Doren Pinnell was the Medica/Scientific Liaison for SkinCeuticals, for almost two decades, and now serves on their Scientific Advisory Board. Her late spouse, Dr. Sheldon R. Pinnell T’59, P’92, P’08, was an internationally-renowned dermatologist and collagen chemist who served as Chief of Dermatology at Duke University from 1982-1997. Under their leadership, the Division of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine was elevated to a Department in 2009. Doren has served on the Nasher Museum Friends Board at Duke since June 2015 and is an honorary member of The Sheldon R. Pinnell Center for Investigative Dermatology at the Duke University School of Medicine.
Doren has a second home in Aspen/Snowmass, where she serves on several other boards and national councils, including the Aspen Brain Institute, the Aspen Art Museum, the Anderson Arts Ranch and JazzAspenSnowmass. She also is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences. Doren graduated from Duke summa cum laude, where she was a James B. Duke Scholar. She has one son, Tyson T’08, and two step-sons, Kevin T’92 and Alden.