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April 27, 2023
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SOCS to Present a Scientific Session and Reception at WCD 2023 in Singapore!

We’re counting the days until the 25th Annual World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) in Singapore, where the Skin of Color Society will present its first-ever WCD Scientific Session and Networking Reception on July 3, 2023.

WCD 2023 SOCS Scientific Session Co-chairs Drs. Victoria Barbosa and Ginette Okoye and the SOCS Planning Subcommittee—consisting of Drs. Andrew Alexis, Lynn McKinley-Grant, Stavonnie Patterson, and Hema Sundaram— have developed an exciting lineup of Invited Speakers from around the world.

These esteemed experts will cover a range of important skin of color dermatology topics, as follows:

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD (United States), “Cultural Beauty Around the World”
Ncoza Dlova, MD, (South Africa), “Lichen planopilaris in SA”
Michelle Rodrigues, MBBS (HONS), FACD (Australia), “Unmasking Facial Pigmentation”
Archana Singal MD, FAMS (India), “Less Known Facets of Cutaneous Tuberculosis”
Ophelia Dadzie, BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCP, DipRCPath, MSc (England), “Inflammatory Dermatoses in Richly Pigmented Skin; A Focus on Semiology”

Q & A’s will follow each presentation, and we look forward to lively interaction with our dynamic speakers.

Immediately following the Scientific Session, SOCS will host a Networking Reception, offering attendees the opportunity to connect with colleagues and friends from all over the world, enjoy refreshments, time to network and partake in interesting conversations.

The SOCS Scientific Session takes place at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Suntec City, Singapore, Level 3 – Room 330, from 1:30-5:30 PM SGT.

There is no extra charge to attend the SOCS Session, but per the rules of the WCD Secretariat, attendees must be registered/badged for the WCD:

For more details and to register for the SOCS Scientific Session & Networking Reception, visit here.

We hope to see you then and there!