Nadim Shaath, Ph.D.


Nadim Shaath, Ph.D., is the author of Healing Civilizations: The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients. He received his B.S. (Honors) in chemistry from the University of Alexandria, Egypt, and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Minnesota. He joined the chemistry faculty at the State University of New York at Purchase, where he became chairman. He served as the executive vice president and technical director of Felton Worldwide and then founded KATO Worldwide Ltd. in Mt. Vernon, NY, and Alpha Research & Development Ltd. in White Plains, NY, and is currently its president. Alpha R&D Ltd. is a research, sourcing, and product development company in the fields of essential oils and sunscreens. Shaath is a frequent speaker/moderator at many scientific meetings and is the author of numerous articles on essential oils, aromatherapy, and sunscreen journals and publications. He is the author and editor of four books on sunscreens and ultraviolet filters and writes a bimonthly column in the industry magazine Happi entitled “The Sunscreen Filter.”

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