Media contacts

The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is pleased to offer reporters a variety of resources to assist with their news-gathering efforts.The Academy’s public relations staff members provide reporters with referrals to board-certified dermatologists for interviews, as well as background information about all aspects of skin, hair, and nail care and treatment. 

Please contact us for information about:

Melanoma and skin cancer:
  • Detection, prevention, and treatment
  • Indoor tanning
  • Statistics
  • Sun protection
  • Sunscreens
  • Survey results
  • Vitamin D and UV exposure
Other skin, hair, and nail conditions:
  • Acne
  • Aging skin
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Cosmetics and cosmeceuticals
  • Dermatologic surgery
  • Excessive hair
  • Hair loss
  • Liposuction
  • Moles
  • Nail problems
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Spider/varicose veins
  • Sports dermatology
  • Tattoo removal
  • Warts

Media contacts for accredited media members only:

Jennifer Allyn: (847) 240-1730

Nicole DiVito: (847) 240-1746

Kara Jilek: (847) 240-1701


Fax: (847) 330-0050

For policy related requests contact:

Amanda Narod: (202) 712-2603