Dr. Helieh S Oz
University of Kentucky
Helieh S Oz has DVM and MS (U. IL); PhD (U. MN) and clinical translational research certificate (U. KY Med Center). Dr. Oz is an active member of American Association of Gastroenterology (AGA) and AGA Fellow (AGAF). Dr. Oz was PI recipient for NIH-NCCAM grant to investigate Green tea polyphenols and Inflammatory Diseases. Dr. Oz has over 90 publications in the areas of chronic inflammatory disorders (pancreatitis, hepatitis, colitis, periodontitis), microbial and infectious diseases (e.g. Toxoplasmosis, Trypanosomasis, Babesiosis, Pneumocystis pneumonia). Dr. Oz has served as Lead editor for special issues such as Gut Inflammatory, Infectious diseases and Nutrition (Mediators of Inflammation 2017); Nutrients, Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases (Nutrients 2017); Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Repair: Role of Microbiome, Infection, Nutrition (Gastroenterology Research Practice 2016), and co-editor for Parasitic infections in pediatric clinical practice (J Pediatric Infectious Disease 2016) and Chagas Disease, Intech Open Science 2017. Dr. Oz is a member of editorial board for different advisory committees and an avid reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Oz is an immune-microbiologist with expertise in inflammatory and infectious diseases, mucosal Immunity, drug discoveries, pathogenesis, and micronutrient.