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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 Wolters Kluwer for the Women's Dermatologic Society.

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Current Issue Highlights

Shedding light on the impact of hidradenitis suppurativa on women and their families: A focus of the International Journal of Women's Dermatology  
Rishab Revankar, Dedee F. Murrell, Jenny E. Murase       

Clinical considerations in the management of hidradenitis suppurativa in women
Emily K. Kozera, Michelle A. Lowes, Jennifer L. Hsiao, John W. Frew

Gender differences in hidradenitis suppurativa characteristics: A retrospective cohort analysis
Terri Shih, Justine R. Seivright, Shanice A. McKenzie, Christina L. Harview, ... Jennifer L. Hsiao

Hidradenitis suppurativa is associated with iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disease, and sickle cell anemia—A single-center retrospective cohort study
Anupama Parameswaran, Michael S. Garshick, Rishab Revankar, Catherine Pei-ju Lu, ... Kristen I. Lo Sicco

Identification of skin signs in human-trafficking survivors
Raaga Rambhatla, Marielle Jamgochian, Cristina Ricco, Rohan Shah, ... Arianne Shadi Kourosh

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Editorial Board

Co-Editors in Chief

Dedee Murrell,

Jenny Murase, MD

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Managing Editor
- Samantha Porter

Women's Health
- M. Laurin Council, MD
- Anna Cogen, MD
- Daniel Butler, MD
- Marcia Driscoll, MD
- Tanja Bohl, MBBS
- Mary Gail Mercurio, MD
- Ginat Mirowski, DMD, MD
- Miriam Pomeranz, MD
- Cæcilie Johansen, MD

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- Alyx Cali Rosen Aigen, MD

Medical Dermatology
- Julia-Tatjana Maul, MD
- Maryam Daneshpazhooh, MD
- Mette Deleuran, MD, PhD
- Cristina Echeverría, MD
- Brigitte Dreno, MD
- Mae Ramirez-Quizon, MD
- Aikaterini Patsatsi, MD 
- Marti Jill Rothe, MD
- Rashmi Sarkar, MD
- Alexander Katoulis, MD
- John Frew, MD
- Rania Abdelghani, MD

Pediatric Dermatology
- Kelly Park, MD
- Heather Irina Rishel, MD, PhD
- Niken Trisnowati, MD, PhD

Oncology, Surgery, and Aesthetics
- Murad Alam, MD
- George Kroumpouzos, MD
- Marie Aleth Richard, MD
- Jennifer Stein, MD
- Rebecca Clare Tung, MD

- Valerie Callender, MD
- Lia Gracey Maniar, MD, PhD
- Lori Kels, MD, MPh
- Vaeria Aoki, MD, PhD
- Vinayak K. Nahar, MD, PhD 
- Neil Sadick, MD
- Hagit Matz, MD

Advisory Board

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- Diane Berson, MD
- Emel Calikoglu, MD
- Janine Clayton, MD 
- Jane Grant-Kels, MD 
- William James, MD
- Nonhlanhla Khumalo, MD
- Branka Marinovic, MD
- Carolyn Mazure, PhD
- Amanda Oakley, MD
- Amy Paller, MD
- Catherine Prost, MD
- Marcia Ramos-e-Silva, MD, PhD
- Eli Sprecher, MD, PhD
- Antonella Tosti, MD 
- Snejina Vassileva, MD
- Vermen Verallo-Rowell, MD 
- Victoria Werth, MD 
- Luitgard Wiest, MD
- Akemi Ishida Yamamoto, MD