James E. Fulton Jr., M.D. Ph.D. is a researcher, cosmetic surgeon and dermatologist. His professional commitment to the research and treatment of skin care problems stemmed from a personal impetus, having suffered with acne through most of his childhood and early adult life. Dr. Fulton graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1965. In 1972 he received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Miami. He is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and American Academy of Dermatology. He is board certified.
Dr. Fulton has developed skin care products for some of the leading pharmaceutical companies including Retin-A® for Ortho Pharmaceuticals along with his mentor, Dr. Albert Kligman, at the University of Pennsylvania.. Dr. Fulton also developed the patented gel delivery system that stabilized benzoyl peroxide (PanOxyl®) for Stiefel Laboratories and topical erythromycin (Erygel®)for Glaxo Laboratories along with his mentor, Dr. Harvey Blank, at the University of Miami.. Dr. Fultonís years of experience have culminated in the Vivant® skincare line of therapeutic products for acne, melasma and photodamaged skin. In addition to product development, Dr. Fulton also sees patients at Flores Dermatology, Miami, Florida and teaches Dermatology at the University of Miami.
Retin A® - a registered trademark of Ortho Pharmaceuticals.
PanOxyl® - the registered trademark of Stiefel Laboratories.
Erygel® - registered trademark of Glaxo Pharmaceuticals.
Vivant® - is registered trademark of Vivant Pharmaceuticals