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Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, FAAD, Joins Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, FAAD, a Chestnut Hill, Mass. dermatologist, begins a four-year term as a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 16,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nails… Continue

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Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD, Joins Board of Directors of The American Academy of Dermatology

Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD, Joins Board of Directors of The American Academy of Dermatology

 

 

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD, a Portland, Ore. dermatologist, begins a four-year term as a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 16,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nails… Continue

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AAD: Ronald L. Moy, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of the American Academy of Dermatology

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — Ronald L. Moy, MD, FAAD, a Beverly Hills, Calif. dermatologist, took office today as president of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 16,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.



Dr. Moy assumed office at the conclusion of the Academy’s 69th Annual Meeting in New Orleans. He will hold office for one… Continue

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American Academy of Dermatology Awards Presidential Citations

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — William D. James, MD, FAAD, president of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) and the American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA), awarded distinguished presidential citations to the following people during the Academy’s 69th Annual Meeting: 



  • Timothy G. Berger, MD, FAAD, of San Francisco, in…
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American Academy of Dermatology Announces Awards and Lectureships for 69th Annual Meeting

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — LILA GRUBER MEMORIAL CANCER RESEARCH AWARD 

  • Awarded to: W. Marston Linehan, MD, chief of urologic surgery and the urologic oncology branch, Center for Cancer Research, at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.…
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AAD 2011: American Academy of Dermatology Recognizes Honorary Members

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has awarded honorary memberships to Martin M. Black, MD, Paul R. Gross, MD, FAAD, Robert Jackson, MD, FAAD, Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, FAAD, Elizabeth I. McBurney, MD, FAAD, Charles J. McDonald, MD, FAAD, and Vera H. Price, MD, FAAD. Acknowledged today at the Academy's 69th Annual Meeting, the honorees received this award for their lifetime dedication and distinguished service to the Academy and its… Continue

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Richard B. Odom, MD, FAAD, Receives American Academy of Dermatology’s Gold Medal

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) awarded its Gold Medal to Sonoma, Calif.-based dermatologist Richard B. Odom, MD, FAAD, at its 69th Annual Meeting.



The highest award of the Academy, the Gold Medal is presented in recognition of outstanding and exceptional service to the specialty of dermatology and substantial impact on the future of the science, teaching and practice of cutaneous medicine. In addition, the award honors an outstanding and… Continue

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Small Changes in Skin Care Routine Can Significantly Improve Skin Affected by Acne and Rosacea

NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — Patients with acne and rosacea are often confused about selecting appropriate skin care products, cosmeceuticals and cosmetics to add into their daily routine. While they want to continue to see results with the treatment regimen from their dermatologist, they also want to be comfortable using products that address other skin issues, such as wrinkles or that protect their skin, such as sunscreens. They also may want to select skin care products that can help improve… Continue

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Dermatology attracts top medical students

Which specialty do the smartest and brightest medical students go to? No, not neurosurgery. Dermatology is the subspecialty of choice.

Read more at NYTimes.com - they published an article entitled "For Top Medical Students, an Attractive Field" - http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/19/fashion/19beauty.html

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on October 10, 2010 at 9:59am — No Comments

Top Dermatology Residency Programs

Based on a recent survey conducted among dermatologists, dermRounds presents to you a ranking of the top dermatology residencies.

Top 5 Dermatology Residency Programs

1. Harvard Combined Program in Dermatology
2. UCSF Dermatology
3. New York University (NYU) Dermatology
4. University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Dermatology
5. Stanford Dermatology


Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on September 22, 2010 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Ultrasound Hair Removal - Selectif Pro

Introducing a cool new dermatology device, the Selectif Pro, that enables the removal of hair via ultrasound.





As described by the company:



This device is manufactured by Applisonix and is pending FDA approval. The IMPRESA™ technology utilizes the hair and the skin characteristics to make the hair serve as an accurate and efficient ultrasonic waveguide. An ultrasonic head is used to focus the acoustic energy directly… Continue

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LeAnn Rimes raises psoriasis awareness (Source: UPI)

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Melanoma scanner - high resolution infrared imaging

Because cancer cells divide more rapidly than normal cells, they typically generate more metabolic activity and release more energy as heat. To detect this, Herman [Cila Herman, professor of mechanical engineering] uses a highly sensitive infrared camera on loan from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Normally, the temperature difference between cancerous and healthy skins cells is extremely small, so Herman and Pirtini devised a way to make the difference stand out. First, they cool… Continue

Added by dermRounds Dermatology Network on March 29, 2010 at 7:44am — No Comments

Dermatologists Can Help Women Win the Fight Against Common Forms of Hair Loss

MIAMI (Mar 4, 2010) — For many women, unexplained hair loss can take a significant psychological toll on their overall quality of life. From altering their hairstyle to hide a thinning part to scaling back their hair care regimen in an effort to halt further hair loss, women try countless ways to cover up this problem – and the results are often lukewarm at best. A better option is to see a dermatologist, a physician trained in the care of skin, hair and nails, who can diagnose and, in many… Continue

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