Dr Jessica Wu is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in Los Angeles, California. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency at the University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center. In addition to her thriving private practice, Dr Wu is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at USC, where she volunteers her time to teach medical students and doctors in training. She is frequently invited to lecture at prestigious local and national medical conferences including the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is involved in ongoing clinical research trials on new injectable and topical anti-aging treatments, and was Principal Investigator in several studies of cosmetic products and devices that have resulted in FDA approval, including Juvederm filler and Latisse lash growth product.
Dr Wu shares her obsession with beauty products and passion for helping women live a more beautiful and stylish life in her daily e-newsletter, Dr Jessica Wu Hollywood Dermatologist, which has over 250,000 subscribers. In addition, she is the Skin and Beauty expert for EverydayHealth.com, the #1 online health destination, and Dermatology Expert for DailyGlow.com. Dr Wu's first book, entitled Feed Your Face, was published by St. Martin’s press in February 2011.
Dr Wu is a seasoned media expert and has appeared on Good Morning America, Fox News, Entertainment Tonight, and local and national news and entertainment shows. She has co-hosted episodes of “The Doctors” syndicated talk show and regularly appears on the KTLA morning news in Los Angeles. Dr Wu has been interviewed on National Public Radio, and has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, People, Newsweek, Elle, Allure, and Women’s Wear Daily...
In 2004, Dr Wu developed and introduced her own skin care line – Dr Jessica Wu Cosmeceuticals – which is available at specialty stores nationally and internationally. These products have a loyal following among Hollywood’s most beautiful celebrity faces.
Dr Wu divides her leisure time between fitness activities and supporting charitable organizations. She is co-founder of a nonprofit organization, BeautyShares Inc., that is dedicated to building confidence and self-esteem in disadvantaged young women through after-school workshops on grooming, skincare, and healthy lifestyles.