Ken Washenik, M.D., Ph.D., is President and Chief Medical Officer of Bosley Medical Group, and former Chief Executive Officer of Aderans Research Institute, a biotechnology firm involved in researching tissue engineered hair follicle neogenesis and cellular based hair restoration.
Dr. Washenik is a past President and a Board member of the North American Hair Research Society and the President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is also Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hair Foundation and a Board member of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation as well as a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the Dermatological Society of Greater New York and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatological Society.
The former director of the Dermatopharmacology Unit at the New York University School of Medicine, Dr. Washenik continues to serve as a faculty member in the Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Washenik, a well-known national and international lecturer, has presented many seminars on hair growth and loss, dermatopharmacology and dermatology-related issues. His Ph.D. is in Cell Biology and focused on hormone metabolism.
Dr. Washenik has published numerous scientific and medical articles in peer review journals including Endocrinology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine.