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Assoc Prof Dr. Maritza Felisa Díaz Gómez | Health professional | Best Researcher Award

👩‍🔬 Assoc Prof Dr Maritza Felisa Díaz Gómez 🌍 A trailblazer in the scientific realm, Maritza embarked on her academic odyssey at the University of Havana, earning a Chemistry degree in 1982. 🎓 She later enriched her expertise through a 2014 Chemistry revalidation program at the University of Chile. 🔬 Driven by her ardor for pharmaceutical sciences, Maritza obtained a Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Havana in 1999, complemented by a Master’s in Structures of Organic Substances in 1994. 🌐 Maritza’s intellectual curiosity led her across borders, contributing to research in Venezuela, Spain, and Hungary, focusing on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance techniques and ozonated oil characterization. 📚 With a passion for lifelong learning, Maritza’s diverse skill set, spanning molecular spectroscopy to pharmaceutical legislation, showcases her unwavering dedication. 👩‍🏫 Beyond her scientific pursuits, she earned a 2022 Master’s in Teaching for Higher Education from Andres Bello University, embodying her commitment to innovation and growth in education. 🚀

👩‍🏫 Professional Profiles :




🎓 Graduating with a Chemistry degree from the University of Havana in 1982, 🇨🇺 Maritza Felisa Díaz Gómez’s academic journey is marked by excellence. Her pursuit of knowledge extended to the University of Chile in 2014 for a Chemistry title revalidation. 🌐 A trailblazer in the scientific arena, Maritza earned her Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1999 and a Master’s in Structures of Organic Substances in 1994 from the University of Havana. 🧪📚 Embracing global collaborations, she fine-tuned her expertise in NMR techniques at the Venezuelan Institute of Sciences Research and delved into ozonated sunflower oil characterization at the Universidad de la Laguna in Spain. 🌍✨

🧪Professional Experience:

🔬 From 1982 to 1997, Maritza played a pivotal role at the National Center for Sciences Research, spearheading biomedical research in a spectroscopy lab. Specializing in High-Resolution NMR techniques, she contributed to the structural elucidation of organic compounds, guiding numerous Master’s and Doctoral theses. 🌐💡 Transitioning to the Ozone Research Center from 1997 to 2012, Maritza excelled as a Senior Researcher and Biotechnologist. Her focus on ozonized vegetable and essential oils, including the development of OLEOZON® medicines, showcased her dedication to therapeutic advancements. 🌿

👩‍🔬 At the Comprehensive Health Clinic Dr. Yaisy Picrin (2013-2016), Maritza pioneered analytical methodologies for trace metal measurement in biological fluids, utilizing state-of-the-art ICP-MS Mass equipment. 💉🎓 Currently a Professor at Andrés Bello University since 2016, Maritza imparts her knowledge on pharmaceutical quality control management and engages in cutting-edge research on ozonated substances with antimicrobial properties. 📚✨

🏅Award & Honors:

🏆 Renowned scientist Maritza Díaz Gómez has been a beacon of excellence, earning accolades for her groundbreaking contributions. In 1989, the Ministry of Higher Education in Havana recognized her with an annual award for her exceptional role in the “Specialized biochemical and molecular diagnosis of heredometabolic diseases.” 🧬🏅 Her dedication to teaching ozone applications earned her the Scientific Council of the National Center for Scientific Research’s non-permanent award in 2002. 🌐 Over the years, she received prestigious awards, including the Cuban Academy of Sciences’ Annual Prize in 2006 and the Juan Tomás Roig Medal for two decades of impactful scientific work. 🎓✨


  • “Physicochemical characteristics of ozonated sunflower oils obtained by different procedures”
    • Authors: Díaz, M.F., Sánchez, Y., Gómez, M., … Mangrich, A.S., De Andrade, J.B.
    • Year: 2012
    • Journal: Grasas y Aceites
    • Citations: 14
    • 📚🌻🛢️
  • “Antioxidant effects of an ozonized theobroma oil formulation on damaged-inflammatory rat skin”
    • Authors: Sánchez, Y., Díaz, M.F., Hernández, F., Gil, D., García, G.
    • Year: 2011
    • Journal: Grasas y Aceites
    • Citations: 5
    • 📚🍫🧴
  • “Giardia duodenalis: Effects of an ozonized sunflower oil product (Oleozon®) on in vitro trophozoites”
    • Authors: Hernández, F., Hernández, D., Zamora, Z., … Rodriguez, S., Torres, D.
    • Year: 2009
    • Journal: Experimental Parasitology
    • Citations: 20
    • 📚🦠🌻🛢️
  • “Structural characterization by nuclear magnetic resonance of ozonized triolein”
    • Authors: Díaz, M.F., Gavin, J.A., De Andrade, J.B.
    • Year: 2008
    • Journal: Grasas y Aceites
    • Citations: 7
    • 📚🌰🧪📊
  • “Analytical study of oxygenated species in the ozonized theobroma oil”
    • Authors: Díaz Gómez, M.F., Téllez, G.M., Hernández, R.I.M., Alaiz, M., Garcés, R.
    • Year: 2008
    • Journal: Quimica Nova
    • Citations: 1
    • 📚🍫🛢️🔬
  • “Characterization by NMR of ozonized methyl linoleate”
    • Authors: Díaz, M.F., Gavín, J.A.
    • Year: 2007
    • Journal: Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society
    • Citations: 13
    • 📚🧪🔬
  • “Chemical analysis of ozonized theobroma fat”
    • Authors: Díaz Gómez, M.F., Téllez, G.M., Cruz, M.A., Mancheño, R.G.
    • Year: 2006
    • Journal: JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society
    • Citations: 5
    • 📚🍫🧴🔬









Maritza Felisa Díaz Gómez | Health professional | Best Researcher Award

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