A new ERA for a global Dermatology

10 - 15 June 2019


ILDS – International League of Dermatological Societies
The International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) is a non-governmental organization in official relations with the World Health Organization. It was formed to:

  • Stimulate the cooperation of societies of dermatology and societies interested in all fields of cutaneous medicine and biology throughout the world;
  • Encourage the worldwide advancement of dermatological education, care and sciences;
  • Promote personal and professional relations among the dermatologists of the world;
  • Represent dermatology in commissions and international health organizations; and Organize a World Congress of Dermatology every four years.

ILDS Board Members

BoardBoard of DirectorsILDS Executive Director
Harvey Lui (Canada)
Raul Cabrera (Chile) Joanna Groves (UK)
Jean L. Bolognia(USA)
Lars E. French (Switzerland)
Brigitte Dréno (France)
Claire Fuller (UK)
Past President:
Wolfram Sterry (Germany)
Hassan Galadari (United Arab Emirates)
Christopher Griffiths (UK)
Chung-Hong Hu (Chinese Taipei)
Hemangi R. Jerajani (India)
Kenji Kabashima (Japan)
Thomas A. Luger (Germany)
Omar Lupi (Brazil)
David M. Pariser (USA)
Giovanni Pellacani (Italy)
Jerry Shapiro (Canada)
Daniel Mark Siegel (USA)
Xuejun Zhang (China)


SIDeMaST – Italian Society of Dermatology
The Italian Society of Dermatology (SIDeMaST) was founded in 1885 to promote the study and advancement of Dermatology as a whole.

The main aims of the Society are:

  • Promote Scientific Meetings and updating courses
  • Discuss the deliberations of local Authorities regarding Dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases
  • Elect a regional delegate with the task of reporting to the Executive Board local issues related to Dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases

SIDeMaST Board Members

President TreasurerBoard Member
Piergiacomo Calzavara-PintonGiuseppe MonfrecolaGiuseppe Argenziano
Antonio Costanzo
Maria Concetta Fargnoli
Angelo Valerio Marzano
Giuseppe Micali
Ketty Peris
Paolo Pigatto
Bianca Maria Piraccini
Franco Rongioletti
Pietro Rubegni

General Information

General Information

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