Skin of Color Symposium 2017: Bench to Bedside
November 10-12, 2017
Lansdowne Resort and Spa, Leesburg, VA

Poster Abstract Submission

Residents, fellows and medical students were invited to submit abstracts of their work for the poster session at the 2017 Skin of Color Symposium Poster Exhibit. Posters fell within one of the following categories:
  • Disorders of Pigmentation
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Alopecia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Disparities in Dermatology
  • Diversification of Dermatology Workforce
The SOCS scientific review panel evaluated the 38 submissions based on scientific merit and originality. The most meritorious poster awardees were offered the opportunity to present their work during the general session on Saturday and Sunday. The authors of the abstracts selected for oral presentation have EACH been awarded a travel grant that will cover 2 nights lodging and travel expenses (coach airfare, mileage reimbursement, etc.) to the meeting venue.

Congratulations to the following individuals, who have been selected:

Yemisi Dina, BS, Meharry Medical College/Johns Hopkins University

Muithi Mwanthi, MD, PhD, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Annalise Abiodun, MD, Oregon Health & Science University Department of Dermatology

Amanda Nahhas, DO, Henry Ford Hospital, Department of Dermatology

Meyeneobong Inyang, BA, Howard University College of Medicine

Jacqueline McKesey, MD, University of California San Diego

Marilia Oliveira, MD, MS, DVM, Duke University

Lane Neidig, MD, Drexel University Department of Dermatology