Medical & Scientific Advisory Board

The Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc.® is fortunate to have an elite group of nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of dermatology on its board of medical advisors. This group of dermatologists and researchers meets annually in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, serves as a referral source for members, edits publications, supplies and edits articles for the quarterly newsletter, Ichthyosis Focus, and keeps FIRST and its members abreast of current research and state-of-the-art treatments for ichthyosis.

2016 FIRST Medical & Scientific Advisory Board


Moise Levy, MD, Chair
Dell Children's Medical Center

Sherri Bale, PhD
GeneDx, Inc.
Susan Bayliss, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Heather Brandling-Bennett, MD
University of Washington
Seattle Children’s Hospital
John C. Browning, MD, FAAD, FAAP
The University of Texas Health Science Center
at San Antonio
Anna Bruckner, MD
Children's Hospital Colorado
Keith Choate, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
Brittany Craiglow, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
John J. DiGiovanna, MD
Bethesda, Maryland
Jonathan Dyer, MD
University of Missouri - Columbia
Peter Elias, MD
V.A. Medical Center
Ervin Epstein, Jr. MD
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
  Philip Fleckman, MD
University of Washington
Jennifer L. Hand, MD
Mayo Clinic
Leslie Potter Lawley, MD
Emory University
Anne Lucky, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Erin Mathes, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Leonard Milstone, MD
Yale University School of Medicine

  Brandon Newell, MD
Children's Mercy Hospital & Clinic
  Amy J. Nopper, MD
Children's Mercy Hospital & Clinic
Amy Paller, MD
Northwestern University
  Gabriele Richard, MD
GeneDx, Inc.
William Rizzo, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dennis Roop, PhD
University of Colorado
Matthias Schmuth, MD
Innsbruck Medical University

Kara Shah, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Dawn Siegel, MD

Robert Silverman, MD
McLean, Virginia
Mary K. Spraker, MD
Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Joyce Teng
Stanford University

Mary L. Williams, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Albert Yan, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


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