SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Oct. 1, 2012) —
Lisa A. Garner, MD, FAAD, a Garland, Texas, dermatologist, took office today as vice president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 17,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions.
Dr. Garner is completing the term of Darryl M. Bronson, MD, MPH, who died on Aug. 31. Dr. Garner will assume the office of vice president in 2013 at the conclusion of the Academy’s 71st Annual Meeting in Miami. She will hold office for one year and also hold the same position for the American Academy of Dermatology Association. Dr. Garner is a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and maintains a private practice in Garland. She is a past associate editor of the journal Dermatitis and past president of the Texas Dermatological Society and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She also is a past vice president of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and a past member of the Academy’s board of directors.
Dr. Garner earned a medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. She completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals in Dallas.
Editor’s note: A photo of Lisa A. Garner, MD, FAAD, may be obtained by contacting the Academy’s Communications Department at (847) 330-0230.