Meyer R. Rosen, Editor-in-Chief
President, Interactive Consulting Inc.
Mr. Rosen is a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London); a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and both a Nationally Certified Professional Chemist and Certified Professional Chemical Engineer. He is a member of the U.S. Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) & the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Meyer serves as an Advisor for David Smith, Executive Director of the SCC Advisory Committee. He is also Editor for U.S. & Canada and Editor-in-Chief for North and Latin America for EuroCosmetics Magazine in Germany. Mr. Rosen is Editor of the Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products and Editor-in-Chief of Harry’s Cosmeticology, 9th Edition.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Navin Geria, Overview of the Anti-Aging Section for Harry's Cosmeticology 9th edition

Navin Geria 
Doctors Skin Prescription

Navin Geria is Senior Technical Advisor and Principal for Doctors Skin Prescription (DSP), which is lead by dermatologist David J. Goldberg M.D. J.D. and plastic surgeon William P. Adams M.D.F.A.C.S.  DSP is a specialty dermatological research company that is committed to developing and launching scientifically advanced line of anti-aging products, offering both health maintenance and appearance enhancing benefits.

Navin has specialized in product innovation and development. He has been credited with the inception of various unique product forms and textures that have been market leaders in the industry. His 30 year career includes tenure at Bristol-Myers, Clairol, Warner-Lambert, Schick, Wilkinson-Sword, Pfizer and Spadermaceutical Products.

Navin contributes original ideas to the market place through his ongoing creation of exceptional products for an impressive list of high profile beauty industry clients. He continues to advise domestic and international clients on numerous pharmaceutical, medical device and cosmetic projects.

Navin has earned fifteen patents and ten invention records. He continues to participate as an invited speaker, Advisory Board Member, Chair, Moderator at numerous scientific conferences and has been widely published in the cosmetic trade magazines, including being on the Editorial Advisory Board of UK published premier trade publication SPC (Soap Perfumery Cosmetics). He currently authors “Anti-aging and Cosmeceutical" Column in Happi, a global cosmetic trade magazine.

Navin holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Pharmaceutical Technologies, Columbia University, New York. He is a VIP member of Strathmore’s 2006 Who’s Who Directory.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Adam Friedman, Editor of Nanocosmetics Chapter

Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD
Director of Dermatologic Research
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD is Director of Dermatologic Research and Associate Residency Program Director 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 70 papers/chapters on both his research as well as a variety of clinical areas in dermatology with an emphasis on emerging medical therapies. 

Dr. Friedman lectures extensively in both national and international forums, currently serves as the dermatology expert for, and is Vice President of the Nanodermatology Society. He has received awards from multiple organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatology Foundation, and the La Roche Posay North American Foundation.

Recently, he was featured on the online forums DermMatters, Nanotechnology Thought Leaders, and Dermquest. Dr. Friedman has appeared on television news programs such as Good Morning America, and has been quoted in numerous leading publications, including WebMD, Good Housekeeping, and Women’s Day.

Allison Kutner is a medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she conducts research as part of the Einstein-Montefiore Dermatology Basic Science and Translational Research Fellowship. Her research focuses on nanotechnology and its application to cutaneous biology, disease processes and drug development. Prior to matriculation at Einstein, Allison earned a B.A. in Child Development from Tufts University.

Joy Makdisi is a third year medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Bioengineering. While at Berkeley she received the American Heart Association Student Research Fellowship and conducted research in molecular and cell biology.  Additionally, she was an "Alternative Breaks" program facilitator at the Cal Corps Public Service Center. 

As a medical student she has been on the board of the student-run ECHO Clinic and volunteered in a medical clinic in Peru. She wrote and defended a resolution that was ultimately adopted as American Medical Association official policy. 

For the 2012-2013 academic year, she will be participating in the Einstein-Montefiore Dermatology Basic Science/Translational Research Fellowship, and will graduate in 2014.

The Oral Cavity Chapter: Contributor Line Up For Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Edition

Roger Ellwood is Director of Clinical Research for Europe in the Oral Care Research and Development Division of the Colgate-Palmolive Company. He is based in Manchester, UK where he is the Director of the Colgate Palmolive Dental Health Unit, a unique collaboration between Colgate Palmolive and the University of Manchester. The Unit specialises in the development of clinical trial methods.

Roger has a Bachelor of Dentistry degree from Liverpool University, A Master of Dental Surgery and Doctor of Philosophy degree from University College Cork and a Master of Science Degree from the University of Manchester. He holds an Honorary Chair in Dental Diagnostic Science at the University and is a recognised Specialist in Dental Public Health. His research is focused on diagnostic science and in particular caries and periodontal disease. He is also a world renowned expert on fluoride and fluorosis. He is the author of over 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and book chapters and is a regularly invited speaker at international conferences.

Roger Ellwood BDS, MDS, MSc, PhD, FFPH
Director Colgate Palmolive Dental Health Unit
Professor of Dental Diagnostic Science
Colgate Palmolive Dental Health Unit
Williams House
Lloyd St North
M15 6SE
Phone +44 161 232 4705

Chi Shing Wong is a member of Product Development of the Colgate-Palmolive Global Toothbrush Division.  Chi Shing is a chemical engineer with expertise in polymeric materials.  His career spans over thirty plus years in the research and development of various medical device products.  Presently, he is responsible in the recommendation, selections and evaluation of materials for the design of toothbrushes and oral care devices at Colgate.  

Chi Shing is a member of ADA Standards Committee on Dental products and the chairperson of the manual toothbrush and powered toothbrush working groups.  He is also a US delegate and acting US expert at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Oral Care Products meetings.

James G Masters is currently Director of Technology in the Personal Care Products Division of the Colgate Palmolive Company. The scope of his research programs cover all personal care benefit areas relevant to Colgate Palmolive’s Personal Care business.  Research emphasis includes  skin inflammation, skin feel properties , sweat physiology (antiperspirant and malodor protection), skin moisturization and barrier repair technology.  

Prior to this, after receiving his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, Jim started his career spending the first  17 years developing and validating novel product introductions and technologies in the Oral Care Division of Colgate Palmolive with the goal of delivering enhanced product performance , efficacy and aesthetic quality across several key research areas, which include surface chemistry and colloid science, toothwear and tooth erosion, anticaries efficacy and dentin hypersensitivity.  He has extensively published in the area of Dental Research , as well as in Surface and Colloid Chemistry and holds over 20 US patents in area of Dental Science.

Michael Prencipe is Director in the Research and Development Division of the Colgate-Palmolive Company and is currently responsible for implementation of Oral Care products in the Americas and Professional Products globally.  Focus of his research at Colgate has been in the development of novel whitening technologies for removal/prevention of dental stain & formulation of novel peroxide based products to deliver superior whitening benefits. He has also worked extensively to develop technologies with therapeutic benefits against plaque, gingivitis hypersensitivity, and caries. Additionally, Mike has in depth knowledge of component interactions of toothpaste formulations and their impact on delivery of active ingredients to model surfaces

Mike received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the CUNY and was a research fellow at SUNY Stony Brook prior to joining Colgate-Palmolive in 1984.  Since then, he has been awarded  over 40  US  Patents,  has  published extensively in the areas of Dental  Research  and Dentifrice Technology, presented his work at numerous IADR/AADR,  ACS  and  AOCS  scientific  meetings,  and  is  a member of ADA Standards Committee on Dental products.

Michael Prencipe, Ph.D. | Colgate-Palmolive Company
Director, Oral Product Development | 909 River Road, PO Box 1343, Piscataway, NJ 08855 
phone 732.878.7378 | fax 732.878.7530

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Meyer Rosen Editor-In-Chief of Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Edition

Meyer R. Rosen, Editor-in-Chief
President, Interactive Consulting Inc.
Harry’s Cosmeticology, 9th Ed
Bio for Meyer R. Rosen, Editor-in-Chief
Meyer R. Rosen, FRSC, FACFE, CPC, CChE is Founder & President of Interactive Consulting, Inc. ( a technology-based, Management Consulting firm committed to Creating & Facilitating BREAKTHROUGHS for individuals and groups in companies reaching beyond their core markets and technologies.  The company provides technical marketing, technology evaluation, ideation, market research and product development services internationally to the specialty chemical, personal care, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, medical device and allied industries. 

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