Eliot Battle
Dr. Eliot Battle Jr. is founding partner of Cultura Cosmetic Medical Spa, a medical practice merging dermatology, laser surgery, plastic surgery, and spa therapy. He also is an assistant clinical professor in the department of dermatology at Howard University, Washington. Dr. Battle joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2008. He did not report having any conflicts of interest.

Leslie Baumann
Dr. Leslie S. Baumann is chief executive officer of the Baumann Cosmetic and Research Institute in Miami Beach. She founded the cosmetic dermatology center at the University of Miami in 1997. Dr. Baumann wrote the textbook "Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice" (Columbus, Ohio: McGraw-Hill, April 2002), and a book for consumers, "The Skin Type Solution" (London: Bantam, 2006). She has contributed to the Cosmeceutical Critique column in Skin & Allergy News since January 2001 and joined the Skin & Allergy News editorial advisory board in 2004. Dr. Baumann has received funding for clinical grants from Allergan, Aveeno, Avon Products, Galderma, Mary Kay, Medicis Pharmaceuticals, Neutrogena, Philosophy, Stiefel, Topix Pharmaceuticals, and Unilever.

Jeff Benabio
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio is a partner physician in the department of dermatology of the Southern California Permanente Group in San Diego and a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He has published numerous scientific articles and is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the Telemedicine Association and the American Medical Association, among others. He is board certified in dermatology as well as medicine and surgery in the state of California. Dr. Benabio has a special interest in the uses of social media for education and building dermatology practice. He is the founder of The Derm Blog, an educational Web site which has had over 2 million unique visitors. Dr. Benabio is also a founding member and the skin care expert for Livestrong.com, a health and wellness Web site of Lance Armstrong’s the Livestrong Foundation. Dr. Benabio is @Dermdoc on Twitter.

Donna Bilu Martin
Dr. Donna Bilu Martin is a board-certified dermatologist in private practice at Premier Dermatology, MD, in Aventura, Florida, specializing in cosmetic, medical, and surgical dermatology. She coauthored a published chapter in the 2008 textbook "Clinical and Basic Immunodermatology: Clinical Diagnosis and Management" (Springer, 2008) and numerous articles that have appeared in a variety of medical and dermatologic journals. Her work has been presented at national dermatology conferences. Dr. Bilu Martin is a volunteer instructor of dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.

David Cohen
Dr. David E. Cohen is the director of allergic, occupational, and environmental dermatology and the chief of the allergy section/contact dermatitis in New York University Medical Center's department of dermatology. He recently served as president of the American Contact Dermatitis Society. Dr. Cohen joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2005. He has served as a speaker and/or consultant for Abbott, Amgen, Cutanea Life Sciences, Galderma, Janus Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Peplin, Stiefel, Triax Pharmaceuticals, and Wyeth (Pfizer).

Steven Cohen
Dr. Steven R. Cohen has been in academic medicine for 35 years, and he is a recognized authority in psoriasis, as well as environmental and occupational dermatology. He currentlyserves as professor and chief of dermatology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in Bronx, New York. His career has spanned bench research, acute disease epidemiology, and clinical medicine. Dr. Cohen’s achievements include more than 130 publications, with 67 original reports in a range of journals including the Archives of Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Cancer, and the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, the New York Academy of Medicine, and the American Dermatological Association. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Cohen is known for his education and mentorship. He was cited as an Outstanding Dermatology Teacher by the department of dermatology at Mount Sinai (N.Y.) School of Medicine, and in February 2006, he became the first and only dermatologist to earn the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Suzanne Connolly
Dr. Suzanne M. Connolly is a consultant in the department of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and past chair and an associate professor at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. She is the president of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and is the 2010 vice president–elect of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Connolly joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2004. She reported having no conflicts of interest.

Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph S. Eastern practices dermatology and dermatologic surgery in Belleville, N.J. He is a clinical associate professor of dermatology at Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education in South Orange, N.J. Dr. Eastern is a two-time past-president of the Dermatological Society of New Jersey, and currently serves on its executive board. He holds teaching positions at a number of hospitals and has delivered over 500 academic speaking presentations. He is the author of numerous articles and textbook chapters, and is a long-time monthly columnist for Skin & Allergy News.

Dr. Adam Friedman is an assistant professor of medicine (dermatology) and physiology and biophysics and serves as Director of Dermatologic Research at the Unified Division of Dermatology of Montefiore Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Friedman is currently investigating novel nanotechnologies that allow for controlled and sustained delivery of a wide spectrum of physiologically and medicinally relevant molecules, with an emphasis on treating infectious diseases, accelerating wound healing, immune modulation, and correcting vascular dysfunction. He holds several patents derived from these investigations, and has published over 100 papers/chapters and 2 textbooks on both his research as well as a variety of clinical areas in dermatology with an emphasis on emerging medical therapies. He has received awards from multiple organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatology Foundation, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and the La Roche Posay North American Foundation.

Erin Gilbert
Dr. Erin Gilbert is a board-certified dermatologist as well as a Ph.D. in neuroscience. She practices in New York City, where she is an assistant professor of dermatology and the director of resident education in cosmetic dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She has published her research in multiple medical journals, including the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Brain Research, and Cancer Letters. She specializes in the mechanisms of action of botulinum neurotoxins in medical and aesthetic dermatology, as well as in the basic science of dermal fillers. Dr. Gilbert graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Barnard College in New York. She then pursued a combined MD-PhD degree from SUNY Downstate, where she graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. She performed her internship in internal medicine at New York University Medical Center. She completed her dermatology residency as a chief resident at SUNY Downstate. Dr. Gilbert is the chair of fund-raising for the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the New York Stem Cell Foundation.

Richard Golgau
Dr. Richard G. Glogau is clinical professor of dermatology at the University of California in San Francisco and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Dermatological Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He developed the Glogau Photoaging Classification scale and is the author of four medical textbooks. Dr. Glogau joined the Skin & Allergy News editorial advisory board in 1993. He disclosed serving as a consultant to Allergan, Medicis, Revance Therapeutics, FibroGen, Gerson Lehrman Group, and MEDACorp. He serves on the advisory board of Neutrogena, and is a clinical investigator for Allergan, Fibrogen, Contura, Medicis, and Revance.

Neil Goldberg
Dr. Neil S. Goldberg is in private practice in Westchester County, N.Y. He is a former associate professor of dermatology at New York Medical College, Valhalla, and coordinator of residency training. Dr. Goldberg joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 1993. He reported having no conflicts of interest.

Alice Gottlieb
Dr. Alice B. Gottlieb is the chair of dermatology at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, and is the hospital's dermatologist in chief. She is board certified in dermatology, rheumatology, and internal medicine, and is a member of the American Dermatological Association and Noah Worcester Dermatological Society. Dr. Gottlieb joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2008. She disclosed relationships with Abbott, Actelion, Amgen, Anesiva, Centocor, Celgene, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Beiersdorf, Cytokine PharmaSciences, DermiPsor, Immune Control, Incyte, Magen BioSciences, Novo Nordisk, PureTech Ventures, Roche, Sankyo Daiichi, Teva Pharmaceuticals, UCB, and Wyeth (Pfizer).

Adelaide Hebert
Dr. Adelaide A. Hebert is a professor in the departments of dermatology and pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has served on three American Academy of Dermatology boards, and as a president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. She joined the Skin & Allergy News editorial advisory board in 2000. Dr. Hebert has received research support from Allergan, Amgen, Astellas, Barrier Therapeutics, Galderma, GlaxoSmithKline, Graceway Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, PharmaDerm, Promius Pharma, Stiefel, and Taro Pharmaceutical.

Brooke Jackson
Dr. Brooke Ashley-Ann Jackson is an assistant clinical professor at Northwestern University's department of dermatology in Chicago. Dr. Jackson is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery. She joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2004.

Ronald Rapini
Dr. Ronald P. Rapini is the Josey Professor and Chairman of Dermatology at the University of Texas Medical School and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Dr. Rapini is the author of the textbook "Practical Dermatopathology" (St. Louis: Mosby, 2005), and the coauthor of the textbook, "Dermatology" (Mosby, 2003). He joined the Skin & Allergy News editorial advisory board in 2000. He has received author royalties from Elsevier.

Alan Rockoff
Dr. Alan Rockoff practices dermatology in Brookline, Mass. He is on the clinical faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, and has taught senior medical students and other trainees for 30 years. Dr. Rockoff has contributed to the Under My Skin column in Skin & Allergy News since January 2002.

Randall Roenigk
Dr. Randall K. Roenigk is the Robert H. Kieckhefer Professor of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Dr. Roenigk also is president of the American Board of Dermatology, and a coauthor of several textbooks, including "Roenigk's Dermatologic Surgery: Current Techniques in Procedural Dermatology" (London: Informa HealthCare, 2006). He joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2000. He reported having no conflicts of interest.

Dr. Roberta D. Sengelmann practices in St. Louis and Santa Barbara, Calif. Dr. Sengelmann has served on the board of directors for the American College of Mohs Surgery. She is also a coauthor of the textbook "Surgery of the Skin" (St. Louis: Mosby, 2005). Dr. Sengelmann joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2005. She disclosed being a Solta Medical stockholder, and serving on the advisory board of Allergan, BioForm Medical, and Coapt (she has also received research support from Coapt).

Lily Talakoub
Dr. Lily Talakoub is in private practice at McLean Dermatology Center in McLean, Va. A graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Talakoub did her residency in dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. She is the author of multiple scholarly articles and a textbook chapter.

Kenneth Tomecki
Dr. Kenneth J. Tomecki is staff physician in the department of dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic. He is a gradu¬ate of Columbia College and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, both in New York. He completed his medical and dermatologic training at the State University of New York at Buffalo, followed by fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, in Washington. Dr. Tomecki is a clinician/educator whose expertise covers the full range of adult clinical dermatology. Particular interests are infectious diseases and medical education. He lectures frequently nationally and internationally, and he is the author of more than 100 primary and secondary publications, including more than 40 book chapters.

Robert Weiss
Dr. Robert A. Weiss is an associate professor in the department of dermatology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and the director of the Maryland Laser, Skin, and Vein Institute in Hunt Valley, Md. He is a past president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Weiss is the coauthor of "Sclerotherapy and Vein Treatment: Second Edition" (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010). He joined the editorial advisory board of Skin & Allergy News in 2005. He reported having no conflicts of interest.

Naissan Wesley
Dr. Naissan Wesley is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon. The author of over 20 published articles in the field of ethnic skin, cosmetic dermatology, and dermatologic surgery, Dr. Wesley is the invited Guest Editor of the first "Skin of Color" issue of Seminars of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. She is a member of the Women's Dermatologic Society, American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Wesley completed medical school and residency at the University of California San Francisco and a procedural dermatology fellowship with Drs. Tom Rohrer, Jeff Dover, Ken Arndt, and Michael Kaminer at Skin Care Physicians in Chestnut Hill, MA. She is the director of Mohs Surgery at Skin Care and Laser Physicians of Beverly Hills.