Dr. Lange joined Mary Kay Inc. from Schering Plough Consumer Health located in Memphis, Tenn. In her role there as Senior Director of Worldwide Skin Care and International Over-the-Counter Medicines, Dr. Lange was accountable for all new Coppertone® and Solarcaine® products in more than 40 countries around the world. She also led a new technologies group which managed intellectual property and competitive intelligence providing benchmarking as well as emerging opportunities for the consumer division. Past positions also include management roles for Kimberly-Clark and Unilever corporations. She has been granted more than 20 U.S. and European patents in her career and has published her scientific expertise in newspapers, such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She also has appeared on the Today Show.
Dr. Lange earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear medicine from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., in 1991 and a doctorate in radiation biology from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, in 1995.