Our Leadership

Board of Directors

The AARS Board of Directors is comprised of 4 elected Executive Officers (President, President-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary) and 3 elected Directors with staggering terms.

Each Board member is appointed to an action committee within the AARS, including the Education Committee, Website/Public Relations Committee, Finance Committee, Fundraising Committee, Grant Committee, and Membership Committee.

Our leadership has been comprised of great innovators of basic science in acne and rosacea:

AARS Officers

Andrea Zaenglein, MD, President

Professor, Department of Dermatology and Department of Pediatric Dermatology; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Penn State Health

Hershey, PA

James Del Rosso, DO, President Elect

Private Practice; Founder and Research Director, JDR Dermatology Research, LLC

Las Vegas, NV

Valerie Callender, MD, Treasurer

Founder, Callender Dermatology & Cosmetic Center

Glenn Dale, MD

Bethanee Schlosser, MD, PhD, Secretary

Associate Professor at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

Chicago, IL

AARS Directors

Emmy Graber, MD

The Dermatology Institute of Boston

Boston, MA

Jonette Keri, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Miami

Miami, FL

Jonathan Weiss, MD

Georgia Dermatology Partners

Snellville, GA

Honorary Chairs

James Leyden, MD

Peter Pochi, MD

Guy Webster, MD, PhD

Honorary Chair with Distinction

Albert Kligman, MD

In Memoriam

Alan Shalita, md

In Memoriam

John Strauss, MD

In Memoriam

AARS Past Presidents

Guy Webster, MD, PhD


Hilary Baldwin, MD


James Del Rosso, DO


Diane Thiboutot, MD


Lawrence Eichenfield, MD


Sewon Kang, MD, MPH

2015 – 2017