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An International Exchange Program for Dermatologic Research Scientists

An International Exchange Program for Dermatologic Research Scientists SPECIAL MILLENNIUM ARTICLE An International Exchange Program for Dermatologic Research Scientists n preparing for the new millennium, I would like proposal was not accepted, but it seemed to me that, al- to direct the attention of my colleagues to an im- though it would be inappropriate to locate our academy I portant and significant opportunity for our spe- office in such a relatively inaccessible place, it would not cialty, a frontier that has been largely neglected. I am re- be inappropriate to establish an international center there ferring to what I would classify as Global Dermatology. devoted to fostering collaborative research and training, If we look at the worldwide distribution of dermato- a place for scientists worldwide to share their expertise, logic illness, it is apparent that skin disease and vector- understanding, and commitment to the eradication and borne illness acquired through the skin is a source of much amelioration of significant skin diseases in underdevel- morbidity and mortality worldwide and of particular con- oped areas of the world. I felt that such a proposal might cern for undeveloped and underdeveloped countries of also be attractive to Mr Annenberg because of his acknowl- the world. The social and economic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

An International Exchange Program for Dermatologic Research Scientists

JAMA Dermatology , Volume 136 (1) – Jan 1, 2000

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6068
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2168-6084
DOI
10.1001/archderm.136.1.96
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SPECIAL MILLENNIUM ARTICLE An International Exchange Program for Dermatologic Research Scientists n preparing for the new millennium, I would like proposal was not accepted, but it seemed to me that, al- to direct the attention of my colleagues to an im- though it would be inappropriate to locate our academy I portant and significant opportunity for our spe- office in such a relatively inaccessible place, it would not cialty, a frontier that has been largely neglected. I am re- be inappropriate to establish an international center there ferring to what I would classify as Global Dermatology. devoted to fostering collaborative research and training, If we look at the worldwide distribution of dermato- a place for scientists worldwide to share their expertise, logic illness, it is apparent that skin disease and vector- understanding, and commitment to the eradication and borne illness acquired through the skin is a source of much amelioration of significant skin diseases in underdevel- morbidity and mortality worldwide and of particular con- oped areas of the world. I felt that such a proposal might cern for undeveloped and underdeveloped countries of also be attractive to Mr Annenberg because of his acknowl- the world. The social and economic

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JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 2000

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