  • Member, Puerto Rico Cancer Center 2000-04
    Ad Hoc Reviewer for Biological Trace Element Research 2000 - Present
     

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