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Welcome, 2012!

By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Posted: December 30, 2011, from the January 2012 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Steven H. Dayan, MD, FACS, is a recognized expert and leader in the field of facial plastic surgery, and is one of only 2,700 members of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His knowledge, research experience and approachable manner have propelled him to acclaim as a national and international lecturer. Dayan also has a passion for education, which led him to open True University Esthetics in Chicago, a medical esthetic training center that teaches estheticians how to appropriately work with physicians. He is also the co-author of Mastering Medical Esthetics (Alluredbooks, 2009).

Zoe Diana Draelos, MD

Private practice, 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 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. Before pursuing a medical career, Draelos completed an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and was elected a Rhodes Scholar. She is vice president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology, and received a lifetime achievement award from Health Beauty America for her research and the 2008 DermArts award for her contributions to dermatology. In 2010, she received the Albert Kligman Innovation Award. Draelos is also the instructor of the Skin Inc. Video Education course “Physiology of the Skin,” which can be accessed at, and is the co-author of the book Physiology of the Skin, Third Edition (Alluredbooks, 2011)

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