As a team of committed animal-lovers, Pinnaclife understands that when your pet is sick, you want the best product available to help return your pet to good health. Pinnaclife's animal health skin care product line is developed by the creator of the #1 selling human medical skin care line in North America and is recommended by two of the industry's leading veterinary dermatologists. Allowing you to give your pet products that were developed with the same care and thought about quality that was put into creating the skin care brand that doctors most turn to their patients.
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Dr. McCord is McCord Research’s Senior Researcher; she brings a unique blend of scientific credentials to the position. Through her leadership, Pinnaclife and its parent company McCord Research have achieved worldwide recognition in the OTC Drug and Medical Device categories. Her field of specialty is corneotherapy, focusing on the transport of small molecules across the stratum corneum for the treatment of skin disorders associated with distressed and wounded skin. She is widely published on subjects related to immunodermatology and corneotherapy.
Dr. McCord is known for her work, as a biochemist, in skin, wound care and nutritional supplements. She has been awarded two patents and six medical devices in the field. She currently has more than 30 skin health products being sold around the world. Dr. McCord's most current commercialized skin and wound care product offering is the Remedy with Olivamine® brand distributed by Medline Industries, which is currently the number one selling medical skincare line in North America. Dr. McCord has also developed the Restore line for Hollister and the Cavalon line for 3M.
Dr. McCord received her first patent in 1993 and her second patent was awarded in 1997. Dr. McCord continues to pursue her interests in skin repair systems, barrier repair systems, nutrition, antioxidants, cancer, diabetes, and animal health. Dr. McCord is excited to bring her expertise and over 40 years of skin and wound care experience to her animal skincare line.
DVM, Diplomate ACVD
Dr. Craig Griffin is a graduate of Cornell University and completed his residency at UC Davis in 1980. Dr. Griffin is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), has served on the Board of Directors and examination committee for the ACVD and was the President of the ACVD in 1999/2000. He also served as president of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology and of the Western States Veterinary Conference.
Dr. Griffin is the founder and co-owner of the Animal Dermatology Clinics. Dr. Griffin is a frequent lecturer and clinical instructor of veterinary dermatology in this country and abroad. He has published many articles and books on small animal skin disease, including co-author of Muller and Kirks Small Animal Dermatology 5th and 6th editions and co editor of Current Veterinary Dermatology, The Science and Art of Therapy. Dr. Griffin received the ACVD Award for Excellence for outstanding contributions in veterinary dermatology in 2001.
DVM, Diplomate ACVD
Dr. Wayne Rosenkrantz graduated from the University of California Davis in 1982. After completing a private practice internship in Orange County, California, he joined Dr Craig Griffin for a residency training program in 1983. His program was combined with the Medical School at UC Irvine. Dr. Rosenkrantz obtained Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) in 1986. He helped to establish the first ACVD private practice certified residency program, after being the first resident trained at the Animal Dermatology Clinic.
Dr. Rosenkrantz is a co-owner of the Animal Dermatology Clinics of Tustin, San Diego, Marina del Rey, Pasadena, and Upland, CA as well as Marietta, GA, Louisville, KY and Indianapolis, IN. He is also a co-owner in many other related satellite practices associated with the Animal Dermatology Clinics. He actively sees cases in the Hawaii and Bakersfield and Los Gatos, CA. Dr. Rosenkrantz is a past-president of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) executive board and has been on past and current organizing committees for the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology.