Pr. Lidia RUDNICKA MD, PhD

Poland

Lidia Rudnicka(born February 19, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Polish-Americandermatologistwith contributions to the field ofsclerodermaresearch,hair diseasesandmelanomaprevention.

Rudnicka was the chairman of the Department of Dermatology CSK MSWiA (Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of Internal Affaires) inWarsaw, Poland(19982014).She is currently (starting 2014) chairman of the Department of Dermatology atMedical University of Warsaw. She is president of the Polish Dermatological Society, first president of the International Society of Trichoscopy, regional editor for theInternational Journal of Trichology, and associate editor of theJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. From 1990 to 1993, she worked in American and European institutions:Food and Drug Administration(USA),University of Lige(Belgium) andThomas Jefferson Universityin Philadelphia (USA).

Additionally, Rudnicka has authored or co-authored over 200 articles and book chapters, mainly concerning autoimmune skin diseases, biological therapies,videodermoscopy,trichoscopy,epidemiologyof skin diseases and managing medical institutions