Inspiring young and established investigators since 1950.
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.
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.
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
Dennis Roop, PhD.
Symposium Director Emerita
Molly Kulesz-Martin Ph.D.
“The Montagna Symposium was an incredible opportunity to interact with many leading scientists in skin biology…I look forward to returning many more times over the course of my career!”
Candidate, Washington University
“I found the meeting’s intimate setting especially fruitful for scientific discussions and professional development. This was by far the best medical or scientific meeting I have ever attended.”
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of California
“At the wonderful Montagna Symposium, I met many experts in stem cell research in skin biology…The meeting has brought me to a new stage as a researcher in skin biology.”
Assistant Professor, Gifu University School of Medicine
“The program…had nice mixture of basic biology and translational research, and established and young investigators…I would say this was one of the best meetings ever.”
Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University