Dr. Valerie Callender has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology. She will serve a four year term that will begin at the conclusion of the Academy's 75th Annual Meeting in March 2017. Dr. Callender serves on the Academy's International Affairs Committee. She is the Immediate Past President of the Women's Dermatologic Society and is a former president of the Skin of Color Society.
The Academy’s new 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. These officers and board members also will hold the same positions for the American Academy of Dermatology Association.