Ginger Hodulik of DermaMed Solutions is Among the Nutritional Experts & Leaders in Attendance at American College of Nutrition Conference in San Antonio This Week
Ginger Hodulik, co-owner of DermaMed Solutions, the suburban Philadelphia company that is one of the leading Microdermabrasion equipment and professional skincare companies in the United States, is attending the 55th Annual Conference of The American College of Nutrition at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas this week.
“At DermaMed Solutions, we follow a holistic philosophy which we refer to as being ‘whole-istic’,” said Hodulik, DermaMed Solutions Vice President of Research and Development. “We feel that the attainment of healthy and glowing skin is best achieved when you consider the whole person versus just one aspect of a person’s inputs to healthy skin. I am in San Antonio to continue to garner troops in our cause, in this case, the role of nutrition in our health, and the growing importance medical professionals about therapeutic diets.”
Hodulik, a Certified Nutrition Specialist, noted that recently the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that the issued a ruling rule that gave Registered Dietary Nutritionists (RDNs) and other qualified clinical nutritionists working in a hospital setting the green light to order therapeutic diets independent of a physician order, among other privileges. In its ruling, the CMS adopted the recommendation of the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists (BCNS) urging that these privileges include not just dietitians but also other “qualified nutrition professionals.”
In San Antonio this week, Hodulik will network with her colleagues in a number of groups. She is a founding member of the Center for Nutrition Advocacy and a volunteer with the American College of Nutrition. Her professional affiliations also include the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists, the American Nutrition Association, and the Alliance for Natural Health USA. She also serves on the Legislative Outreach Committee for the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists.
Hodulik and her business partner, Mark Pinsley, acquired DermaMed Solutions in July 2011, and the company has grown from its origins as a manufacturer and distributor of aesthetic equipment and professional skin care products, to a nationally-recognized provider of state-of-the-art Microdermabrasion and other aesthetic equipment, and grown the professional skin care products to the current dmSkincare line of professional and retail products which offer nutritious, botanically-based skincare to support and enhance microdermabrasion and other mechanical treatment protocols.
Hodulik and her colleagues are transforming DermaMed Solutions into a company that delivers a “whole-istic” approach that encompasses mechanical treatments, topical skincare, and wellness elements. They feel strongly that using only one of these aspects does not that an integrated approach is the key to long-term healthy skin.
She brings extensive education and training in clinical nutrition and a growing expertise in the connections between skin health and nutrition, to DermaMed Solutions. One of her goals for the company is to expand DermaMed Solutions products to incorporate nutrition, and grow the availability of the company’s products worldwide. She focuses on researching the latest scientific advances in skincare, and incorporating them into DermaMed Solution’s “whole-istic” approach.
Hodulik met her partner in DermaMed Solutions, Mark Pinsley, while working as a Nutrition Program Manager at DSM Nutritional Products. She collaborated with him on a worksite health and wellness program, the Global Personal Nutrition System, where she developed nutrition and behavioral modification protocols and programming for a workplace wellness program which served over 8,000 members.
Previously, Hodulik’s career background includes over 10 years in the Human Resources field, where she gained invaluable experience with benefits plan design and program implementation.
Hodulik earned her BS degree in Foods and Nutrition, as well as her Master’s degree in Nutrition, from the College of Saint Elizabeth (Convent Station, New Jersey). A popular public speaker on a variety of nutrition topics, Hodulik has presented to a variety of organizations nationally over the past few years. Her subjects have included nutrition for healthy skin; natural skincare products; wellness program engagement strategies; health coaching; behavior change strategy; the critical role of vitamin D in health and cancer prevention; and nutrition for women (particularly during peri-menopause and menopause).
About DermaMed Solutions
At DermaMed Solutions, we take a “whole-istic” approach to skin care. Our medical and spa partners benefit from our leading-edge aesthetic technologies, results-oriented skin care and wellness solutions. Since 1998, DermaMed Solutions has provided thousands of spa and medical locations with quality aesthetic equipment manufactured in the USA, such as the hybrid MegaPeel® EX, known as the industry gold standard in microdermabrasion. Skin care products and protocols, along with nutritional supplements and home care regimens, provide clients with a multi-pronged approach to offer maximum results.
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