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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.

Climate change & dermatology – a special issue for a special topic
Misha Rosenbach, Mary Williams

Climate change and dermatology: An introduction to a special topic, for this special issue                                                     
Genevieve S. Silva, Misha Rosenbach                    

The effects of climate change on infectious diseases with cutaneous manifestations                                                                 
Sarah J. Coates, Scott A. Norton

The influence of climate change on skin cancer incidence – A review of the evidence
Eva Rawlings Parker

Sunscreens: UV filters to protect us: Part 1: Changing regulations and choices for optimal sun protection
Nina Sabzevari, Sultan Qiblawi, Scott A. Norton, David Fivenson

Sunscreens: UV filters to protect us: Part 2-Increasing awareness of UV filters and their potential toxicities to us and our environment
David Fivenson, Nina Sabzevari, Sultan Qiblawi, Jason Blitz, ... Scott A. Norton

Global warming, heat-related illnesses, and the dermatologist
Mary L. Williams

Climate change and pediatric skin health                                                     
April Schachtel, Jonathan A. Dyer, Markus D. Boos                                                     

Air pollution and skin disorders                                                     
Wendy Roberts                                                     

Mass migration and climate change: Dermatologic manifestations                                                     
Ruby Kwak, Kanika Kamal, Alexandra Charrow, Saami Khalifian                                                     

Combating climate change in the clinic: Cost-effective strategies to decrease the carbon footprint of outpatient dermatologic practice
Ramie Fathy, Caroline A. Nelson, John S. Barbieri

Greening the office: Saving resources, saving money, and educating our patients
Stacy Blum, Molly Buckland, Todd L. Sack, David Fivenson

An expanding abscess after a flooding disaster                                                                 
Justin P. Bandino                                                                 

Lionfish envenomation in Caribbean and Atlantic waters: Climate change and invasive species
Benjamin B. Norton, Scott A. Norton