Rick Guidotti

Invited Speaker | 20th Annual SOCS Scientific Symposium

Rick Guidotti, an award-winning photographer, has spent more than twenty-five years collaborating internationally with nonprofit organizations, hospitals, medical schools, educational institutions, museums, galleries, advocacy groups and communities to effect a sea-change in societal attitudes towards individuals living with genetic, physical, behavioral or intellectual difference.

Rick’s work has been published in newspapers, magazines, and journals as diverse as Elle, GQ, People, the American Journal of Medical Genetics, The Lancet, Spirituality and Health, the Washington Post, Atlantic Monthly and LIFE Magazine. 

Rick is the founder and director of POSITIVE EXPOSURE, a non-profit organization that creates a more inclusive world for individuals and communities at risk of stigma and exclusion through photography, film, educational programs., and advocacy.

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Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.

By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.