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Board Disclosures

Disclosures of Interest Statements by the Board of Directors as of 4/1/2016

Effective April 2016 - April 2017

Bahman Anvari, PhD, Biomedical Engineering Board Representative

Received grant funding from National Science Foundation & City of Hope-UC Riverside Biomedical Research Initiative; Holds ownership interests in Radoptics LLC; Served on ASLMS Board as Biomedical Engineering Representative.

Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, President-Elect

Received consulting fees from Zeltiq, Invasix, Allergan; Served on Scientific Advisory Board for Zeltiq, Cytrellis; Served on Strategic Advisory Board for Sciton; Served on Editorial Board for Zalea; Served as partner for Master of Aesthetics; Served as Treasurer of ASDS; Received research funds from Cutera; Received intellectual property from Cytrellis; Received stock options from Cytrellis, Invasix, Zalea.

Richard Bankowski, Industrial/Marketing Board Representative

Received salary, travel expenses, and holds ownership interests from Cynosure, Inc.; Served on Advisory Board for Industry Advisory Board - ASDS; Served as officer or director for ASLMS.

Eric Bernstein, MD, Vice President

Received grant funding and consulting fees from Syneron-Candela; Received discount from Syneron-Candela, Zeltiq; Holds ownership interest in Tria Beauty; Served on Advisory Board for Novoxel, Solta and Syneron-Candela.

Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD, Laser Surgery Board Representative

Received consulting fees from Allergan, Castle Biosciences, Celgene, Cutera, Ethicon, Health Equity Labs, Kythera Biopharm, Mentor, Inc., Merz, Suneva Medical, Valeant; Travel Expenses paid by Allergan, BioMarck, Celgene, Envy Medical, Galderma, Genzum, Suneva, Valeant; Honoraria or gifts for educational services from Aclaris Pharm, Allergan, Celgene, Cutera, Galderma, Paradign, Suneva Medical, Valeant; Holds Ownership Interest with BioMarck, Derm.md, Genzum, SimSkin, Theravant; Served on Advisory Board for Allergan, BioMarck, Derm Education Foundation, Derm.md, Envy Medical, Theravant; Served as Officer or Director for Board of Directors-American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, BioMarck, Envy Medical.

M. Cristina Chavantes, MD, PhD, Basic Science Board Representative

Received salary from University of Nove de Jolho; Served on Advisory Board of Brazilian Society of Laser in Medicine and Surgery; Served as Officer or Director for University Nove de Jolho and Heart Institute/FMUSP (retired).

Paul M. Friedman, MD, Laser Surgery Board Representative

Received grant funding from Sebacia (principal investigator); Served on Advisory Board for Valeant.

Gerald N. Goldberg, MD, Laser Medicine Board Representative

Received equipment from, travel expenses paid by, received honoraria from, and served on the Speakers Bureau for Syneron-Candela; Received discount from Cutera, Cynosure, DEKA, Syneron-Candela; Received consulting fees from Con-Bio, Syneron-Candela.

Merete Haedersdal, MD, Basic Science Board Representative

Received financial grant from Almirall, Galderma, Leo Pharma, Lumenis, Lutronic, Procter & Gamble, Sciton, Sebacia; Received equipment from GME (German Medical Engineering), Syneron-Candela; Received consulting fees from Galderma Nordic.

George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, Public Policy Director

Travel expenses paid by, received honoraria or gifts for educational services from Kythera.

Kristen Kelly, MD, President

Received grant funding from Nitto Denko; Received equipment from Light Sciences Oncology, Syneron-Candela; Received consulting fees from MundiPharma, Pierre Fabre.

Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD, Secretary

Received financial grant from Allergan, Cynosure, Cytrellis, Galderma, Lumenis, Merz, Miramar, Sciton, Sebacia, Sienna Labs, Solta/Valeant, Zarin, Zeltiq; Received consulting fees from Allergan, Galderma; Travel expenses paid by Solta, Zeltiq; Served on Advisory Board for Cytrellis, Galderma, Lumenis, Merz, Miramar, Sciton, Sebacia, Sienna Labs, Syneron-Candela, Zarin, Zeltiq, Zift.

Edward C. Kuan, MD, Resident/Fellow Board Representative

Travel expenses paid by and serve as a resident/fellow board representative for 2015-17 term for ASLMS.

Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA, CME Director

Received grant funding from Apira Science; Received equipment from Apira Science, ImArcSys; Received consulting fees from Apira Science, Coleman Research Group, GLG Councils, Leerink Swan, Merz; Travel expenses paid by ASLMS, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (i.e. Reimbursement for Board of Directors', course faculty, and/or CME Director activities at programs for both ASLMS and SLS); Holds intellectual property rights with Biomedical Gateway LLC, Conversion Energy Enterprises, ImArcSys, New Skin Therapies LLC; Served as Officer or Director for ASLMS, Council of the New York Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, House of Delegates of Medical Society of the State of New York, Monroe County Medical Society, North American Association for Laser Therapy, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons; Consultant General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee of the FDA CDRH; Editorial Board and Consulting Editor of Lasers in Medical Science, Editor-in-Chief of Photomedicine and Laser Surgery.

David H. McDaniel, MD, Laser Safety Board Representative

Received grant funding from BTL Aesthetics, Cynosure, Chromogenex, Dermarche Labs, Fibrocell Science, Illumitex, Merz; Received equipment from Chromogenex, BTL; Received discount from BTL Aesthetics, Cynosure, ThermiAesthetics; Received consulting fees from Allergan, BTL Aesthetics, Dermarche Labs, Illumitex; Travel expenses paid by Allergan, Kythera; Received salary or other compensation from Allergan, Kythera; Holds ownership interests from LifeSpan Extension; Holds intellectual property rights with Cynosure (Listed as Inventor but no rights or royalties), LifeSpan Extension; Served on Advisory Board for Cynosure; Served on Promotional Speakers Bureau from Kythera; Served as Officer or Director for McDaniel Institute of Anti-Aging Research, McDaniel Laser and Cosmetic Center.

Austin Moy, PhD Early Career Scientist Representative

Received a salary or other compensation from University of Texas at Austin.

J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD, Historian

Received grant funding from National Institutes of Health, Pfizer/Wyeth, Syneron-Candela; Received equipment from Cutera, Syneron-Candela; Travel expenses paid by and received honoraria for educational services from Syneron-Candela; Received royalties from University of California; Holds intellectual property rights with Cool Touch (New Star), Syneron-Candela.

Brian A. Pryor, PhD, Industrial R&D Board Representative

Received salary from and served on the Advisory Board for LiteCure; Holds ownership interest in BW Tek, LiteCure, mTrigger, Pthera, Uroshape; Served as Officer or Director for BW Tek, LiteCure, mTrigger, Pthera

E. Victor Ross, MD, Treasurer

Received Grant Funding from Alma, Cutera, Cynosure, Lumenis, Lutronic, Syneron-Candela; Received Equipment from Cynosure; Received Discount from Alma; Received Consulting fees from Cynosure, Inmode, Lumenis, Miramar Labs, Sebacia, Syneron-Candela; Travel Expenses paid by Alma, Cynosure, Cutera, Lumenis.

Iris Rubin MD, Director of Government Communication and Education

No Disclosure

David Sliney, PhD, Director of Safety

No Disclosure

Mary Stoll, BS, RN, Nursing/Allied Health Board Representative

Received salary from and holds ownership interest with Cynosure.

Emil Tanghetti, MD, Laser Medicine Board Representative

Received grant funding from DUSA; Received discount from Cynosure; Received consulting fees from Allergan, DUSA, Galderma, Obagi; Served on Advisory Board for Cynosure, DUSA, Galderma.

Robert A. Weiss, MD, Past President

Received grant funding from Allergan, Cynosure, Evolus, Fibrocell, Galderma, Medtronic, Merz, Revance, Sebacia, Valeant/Solta; Received equipment from BTL Industries, Cynosure, Syneron-Candela; Received consulting fees from Allergan, Fibrocell, Galderma, Merz, Syneron-Candela; Received honoraria or gifts for educational services from Allergan, BTL Industries, Cutera, Cynosure, Fibrocell, Galderma, Merz, SkinCeuticals, Syneron-Candela, ThermiAesthetics, Valeant/Solta; Served on Advisory Board for Allergan, Cynosure, Merz, SkinCeuticals, Syneron-Candela, Valeant/Solta; Served on Promotional Speakers Bureau for Cynosure, Served as Officer or Director for ASLMS.

Petra Wilder-Smith, DDS, PhD, Laser Surgery Board Representative

No Disclosure

Brian J.F. Wong, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief-LSM

Received grant funding from Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute, OCT Medical Imaging, National Institutes of Health; Received discount from SPIE; Travel expenses paid by ASLMS; Received honoraria or gifts for educational services from National Institutes of Health; Holds ownership interest with Praxis BioSciences; Holds intellectual property rights with Aerin Medical, University of California.

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