Keira Barr, MD

Dr. Keira L. Barr believes that everyone deserves to feel comfortable in their skin — and that the potential to do so exists inside each one of us. When we feel confident and comfortable in our skin, we make better choices in our lives. That’s why Dr. Barr is dedicated to harnessing the power of self-awareness and self-confidence to transform the choices we make every day that impact our health, relationships and businesses.

Dr. Barr works to empower people, organizations and communities to nourish their skin and their minds as part of their journey towards resilient health. As an acclaimed global speaker, author, leader, and educator in her field, Dr. Barr is a cutting edge, dual board-certified dermatologist, who is known as an innovative thinker. She has shared her life-changing ideas in business, education, health and professional seminars on how to rejuvenate and amplify skin health naturally; reverse sun damage, prevent and manage skin cancer, and build confidence, self-awareness, self-esteem and resilience.

Dr. Barr shares her expertise as a domain subject matter expert, advisor to numerous start-ups, editor of multiple leading medical journals and researcher in ongoing clinical trials. As an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Davis, Dr. Barr served as Associate Residency Program Director and held multiple offices with the Sacramento Valley Dermatological Society, including President of the society.  She worked with the California Department of Public Health to implement educational programs regarding sun safety and skin cancer prevention. Now, as the Chief Wellness Officer of Resilient Health Institute (RHI), by embracing what is on the surface as well as what’s below it, she is redefining the delivery of skincare.

Having authored numerous articles for professional and trade journals, and guest blogs, Dr. Barr has been seen on PBS’s Ask Dr. Nandi, as well as featured on podcasts, radio interviews and print media in all of the major metropolitan media markets.


Exploring the reality that true health begins by taking notice of what’s on the skin’s surface and addressing what’s happening beneath it, Dr. Barr’s #1 International Bestseller, The Skin Whisperer: A Dermatologist Reveals How to Look Younger, Radiate Beauty and Create the Life You Crave is redefining skincare. The Skin Whisperer teaches people to understand and interpret the skin’s ability to communicate the body’s needs and desires. Written with the wisdom of a top physician but the candor and warmth of a close friend, The Skin Whisperer is a compelling and life-changing work that delivers advice, knowledge, and evidence on how to live a life that is fulfilling, healthy and vibrant.