Dr. Joseph Angel de Soto holds a B.S. in Biophysical chemistry from La Sierra University, an M.D. in Medicine and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Howard University. His dissertation under Dr. Donnell Bowen was titled, “The Treatment of Breast Cancer with Chemo-hormonal Therapy”. His clinical medical training was at Howard University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center. He then completed his Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Pharmacogenomics and Translational Oncology where he was the fellow of the Year under the eminent Geneticist Dr. Chuxia Deng. J. Angel is a veteran of the U.S. Army and other military and intelligence agencies. While at the Dept. of Defense, he taught and did analysis for biological weapons. Prior to his appointment at Dine College he has had extensive academic /research experience reaching the rank of University Professor and being faculty of the year 7 times. Angel also received the ASCO researcher of the Year award. He has assisted in the development of four medications which are in current use having publishing over 150 articles and papers and historically obtaining 6 million dollars in research grants. His research is in COVID-19, Drug Development and Healthcare Disparities. His hobbies include weight- lifting, tennis, off roading, reading, and rescuing dogs.
Pharmacogenetics, Drug development, Health Care Disparities, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology