Paul D. Terry

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA


Paul D. Terry holds Ph.D. and M.P.H. degrees, and he is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Public Health and Surgery at University of Tennessee. He has participated in the design and conduction of several clinical trials of dietary supplements and chronic disease. His research experience includes a human feeding study to investigate genetic damage in colon epithelial tissue related to dietary intake of heterocyclic amines, an analysis of biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in colon tissue obtained from a clinical trial, a pilot clinical trial of melatonin in ulcerative colitis patients, a clinical trial of melatonin in patients with metabolic syndrome, a clinical trial of melatonin in African-American men with elevated nocturnal hypertension, a clinical trial of nutraceuticals and prostate cancer progression, and various epidemiological studies of cohort, case-control, and case-cohort design. His training includes an NIH postdoctoral fellowship in molecular/genetic epidemiology. He also has experienced in biostatistical methods, data management, and analysis of clinical and molecular epidemiological data. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers, including many on cancer etiology and prevention.

Biography Updated on 15 February 2012

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