Dermatology: Recent Appointments & Awards
Congratulations to the following Division of Dermatology members:
An-Wen Chan, Aaron Drucker & Vincent Piguet
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Staff Dermatologist, Women's College Hospital
Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute
Dr. Aaron Drucker has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 American Academy of Dermatology Young Investigator award in the Clinical Research Category. Each year one clinical and one basic science awardee from North America are selected and Dr. Drucker is the first Canadian recipient since 2014. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge significant research advances in the science and practice of dermatology by those beginning their research careers and who demonstrate the potential to become established, independently-funded investigators in dermatology. The award will be presented at the annual AAD meeting in March.
Aaron Drucker & Vincent Piguet
Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Staff Paediatric Dermatologist & Paediatric Dermatology Fellowship Director, Hospital for Sick Children
Project Investigator, SickKids Research Institute
Dr. Irene Lara-Corrales has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 Dermatologist from the Heart program by the La Roche-Posay Foundation. The program aims to encourage and support generous-spirited initiatives for dedicated, community-centered dermatology focused on enhancing patients quality of life among the dermatology community in Canada. Among applications from all over the country, Dr. Lara-Corrales was selected for her project "Cutaneous toxicities of targeted therapies for pediatric cancer: Educational modules for front-line health care providers." Congratulations!