The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD) has published a tribute to the late Dr. Alan Shalita, written by his friend and colleague Dr. James Leyden. Along with Dr. Leyden, Dr. Shalita was a Founding Member of the AARS and committed themselves to expanding clinical research and awareness about acne and rosacea.
American Acne and Rosacea Society
The American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS), a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation, established in 2005 as a conglomeration of experts from varied scientific backgrounds. The purpose of the Society is to facilitate the interchange of knowledge and to stimulate education and research in two of the most common skin conditions we encounter in dermatology practice, acne and rosacea. Our founders and our members are dermatology medical professionals doing the fundamental and clinical research as well as performing the daily basic care for patients. We are the advocates of dermatologic diseases, conditions, and their scientific understanding.
The mission of the AARS is to:
- Promote, support, develop and provide an educational forum for the exchange of information related to acne and rosacea
- Promote acne and rosacea clinical research and mentoring opportunities for dermatology professionals
- Improve the care of patients who suffer from acne and rosacea
For more information about who we are and what we do, please click here.
Interested in becoming a member? Please click here.
The 9th Annual Meeting of the AARS featured a special tribute to Dr. Alan Shalita, Founding Member of the AARS. Dr. Shalita’s colleagues and fellow AARS members, as well as Dr. Shalita’s longtime assistant, shared their fondest memories of Dr. Shalita during the reception.
The 9th Annual Meeting of the AARS was held on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at The Curtis, located at 1405 Curtis Street in Denver, Colorado. This year's event featured a special tribute to Dr.
The results of the Top Ten Questions for Acne Research Priority, as compiled by the Acne Priority Setting Partnership (PSP), have been revealed! On behalf of the Acne PSP Organization, the AARS would like to thank all those who participated in this important initiative. Click here to se
The Acne Core Outcomes Research Network (ACORN) consists of an international group of dermatology clinicians and researchers who have come together to develop improved outcome measures of acne for use in clinical trials.
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AARS Upcoming Events
Thursday, July 24, 2014
12:00 PMAARS Booth at DERM2014, Las Vegas, NV
AARS will be displaying a booth at the DERM2014 Dermatology Essential Resource Meeting at the Encore Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada.(View Event)
Friday, August 8, 2014
07:30 AMAARS Board of Directors Summer Academy Meeting (AAD), Peninsula Chicago Lobby Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Peninsula Chicago Lobby Restaurant, Chicago, IL(View Event)
07:30AM - 08:30AM CST