Professor and Chair of Diagnostic and Clinical Health Sciences
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Ham Benghuzzi received his Master in Chemistry and PhD in biological Sciences with concentration in physiology from University of Dayton in Ohio. In 1993, he completed postdoctoral training in pathology department at the University of Michigan Medical center. Thereafter, he joined the university of Mississippi Medical Center and currently he is professor in the department of diagnostic and clinical health sciences. He is a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, as well as, International Fellow of the World Congress of Biomaterials Societies (Japanese, American, Asian, and European). He is a pioneer scientist in ceramic drug delivery systems. His area of research is the development and applications of novel ceramic drug delivery systems (over 26 years/over 300 publications and 600 abstracts at various meetings). He served and serving as a major advisor for over 35 PhD students as well as a mentor for students at various levels (High school, undergraduate, MS, residents and postdoctoral). He received Nemours awards and honors from very prestigious societies and organizations. He was invited as a keynote speaker at state, national and international levels. His recent research was the first, worldwide, to histopathologicaly identify the role of sustained delivery of reproductive hormones in the induction of azoospermia
His recent research was the first, worldwide, to histopathologicaly identify the role of sustained delivery of reproductive hormones in the induction of azoospermia.