MIAMI (March 9, 2010) — St. Louis dermatologist Dee Anna Glaser, MD, 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 conditions of the skin, hair, and nails.
Elected to the board of directors in April 2009, Dr. Glaser assumed office at the conclusion of the Academy’s 68th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach. She will hold the same position for the American Academy of Dermatology Association.
Dr. Glaser is a graduate of University of Missouri in Kansas City. She completed a residency in internal medicine at New York University and a residency in dermatology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Director of cosmetic and laser surgery, vice-chairman and professor of the department of dermatology and associate professor of otolaryngology at Saint Louis University, Dr. Glaser is active in the dermatologic community. She has served on a variety of Academy committees and is the immediate past president of the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation. She also is current president and a founding member of the International Hyperhidrosis Society as well as a past president of the Missouri 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.