AAD's executive director, CEO to retire in June

March 28, 2012

Ronald A. Henrichs will retire June 5 after eight years as executive director and CEO of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Academy of Dermatology Association.

Schaumburg, Ill. - Ronald A. Henrichs will retire June 5 after eight years as executive director and CEO of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Academy of Dermatology Association.

An AAD statement noted that during his tenure, Mr. Henrichs’ contributions included strategic planning, growth of the scientific meetings, expanded advocacy initiatives, enhanced membership services and support, and expanded specialty positioning activities.

“On behalf of the more than 18,000 members of the American Academy of Dermatology, we thank Ron Henrichs for his many significant contributions to the academy and the specialty,” said AAD President Ronald L. Moy, M.D., in the statement.

Prior to joining the AAD, Mr. Henrichs was executive director of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for 15 years. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business, Mr. Henrichs was director of Young Physician Services for the American Medical Association before joining the AAPM&R as its fourth executive director.

Eileen Murray, the AAD’s deputy executive director for the past four years, will serve as acting executive director. The AAD has formed a search committee to hire a new executive director.

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