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2009-11-19 14:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical (ODAC) conference is proud to welcome two leading executive officers offering their unique perspectives on the state of the industry and future opportunities at its 7th annual program, being held on January 15, 2010 at The Peabody Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Steven L. Basta, Chief Executive Officer of BioForm Medical, Inc. and Francois Fournier, President of Galderma Laboratories L.P. will participate in an...

2009-11-16 12:04:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- While the best women golfers in the world vie for victory at the LPGA Tour Championship Presented by Rolex, Houston physicians representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) will reach out to golf fans to help defeat skin cancer, the nation's most common type of cancer. Led by Houston event co-chairs and board-certified dermatologists Deborah MacFarlane, MD and Lucile White, MD, volunteers will provide free skin cancer screenings, sun damage...

2009-11-12 08:41:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Howard County, Md., Board of Health voted unanimously to adopt a regulation which prohibits the use of indoor tanning devices for all residents under the age of 18. This regulation is the most restrictive of its kind in the nation. "The American Academy of Dermatology Association applauds Howard County for enacting such a restrictive regulation to protect its youth from the dangers associated with indoor tanning," said...

2009-09-22 14:55:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Howard County, Md., Executive Kenneth Ulman and Health Officer Peter Beilenson, MD, MPH, announced they are introducing a regulation to the Howard County Board of Health that would prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all residents under the age of 18. If passed, this regulation would be the most restrictive of its kind in the nation. "The American Academy of Dermatology Association applauds Howard County for proposing...

2009-09-08 13:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Marina del Rey announces Dr. Christina Restrepo has achieved diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD). Dr. Christina Restrepo graduated in 2003 from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Restrepo completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the renowned Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then practiced small animal...

2009-09-08 13:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Marina del Rey announces Dr. Allison Kirby has achieved diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD). Dr. Allison Kirby graduated in 2005 from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. While attending UC Davis, she received an award for outstanding student in the field of Dermatology, and numerous scholarships for promoting the human-animal bond. Dr. Kirby was the student coordinator for a...

2009-08-25 03:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In a region known more for its rainfall than sunshine, a team of Portland dermatologists representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) will return for the third time in six years to the LPGA Safeway Classic to promote sun safety for all seasons and skin types. This picturesque yet often cloudy venue has proven to draw golf lovers who need greater awareness about skin protection, as shown by the previous screenings' 37% skin cancer discovery...

2009-08-20 11:06:00

DENVER, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinic Service Corporation (CSC), the leader in Colorado Practice Management Solutions, announced today the firm has secured an agreement to be the exclusive provider of medical billing services to Colorado West Dermatology. "We are pleased to add a new client on Colorado's Western Slope," said Andrew Graham, President, CSC. "Colorado West Dermatology and CSC are a great match for each other since both groups are long-time Colorado organizations that have...

2009-08-03 12:20:00

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SkinCare Physicians today announced that Emmy M. Graber, M.D., FAAD, conducted a live Artefill patient demonstration at the American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting in Boston. Artefill is the first and only FDA-approved microsphere-enhanced collagen filler for the correction of smile lines and was one of several products featured during the fillers symposium on Friday, July 31st. "Over the past several years Artefill has proven to be the...

2009-07-31 16:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, a late stage preclinical company developing targeted therapeutics for the treatment of skin scarring and fibrotic disorders, is pleased to announce that Jay Birnbaum, Ph.D. has joined the Board of Directors as an Independent Board Member. Dr. Jay Birnbaum is a dermatology consultant specializing in ethical and OTC drugs, medical devices, and cosmeceuticals. His 35 years of industry experience span the areas of discovery...


Latest Dermatologists Reference Libraries

Indian Journal of Dermatology
2012-05-14 15:38:38

The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published bimonthly on behalf of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists. It was established in 1940 and the current editor-in-chief is D.M. Thappa (as of May 2012). The journal reaches more than 6,000 members of the IADVL as well as nearly 200 medical colleges in India. The journal focuses on articles on clinical and experimental...

Indian Journal of Dermatology
2012-04-29 21:05:28

The Indian Journal of Dermatology (IJD) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published on behalf of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists. It publishes articles on the subject of clinical and experimental dermatology, cutaneous biology, dermatological therapeutics, cosmetic dermatology, dermatopathology, and dermatosurgery. Published since 1955, IJD is the oldest journal of Dermatology in Asia still in existence. It has been published...

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