Jorge Ocampo Candiani, MD, PhD, IFAAD

Panelist | 20th Annual SOCS Scientific Symposium

Dr. Jorge Ocampo Candiani is a distinguished medical professional renowned for his significant contributions to the field of dermatology. Currently serving as the Chairman of the Dermatology Department at the University of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico, Dr. Ocampo-Candiani holds a dual distinction as a medical doctor and a Ph.D. scholar.

In 2027, he took on the prestigious role of President of the World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) in Guadalajara, further solidifying his leadership in the global dermatological community. His commitment to advancing the discipline is evident through his past role as the President of the Ibero-Latinamerican College of Dermatology (CILAD), where he spearheaded initiatives to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Dr. Ocampo-Candiani’s influence extends internationally, as he has served as an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Dermatology and contributed to the organization as a Former Member of the International Affairs Committee. His outstanding contributions have been recognized with a Presidential Citation from the American Academy of Dermatology.

As the Executive Vice-President of the International Society of Dermatology (ISD), Dr. Ocampo-Candiani plays a pivotal role in shaping global dermatological practices and standards. He is also a respected Board Member of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS), further highlighting his commitment to international collaboration and exchange.

His academic achievements are underscored by memberships in prestigious institutions such as the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the Mexican Academy of Surgery, and the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Jorge Ocampo-Candiani stands as a luminary in the field of dermatology, leaving an indelible mark on both national and international stages.

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