AACD – Association of Academic Dermatology – TheAACD.org

Committees​

All committees are run by members and work to advance the AACD’s mission. For more information, please email info@theaacd.org.

Aim: Identify research questions and facilitate collaborative research

Chair: Saranya Wyles

Co-Chair: Yakir Levin

Coordinators: Lucia Ray & Lucy Rose

 
Faculty Members:
Lisa Akintilo
Rawaa Almukhtar
Maggie Chow
Tanya Greywal
Maria Hordinsky
Stephanie R. Jackson Cullison
Jayne Joo
Nour Kibbi
Kira Minkis
Edit Olasz Harken
Kathleen Suozzi
Neelam Vashi
Molly Wanner
 
Resident Members: 
Miguel Aristizabal 
Alexander Jafari
  
Medical Student Members:
Sam Fathizadeh
Rachel Ziebart

Aim: Develop procedures and policies to improve trainee cosmetic education

Chair: Tanya Greywal

Co-Chair: Ashley Decker

Coordinators: Kristina-Noel Donohue & Kevin Truong-Balderas

 
Faculty Members:
Diana Antonovich
Alison Boucher 
Maggie Chow
Ashley Decker
Milad Eshaq
Cheri Frey
Erica Ghareeb
Robyn Gmyrek 
Tanya Greywal
Deirdre Hooper
Elika Hoss
Jenny Hu
Stephanie R. Jackson Cullison
Jayne Joo
Nour Kibbi
Lauren Kole
Travis Kuemmet
Janiene Luke
Kira Minkis
Jared Roberts
Carolyn Robinson
Cynthia Schlick
Ladan Shahabi
Suzanne J. Sirota Rozenberg
Kathleen Suozzi
Leila Tolaymat
Neelam Vashi
Kimberley Ward 
Saranya Wyles
 
 
Resident Members: 
Miguel Aristizabal 
Christy T. Behnam
Alexander Jafari
Simone Montgomery

Aim: Ensure that the society has broad representation and that cosmetic services are broadly available

Chair: Rawaa Almukhtar

Co-Chair: Desmond Shipp

Coordinator: Alexandra Richmond

 
Faculty Members:
Valerie Callender
Tanya Greywal
Keyvan Nouri
Ladan Shahabi
Melissa Shive
Leila Tolaymat
Carlos Wambier
 
Resident Members:
Miguel Aristizabal 
Simone Montgomery

Medical Student Members:
Sam Fathizadeh

Aim: Improve access to cosmetic and laser procedures

Chair: Sami Saikaly

Co-Chair: Zeena Nawas

Coordinators: Anna Poliner & Lucy Rose 

 
Faculty Members:
Ronda Farah
Kristen Kelly
Zeena Nawas
Sami Saikaly
Maria M. Tsoukas
 

Resident Members:

Miguel Aristizabal
Amaris Geisler 
Alexander Jafari

Aim: Facilitate mentorship of junior faculty and trainees interested in cosmetic dermatology

Chair: Megan Rogge

Co-Chair: Shilpi Khetarpal

Coordinator: Christy T. Behnam & Samip Sheth

 
Faculty Members:
Alison Boucher
Nour Kibbi

Aim: Optimize the in-clinic experience of the cosmetic patient, including delivery of high-quality care

Chair: Ronald Sulewski

Co-Chair: Elika Hoss

Coordinators: Gabriella Alvarez & Alexandra Richmond

 
Faculty Members:
Diana Antonovich
Alison Boucher
Roberta Lucas
Kira Minkis
Suzanne J. Sirota Rozenberg

Aim: Facilitate compliance with GME/ACGME

Chair: Jenny Hu 

Co-Chair: Vesna Petronic-Rosic

Coordinator: Miguel Aristizabal

 
Faculty Members:
Murad Alam 
Jayne Joo
Pooja Sodha
Erik J. Stratman

Aim: Encourage all academic cosmetic dermatologists to join, and ensure members see value in participating

Chair: Yakir Levin 

Co-Chair: Adelaide Hebert

Committee Coordinator: Alexander Jafari 

 
Faculty Members: 
M. Laurin Council
Suzanne J. Sirota Rozenberg
Nathan Uebelhoer

Aim: Plan scientific and social programs for the annual meeting

Chair: Anna Bar 

Co-Chair: Rawaa Almukhtar

Committee Coordinators: Bianca Kang, Lauren Gawey & Alexandra Richmond

 
Faculty Members: 
Ronda Farah
Jayne Joo
Jenny Kim
Andrew C. Krakowski
Yakir Levin
Kira Minkis

Aim: Distribute awards for outstanding achievements within cosmetic dermatology

Chair: Shraddha Desai

Co-Chair: Sirunya Silapunt

Committee Coordinator: Bianca Kang

 
Faculty Members:
Diana Bolotin
Kira Minkis
Jeffrey Orringer

Aim: Recommend new board members, committee chairs, and committee members

Chair: Murad Alam

Co-Chair: Kira Minkis

Committee Coordinator: Bianca Kang

 
Faculty Members:
Diana Bolotin
Sirunya Silapunt

Aim: Oversee fundraising, budgeting, and audits

Chair: Murad Alam

Co-Chair: Travis Blalock

Committee Coordinator: Bianca Kang

 
Faculty Members:
Laurin Council
Yakir Levin

Aim: Foster relationships with industry partners to support the overall mission of the AACD

Chair: Frankie Rholdon

Co-Chair: Mara Weinstein Velez

Industry Liaison: Deirdre Hooper 

 

Coordinator: Lauren Gawey 

Faculty Members:
Murad Alam
Rawaa Almukhtar
Anna Bar
Jeffrey Dover
Cheri Frey
Adelaide Hebert
Deirdre Hooper
Jared Jagdeo
Jayne Joo
Swati Kannan
Shilpi Khetarpal
Andrew C. Krakowski
Kachiu Lee 
Yakir Levin
Roberta Lucas
Raman K Madan
Kira Minkis
Nicole Negbenebor
Edit Olasz Harken
Arisa Ortiz
Alyx Rosen Aigen
Carlos Wambier
 
Resident Members:
Gaby Alvarez
Miguel Aristizabal
Mary Dick
Lauren Gawey
Sarah Ibrahim
Zoë Indigo
Alexander Jafari
Bianca Kang
Rafael Mojica
Simone Montgomery
Lily Park
Anna Poliner
Alexandra Richmond
Samip Sheth
Faraaz Zafar