Our Mentors

Kari Wanat

Autoimmune Diseases
Dermatopathology
HIV and Infectious Disease
Migrant and Refugee Health
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Teledermatology

Kari Wanat is currently on faculty as an Associate Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where she practices complex medical dermatology, inpatient consults, and dermatopathology and is the Residency Program Director.  She is passionate about increasing access to dermatology care to underserved populations both locally and abroad through work in global health, teledermatology, and medical education. She has collaborators in Tanzania and Niger.

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Roni Dudiuk-Gad

Autoimmune Diseases

Genetics

Dr. Dodiuk-Gad is a global opinion leader in Dermatology, specifically on the topics of adverse cutaneous drug reactions and Darier disease. She is the head of the Inflammatory and Autoimmune Skin diseases Unit, Dermatology Department in Emek Medical Center, the head of the Dermatology Program in Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Institute of Technology, Israel and an Assistant Professor, status-only appointment, in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada.

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Archana Singal

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Archana Singal is currently teaching faculty in a medical college and an attached Government hospital for over 25 years that caters to the poor and economically underprivileged population of India. She is very passionate about Tropical dermatology (neglected tropical dermatoses) and nail disorders.

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Esther Freeman

HIV and Infectious Disease

Epidemiology

Malignancy and Cancer

Health Policy

International Health Agencies

Dr. Esther Freeman MD PhD FAAD is Chair of GLODERM and Director of Global Health Dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She has worked to improve healthcare, especially those affected by HIV, in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and southeast Asia since 2003. She has collaborated with the World Health Organization. Most recently, her work includes COVID-19 as Principal Investigator of the international COVID-19 Dermatology Registry, which is a collaboration between the AAD and the ILDS.

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Amy Forrestel

HIV and Infectious Disease

Migrant and Refugee Health

Teledermatology

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Amy Forrestel sees patients inpatient, outpatient, and via telemedicine. She is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her main international work has been in Botswana.

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Aileen Chang

Homeless Health

Migrant and Refugee Health

Aileen Chang, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco and director of the dermatology consult service at San Francisco General Hospital.

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Anisa Mosam

Albinism

Autoimmune Diseases

Dermatopathology

Epidemiology

Anisa Mosam is currently Associate Professor and Head of Clinical Unit at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban, South Africa.

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Antonella Dusso

HIV and Infectious Disease
Malignancy and Cancer

Antonella Dusso finished her Dermatology Residence at Juan A. Fernandez Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She then worked as chief resident before becoming dermatology staff of this institution. She has had the opportunity to work on community dermatology projects in Argentine Patagonia, which motivated and encouraged her to carry out dermatological care activities in neighborhoods with difficult access to specialized medical care in Buenos Aires.

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Claire Fuller

Albinism

International Health Agencies

Malignancy and Cancer

Migrant and Refugee Health

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Teledermatology

Claire Fuller has been a consultant dermatologist for more than 20 years and is currently Chair of the International Foundation for Dermatology. She is also a board member of the International League of Dermatological Societies.

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Helmut Beltramanelli

AI in Medicine

Autoimmune Diseases

Dermatopathology

Malignancy and Cancer

Migrant and Refugee Health

Teledermatology

Helmut Beltramanelli is Vice-Chairman of Dermatology and Dermatopathology at Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC) in Switzerland.

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Isabel Casas

Health Policy

Isabel Casas works in a Public Hospital that receives patients from different rural areas of Neuquen Province, Argentina where there is no access to dermatologists. She currently runs a Community Dermatology Programme that includes two main activities with the community: JORNADAS (dermatologic consults in low-resource areas) and WORKSHOPS for school children.

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Toby Maurer

Autoimmune Diseases

AI in Medicine

Epidemiology

Health Policy

Toby Maurer is a Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Indiana University. She is currently leading the global health program for AMPATH and working with refugee communities worldwide.

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Wingfield Rehmus

Indigenous Peoples
Migrant and Refugee health
Teledermatology

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.

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Elizabeth Bailey

Dermatopathology

Elizabeth Bailey is the incoming Residency Program Director in dermatology at Stanford.  Her global health work centers around a longitudinal partnership with Dhulikhel Hospital in Nepal. She is also board-certified in dermatopathology, and her clinical teaching in Nepal focuses on dermatopathology skills.

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