NEW ORLEANS (Feb 4, 2011) — Boston dermatologist Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD, FAAD, 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 conditions.
Elected to the board of directors in April 2010, Dr. Gottlieb assumed office at the conclusion of the Academy’s 69th Annual Meeting in New Orleans. She will hold the same position for the American Academy of Dermatology Association.
Dr. Gottlieb received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College and her doctorate in immunology from the Rockefeller University, both in New York. She is currently the Harvey B. Ansell Professor of Dermatology at Tufts University School of Medicine and the chair of dermatology and dermatologist-in-chief at Tufts Medical Center, both in Boston.
An active member of the dermatologic community, Dr. Gottlieb is a councilor for the International Psoriasis Consortium and a member of the National Psoriasis Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board. She has served on several Academy work groups and is a past president of the Medical Dermatology Society.
The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. A sister organization to the Academy, the American Academy of Dermatology Association is the resource for government affairs, health policy and practice information for dermatologists, and plays a major role in formulating policies that can enhance the quality of dermatologic care. With a membership of more than 16,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or www.aad.org