Dr. Murad's Archivements

Awards

Dr. Murad has been recognized for his work by magazines, newspapers and other respected resources. Here are some of the accolades he’s received.

  • Aesthetic Visionary Award 2014 – THE Aesthetic Show (2015 the award will be called THE HOWARD MURAD M.D. Aesthetic Visionary Award
  • Wellness Week 2012 Expert Panel
  • Legend of the Year Awards by Beauty Industry West, El Segundo, California, June 2011l
  • Honored by Bellus Academy at Industry Appreciation for Beauty Industry’s Best and Brightest., San Diego, California, September 2010
  • Wellness Week 2012 Expert Panel
  • Legend of the Year Awards by Beauty Industry West, El Segundo, California, June 2011l
  • Recognized as Daniel Statesmen Distinguished Alumni Award from The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University, May 2010
  • Recognized as ISPA’s Visionary Award, ISPA Conference, Austin, Texas, October 2009
  • Recognized for The International Academy of Legends award by Dermascope Magazine, July 2009
  • Recipient of the Elle Genius Award, Skin Expertise, 2009
  • “Forward Thinker” in the top 25 health experts in the U.S./Most sought after guru- Vogue, January 2008
  • “Top 50 men of the world that understand women”, The Observer Woman, London February 2007
  • “The Worlds Top Dermatologist” in the London Times, March 26, 2006
  • Community Leadership Award – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, October, 2005
  • Visionary of the Year, Spa Finder Magazine – Los Angeles, Medi-Spa Conference, Feb. 2005
  • Humanitarian Award, for Development of the Murad After School Program - June 2003
  • Top 4 Dermatologists in the U.S., Vogue Magazine, Aug. 2001
  • Premiere Golden Star Awarded to Dr. Howard Murad on behalf of Big Sisters of Los Angeles, June 2000
  • Crystal Award for Contributions and Commitment to the Esthetics Industry, by the International Congress of Esthetics, Nov. 2000
  • Man of the Year Award, Operation Children Foundation, June, 1999
  • Distinguished Alumni Award for Science, Lauds & Laurels UCI Alumni Association, May 1998
  • Awarded the Bronze Star for service while engaged in combat, 1962

Notable Quotes

See what people are saying about Dr. Murad.

“One of the world’s leading authorities on skin health.”
—Dermascope, June 2009

“Forward-thinking M.D. Howard Murad evaluates everything from your eating habits to your risk of disease with a state-of-the-art, full-body exam—then issues ‘health prescriptions’ for the year ahead.” —Vogue, January 2008

“One of the top four dermatologists in the country.”
—Vogue, August 2001

Associations

Dr. Murad holds positions on several advisory boards.

  • Appointed to the Health Magazine “ Health Expert Network” (Dermatology category), May 2009
  • Appointed to the Fitness Magazine Expert Advisory Board, October 2008
  • Appointed to the TotalBeauty.com Expert Panel as Skincare Guru

Patents

Dr. Murad holds numerous patents for his pioneering work in skincare technology. In addition to delivering unprecedented results, his groundbreaking patents have shaped the Murad product line in many ways.


Inflammatory Skin Conditions Treatment

U.S. Patent No. 7,018,660 issued on March 28, 2006: a method for treating, preventing and managing skin conditions such as psoriasis, rosacea, acne and many other inflammatory skin conditions.

Free Radical Protection

U.S. Patent No. 6,800,292 issued on October 4, 2004: a method for treating dermatological disorders and providing free radical protection using pomegranates or such other extracts as apricots, apples, peaches, pineapples, papayas, cherries, kiwis, tangerines, grapes and oranges.

Cellulite Reduction

U.S. Patent No. 6,676,977 issued on January 13, 2004: a method for reducing the appearance of cellulite by supplementing collagen and elastic tissue and thickening the dermis.

Inflammatory Skin Management

U.S. Patent No. 6,673,374 issued on January 6, 2004: a pharmaceutical composition for managing inflammatory skin conditions using hydrogen peroxide and other agents. Formulated into product:
Recovery Treatment Gel.

Pomegranate Infusion

U.S. Patent No. 6,630,163 issued on October 7, 2003: a pharmaceutical composition for managing dermatological conditions by using pomegranate as an ingredient together with a hydrophilic moisturizing agent and a hydroxyl acid. Formulated into product: Correcting Moisturizer SPF 15.

Hair Thinning and Dandruff Technology

U.S. Patent No. 6,271,246 issued on August 7, 2001: a pharmaceutical composition for managing dandruff, eczema, hair thinning, irritation, psoriasis and seborrhea. This technology is incorporated into products fordandruff and thinning hair.

Free Radical Skin Damage Treatment

U.S. Patent No. 6,194,452 issued on February 27, 2001: Topical compositions for the delivery of stabilized, non-irritating vitamin C for the treatment of skin damage caused by free radicals. Formulated into product:
Daily Renewal Complex®.

Inflammatory Skin Conditions Treatment

U.S. Patent No. 6,071,541 issued on June 6, 2000: Topical formulation for the prevention, treatment and management of skin conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, folliculitis, acne rosacea, perioral dermatitis, acne and other inflammatory skin conditions. Formula: Acne Prone formula.

Acne Treatment

U.S. Patent No. 5,962,517 issued on October 5, 1999: Pharmaceutical formulation for treating acne and conditioning the skin cells. Formulated into product: Pure Skin® Dietary Supplement.

Wrinkle Reducer (Topical)

U.S. Patent No. 5,972,999 issued on October 26, 1999: Topical formulation for skin repair system that stimulates collagen synthesis to reduce wrinkles and improve skin elasticity and skin softness. Formula: Advanced Performance Complex®.

Increasing SPF

U.S. Patent No. 5,804,168 issued on September 8, 1998: Pharmaceutical formulation to increase the SPF of topical sunscreen. Formulated into product: Environmental Shield® Essential-C Antioxidant Supplement.

Wrinkle Reducer

U.S. Patent No. 5,804,594 issued on September 8, 1998: Pharmaceutical formulation for the reduction of wrinkles and the improvement of other skin conditions such as skin elasticity and skin softness. Formulated into product: Youth Builder® Dietary Supplement.