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Committees​

The Association of Academic Cosmetic Dermatology currently has twelve member-run committees. For more information about these committees, please email info@theaacd.org.

Aim: Identify research questions and facilitate collaborative research

Chair: Edit Olasz Harken

Co-Chair: Maria Hordinsky

Members:

Rawaa Almukhtar
Travis Blalock 
Maggie Chow
Tanya Greywal
Deirdre Hooper
Jenny Hu
Jayne Joo
Nour Kibbi
Shadi Kourosh
Yakir Levin
Kira Minkis
Michelle Pearlstein
Kathleen Suozzi
Neelam Vashi
Molly Wanner
Saranya Wyles
 

Aim: Develop procedures and policies to improve trainee cosmetic education

Chair: Kathleen Suozzi

Co-Chair: Tanya Greywal

Members:

Diana Antonovich
Alison Boucher
Maggie Chow
Min Deng
Milad Eshaq
Erica Ghareeb
Deirdre Hooper
Elika Hoss
Jenny Hu
Jayne Joo
Nour Kibbi
Lauren Kole
Janiene Luke
Kira Minkis
Zeena Nawas
Michelle Pearlstein
Jared Roberts
Carolyn Robinson
Olivia Schenck
Cynthia Schlick
Kalee Shah
Ladan Shahabi
Amanda Suggs
Leila Tolaymat
Neelam Vashi
Kimberley Ward
Simon Yoo

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

Chair: Kachiu Cecilia Lee

Co-Chair: Desmond Shipp

Members:

Joerg Albrecht
Rawaa Almukhtar
Tanya Greywal
Jenny Hu
Sonya Kenkare
Tiffany Mayo
Zeena Nawas
Keyvan Nouri
Kalee Shah
Ladan Shahabi
Melissa Shive
Leila Tolaymat
Kiyanna Williams 

Aim: Improve access to cosmetic and laser procedures

Chair: Arisa Ortiz

Co-Chair: Sami Saikaly

Members:

Ronda Farah
Kristen Kelly
Helena Kuhn
Kira Minkis
Saranya Wyles

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

Chair: Shraddha Desai

Co-Chair: Megan Rogge

Members:

Shilpi Khetarpal
Nour Kibbi
Jessica Labadie
Michelle Pearlstein
Olivia Schenck
Kathleen Suozzi
Mara Weinstein-Velez

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

Chair: Roberta Lucas

Co-Chair: Ronald Sulewski

Members:

Diana Antonovich
Alison Boucher
Ronda Farah
Elika Hoss
Kira Minkis

Aim: Facilitate compliance with GME/ACGME

Chair: Erik Stratman

Co-Chair: Jenny Hu

Members:

Jayne Joo
Shadi Kourosh
Vesna Petronic-Rosic

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

Chair: Adelaide Hebert

Co-Chair: Yakir Levin

Members:

Laurin Council
Jessica Labadie
Naomi Lawrence

Aim: Plan scientific and social programs for the annual meeting

Chair: Jayne Joo

Co-Chair: Anna Bar

Members:

Rawaa Almukhtar
Michael Cameron
Ronda Farah
Jenny Kim
Yakir Levin
Pooja Sodha

Aim: Distribute awards for outstanding achievements within cosmetic dermatology

Chair: Ronda Farah

Co-Chair: Sirunya Silapunt

Members:

Diana Bolotin
Shraddha Desai

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

Chair: Murad Alam

Co-Chair: Kira Minkis

Members:

Diana Bolotin
Sirunya Silapunt

Aim: Oversee fundraising, budgeting, and audits

Chair: Murad Alam

Co-Chair: Travis Blalock

Members:

Laurin Council
Min Deng
Ronda Farah
Naomi Lawrence
Simon Yoo