Corporate Medical Director and Vice President, American Laser Centers, Farmington Hills. An M.D., she conducts research, writes articles for medical publications, and oversees training and protocol for all American Laser Centers clinics. Gilmore has extensive training in aesthetics and laser medicine, including sclerotherapy for the treatment of veins, Botox, facial rejuvenation, cellulite reduction therapy, and laser hair removal. She received her doctor of medicine degree from Wayne State University and her bachelorís degree in political science from the University of Michigan. Gilmore runs a consumer website at www.askdrkathleen.com and volunteers with several groups, including the Hope Medical Clinic in Ypsilanti, which provides health care for the uninsured, and with doctors in Cuba, where she collects and donates medical supplies and works with doctors there to share expertise.

WHERE BORN: "Detroit."

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS: "The founder of American Laser Centers, Rich Morgan, has been a visionary in this field and has really led the phenomenal growth to become an industry leader."

LAST BOOK READ: "The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory."

WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME: "Passionate, supportive, encouraging, inquisitive."

WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED: "It is continuing to grow at a rate similar to what itís doing now, which is very fast. Thereís a big demand for noninvasive cosmetic services that people can easily obtain."

FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET: "Having GPS on my telephone. I just love that. I travel a lot on business, so itís nice to have directions on my phone."

FAVORITE PLACE: "Family room with my husband."


FAVORITE FOOD: "Pasta with vodka sauce."

MY HIDDEN TALENT: "Iím a much better golfer than most would expect."

HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED: "I certainly want to be remembered as someone who helped bring value into the peopleís lives that I come across."