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Integrative Dermatology Symposium

Featured Speaker

Patricia Farris,


Dr. Patricia K. Farris is a board-certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a past member of the board of directors for the American Academy of Dermatology and an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, and the American Dermatologic Association.

Dr. Farris is a nationally recognized expert in anti-aging therapies. She has lectured and published extensively on cosmeceuticals and topical skin care. She served as editor and contributor to her textbook
Cosmeceuticals and Cosmetic Practice. She has influenced both product development and overall strategic direction by serving as a consultant to cosmetic companies such as Neostrata, Neutrogena, Nivea, Eucerin, La Roche Posay and SkinCeuticals.

She is co-founder of the
Science of Skincare Summit, the first meeting dedicated exclusively to educating health care professionals on the science behind topical skincare and best practices for using dermocosmetics in clinical practice. She is co-host of the podcast Skincare Confidential that gives listeners a 360 view of the skincare industry.

Dr. Farris is known for her interest in the emerging science behind nutricosmetics and has lectured and published on the role of nutrition and nutritional supplements for improving appearance.  Her best-selling book
The Sugar Detox offers a nutritional and topical skincare approach to prevent premature skin aging, weight gain, and health problems that are caused by excessive sugar consumption.

Patricia Ferris, MD Integrative Dermatology Symposium Featured Speaker