Dental Experts: LaTonya Kilpatrick-Liverman
Worldwide Director of Technology, BioSolutions and Clinical Methods
Dr LaTonya Kilpatrick-Liverman leads the BioSolutions and Clinical Methods group at Colgate Palmolive Co. She and her team are responsible for developing translational models, identifying health and disease associated biomarkers, and developing new clinical methods to better measure changes in the skin and oral cavity. LaTonya has over 25 years of experience conducting research in skin and oral biology. She is the author of several patents, book chapters, and journal articles, and has served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science, the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Industrial Advisory Board at Rutgers University, and on the Biomaterials Symposium Advisory Board at Rutgers University. LaTonya feels strongly about exposing kids to science early on. She has volunteered in a number of education-based outreach programmes sponsored by Colgate Palmolive, the American Chemical Society, and various community groups. She finds joy leveraging every opportunity to give back and share her experiences. LaTonya holds a BA degree in Chemistry from Hampton University and a PhD degree in Chemistry from Princeton University.