On September 6, 2014, the third meeting of the Scientific Panel on Antibiotic Use in Dermatology (SPAUD) took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. SPAUD was founded in 2005 by AARS Past President James Q. Del Rosso, DO, and held its first two meetings in April 2006 and November 2007.
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.
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Drs. Thiboutot and Rosamilia on AARS SID Symposium Highlights
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.
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.