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ACMS Adds Four New Board Members
At the 49th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, the ACMS will formally welcome four new members to its Board of Directors. Drs. Sarah Arron, Jeremy Bordeaux and Nathaniel Jellinek will serve three-year terms, and Dr. Elizabeth Billingsley will serve a four-year term on the Executive Committee, as Secretary-Treasurer in 2017-18, Vice President in 2018-19, President in 2019-20, and Past President in 2020-21.
Elizabeth M. Billingsley, MD, FACMS – Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Billingsley is the Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Penn., as well as the Chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee at Penn State Hershey Department of Dermatology. She completed medical school at Penn State University College of Medicine in 1989, and finished her residency at the Geisinger Medical Center in 1993. For her fellowship in the Department of Dermatology, Dr. Billingsley returned to Penn State Hershey, completing this program in 1994. Since becoming a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, she has served on a variety of committees including the Nominating Committee (1998-2002), Histotech Training Task Force (2003), Histotechnician Quality Assurance Committee (2004-2010), Chair of Mohs Histotech Quality Assurance Committee (2010-2011), Membership Committee (2011-present) and Board of Directors (2013-2016). In addition to being an active ACMS member, Dr. Billingsley has been a functioning member of the American Dermatological Association, the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, as well as the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative.
Sarah T. Arron, MD, PhD, FACMS – Board Member
Dr. Arron is Associate Professor of Dermatology at University of California, San Francisco; the Associate Director at UCSF Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center; Director of UCSF High Risk Skin Cancer Program; Director of UCSF Dermatology Clinical Research Unit and Chief of Mohs Micrographic Surgery at San Francisco VA Medical Center. In 2002 she earned her PhD at The Rockefeller University before completing her MD at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 2003. Both her residency training, and fellowship were accomplished at the University of California, San Francisco in 2007 and 2008 respectively. In addition to the ACMS, Dr. Arron is a member of the Association of Professors of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s Dermatologic Society, NCI Keratinocyte Carcinoma Consortium (KeraCon), American Board of Dermatology and the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative.
Jeremy S. Bordeaux, MD, MPH, FACMS – Board Member
At the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Dr. Bordeaux is the Director of Division of Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery, the Director of Multidisciplinary Melanoma/Cutaneous Oncology Program, and the Program Director of Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship. A graduate of Duke University Medical School (2002), Dr. Bordeaux earned his MPH from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also in 2002. He has earned numerous awards, including the ACMS Theodore Tromovitch Award (2008), the Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award in Dermatologic Surgery (2008-2011), Teacher of the Year – University Hospitals Dermatology Residency Program (2009), and Mentor of the Year, University Hospitals Dermatology Residency Program (2010, 2012, and 2013).
Nathaniel J. Jellinek, MD, FACMS – Board Member
Dr. Jellinek serves in private practice as the Fellowship Director of Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology with Dermatology Professionals in East Greenwich, RI. He concurrently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Dermatology at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University and as an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, and University of Massachusetts Medical School. Upon completing medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2000, Dr. Jellinek completed his Dermatologic Residency at the University of Massachusetts, Medical School, Division of Dermatology in 2004. His Fellowship was completed in 2005 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Dermatology. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Congratulations to these deserving candidates on their election to the board, and a very special thanks to outgoing Board members Drs. John Albertini, Chrysalyne Schmults, Summer Youker and Fiona Zwald for their years of service to the ACMS and the Mohs subspecialty.
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