Dr. Elle de Moll Discusses a Program for Scalp Diseases Developed by Hair Professionals that Benefits Communities of Color

By Rob Dillard - Last Updated: May 18, 2023

In the second half of a two-part interview, Dr. Elle de Moll, a Connecticut-based dermatologist and a medical advisor the Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), discusses the health disparities communities of color face with respect to receiving care for psoriasis, and other scalp diseases. Here, she delves deeper into the called HEROES (Health Education + Reliable Outreach + Empathetic Support) that targets health disparities. This innovative program was created by, with, and for stylists, salons, and barbershops, with input from patients and health care professionals, equips hair professionals with valuable knowledge to better care for their patients. Specifically, the program benefits communities of color, where a strong culture is formed around barbershops and hair salons.

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