Ilona Frieden, MD, FAAD, joins board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology
MIAMI (March 9, 2010) —San Francisco dermatologist Ilona J. Frieden, 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. Frieden 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.
A graduate of University of California in San Francisco, Dr. Frieden is a professor of dermatology and pediatrics at her alma mater. An active member of the dermatologic community, Dr. Frieden serves on a number of Academy committees and task forces as well as on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
In addition, Dr. Frieden is a past president of the American Board of Dermatology and the Society of Pediatric Dermatology. She also serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Dermatology.
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.
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