Invited Speaker | Meeting the Challenge Summit: Diversity in Dermatology Clinical Trials
Dr. Wangari-Olivero serves as a Director in L’Oreal Research and Innovation having joined the company in 2015. In her role, she provides leadership and direction in basic and clinical research focused on skin, scalp and hair loss. She also leads a multidisciplinary taskforce dedicated to ensuring that the research as well as models and methods meet the ever evolving diversity and inclusivity needs. Previously, she oversaw various clinical trials covering multiple aspects of dermatology such as treatment of pigmentary disorders and photoprotection in Skin of Color. Janet received her PhD in cell and developmental biology from Rutgers University and completed 2 postdoctoral fellowships at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health.
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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.