Former Director of the Ozone Clinic of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNIC) of Cuba
Scientific Advisory Council of the World Federation of Ozone Therapy
Scientific Sdvisor to the European Company “Ozolabs-Ozone Skin Care Products”
Dr. Silvia Menéndez Cepero is a Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences, Senior Researcher, Specialist in Ozone Therapy, Level I Biotechnologist, and was the Director of the Ozone Clinic of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNIC) of Cuba since its inception in 1994 until 2011 when she retired. She was a member of the Scientific Degrees Commission and the General Scientific Council of the CNIC, as well as of the Permanent NationalCourt of Chemistry (for the defense of doctoral theses). She belongs to the Scientific Advisory Council of the World Federation of Ozone Therapy.She is currently a scientific advisor to the European Company “Ozolabs-Ozone Skin Care Products” (www.ozolabs.com). She introduced ozone therapy in Cuba in 1986. She has directed more than 40 1st DegreeSpecialist theses by doctors and dentistsin the field of ozone therapy, as well as 10 Master’s theses and 4Ph.D. theses.Dr. Menéndez authored more than 65 articles in the last 20 years, which were published in peered reviewjournals. She also publishedseveral books on the subject of ozone therapyand holds two patents.She has participated in 131 international conferences, presenting more than 300 research paperson the subject of ozone therapy. She has taught 65 ozone therapy courses, both national and international.She has been a guest speaker in different countries all around the world (Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, India, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, United States and Barbados). Dr. Menéndez’s work has contributed decisively to the clarification of the mechanisms of action of ozone, increasing the knowledge about its biochemical and pharmacodynamic properties. She has earned international recognition for her work andhas received various national and international awards in the field of ozone therapy.