MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (March 5, 2013) —
Robert T. Brodell, MD, FAAD; Julie A. Hodge, MD, MPH, FAAD; George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD; and Paul A. Storrs, MD, FAAD; begin four-year terms as members of the board of directors 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.
Elected to the Board of Directors in March 2012, Drs. Brodell, Hodge, Hruza, and Storrs assumed office at the conclusion of the Academy’s 71st Annual Meeting in Miami. They will all hold the same position for the American Academy of Dermatology Association.
Robert T. Brodell, MD, FAAD, is a professor of dermatology and pathology and chief of the dermatology division in the department of otolaryngology and communicative sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. He is also instructor of dermatology at University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y. He has served on a number of Academy committees and task forces and is a past president of the American Board of Dermatology.
Julie A. Hodge, MD, MPH, FAAD, is an assistant clinical professor at University of California at Irvine. She is a past president of the Dermatologic Society of Orange County and of the Pacific Dermatologic Society.
George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, is a clinical professor of dermatology and otolaryngology at St. Louis University in St. Louis. He currently serves as chair of the Academy’s investments committee and is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. In addition, he is the president of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, vice president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and treasurer of the Missouri State Medical Association.
Paul A. Storrs, MD, FAAD, is a dermatologist in private practice in Palos Heights, Ill. Prior to this he served as the director of dermatologic surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He has served on a number of Academy committees and task forces. In addition, he is a past president of the American Society for Mohs Surgery and the Illinois Dermatological Society.
Editor’s note: Photos of the Academy’s newly elected officers and board members can be obtained by calling the Academy’s Communications Department at (847) 330-0230.
Celebrating 75 years of advocating for dermatologic research and quality patient care.
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 17,000 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 visit www.aad.org. Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology) or Twitter (@AADskin).