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Welcome, 2010

By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Posted: December 31, 2009, from the January 2010 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, Clinical Dermatology Center

Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, is a practicing board-certified dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) with a research interest in cosmetics, toiletries and biologically active skin medications. She is in private practice in High Point, North Carolina, and is a consulting professor of dermatology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. In 1988, she founded Dermatology Consulting Services to provide education, develop formulations and conduct clinical studies. She is presently serving on the Council for Scientific Affairs for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Recently, she received a lifetime achievement award for her research from Health Beauty America and the DermArts Award for her contributions to the practice of dermatology.

Rebecca James Gadberry

YG Laboratories and instructor at Cosmetic Sciences, Department of Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences & Health Sciences, UCLA Extension

Rebecca James Gadberry is the chairman and CEO of YG Labo¯ratories, a manufacturer of professional performance private label skin and body care based in Huntington Beach, California. She has been an instructor of cosmetic sciences in the department of math, sciences and social sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension in Los Angeles since 1986, and became one of the first licensed estheticians in California in 1977.