Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields are Stanford-trained practicing dermatologists and co-developers of Rodan + Fields® Dermatologists and world-renowned Proactiv® Solution*. Astute businesswomen, accomplished doctors and successful entrepreneurs, Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields have touched the lives of more than 10 million people with their targeted skincare solutions. In fact, in 2003 they received the prestigious Cosmetic Executive Women’s Award for “changing the direction of the industry” with the success of Proactiv Solution.
Having met as young residents fresh out of medical school, Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields took their dream of educating the public about common dermatologic conditions a step further by making dermatology advice-based treatment and therapeutic solutions available to everyone. In the process, this powerful team revolutionized the skincare industry.
Rodan + Fields Dermatologists, developed in 2002 by the Doctors, is at the forefront of clinical skincare, merging effective over-the-counter medicines with active cosmetics to provide real and visible results. Committed to bringing dermatology to the home, the brand offers solutions for everyday skin issues, including acne, sun damage, wrinkles and sensitive skin, targeting them with dedicated regimens designed to take the guesswork out of skin treatment. Each regimen consists of a step-by-step Multi-Med® Therapy system addressing all aspects of a skin condition.
As co-founders of Rodan + Fields, Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields are the creative force behind the brand and intimately involved in all aspects of the company. They directly oversee the creation and development of products, brand imaging and conceptual design, as well as the implementation of brand initiatives. As dynamic speakers and inspirational leaders, they serve as the “face” and “voice” of Rodan + Fields.
Both doctors are Fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology and members of numerous medical societies, including the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the California Medical Association. In 2002 they co-authored their first book “UNBLEMISHED”, a revolutionary guide and 30-day program for treating acne—a complicated and stigmatizing condition. They are frequent contributors to medical journals on breakthrough technology, as well as invited speakers to dermatology conferences.
Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields have been featured on national and local TV and radio shows, including ABC’s The View and Later Today. They are frequently quoted as leading experts on skin in the country’s most popular magazines and newspapers including Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, People, Vogue and Prevention.
Dr. Katie Rodan is an adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her dermatology residency at Stanford, which included a year as an NIH clinical research fellow and another year as Chief Resident. She received her B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and her medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles. She is intimately involved with The Bessie Pregerson Child Care Center, The Head-Royce School’s Heads Up Summer Program and Larkin Street Youth Services – California-based programs that help underprivileged children. An avid hiker, skier and food enthusiast, Dr. Rodan lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and two daughters.
Dr. Kathy Fields is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UC San Francisco. She received her B.S. in neurobiological chemistry from the University of Florida, her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed her dermatologic residency at Stanford University Medical Center. She is passionate about her community and dedicates time to various school activities and local volunteer organizations. A life-long athlete, Dr. Fields’ hobbies include skiing, swimming and scuba diving. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and two children.
* Proactiv® Solution is a registered trademark of Guthy-Renker.Prevention.
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