Delegate Profile

Howard Epstein

Job TitleTechnical Services Director

Company NameEMD Performance Materials Corporation


Dr. Howard Epstein is Director, Technical Services for EMD Performance Materials Corporation, an affiliate of Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

He was a scholar in residence at the University of Cincinnati department of dermatology and received his Ph.D. in Pharmacognasy from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Howard has been contributing to the cosmetics industry for many years and maintains a strong interest in botanicals. He began his career formulating cosmetics for Estee Lauder, Maybelline, Max Factor, Bausch & Lomb and Kao Brands. Dr. Epstein  recently served as Editor of the Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Science and is a member of the International Academy of Dermatology. He is on the editorial board of two  dermatological journals “Clinics in Dermatology” and “SKINmed”.  The latter journal  represents the science, generated by the  cosmetics industry, to dermatologists.  Dr. Epstein has authored six chapters in various textbooks on cosmetic science and co-editor of the anti-aging theories chapter in the most recent, 9th edition of Harrys Cosmeticology.


Conference Sessions

  • The art of ageing - Exploration of age based marketing through technical innovation

    Wednesday13:10 - 13:4011 Oct 2017

    Technical Seminars Theatre

    Baby boomers are the smallest of the key age groups with the most rapid increase in numbers. For this population, age-based marketing is out of date. In this p...

    • Language: English
  • The age-defying paradigm: newest thinking, concepts & practical approaches

    Thursday14:45 - 15:3012 Oct 2017

    Marketing Trends & Regulations Theatre

    Link to Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Edition   A succinct overview of the program This panel has been populated by three thought leader experts intent on facing...

    • Language: English


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