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Jennifer Allyn
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Latest News from
American Academy of Dermatology
Scientific Meeting

BOSTON (Aug. 16, 2012) The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is holding the Summer Academy Meeting 2012, its summer scientific meeting in Boston, August 16-19, at the Hynes Convention Center. World-renowned dermatologists will present information on the latest research in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. 

Scientific News
This kit features some of the news and research that will be presented during the Summer Academy Meeting 2012, including:

For more information about the meeting, please contact the Academy’s Communications Department at (847) 330-0230. Media planning to attend the Summer Academy Meeting 2012 must register on-site at the Academy Press Registration Kiosk located in the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Hynes Convention Center. Press registration is available Thursday, Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Press Registration Kiosk phone number is (617) 954-2953 beginning Thursday, August 16.

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 17,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology) or Twitter (@AADskin).

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