EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER - Dr. Jacek C Szepietowski
Jacek C Szepietowski, M.D., Ph.D., born in 1966, is a full professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Wroclaw, Poland. Currently he serves as a Vice-Rector for University Development of Medical University in Wroclaw; in the years 2007-2011 he was the Director of the Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy of Polish Academy of Sciences. He is the Immediate Past President of Polish Dermatological Society and Past Present of International Forum for the Study of Itch. In the years 2009-2013 he served as Vice-President of the International Society of Dermatology. He is a President-Elect of European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry, Board Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, International Society of Dermatology, Euro-Asian Association of Dermatovenereologists, International DForum for the Study of Itch and a member of Executive Committee of the European Society of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus. He also served as a member of Council of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (till 2008). He is a Chair of the Education Committee of International Society of Dermatology and Chair of Project Proposal and Review Committee of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Prof. Szepietowski is an author or coauthor of more than 400 scientific articles, 15 books, more than 80 book chapters and more than 300 congress communications. He serves as Section Editor of Acta Dermato-Venereologica, Associate Editor of Dermatology, Deputy Editor of Mycoses, and the member of the Editorial Board of numerous journals. Prof. Szepietowski is a Honorary President of Polish Dermatological Society, Honorary Member of The Scientific Research Sigma Xi Society (USA), Georgian Association of Dermatovenereologists, Serbian Association of Dermatovenereologists, Belarusian Society of Dermatovenereologists and Cosmetologists, Slovak Society for Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India, Ethiopian Society of Dermatology and Italian Society of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. His main topics of interests are: itch, psychodermatology, hidradenitis suppurativa and chronic skin inflammation.