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Board of Directors
Scientific Advisory Board
Hexima has assembled a group of internationally recognised expert clinical opinion leaders comprising Dermatologists and Podiatrists based in US, Australia and Japan. Members include the lead clinicians from advanced clinical trials conducted for multiple successful therapeutic products developed to treat onychomycosis in international markets.
Mark G. Lebwohl, MD
Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Dr Mark Lebwohl is Dean for Clinical Therapeutics and Chairman Emeritus of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is a past President of the American Academy of Dermatology and Chairman Emeritus of the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. He received his degree in medicine from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as his residency in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
Boni Elizabeth Elewski, MD
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Dr Boni Elizabeth Elewski is Professor and Chair, Director of Clinical Research, and Residency Program Director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Dermatology. Dr Elewski is a world-renowned expert dermatologist and educator. Dr. Elewski completed her medical degree at the Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio and her Internal Medicine and Dermatology residency at the University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Richard K. Scher, MD
Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Dr Richard Scher received his medical education at Howard University College of Medicine, and trained as a resident in dermatology at New York University. Dr Scher is a nail specialist and professor of Clinical Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr Scher is a leading expert in nail disorders, including fungal diseases and nail surgery, and is involved in clinical research and has established nail clinics at New York University, Brown University, Columbia University and University of North Carolina.
Warren Joseph, DPM
Roxborough Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Dr Warren S. Joseph is a specialist in the treatment of lower extremity infectious diseases. He received his podiatric degree, magna cum laude, from W.M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. Dr Joseph completed his postgraduate training in podiatric medicine/surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Hahnemann University School of Medicine, both in Philadelphia. He is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ.
Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM FFPM RCPS (Glasg)
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Dr Tracey Vlahovic is a Clinical Professor and J. Stanley and Pearl Landau Faculty Fellow at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) in Philadelphia, PA. She is also a member of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow). Dr Vlahovic graduated from Yale University with a BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and received her medical degree from TUSPM. After finishing her surgical residency at St Luke’s University Health Network in Allentown, PA, she was the first podiatrist in the US to complete a fellowship in podiatric dermatology under the supervision of Stephen Schleicher, MD.
Phoebe Rich, MD
Oregon Dermatology and Research Center, Portland, OR
Dr Phoebe Rich is Adjunct Professor of Dermatology and director of the Nail Disorder Clinic at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She has been in private practice in Portland for 30 years. She received her medical degree and performed her Dermatology residency at OHSU. She is a member of the Council of Nail Disorders, European Nail Society, and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr Rich lectures nationally and internationally on the importance of inflammatory, neoplastic, and infectious nail conditions. She has been involved as principal investigator in over 400 clinical trials and has authored numerous chapters and over 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Peter Foley MBBS, MD, FACD
Skin Health Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Associate Professor Peter Foley graduated MBBS, BMedSc from Monash University in 1987, and MD from The University of Melbourne in 1996. He completed his dermatology training in Melbourne, obtaining Fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists in 1997. He is Director of Research at the Skin Health Institute and the Head of Dermatology Research at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor, Department of Medicine at The University of Melbourne. In addition to running a busy private practice, he is a visiting medical officer to the Photobiology, Dermatology Biologics, and Dermatology Investigation clinics at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and the Phototherapy and Biologics clinics at the Skin Health Institute.
Robert Rosen, MD
SouthDerm, Sydney, NSW
Dr Robert Rosen obtained his medical degree from the University of New South Wales and completed additional training at Stanford University, USA. Dr Rosen completed his dermatology specialist training at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia and St Vincent’s and Prince of Wales hospitals, NSW, and obtained a Master of Medicine degree from the University of Sydney. Dr Robert Rosen obtained his medical degree from the University of New South Wales and completed additional training at Stanford University, USA. Dr Rosen completed his dermatology specialist training at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia and St Vincent’s and Prince of Wales hospitals, NSW, and obtained a Master of Medicine degree from the University of Sydney.
Shinichi Watanabe, MD
PhD Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Professor Shinichi Watanabe is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine and is also specially appointed Professor of Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology. He obtained his medical and PhD degrees from the University of Tokyo and his research fellowship from the Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Shari Lipner, MD
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Dr. Lipner is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Associate Attending Physician, and Director of the Nail Division at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Lipner has authored over two-hundred and fifty peer-reviewed publications, numerous book chapters, lectures nationally and internationally, and is a frequently sought out by the media for her expertise. She completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Lipner completed her medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she received both M.D. and Ph.D degrees and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her residency training in Dermatology at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Members of our Scientific Advisory Board receive financial compensation from Hexima.