Scientific Session at 25th WCD Singapore 2023

SOCS Scientific Session & Reception at the 25th Annual WCD
Where Science, Innovation & Inclusion Meet on the Global Stage

Monday, July 3, 2023

1:30-5:30 PM

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Suntec City, Singapore

Meeting Room: Level 3 – Room 330

See you in Singapore in


Invited Speakers

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD
President, Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor, Georgetown University
Assistant Clinical Professor, The George Washington University
United States
Cultural Beauty Around the World

Prof. Ncoza Dlova, MD
Dean and Head of Dermatology
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine
South Africa

Lichen planopilaris in SA

Michelle Rodrigues, MBBS (HONS), FACD
Founder and Director Chroma Dermatology, Pigment and Skin of Colour Centre
Senior consultant dermatologist – Department of Dermatology, The Royal Children’s Hospital
Senior Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
Unmasking Facial Pigmentation

Archana Singal MD, FAMS
Director Professor & Head, Dermatology & STD
University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital

Less Known Facets of Cutaneous Tuberculosis

Ophelia Dadzie, BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCP, DipRCPath, MSc
Centre for Clinical Science and Technology
University College London
Division of Medicine
Whittington Hospital Campus

Inflammatory Skin Disorders


There is no extra charge to attend the SOCS Session, but per the rules of the WCD Secretariat, attendees must be registered/badged for the WCD:

2022-2023 SOCS President-Elect & Scientific Committee Co-Chairs

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, FAAD
Skin of Color Society President-Elect (2022-2023)
Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Vice-Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Victoria Barbosa MD, MPH, MBA, FAAD
Co-Chair, SOCS Scientific Committee
Associate Professor of Dermatology
University of Chicago Medicine

Ginette A. Okoye, MD, FAAD
Co-Chair, SOCS Scientific Committee
Professor of Dermatology, Department Chair,
Howard University