Since 2012, the ASDS Award for Outstanding Service has recognized young, emerging leaders of ASDS who have demonstrated commitment to the Society’s growth and success.
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (PRWEB) October 12, 2018
Shannon Humphrey, MD, FRCPC, was recognized for the 2018 Award for Outstanding Service by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), the largest specialty organization representing dermatologic surgeons at the ASDS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
Since 2012, the ASDS Award for Outstanding Service has recognized young, emerging leaders of ASDS who have demonstrated commitment to the Society’s growth and success. It is bestowed annually to one ASDS member who has volunteered his or her time for multiple Society projects or initiatives. In an effort to recognize early-career volunteers, award recipients must be out of residency for one to 10 years.
Dr. Humphrey is the Medical Director at Carruthers & Humphrey Cosmetic Dermatology and Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Continuing Medical Education in the Department of Dermatology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Recently elected to the ASDS / ASDSA Boards of Directors, she has served as faculty for the ASDS Annual Meeting since 2010 and served on multiple work groups including Education, Annual Meeting, Leadership Development, Young Dermatologic Surgeons and the Soft Tissue Fillers Guidelines Task Force. In addition, Dr. Humphrey has participated as mentee and mentor through the Future Leaders Network Programand is a peer reviewer and Contributing Editor for the Society’s journal, “Dermatologic Surgery.”
“The contributions of Dr. Humphrey to our Society have been many in recent years,” said ASDS President Murad Alam, MD, MBA. “She combines superb patient care with diligent research and is a gifted teacher. She is an outstanding role model for all ASDS members, and the Society is pleased to recognize her efforts through this award.”
For more information, visit asds.net/Service-Awards-and-Competitions.
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About the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the largest specialty organization exclusively representing dermatologic surgeons who have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of your skin. ASDS members are pioneers in the field. Many are involved in the clinical studies that bring popular treatments to revitalize skin and fill and diminish wrinkles to the forefront. Their work has helped create and enhance many of the devices that remove blemishes, hair and fat, and tighten skin. Dermatologic surgeons also are experts in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment. As the incidence of skin cancer rises, dermatologic surgeons are committed to taking steps to minimize the life-threatening effects of this disease. For more information, visit asds.net.