2016 Skin of Color Society Media Day
Delving into Diversity
A deeper look into the latest dermatologic issues, trends and breakthroughs with leading skin of color experts
Join us for Luncheon Presentations and Roundtable Discussions
with the Skin of Color Society Experts
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The London Hotel, NYC, Regent Park Room
151 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
12:00 noon -2:00 pm
Private appointments with the Skin of Color Society Experts are also available
before and after the Luncheon program.
Skin of Color Society Presentation topics and experts:
Team 1: Skin of Color Health+Beauty Tech Talk – Get the scoop on the hottest derm-related technological breakthroughs, newer treatments, lasers, at-home gadgets, apps, trends, etc., with special emphasis on risks/concerns in skin of color, led by: Dr. Nada Elbuluk and Dr. Babar Rao.
Skin of Color Society Media Day Sponsors
This year’s Skin of Color Society Media Day is made possible thanks to the generosity of the following sponsors, in support of the educational mission of our Society:
Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage dermatologist-led specialty pharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing innovative and differentiated therapies to address significant unmet needs in medical and aesthetic dermatology. Aclaris is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania and more information can be found by visiting the Aclaris website at www.aclaristx.com.
Recommended by more than 25,000 dermatologists worldwide, La Roche-Posay offers a unique range of daily skincare developed with dermatologists for every skin type to complement and enhance their patients’ treatments and to promote good skincare practices at home every day. Started from Europe’s leading center of thermal dermatology, La Roche-Posay develops formulas with its exclusive Selenium-rich water, used at the center since 1905 to treat over 7,500 patients every year for skin disorders thanks to its antioxidant and soothing properties.
Merz Dermatology delivering a better total experience in aesthetics, dermatology and neurosciences. As part of the Merz Pharma Group, our ambition is to become the most admired, trusted and innovative aesthetics and neurotoxin company. By developing products that improve patients’ health and help them to live better, feel better and look better, we will continue to make significant contributions to the well-being of individuals around the world. Merz Dermatology‘s flagship brand, Naftin® (naftifine HCl), remains the #1 topical antifungal brand prescribed by dermatologists and podiatrists in the U.S. Merz Dermatology is an important contributor to the U.S. dermatology space, offering a well-balanced product portfolio that includes the Naftin® (naftifine HCl) family of products, Onmel™ (itraconazole) and Aluvea™ (Urea 39%) Cream. To learn more about Merz Dermatology and their U.S. product portfolio.
Nutrafol®, a first-to-market smart-supplement for healthy hair growth, has leveraged recent innovations in biotechnology to help treat hormonal and stress related hair loss. With patent-pending formulas for both female hair loss and male hair loss, Nutrafol® has captured the hearts of key opinion leaders in the medical and salon channels nationwide.
Procter & Gamble: Through leading brands like Olay, Art of Shaving, and Head & Shoulders, P&G is committed to understanding and improving skin. Almost all of our products touch or impact skin in some way, making our work with dermatologists crucial to so many moments experienced throughout a typical daily routine. In partnership with leading dermatologists, P&G scientists examined racial similarities and differences in both skin aging and gene expression related to sun exposure in the Multi-Decade and Ethnicity (MDE) study to better understand how to meet the needs of people around the world. This understanding leads P&G brands to create products that patients and consumers find effective and enjoyable to use, enabling a higher level of compliance.
Click here for more information on the Valeant Research Award.
Read published peer-reviewed articles written your by Skin of Color Society members
Did You Know
Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.
By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.