Find out what you can learn from Wendy Lewis of @BeautyintheBag, as she met with SOCS Physicians at Media Day in New York. Check out her full article here.
Quick Facts in “Things You Didn’t Know About Skin Of Color”April 10, 2017
First SOCS & P&G Science Behind Symposium Mentorship Pairing Announcement!April 7, 2017
The Skin of Color Society (SOCS) and Procter & Gamble (P&G) are pleased to announce the 2017 winners: Nada Elbuluk, MD, MS (Mentee) Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD (Mentor) Pooja Sodha, MD (Mentee) Susan C. Taylor, MD (Mentor) Congratulations to all the winners and a sincere thank you for all applicants!
Congratulations to SOCS President, Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, who was elected to the AAD Board of Directors!March 31, 2017
2017 American Academy of Dermatology Election Results Congratulations to SOCS President, Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, who was elected to the AAD Board of Directors! Newly elected Officers and Directors will officially take office at the conclusion of the 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA on February 20, 2018. See more at: https://www.aad.org/members/election#sthash.Py9JJT1Y.dpuf
Bronze Magazine’s Tanthony Raeshawn meets SOCS Physicians at Media Day 2016March 31, 2017
We'd like extend our gratitude to Tanthony Raeshawn, Beauty Editor of @BronzeMag and the many more interested that came to the Skin of Color Society's 2016 Media Day. Click here to read her full article.
Color Me Healthy: Patient-Centered Care in Skin of ColorFebruary 6, 2017
By 2050, more than 50 percent of the US population will have skin of color. As it stands, skin of color patients are the majority in California, New Mexico, and Texas, and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York, and Florida, the Skin of Color Society reports. Visit Practical Dermatology's website for…
Survey finds almost half of black women have experienced hair lossAugust 22, 2016
In a recent study of 6,000 black women, almost half indicated hair loss on the crown or top of their scalp and of these black women, only 20% sought a physician for treatment. The findings were presented at the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting and represent a huge unmet need. Click here to read the…
Development and Validation of a Vitiligo-Specific (HRQL) InstrumentJuly 18, 2016
Vitiligo significantly affects a person’s health-related quality of life (HRQL) although, a small number of generic, and disease-specific, dermatologic HRQL measures exist. Currently, no vitiligo-specific instrument is available to capture disease-targeted concerns and issues. We'd like to share the research presented at the 2011 Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting that highlighted the development and…
Diagnosing and Treating Psoriasis in Skin of ColorJuly 5, 2016
Find answers to many questions surrounding the diagnoses and treatment of psoriasis in skin of color patients. How often do you see psoriasis in skin of color? Do psoriasis patients of color get the same red patches as Caucasian patients do? Make sure you don't mistake signs of psoriasis in patients of color. Click here…
My Name Is Not “Interpreter” – Roberto E.Montenegro, MD, PhDJune 2, 2016
“Medical institutions can create environments that either facilitate or curb microaggressions. Microaggressions go beyond race and extend into socially constructed identities that embody privilege in different ways, such as income, social capital, religion, ableness, gender, and sexual orientation. These acts do not respect boundaries—they exist in our personal, academic, and work lives and are detrimental…
The Impact of Ethnic Skin Centers in the United StatesMay 12, 2016
By 2044, persons of color will represent over half of the United States population, increasing the demand for trained experts for treating those with skin of color. Click to view a poster detailing the full list of organizations that are providing residents with specialized training and multicultural skin centers that are working to treat patients of color.…