AAD Lobbies in DC for Reform

December 1, 2003

Las Vegas - Though Medicare reform is the hostage of legislative gridlock, and tort reform is the victim of pre-election year inertia, American Academy of Dermatology President Raymond L. Cornelison Jr., M.D., has at least one piece of positive news for dermatologists. According to Dr. Cornelison, the AAD's recently formed Ad Hoc Task Force on Skin Care for Developing Countries, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in Haiti has begun an initiative providing for volunteer dermatologists to train primary care givers to treat filoriasis.