The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recently elected Abby Van Voorhees, MD, Professor and Chair of EVMS Dermatology, to the organization’s board of directors.

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recently elected Abby Van Voorhees, MD, Professor and Chair of EVMS Dermatology, to the organization’s board of directors.

The AAD’s officers and board members will lead the world’s largest dermatologic society, which represents more than 18,000 physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

"I am very honored to have been elected to the board of the American Academy of Dermatology,” says Dr. Van Voorhees. “In these times of much change in health policy in our country, having a seat at the table to be sure that health care serves our patients is of the utmost importance.” 

Dr. Van Vorhees’ term will begin in February 2018.