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MAY-JUN 2014

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NEWS & EVENTS AAD ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has announced its new offi cers, who assumed offi ce on March 25 at the con- clusion of the Academy's annual meeting in Denver. Brett M. Coldiron, MD, FAAD, a dermatologist in private practice in Cincinnati, is the new president of the AAD. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington and completed his dermatology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (Parkland Memorial Hospital), as well as a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is a clinical associate professor in the dermatology department at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Coldiron was a member of the Academy's board of directors and a past chair of the Academy's healthcare fi nance committee. "Rapidly changing healthcare legislation, such as limited pro- vider networks, is threatening our ability to meet our patients' needs," said Dr. Coldiron. "As president of the Academy, my goal is threefold: To help the individual dermatologist meet the challenges they face in this rapidly changing health care environ- ment; to unite our specialty; and to help Americans get the care that they deserve." Elise A. Olsen, MD, FAAD, a professor of dermatology at the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, took offi ce as vice president. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed a dermatology residency at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Olsen is a past member of the Academy's board of directors and the current chair of the Academy's patient advocacy task force. The AAD also elected four new board members who will each serve four-year terms. • Kevin D. Cooper, MD, FAAD, is a professor and chair of the dermatology department at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. He currently serves as chair of the AAD Council on Science and Research. In addition, he is a past president of the Association of Professors of Dermatology and the Society for Investigative Dermatology. • Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD, FAAD, is a professor of dermatol- ogy, pathology, and pediatrics and founding chair of the department of dermatology at the University of Connecti- cut Health Center in Farmington. She is also director of the university's dermatopathology laboratory, cutaneous oncology center, melanoma program and its dermatology residency, as well as assistant dean of clinical affairs. • Neal D. Bhatia, MD, FAAD, is associate professor of dermatology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and works in private practice in San Diego. He currently serves on several AAD committees. • Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD, FAAD, is a professor of clinical pediatrics and dermatology at the University of California, San Diego, and director of the fellowship training program in pediatric dermatology at Rady Children's Hos- pital/UCSD. In addition, she is immediate past president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. MERZ PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL GRANT FOR DERM IN-REVIEW Merz North America (merzusa.com) has provided an educa- tional grant to ensure that the national Derm In-Review training program will remain available to residents preparing for their Board certifying exams. "As a company committed to the future of dermatology and educational opportunities for members of the specialty, Merz is proud to offer this educational grant to Derm In-Review," said Jim Hartman, vice president, Aesthetics and OTC for Merz North America. Educational Testing and Assessment Systems (ETAS) devel- oped the program. "Over the past decade we have seen the Derm In-Review program fl ourish as the uncontested 'go-to' for Board prep in dermatology," said Shelley Tanner, president of ETAS. "I am very happy that Merz has provided an educational grant to make the continuation of that legend possible. We are thrilled to be working with a company whose ideals, in terms of elevating dermatology education, are aligned with our own." For more information, visit derminreview.com. ISPA PRESENTS JANE IREDALE WITH VISIONARY AWARD Jane Iredale, founder of Iredale Mineral Cosmetic (janeiredale. com) has been selected as the recipient of the International SPA Association (ISPA) 2014 ISPA Visionary Award, which will be presented during the 24th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas (October 13 - 15, 2014). "Jane has been a supporter and leader of the spa industry since day one," said ISPA President Lynne Mc- Nees. "She has made great strides in reaching women of all ages and nationalities and working to improve their self-confi dence." Iredale is the founder, president and CEO of Iredale Mineral Cosmetics. She was the fi rst to supply the aesthetic industry with a full-line of makeup that is good for the skin, and the fi rst to see the potential of offer- ing physicians a makeup that could be used to enhance their patients' experience after procedures. 74 MAY/JUNE 2014 | Med Esthetics BRETT M. COLDIRON, MD, FAAD JANE IREDALE N e w s E v e n t s M E D 5 - 6 1 4 . i n d d 7 4 News Events MED5-614.indd 74 4 / 1 6 / 1 4 4 : 5 4 P M 4/16/14 4:54 PM

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