III Vitiligo Master Class, Brazil (2013)
When: October 25-26, 2013
Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Message from the President
When we conceived the idea of bringing the 3rd Master Class on Vitiligo to Brazil we immediately had the enthusiastic support of the executive board of Brazilian Society of Dermatology, as well as the support of other presidents of international societies such as: WHA, VRF, EADV and CILAD.
Since then we have been working tirelessly in the organization of this event, which will represent new achievements in national and global dermatology. Our commitment is to offer participants the chance to access the most recent advances in the treatment of vitiligo and other pigmentary disorders. We are gathering together renowned Brazilian and international dermatologists, who will share their knowledge with all the participants. I am proud with the opportunity to preside over this event, which will enhance the role of dermatology worldwide.
I would like to thank those involved in planning committee, especially Dr. Denise Steiner (President of SBD), Dr. Jana Hercogova (President of EADV), Dr. Torello Lotti (President of WHA) and Mr. Yan Valle (CEO VR Foundation).
I am looking forward to welcoming all of you to this special dermatological event.
Paulo R. Cunha, MD, PhD
President of the III Master Class
on Vitiligo and Pigmentary
Diseases BRAZIL - 2013
Mensagem do Presidente
Quando vislumbrei a possibilidade de trazer o III Master Class on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Diseases – 2013 para o nosso país, de imediato, recebi o entusiástico apoio da Diretoria Executiva da Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia (SBD), e também o suporte dos presidentes de outras importantes sociedades internacionais, tais como: World Health Academy (WHA), Vitiligo Research Foundation (VRF), European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) e Colegio Ibero - Latino - Americano de Dermatologia (CILAD). Desde então estamos trabalhando arduamente na organização deste evento, que representará novas conquistas para a dermatologia brasileira e mundial.
Nosso compromisso é oferecer aos participantes a oportunidade de atualização nos mais recentes avanços em Vitiligo e outros distúrbios da pigmentação. Teremos a oportunidade de reunir renomados dermatologistas brasileiros e internacionais que irão compartilhar seus conhecimentos com todos os participantes. Estou orgulhoso de ter a oportunidade de presidir este evento, que deverá enaltecer e enriquecer a dermatologia nacional e internacional.
Gostaria de agradecer a toda comissão organizadora, especialmente a Dra. Denise Steiner (Presidente da SBD), a Dra. Jana Hercogova (Presidente da EADV), o Dr.Torello Lotti (Presidente da WHA), e Sr. Yan Valle (Presidente da VRF).
Aguardamos vocês para esta ocasião especial.
Paulo R. Cunha, MD, PhD
Presidente - III Master Class
em Vitiligo e Doenças
Pigmentares - BRASIL - 2013
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