Presidential citations AAD/A
Neal D. Bhatia, MD, FAAD
In recognition for setting the tone and leading the members as chair of the Bylaws Committee in addressing with vigor and determination on an array of issues.
Nkanyezi N. Ferguson, MD, FAAD
In recognition of your leadership in addressing and developing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for the Academy.
Elisa S. Gallo, MD, FAAD
In recognition of your efforts as a mentor and role model for young dermatologists nationally and internationally. You represent the best of what our specialty has to offer.
William D. James, MD, FAAD
In recognition of your efforts to organize and catalogue Academy historical archives and leading the effort to create an impactful history wall installation for the new Academy Headquarters in Rosemont, IL.
Rebecca Vasquez, MD, FAAD
In recognition for going above and beyond in your service to the American Academy of Dermatology and the Academy’s Diversity Committee. You demonstrated great leadership and dedication as you co-chaired a successful virtual Diversity Champion workshop. You have been a reliable and steadfast member of the Diversity Committee and consistently volunteered to take on important and often time intensive tasks. Your commitment to diversity in the Academy continues outside of your work on the committee and is demonstrated by your tireless mentorship, important scholarly contributions, and service to underserved patient populations.
Marta J. Van Beek, MD, MPH, FAAD
In recognition of your uncanny ability to extract 36 hours out of every day to serve as an Academy leader, physician, hospital executive, wife and mother.
The Staff of the American Academy of Dermatology
The 20,000 members of the AAD/A appreciate your efforts to help us through this very challenging year. We recognize that many of you worked nights and weekends to advocate for our specialty and to keep us informed of rapidly changing developments that could affect our patients and our practices.
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