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The 71st Annual Symposium is “Skin of Color Dermatology: The Interaction of Science & Society.” Ginette A. Okoye, MD (Howard Univ) will chair this Symposium. Dr. Okoye, Co-Editor of “The Fundamentals of Ethnic Hair” and Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Skin of Color Society is an expert in health disparities and cutaneous disorders that disproportionately affect people with pigmented skin including hidradenitis suppurativa and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Tamia Harris, MD PhD (UT Southwestern), Angel Byrd, MD PhD (Howard), Donald Glass, MD PhD (UT Southwestern), and Shawn Kwatra, MD (Johns Hopkins) have committed to chair sessions.

Program Chair
Ginette A. Okoye, M.D.

Tamia Harris, M.D., Ph.D.
Angel Byrd, M.D., Ph.D.
Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D.
Shawn Kwatra, M.D.

Symposium Co-directors
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
Dennis Roop, PhD.

Symposium Director Emerita
Molly Kulesz-Martin Ph.D.