COVID-19 Update

The WDS and the IJWD are providing COVID-19 peer reviewed reliable information and resources to dermatologists and their patients.
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International Journal of Women’s Dermatology is now accepting submissions of articles. Submit your manuscript here.

Guide for Authors

International Journal of Women’s Dermatology is a reference journal designed to meet the continuing education needs of the Women’s Dermatologic Society members and the entire dermatologic community. The Journal bases its policies on the guidelines set forth by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. (www.icmje.org).

About IJWD

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The IJWD publishes articles pertaining to dermatologic medical, surgical and cosmetic issues faced by female patients and their families. We are interested in original research articles, review articles, unusual case reports, new treatments, clinical trials, education, mentorship and viewpoint articles. Articles dealing with ethical issues in dermatology and medical legal scenarios are also welcome.Very important articles will have accompanying editorials.

Topics which our subsections editors look forward to welcoming include:

  • Women’s Health
  • Oncology, Surgery and Aesthetics
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Medical Dermatology
  • Society

About WDS

The Women’s Dermatologic Society founded in 1973, is dedicated to helping dermatologists fulfill their greatest potential and assisting them in making a contribution to our specialty and society.

To achieve this goal, the Society relies on the active participation of its members, who represent a diverse cross-section of professional subspecialties.

Publishing Information

International Journal of Women's Dermatology is published by Elsevier for the Women's Dermatologic Society.

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Current Issue Highlights

The response of the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology to the COVID-19 pandemic
Jenny E. Murase, Dedee F. Murrell

Subcorneal pustular dermatosis: Comprehensive review and report of a case presenting during pregnancy
Shashank Bhargava, Ujjwal Kumar, George Kroumpouzos

Art of prevention: Life in the time of coronavirus
Mohsen Baghchechi, Jeffery Dunn, Navin Jaipaul, Sharon E. Jacob

Management guidelines for pregnant health care workers exposed to infectious dermatoses
Vidhatha Reddy, Alexander L. Kollhoff, Jenny E. Murase, Kathryn Martires

The Potential Protective Effect of Estrogen: A Plausible Theory for why COVID-19 Mortality is Lower in Females
Dedee F. Murrell, Jenny E. Murase

The role of virtual support groups for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa during the COVID-19 pandemic
Molly Stout

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Editorial Board

Co-Editors in Chief

Dedee Murrell,

Jenny Murase, MD

Deputy Editor

Neil Sadick, MD

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Managing Editor
- Jennifer Ehrhardt

Women's Health
- George Kroumpouzos, MD
- Emily Altman, MD
- Daniel Butler, MD
- Marcia Driscoll, MD
- Misha Max Heller, MD
- Mary Gail Mercurio, MD
- Ginat Mirowski, DMD, MD
- Miriam Pomeranz, MD

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- Alyx Rosen Aigen, MD

Medical Dermatology
- Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, MD, PhD
- Maryam Daneshpazhooh, MD, PhD
- Mette Deleuran, MD, PhD
- Cristina Echeverría, MD
- Pearl Grimes, MD
- Aikaterini Patsatsi, MD 
- Marti Jill Rothe, MD
- Rashmi Sarkar, MD

Pediatric Dermatology
- Paula Luna, MD
- Kelly Park, MD 
- Heather Cohn Rishel, MD, PhD

Oncology, Surgery, and Aesthetics
- Murad Alam, MD
- M. Laurin Council, MD
- Marie Aleth Richard, MD
- Jennifer Stein, MD
- Rebecca Clare Tung, MD

- Collin Blattner, DO
- Valerie Callender, MD
- Lia Gracey Maniar, MD, PhD
- Lori Kels, MD, MPh
- Eve Lowenstein, MD, PhD
- Vinayak K. Nahar, MD, PhD 
- Neil Sadick, MD

Advisory Board

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- Wilma Bergfeld, MD
- Diane Berson, MD
- JudyAnn Bigby, MD
- Janine Clayton, MD 
- Susan Cooper, MD 
- Jane Grant-Kels, MD 
- Paula Hillard, MD 
- William James, MD
- Alexa Kimball, MD
- Carolyn Mazure, PhD
- Mary Maloney, MD
- Amy Paller, MD
- Marcia Ramos-e-Silva, MD, PhD
- Eli Sprecher, MD, PhD
- Antonella Tosti, MD 
- Vermen Verallo-Rowell, MD 
- Victoria Werth, MD 
- Luitgard Wiest, MD