Prof. Manuel Hernandez-Triana, MD, PhD - International Institute for Healthcare Professionals - Nutrition Professor

Prof. Manuel Hernandez-Triana

MD, PhD

International Institute for Healthcare Professionals

Nutrition Professor

Boca Raton, Florida | United States

Main Specialties: Nuclear Medicine

Additional Specialties: Nutrition

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Prof. Manuel Hernandez-Triana, MD, PhD - International Institute for Healthcare Professionals - Nutrition Professor

Prof. Manuel Hernandez-Triana

MD, PhD

Introduction

Senior researcher and full professor in biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Havana.
From 1984-2014, he directed the Department of Biochemistry and Physiology of the Cuban Institute of
Nutrition.. His research work has been focused to dietary protein quality, energy recommendations and
isotopic methods for the measurement of body composition, energy expenditure and Helicobacter
pylori infection. He is author of the 1996 and 2008 Cuban Nutritional Recommendations, national
coordinator of regional research projects in Latin America, expert since 1999 of the International Agency
of Atom Energy, international advisor of the Argentinean National Agency for Science and Technology,
President of the Cuban Nutrition Society, member of the Spanish Nutrition Society and President of the
Latin American Nutrition Society from 2009-2012. In 1982, he received the Humboldt Award of the
Humboldt University, Germany for his research on dietary protein quality for maintenance and in 1995
the Pan American Health Organization´s Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Health Literature for his
work on nutritional factors in the neuropathy epidemic on the Isle of Youth, Cuba. Member of the
Organizing Committees of the ICN and Latin American Nutrition Congresses. Nutrition Professor at the
International Institute for Healthcare Professionals, Boca Raton, Florida since 2015.

Primary Affiliation: International Institute for Healthcare Professionals - Boca Raton, Florida , United States

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Education

Feb 1982
PhD
Humboldt Univ, Berlin
Germany
Sep 1969 - Dec 1975
Havana University
MD
Faculty of Medicine
Feb 1975
MD
Havana Univ
Cuba
Jan 1976
Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene
MD, PhD
Biochemistry and Physiology

Experience

Jan 1976 - Sep 2014
Institute of Nutrition& Food Hygiene
Prof.
Biochemistry & Physiology
Mar 1994
Fred Soper Award
PAn American Health Organization
WHO
Sep 1976 - Mar 1982
Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin
Junior Researcher
Institut fuer Biochemie
Mar 1982
Humboldt Award
Humboldt
Humboldt Univ, Berlin, Germany
Sep 2014
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Facultad de Medicina
Asesor., Full Profesor
Endocrinology, Nutrition Service

Publications

10Publications

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Poor management of low birth weight compounds obesity and chronic diseases in Cuba.

MEDICC Rev 2015 Apr;17(2):44-7

Nutrition and Food Hygiene Institute, Havana, Cuba.

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April 2015
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Fitness vs. obesity in Cuban children: battling the biases of gender and geography.

MEDICC Rev 2010 ;12(2):48

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June 2010
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Body composition by three-compartment model and relative validity of some methods to assess percentage body fat in mexican healthy elderly subjects.

Gerontology 2004 Nov-Dec;50(6):366-72

División de Nutrición, Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo, Carretera a la Victoria Km. 0.6, Apartado Postal 1735, 83000 Hermosillo, México.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000080174DOI Listing
June 2005
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Total energy expenditure by the doubly-labeled water method in rural preschool children in Cuba.

Food Nutr Bull 2002 Sep;23(3 Suppl):76-81

Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Havana, Cuba.

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September 2002
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