Medesthetics

APR 2018

MedEsthetics—business education for medical practitioners—provides the latest noninvasive cosmetic procedures, treatment trends, product and equipment reviews, legal issues and medical aesthetics industry news.

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62 APRIL 2018 | Med Esthetics AAD ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS Suzanne M. Olbricht, MD, FA AD, a Boston-based dermatologist, is the new president of the American Academy of Dermatology (A AD). Ted Rosen, MD, FA AD, is the new vice president. Each will serve a one-year term. Dr. Olbricht is an associate professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and chief of dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She previously served the A AD as secretary-treasurer, assistant secretary-treasurer and a member of its board of direc- tors. She has also served as chair of the A AD's Scientifi c Assembly Committee and is a past president of the New England Dermatol- ogy Society. Dr. Rosen is a professor of dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of dermatology service at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. He is also a trustee of the Dermatology Physician Assistant Foundation, past president and past secretary- treasurer of the Houston Dermatological Society, and a past vice president of the Texas Dermatological Society. Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD, Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, Scott M. Dinehart, MD, FAAD, and Abby S. Van Voorhees, MD, FAAD, began four-year terms as members of the AAD's board of directors in February. Dr. Berson is a clinical associate professor of dermatology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York and an assistant attending dermatolo- gist at New York-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr Desai is in private practice and serves as a clinical assistant professor in the department of dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Cen- ter in Dallas. Dr. Dinehart is chair of the AAD's Dermatopathology Rapid Response Committee and is in private practice in Arkansas. Dr. Van Voorhees is a professor and chair of dermatology and residency director at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. CHACKO JOINS BONTI BOARD Jacob Chacko, MD, has joined the Bonti board of directors. Bonti is a privately held, clinical-stage biotechnology company currently de- veloping a new neurotoxin. Dr. Chacko has served as chief fi nancial offi cer of Ignyta since May 2014. He is succeeding David Ramsay, who has been a board member since 2015 and is making a planned transition to chief fi nancial offi cer of Bonti. Prior to Ignyta, Dr. Chacko was an investor at TPG Capital and served on the boards of directors of RentPath and EnvisionRx. He was also an advisor to the audit committee of Par Pharmaceutical and a board observer to IMS Health and Quintiles Transnational. "It is a pleasure to welcome Jacob as a member of our board of directors," said Jonathan Lim, MD, chairman and co-founder of Bonti. "His deep experience building, growing and fi nancing organizations will be invaluable as we continue to rapidly advance our clinical-stage pipeline and prepare for the next stage of Bonti's development." SKINCEUTICALS PARTNERS WITH HYDRAFACIAL SkinCeuticals and The HydraFacial Company have launched the SkinCeuticals + HydraFacial Integrated Treatment, a noninvasive skin rejuvenation and antioxidant protocol that utilizes SkinCeuticals product-based serums in HydraFacial treatments. The treatment can be tailored to meet the specifi c needs of all skin types to help minimize fi ne lines, congestion, enlarged pores and discoloration. "SkinCeuticals is thrilled to partner with HydraFacial to create this unique, innovative treatment that provides rejuvenation benefi ts and antioxidant protection," said Tina Fair, general manager of Skin- Ceuticals. "This partnership aligns with our goals to provide optimal patient outcomes through the synergy of SkinCeuticals scientifi cally backed skincare and professional treatments." ABCS ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS Alexander Sobel, MD, of Anderson Sobel Cosmetic Surgery in Bellevue, Washington, is the new president of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS). Dr. Sobel is a triple board certi- fi ed surgeon (general cosmetic surgery, cosmetic facial surgery and otolaryngolo- gy/facial plastic surgery). He is the former president of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery and has served the ABCS board as vice president, trustee and fellowship director. "I look forward to continuing my service in this new capacity," said Dr. Sobel. "It is an honor to accept the torch passed by past president, Dr. Jacob Haiavy, whose hard work, commitment and vision have set the bar for excellence within our board." JAAD NAMES NEW EDITOR Dermatologist Dirk M. Elston, MD, FA AD, is the new editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Elston is the journal's former deputy editor and succeeds dermatologist Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FA AD, who served as editor for the past 10 years. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Dr. Elston completed an internship and dermatology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, as well as a dermatopathology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He is currently the chairman of the department of dermatology and dermatologic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. "Since 2008, Dr. Elston has been instrumental to JAAD's suc- cess in his role as deputy editor," said Dr. Thiers. "He is a well- respected clinician and educator who understands the needs of the journal's dermatologist audience, and I have no doubt that he will continue the tradition of excellence that he has helped foster over the last decade." NEWS & EVENTS Suzanne M. Olbricht, MD, FAAD Alexander Sobel, MD

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