Dr. Jacknin is a board certified dermatologist, author, national speaker, and consultant, with expertise in holistic dermatology and natural cosmeceuticals. She is the author of the 400 pg. classic book Smart Medicine for Your Skin, published by Penguin Putnam in 2001. It was the first book to detail what integrative dermatology is, and to discuss in depth the conventional and holistic treatments for 33 different skin disorders and healthy states. In addition, she has contributed to an abundance of articles published in the lay and professional press, the latest contribution being an article for “Eurocosmetics Magazine" on stem cells in skin care published in May of 2015 and an article in the INSIDER in July of 2015 on probiotics and prebiotics. She also authored the first three chapters in Dr. Andy Weil’s textbook of “Integrative Dermatology” which was published in March 2014 and was the cumulative work of many dermatologists.
Dr. Jacknin has given numerous national presentations at natural trade shows… Supply Side West, Supply Side East, EXPO West, EXPO East, the Anti-Aging Medicine Conference and the HBA over the past 7 years. She most recently spoke at EXPO West 2014 in LA, the 2014 Anti-Aging Medicine Conference in Orlando, and the Happi conference on skin care in Sept of 2014 in NJ.
Having launched her own skin care line, JJMD, in 2009, she is familiar with the business side of the cosmeceutical industry. 2011-2104 Dr. Jacknin was the beauty advisor to Neutragena Naturals and contributed to the Neutrogena Naturals Facebook posts. In 2013, she was asked to join the Complementary and Alternative Medicine task force for the American Academy of Dermatology and in 2014 had the honor of contributing to the AAD website on the subject of diet and supplements for healthy and challenged skin. In 2015 Dr. Jacknin started presenting Grand Rounds to Dermatology departments on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in dermatology, beginning with her presentation at UCSD in January of 2015. She has been invited give talks to the faculty and residents of the Dermatology Departments of Oregon Health Sciences, University of Miami, S.U.N.Y Downstate, and the SW School of Naturopathic Medicine in Phoenix, AZ.