Nicholas Perricone, MD, FACN, is a board-certified clinical and research dermatologist. Dr. Perricone completed medical school in just three years, graduating with distinction. He completed his internship in Pediatrics at Yale Medical School and his Dermatology Residency at Ford Medical Center. Dr. Perricone is regarded as the Father of the Inflammation Theory of Aging. He is the author of the three New York Times Best Sellers, The Perricone Promise (Warner Books 2004), The Perricone Prescription (HarperCollins 2002), and The Wrinkle Cure (Warner Books 1998).
Dr. Perricone is Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society of Investigative Dermatology. Dr. Perricone has served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Yale School of Medicine and as Chief of Dermatology at the state of Connecticut's Veterans Hospital.
Dr. Perricone is the recipient of the Eli Whitney Award for his significant contributions to science, invention, and technology. Dr. Perricone is also the recipient of the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) 2000 Norman E Clark, Sr. Lecture Award for his, "dedication and contributions towards advancing Complementary and Alternative Medicine." He holds dozens of U.S. and international patents for the treatment of skin and systemic disease, and for the use of topical anti-inflammatories for reversing and preventing damage to skin caused by factors such as age, the sun, the environment, and hormonal changes.
Dr. Perricone is the author of numerous scientific articles, is a contributing editor to the peer-reviewed medical journal Skin and Aging, and is a member of the editorial board of Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
Dr. Perricone resides in Connecticut.
Dr. Perricone's Books
The Perricone Promise: Look Younger, Live Longer in Three Easy Steps
By Nicholas Perricone
The Perricone Prescription: A Physician's 28-Day Program for Total Body and Face Rejuvenation
By Nicholas Perricone
Published on July 15, 2005