Events - 11 Jan 22:41Vitiligo Working Group meeting

Event

901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC, USA

4th annual meeting of the Vitiligo Working Group is planned during the 12th Annual Skin of Color Society Symposium being held in Washington, DC on March 3, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis. The Symposium will bring together international colleagues, residents, and research follows who will present on new research, share experiences, and discuss the new direction of the special interest of dermatologyskin of color.

7:00 AM Registration/Check-in
7:30-11:15 AM Meeting of the Vitiligo Working group (SOCS members are invited to attend; continental breakfast and light refreshments to be provided)
11:15-11:30 AM Break (Poster presenters hang their posters in Catholic University/University of DC)
11:30-11:40 AM Preview of Vitiligo: Truth, Hope and Change Video

Location: Marriott Marquis at 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington DC
Room: Catholic University/University of DC

Andrew Alexis, SocsAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Skin Of Color Scientific Committee Chair, 2009-2016

For details and registration for the WVG meeting, please contact Angie Parks-Miller, VWG Coordinator <aparks1@hfhs.org>.

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