The National Hair Council

Our Vision:

To facilitate a significant improvement in life quality for men and women suffering hair loss, hair thinning and hair growth disorders all around the world.

Our Mission:

To provide men and women with the proper knowledge and advice empowering them to take effective action against their hair thinning, hair loss or hair growth issue.

The NHC Expert Panel

Doctors, Pharmacists, Cosmetic Professionals and Healthcare Professionals are all confronted with hair loss on a daily basis.

Meet some of the National Hair Council Expert Panel – a group of leading professionals who are experts in their respective fields.




Professor Jan Wadstein MD

Professor Jan Wadstein MD

With a career spanning over 40 years and 100+ publications, Dr. Wadstein is a respected researcher and professor in the field of medicine. He has been a Director at Bayer, among others, and worked as a Medical Officer for Boots UK. Dr. Wadstein has held many leading professorships throughout his career, as well as several honorary professorships globally. Dr. Wadstein is also known for his research within hair growth disorders and their treatment over two decades, having published several papers in leading, peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Erling Thom

Dr. Erling Thom

With over 30 years of expertise in clinical trial management, Dr. Thom is an independent researcher with extensive experience in the areas of Cardiology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Dermatology, Nutrition and several Pharmacokinetic studies. Dr. Thom has been a Director at Ciba-Geigy, as well as a Director for many years at Parexel with over 15,000 employees operating in 50+ countries – one of the world’s largest comprehensive drug development and contract research organisations. Dr. Thom is known for his research within hair growth disorders and their treatment over two decades, having published several papers in leading, peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. David H. Kingsley

Dr. David H. Kingsley

Dr. Kingsley is one of only a few in the world with a specific doctorate in hair loss research, and is globally recognised as a leading expert in the science and practice of hair loss prevention - having successfully treated several thousand patients throughout his career. As a board certified trichologist, Dr. Kingsley has been dedicated to the study of the hair and scalp for over 30 years. Dr. Kingsley is currently President of the World Trichology Society, and has written university programs for state-recognised trichology training certification in the United States, and is also the author of papers published in leading, peer-reviewed journals within the area of hair growth disorders and their treatment.

Corinne Sweet

Corinne Sweet

A leading relationship psychologist, self-help author and 'agony aunt', Corinne Sweet has become a well-established and well-respected journalist and broadcaster on the BBC, among others, with a wealth of knowledge, expertise, skills and experience. Having suffered hair growth disruption herself, Corinne Sweet has taken a special interest in the psychological impact of hair growth disorders and has appeared in numerous radio and TV interviews on the subject.

Dr. Omar Milhem

Dr. Omar Milhem

A qualified PhD Pharmacist with experience in research based pharmaceutical sciences, product development, project evaluation and pharmacology. This includes, among others, a position as a solid form foundation scientist at GlaxoSmithKlein. Dr. Milhem has taken a special interest on the subject of hair loss and hair growth disorders, and has held presentations on the subject in multiple countries around the world which are approved by the local Ministries of Health.

Jes Oliver Viktor

Jes Oliver Viktor

Referred to by many as “Denmark’s Crown Prince of Hair”, Jes Oliver Viktor is beloved for the royal treatment he provides for his clients. Authentic, eccentric, sometimes cunning and always stunning; men and women flock to Jes for expert handling of their locks.

Dr Anwar Al Hammadi, MD, FRCPC, FAAD

Dr Anwar Al Hammadi, MD, FRCPC, FAAD

As one of the UAE's and wider GCC’s most eminent research dermatologists, Dr Al Hammadi is the current President of the Emirates Dermatology Society and Consultant & Head of Dermatology at the Rashid Hospital in Dubai. With over 30 research publications and medical book chapters published in the field of dermatology, Dr Al Hammadi is an active Associate Professor across several UAE universities. In his early medical career he completed a Fellowship and Thesis on “Psoriatic arthritis” from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA, obtained a Teaching Award (first time to be given to a fellow), as well as numerous awards thereafter such as Sheikh Rashid Award for Scientific Distinction, Dubai, UAE and American Academy of Dermatology Bronze Award for Volunteerism, San Antonio, USA. Following his fellowship, Dr Al Hammadi completed a resident role at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, where he still remains a reviewer for Canadian Family Physician Journal - Dermatology section, and was a contributor to “Stiefel” Dermatology Board Review 2007 edition and 2008 edition.

Dr Francisco Le Voci

Dr Francisco Le Voci

With more than 15 years of clinical practice as a dermatologist at the Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo and more than 16 years as coordinator at the Hair Ambulatory from the Dermatology Service at the ABC-SP Medical School, focusing hair loss treatment (clinical and surgical), Dr Francisco Le Voci is one the major referees on hair at the Brazilian Society of Dermatology (SBD). With a Master in Dermatology from the University of São Paulo Medical School and as a specialist at the SBD, he is also an active member of the Brazilian Dermatology Surgery Society, member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and Vice-President at the Brazilian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery (2015-2016).

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Be <span>Smart</span>

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Get the Hair Loss Facts

Knowledge about the facts enables you to ask the right questions, which will help you get the right answers.

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Start Talking

Knowledge enables you to read and become critical about information relating to hair growth disorders.

With thought-provoking discussions, media interviews with experts and case studies, we bring you the most relevant information about hair loss, so that you can start talking and bring the conversation about hair loss and hair thinning out in the open and public eye.
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Knowledge allows you to take control of your situation.

Learn how to take effective action and improve your hair growth issue by following a few simple steps.
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