Expert Panel 2015

Africa and the Middle East

Abdul-Ghani Kibbi

Abdul-Ghani Kibbi MD, FACP, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Abdul-Ghani Kibbi is Professor, Program Director and Chair of Dermatology at the American University of Beirut and maintains a private practice at its medical centre. He serves on the Board of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) and is a member and past President of the Lebanese Dermatological Society; in addition to membership in the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, he is an honorary member of the German Dermatological Society. Dr Kibbi has published more than 140 publications including chapters and abstracts.

Asia Pacific

Chung-Hong HuChung Hong Hu MD, FACP, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

A Mayo Clinic-trained dermatologist, Dr. Chung-Hong Hu had been full-time faculty at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) and Stanford University School of Medicine. In 1990, he was the visiting professor at the University of Geneva, then returned to his homeland in 1990 to serve the presidency of Taipei Medical College and transformed it to Taipei Medical University (TMU) in 2000. He is currently the Chair Professor of Dermatology at TMU. Dr. Hu was the president of Taiwanese Dermatological Association (TDA) for 2006-2012, and currently the Board Director of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS). In addition, Dr. Hu actively involves in many international organizations – Rotary International (District 3480 Governor, 2011-12), Red Cross Taiwan (Board Director) and the European Culture Exchange Foundation, Taiwan. He has published over 100 scientific papers in peer-review journals.

Europe

Francisco Camacho-MartinezFrancisco Camacho-Martinez MD, PhD, University of Seville, Seville, Spain

Dr. Francisco Camacho-Martinez is Head Professor of Dermatology at the University of Seville and represents Europe on the board for the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS). He has previously been Vice-president of the European Academy Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), President of the Spanish Academy Dermatology and Venereology (AEDV), President of the Ibero Latinamerican College of Dermatology (CILAD) and President of the European Society for Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dermatology. Dr Camacho-Martinez has published more than 700 scientific papers.

Latin America, incl. the Caribbean

Jorge Ocampo-CandianiJorge Ocampo-Candiani , MD, University of Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico

Dr. Jorge Ocampo-Candiani is the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Nuevo León (UANL). Further to this Dr. Ocampo-Candiani is the President of Ibero-latinamerican College of Dermatology (CILAD) and also serves on the Board of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS). He has authored more than 131 articles in national and international journals and is a lecturer in 30 countries around the World.

North America

Buisness portrait taken in The Media Group studio at UBCHarvey Lui, MD FRCPC, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Harvey Lui is Professor and founding Chairman of the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Lui’s clinical and research interests are in photodermatology, lasers, pigmentation, medical education, and biomedical optics. He has over 300 publications including chapters and abstracts. He is a former President of the Canadian Dermatology Association and currently serves on the Board of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS). In 2015 he will be the Secretary-General of the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver.