Prof Ching-Chi ChiLinkou, Taiwan
|Prof Ching-Chi Chi is Professor of Dermatology at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and President of Taiwan Evidence-Based Medicine Association. He obtained his medical degree from Taipei Medical University and completed dermatology specialist training at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei. Prof Chi obtained DPhil in Clinical Medicine from the University of Oxford with doctorate thesis entitled ‘Evidence-based assessment of the safety of topical corticosteroids in pregnancy’. He is passionate about evidence-based medicine and clinical epidemiology and has been involved in over 10 Cochrane reviews and 2 pan-European Dermatology Guidelines. Being Editor of the Cochrane Skin since 2011, Prof Chi is also Associate Editor for Evidence-Based Dermatology section of British Journal of Dermatology, Associate Editor of Dermatologica Sinica, and Academic Editor of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Having published widely, Prof Chi has received plenty of research awards.|
Dr Esther FreemanBoston, USA
|Dr. Esther Freeman, MD, PhD is Director of Global Health Dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She received her PhD in Epidemiology from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, before pursuing her clinical training at Harvard Medical School. She has worked to improve healthcare, especially those affected by HIV, in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and southeast Asia since 2003. She has collaborated with the World Health Organization since 2011, to establish guidelines for the treatment of HIV-associated skin conditions in the developing world. Her work centers around HIV-associated skin disease and HIV- associated cancer. She has been Chair of the Clinical Guidelines Committee at the American Academy of Dermatology, where she oversaw the Academy's transition from SORT to GRADE methodology. Most recently, she is leading the international Dermatology COVID-19 Registry, which is a collaboration between the American Academy of Dermatology and the International League of Dermatologic Societies.|
|Dr Urbà González|
|Urbà is a dermatologist from Barcelona (MD, PhD and MSc). He is a co-author of several Cochrane reviews and guidelines for improving the quality of clinical trials in some high impact skin diseases. He is interested in the critical analysis of clinical research, the empowerment of dermatological patients and the use of the best knowledge for the care of every patient.|
|Dr Sue Jessop|
Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Laurence Le Cleach
|Associate professor; Dermatologist and PhD in public health; Director of the French Satellite of CSG since 2017; author of several reviews mainly on psoriasis, and an ongoing living NMA on systemic treatment for psoriasis; and several publications on metaresearch in the field of dermatology.|
|Dr Luigi Naldi|
Vicenza and Bergamo, Italy
|Luigi is a qualified Full Professor of Dermatology and Director of the Department of Dermatology of Ospedale San Bortolo in Vicenza (Italy). He is the founder and president of “Centro Studi GISED,” an independent organisation in Italy, dedicated to clinical research and Evidence Based Medicine in Dermatology. He is particularly interested in the way safety aspects of interventions are considered and summarised in systematic reviews, and in non-pharmacological variables affecting the outcome of skin diseases. |
|Dr Gloria Sanclemente|
Dr. Gloria Sanclemente, MD, MSc, PhD is Professor of Dermatology and Epidemiology at the Medical Research Institute, University of Antioquia. She received her PhD in Methodology of Biomedical Research and Public Health from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain after receiving a MSc in Clinical Sciences (Clinical Epidemiology) at the University of Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia, and a MSc in the Molecular biology and pathology of viruses, at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK. She received her medical degree at the Universidad CES, Medellin Colombia before pursuing her dermatology training at the Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.
She leads the Group of Investigative Dermatology (GRID) at the University of Antioquia, and her main interests are in clinical research, dermato-epidemiology and quality of life. She is member of the Colegio Ibero-Latinoamericano de Dermatología (CILAD), Chair of the Science and Research Committee at the Colombian Association of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, and an International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.