Dr. MURAD PHILOSOPHY
At Murad, we believe there is a powerful connection between skin, body and mind.
ABOUT Dr. MURAD
The Father of Modern
Howard Murad, MD, FAAD
FOUNDER & VISIONARY
Recognized as a Leading Visionary
Howard Murad, MD, FAAD, is recognized around the world as a leading visionary for his unmatched scientific innovations. A board-certified dermatologist, trained pharmacist and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Dr. Murad has personally treated over 50,000 patients.
For his revolutionary use of dietary supplements to promote skin health and as the pioneer of the use of Alpha Hydroxy Acids in topical skincare, Dr. Murad has received numerous recognitions including being named the “Best Forward-Thinking Doctor” by Vogue, “Top 50 Men of the World That Understand Women” by The Observer Woman, and a “Beauty Genius” by Elle.
Dr. Murad grew up in Queens, N.Y. After earning his degree at The Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, he worked as a pharmacist while attending University of California at Irvine Medical School. He completed his rotating internship at New York’s Queens Hospital. Later, Dr. Murad joined the U.S. military as a General Medical Officer for the United States Army, where he received a Bronze Star for his service as a battalion surgeon in Vietnam. He then completed his dermatology residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital at UCLA.
Today, Dr. Murad continues to innovate new formulas and leads groundbreaking research for Murad. He is an active philanthropist, inspirational speaker and author of twelve best-selling books on aging, health and skincare.