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Wendy E. Roberts, MD, Named 2009-2010 President of the Women's Dermatologic Society
Date:3/18/2009

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS), now the nation's third-largest dermatology organization, announces the 2009-2010 presidency of Wendy E. Roberts, MD, who took office during the WDS 34th Annual Meeting Luncheon held recently in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Suzanne M. Connolly, MD, served as WDS President in 2008-2009.

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In her energized address to the largest luncheon crowd since this signature tradition began in 1974, Dr. Roberts cited the organization's phenomenal growth and remarked, "We are interested in your unique characteristics, and leveraging our diversity can lead to rich, fulfilling experiences...that can take this organization to the next level."

Under Dr. Roberts' leadership in her previous role as Vice President in 2008, WDS achieved a first for the profession by developing an unprecedented network television special about ethnic skin that was produced in collaboration with Al Roker Entertainment, called "America's Ethnic Skin: an Al Roker Health Special," which aired on NBC television stations in May, 2008. The program, which was recently recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology with the prestigious Gold Triangle Award, featured several WDS members sharing their expertise on the treatment of various ethnic skin conditions.

See: www.womensderm.org/ethnicskin

Dr. Roberts also spearheaded the original development of the WDS Play Safe in the Sun Campaign, which began in 2004 in her community of Rancho Mirage, CA. This community outreach service has since grown considerably to become an acclaimed national program reaching millions to educate about sun safety, currently presented to the public through the collaborative support of L'Oreal USA.

See: www.playsafeinthesun.org

A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Dr. Roberts is board-certified in dermatology and dermatopathology, specializing in Geriatric Dermatology, Ethnic Skin of Color and Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Roberts is the Founding Director of Dermatopathology of Loma Linda Division of Dermatology. In addition to holding many leadership positions within WDS, Dr. Roberts has served on numerous committees of the AAD and is Past President of the California Dermatologic Society (CalDerm(R)).

ABOUT THE WOMEN'S DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY (WDS)

The Women's Dermatologic Society supports the careers and professional development of women dermatologists. The mission of the Women's Dermatologic Society is to help women in dermatology achieve their greatest personal and professional potential by striving to foster, promote, and support women's issues in dermatology; identify, train, and recognize women leaders in dermatology; provide a forum for developing relationships and the exchange of ideas and research relevant to women's issues; and promote the highest possible standards of ethics, research, patient care and education, as well as public education. Now the third-largest dermatology organization in the United States, WDS is comprised of nearly 1,700 members nationally and internationally, representing all sub-specialties in dermatology, working in private practice, academics and research. Eight percent of the membership is male.

Visit: www.womensderm.org


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