In tribute to his lifelong dedication and contributions to people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, the National Psoriasis Foundation awarded Mark G. Lebwohl, M.D., professor and chair of dermatology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. "Dr. Lebwohl is highly regarded among dermatologists worldwide. Throughout his illustrious career, he has mentored countless young physicians, paved the way for current psoriasis patient care and advocated for improved access to care for millions with psoriasis," said National Psoriasis Foundation president and CEO Randy Beranek. "We are proud to honor his tireless commitment to the psoriasis community."
Emiliani Enterprises, a full service wholesale distributor of beauty and hair care products, celebrated their Union store's 50th anniversary this past May. Representatives from the Mayor's office and Chamber of Commerce presented the Emiliani family with a certificate of congratulations. Attendees celebrated with the three generations of the Emiliani family and enjoyed complimentary food and refreshments.
Jane Wurwand, founder and owner of Dermalogica®, as well as the philanthropic force behind the non-profit joinFITE, has recently been named Business Owner/CEO of the Year by The Los Angeles Business Journal, as part of its annual "Women Making a Difference" awards program.
The USA Field Hockey team announced a premier partnership with glōProfessional. The multi-year agreement will feature glō on the front of the Women's National Team jersey and represents the first ever corporate advertiser on the Women's National Team uniform.
Renew You Spa and Beauty Expo, has partnered with the non-profit organization, Dress for Success Washington, D.C., for their inaugural show. The show's mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since opening its doors in 2002, Dress for Success Washington, D.C. has served over 10,000 women in the District of Columbia Metropolitan area.
SpaFinder Wellness has appointed Michelle Pae to the newly-created position of chief product officer. The rebranded company is in the process of significantly expanding in the health/wellness arena, with a new focus on fitness, yoga, pilates and other diverse wellness providers – and employee wellness – in addition to spa. Pae is charged with developing new products, online tools that will help people easily learn about, find and reserve wellness, fitness and spa experiences and services worldwide.
Makucell, Inc. announces the appointment of Kevin J. Scanlon, Ph.D., to its Board of Advisors. Scanlon's multifaceted career includes three start-up companies, pharmaceutical industry senior management and academic medicine. He is the founder and current CEO of International BioScience.
Laurent-Emmanuel Saffré has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Pierre Fabre USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Laboratoires Pierre Fabre. In his new role, Saffré will oversee all pharmaceutical products and dermo-cosmetic brands, including René Furterer, Eau Thermale Avène, Glytone and Klorane, in the U.S. in support of sustaining and growing Pierre Fabre's worldwide renown in the realms of health and beauty.
KDL Pathology announces that doctors Bruce R. Smoller and Michael G. Hitchcock have joined the KDL team as consultative dermatopathologists. "Drs. Smoller and Hitchcock both bring a great depth of knowledge and expertise to our organization, and we are fortunate to have them join our team. This addition allows us to further serve our growing network of regional skin care providers and their patients." said Dr. Paul Googe, founder and pathologist at KDL.
Dave Waggoner has been named as the director of education and public relations at Skin Script Skin Care. Waggoner has a passion for all things educational and will develop advanced classes as well as publishing articles for the skin care industry. Waggoners's background includes a bachelor's degree in teaching, a master's degree in counseling, 15 years' experience as a massage therapist, and over 12 years as a licensed aesthetician with experience as both an educator and a practitioner.
South Shore Skin Center and Spa has recently promoted Kristyn Anderton to the position of spa assistant operations manager. In her new role, Anderton will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Plymouth office spa, event planning and ensuring the smooth operation of the cosmetic side of the Cohasset practice.