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Board-Certified Dermatologist | dehuidkliniek.be
Dr. Stefanie Bracke is a board-certified dermatologist and founder of “De Huidkliniek” in Oostduinkerke, Belgium. She offers comprehensive care and treatment for all skin, hair and nail conditions. In “De Huidkliniek” she works together with Dr. Bob Casaer, plastic surgeon, to provide leading edge services in cosmetic dermatology and cosmetic facial plastic surgery.
She earned her M.D. at the University of Ghent with residency in Dermatology and Venereology. She obtained a PhD in Medical sciences in the psoriasis-specific field in 2014. In this research she focused on topical drug delivery across the skin. In 2017 she obtained an additional University Diploma in Facial Aesthetics. She is a member of the Belgian Society of Dermatology & Venereology.
Dr Sylvain David is a reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgeon, former clinical director at Nice University and former surgeon at Nice University Hospital’s Plastic Surgery department. He has published numerous scientific articles about plastic surgery and hand surgery and is a member of the ISAPS (International Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery).
His experience has taught him that prevention can be better than cure and he believes that a healthy diet, physical exercise and cosmetic skincare can greatly improve a skin issue – alone or when combined with aesthetic procedures.
As part of his mission to make cosmetic science accessible for everyone, he regularly publishes content about the results of different active ingredients on skin problems via his YouTube channel and Beauty Decoded website. His publications focus on different cosmetic actives and their actions on different skin problems.
Board-Certified Dermatologist | skinwellness.com
Dr. Corey L. Hartman is a board-certified dermatologist and the founder and medical director of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. A New Orleans native, Dr. Hartman attended Emory University, earned a Doctor of Medicine from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Tulane University Medical Center. During his training, he apprenticed with experts in cosmetic procedures for all skin types, leading him to expertly tailor dermatologic surgery and procedures to patients with diverse backgrounds. In addition to his advisory role with Paula’s Choice, Dr. Hartman serves on the Advisory Boards for Men’s Health Magazine, Allergan Aesthetics, Galderma Aesthetics and Revision Skin Care, and was recently added to the Board of Directors for the Skin of Color Society.
Board-Certified Dermatologist | drjaliman.com
Dr. Debra Jaliman is a board-certified dermatologist with a renowned private practice on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. For over 25 years, she's been an Assistant Clinical Professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, and an established author with publications in numerous scientific journals and textbooks as well as her own book, “Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist.” Dr. Jaliman is a pioneer in dermatology, known for being one of the first five physicians in North America to use Botox in her practice starting in 1991.
Board-Certified Dermatologist | teamwithMD.com
Dr. Joyce Park is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in California and a skincare and beauty blogger at teawithMD.com. She attended college and medical school at Stanford University and completed her dermatology residency at NYU. During medical school, she discovered her interest in medical journalism and completed one year as the Stanford-NBC News Global Health Media Fellowship, working in the communications office of the World Health Organisation in Switzerland and as part of the medical team at NBC News. She understands the power of traditional and social media for public health education and continues exploring this potential as a fellow, interning at the ABC News Medical Unit. Dr. Park created Tea With MD and its associated social media channels (Instagram, Tiktok, YouTube and more) as a resource for medicine, science-based skincare and beauty from a dermatologist’s perspective.
PhD - Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior | MSc - Environmental Biology | Google Scholar
Dr. Danielle Drabeck is a leading authority in the fields of environmental and evolutionary biology, guiding Paula’s Choice on sustainability in product development and the impact of cosmetic ingredients on the environment. She brings with her an expansive expertise in molecular ecology from her master’s work at Tulane University, where she examined the impact of invasive species and other environmental stressors on coastal salt marshes. With a PhD centered on evolutionary biology and the interaction of natural toxins in their environment, Dr. Drabeck has worked as a consultant to private industry aquatic testing labs as well as studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota.
Board-certified dermatologist | eindsteinmed.org
Dr Beth McLellan is a board-certified dermatologist, leading clinician and researcher in Supportive Oncodermatology – a practice focused on the treatment of skin diseases in cancer patients and survivors. She attended medical school at Wayne State University and completed her residency in Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital, where she also served as chief resident. Since 2013 she has served as the director of supportive oncodermatology at the Montefiore-Einstein Cancer Center and since 2020, has served as the chief of dermatology at Montefiore-Einstein.
Dr McLellan is committed to improving the lives of cancer patients and survivors through the study and treatment of skin-related side effects that can impact patients' quality of life and ability to complete their therapy. Her research is focused on radiation dermatitis, oestrogen-deficiency and how phytoestrogens can help with skin dryness, thinning and loss of elasticity.