Dr. Gary S. Wood – Dermatology Chair, joins board of directors, The American Academy of Dermatology

SAN FRANCISCO (March 24, 2015) – Marc D. Brown, MD, FAAD, Janet G. Hickman, MD, FAAD, Mark D. Kaufmann, MD, FAAD, and Gary S. Wood, 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 18,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions.

Gary S. Wood, MD, FAAD, is a professor and chair of the department of dermatology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin and is secretary-treasurer of the Association of Professors of Dermatology. He is a past president of the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas and the National Association of VA Dermatologists and has held several other leadership positions in national and international professional organizations.

About AAD:
Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 18,000 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, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or www.aad.org. Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin) and YouTube.