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About IJWD

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.

IJWD Advisory Board


- Diane Berson, MD (USA)
  Cornell University, New York, NY

- Emel Calikoglu, MD (Turkey)

- Janine Clayton, MD (USA)
  National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 

- Jane Grant-Kels, MD (USA)
  University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 

- William James, MD (USA)
  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

- Nonhlanhla Khumalo, MD (South Africa)

- Branka Marinovic, MD (Croatia)
  School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

- Carolyn Mazure, PhD (USA)
  Yale University, New Haven, CT

- Amanda Oakley, MD (New Zealand)
  University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand

- Amy Paller, MD (USA)
  Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

- Catherine Prost, MD, PhD (France) 
  Avicenne Hospital and Université Sorbonne Paris Nord (USPN), Bobigny, France

- Marcia Ramos-e-Silva, MD, PhD (Brazil)
  Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

- Eli Sprecher, MD, PhD (Israel)
  Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel 

- Antonella Tosti, MD (USA)
  University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 

- Snejina Vassileva, MD (Bulgaria) 
  Medical University, Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

- Vermen Verallo-Rowell, MD (Philippines)
  VMV Skin Research Centre & Clinics, Legaspi Village, Makati, Philippines 

- Victoria Werth, MD (USA)
  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

- Luitgard Wiest, MD (Germany)
  Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

- Akemi Ishida Yamamoto, MD (Japan)
  Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan