Antony Young, Gillian Murphy (ESPD Treasurer), John Hawk (ESPD President), Giovanni Leone (ESPD Committee Member), Andrea Paro Vidolin and Alex Anstey at World Photodermatology Day, Seoul, May 2011
Membership includes clinical dermatologists, medical physicists, photochemists, photobiologists, and members of the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The ESPD encourages dialogue and collaboration between these groups.
The ESPD also organises workshops to explore particular aspects of photodermatology in detail. Information gathered at such workshops is disseminated in the form of reports published in appropriate journals.
April 21-27 2012
Professor John Hawk, president of the ESPD, has been quoted in New Zealand Listener article about care in the sun and vitamin D deficiency. Please click here to view this article.
Professor John Hawk, president of the ESPD, has been quoted in Stuff.co.nz Science section - 'Cancer fear rises as ozone hole grows'. Please click here to view this article.
Professor John Hawk, president of the ESPD, has been quoted in a Daily Express article called 'Real truth behind EU con over energy-saving bulbs'. Please click here to view this article.
Combined ESPD/European Society for Photobiology Symposium, Progress in the Photosensitivity Disorders
Date: Fri 6th September 2013
Location: Liège, Belgium
See link for programme
ESPD Annual Scientific Meeting
Date: Wed 2nd October 2013
Location: EADV Congress, Istanbul, Turkey
See link for programme and abstracts
Second European Course on Photodermatology
Date: May 2014
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Precise details and programme to be advised
World Congress on Cancers of the Skin (in conjunction with the Skin Cancer Foundation)
Date: 3rd to 6th September, 2014
Location: Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland
See www.wccs2014.org for details
An ESPD Fellowship to the value of €1000 will be awarded for the best photodermatological paper in the opinion of the ESPD committee published or accepted for publication in 2012. The lead author must apply through the following link, attaching the paper and a letter showing acceptance for publication if so far unpublished. Applications must be made by 31st January 2013, following which the awardee will be notified by the end of February 2013.
Election result for ESPD committee
Professor John Hawk will be our President for a second term, Marie-Claude Marguery will be our Secretary and Giovanni Leone will be our new Treasurer. Please visit our committee page for more info.
International League of Dermatological Societies
The ESPD is now a member of the ILDS, and the latest ILDS Newsletter, published in the journal Dermatology, can be accessed through here.
If you would like to get in touch with us, please send email to email@example.com
John Hawk, ESPD President, speaking at the World Congress of Dermatology, Seoul, May 2011