George Cotsarelis

Dr. Cotsarelis is the Milton B. Hartzell Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Cotsarelis is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID), the Dermatology Foundation, the American Dermatological Association, and numerous other professional organizations. He is the Director of the Hair and Scalp Clinic at Penn, Assistant Director of the Edwin and Fannie Gray Hall Center for Human Appearance, Director of the Program on Epithelial Regeneration and Stem Cells at the Penn Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and a former President of the North American Hair Research Society. Dr. Cotsarelis has received numerous honorary degrees and awards, including the AAD’s Marion Sulzberger Award in 2015 and the Mancunian Skin Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. He has published many high-impact research manuscripts on hair follicle stem cells and skin regeneration and has served on an array of grant review panels, and presented numerous invited lectures in the U.S. and abroad.