Skin Health for Everyone. Everywhere.
GLODERM works to build connections between dermatologists, trainees, and healthcare professionals around the world.
Prof. Wendemagegn Enbiale
I was actively involved in diverse areas such as outbreak management, community-based
research, operational research, and clinical trials. My research contributions encompass 42 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
A Fellow for Ethiopian Academy of Sciences I am actively engaged in national and global health initiatives. I am serving as a member of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Neglected Tropical Diseases. My leadership extends also to role as the vice-chair of the International Alliance for Global Health Dermatology (GLODERM) and as a member of the advisory board of Amref Ethiopia.
Additionally, I remains actively engaged in training initiatives, having been an alumnus of the TDR lead Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative and facilitating operational research training for South East Asia and Africa.
She has collaborated with the World Health Organization since 2011, to establish guidelines for the treatment of HIV-associated skin conditions in the developing world.
She has won the American Academy of Dermatology’s Member Making a Difference Award, as well as the most highly cited author in the area of epidemiology in AIDS in 2009.
Her current work centers around Kaposi’s sarcoma, a potentially deadly tumor associated with HIV that first appears on the skin.
Her work has been supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the American Skin Association, the Harvard Center for AIDS Research, and the Medical Dermatology Society.
Dr. Claire Fuller
Dr Claire Fuller is a consultant dermatologist from London, UK. She is a medical dermatologist with interest in infectious and tropical dermatoses as well as multidisciplinary genital skin diseases management. She is on the leadership team of the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network Skin NTD Cross Cutting Group and is a founder member of GLODERM (The International Alliance for Global Health Dermatology) as well as IACS International Alliance for the Control of Scabies
Dr. Wingfield Rehmus, MD MPH
Dr Wingfield Rehmus is currently the head of pediatric dermatology at BC Children’s Hospital which provides dermatology services to children from throughout British Columbia including small remote communities. Her team also works in collaboration with a social pediatrics network in downtown Vancouver called RICHER, which is embedded into the community to support children and families living in vulnerable situations.
During her residency programme Lucia managed a free leprosy clinic that offered both treatment and education on early signs and symptoms.
Lucia is excited to join the Programme to develop skills in policy design and implementation, building healthcare programmes as well as leadership skills.
Her aim is to go on to deliver quality healthcare to disadvantaged populations such as migrants and refugees, using an intersectional approach. Lucia will be mentored by Claire Fuller.
Dr. Gaylord Wa Inena
His focus is on addressing the high rate of skin cancers in people with albinism, a country where there are few dermatologists outside the capital, Kinshasa.
Working with his mentor, Wingfield Rehmus, Gaylord is keen to develop skills to enable him to write grant and funding proposals, build community outreach educational projects and publish the results of his work.
Her research focuses on neglected tropical skin diseases, in particular leprosy and scabies, and improving access to health care in remote settings. Marlous initiated teledermatology service bringing together Indonesian and international dermatologists to support rural communities in Sumba.
With her mentor, Esther Freeman, Marlous aims to develop leadership skills, expand her network and cultivate new ideas for projects which will have a sustained impact on the well-being and health of communities in Indonesia and elsewhere.
We envision a world where every individual, regardless of background, has the opportunity to achieve skin health. Our mission is to promote skin health worldwide through enhanced access to care, training, advocacy, capacity building, clinical care, and research. We aim to raise awareness about skin health within the overall well-being of communities and to reduce the burden of both common and neglected skin diseases.
Our mission is to connect dermatologists (and trainees) whose primary interests are focused on the advancement of skin health in resource-limited communities, locally and globally, through sustainable and integrated approaches to clinical care, education, research, policy, and advocacy.
Dr. Karolyn (Kari) Wanat
Prof. Wendemagegn Enbiale
Dr. Wingfield Rehmus
Dr. Esther Freeman
Dr. Claire Fuller
GLODERM brings together a unique community of dermatology professionals with a focus on Global Health Dermatology. Connecting these individuals, at all career stages, who are passionate about the advancement of skin health in resource-limited communities, locally and globally is central to GLODERM’s mission.
The Mentorship Programme is a cornerstone of GLODERM’s sustainable and integrated approach to improving dermatologic clinical care, education, research, policy, and advocacy. The programme brings together Mentor-Mentee Pairs from all over the world to share knowledge and grow the skills needed for Mentees to become leaders.
2023 – 2024 Mentors
Trainee Educational Webinar Series
The GLODERM Educational Webinar Series provides dermatology content across a broad range of topics. The webinars are aimed at trainees from around the world, they are free to access and form a great resource library for any health care professional with an interest in dermatology.
These monthly webinars are jointly hosted by an internationally renowned dermatologist and a GLODERM Trainee, bringing together two perspectives for a unique learning opportunity.
GTC Webinar Series 2023-2024 | Contact Dermatitis
Dr Perpetua Ibekwe delivered a live webinar on ‘Contact Dermatitis’ on 15 November 2023. This webinar unveiled allergens in contact dermatitis, discussed how to manage Acute Irritant Dermatitis, the importance of patch testing and more! The session was closed with a live Q&A session.
GTC Webinar Series 2022: New Frontiers in the Treatment of Acne
Drs Hassan Galadari and Hasan Ashkanani deliverd a live webinar on ‘New Frontiers in the Treatment of Acne’ on the 24th of November 2022. After their insightful presentations, sharing several cases the webinar was closed with a Q&A session.
GTC Webinar Series 2021: Teledermatology
Professor Ana Maria Sáenz and Professor Carrie Kovarik deliverd a live webinar on ‘Teledermatology in Latin America’ on the 14th of March 2022.