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2020 Abstract Session
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Denver, Colorado USA
The Global Vitiligo Foundation (GVF) meets annually, the day prior to the start of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Conference in the Spring. It aims to serve as a resource for all groups working to improve vitiligo treatments, increase awareness, and improve the quality of life, with the hope of reaching an eventual cure. In addition to our annual meeting, the GVF also holds an abstract session held in the morning, the day prior to the start of the AAD meeting.
2019 World Vitiligo Day
June 21-23, 2019
Sugar Land Marriott Town Square
Sugar Land, TX 77479
2018 MEETING SYNOPSIS
The day kicked off with coffee, a healthy breakfast buffet, and networking. Members reconnected, made introductions, and prepared for the day.
We had ten wonderful abstract sessions and nine posters presented. To see who presented and their topics, click here. To see the abstracts click here. The morning ended with Dr. Pandya providing an update from the Outcomes Committee. During his presentation he sought feedback from the participants to gauge their interest in measurable outcomes.
6TH ANNUAL GVF DINNER MEETING
After a busy day of AAD meetings, invited guest came back together to hear program updates and network with fellow doctors and guests. The evening started with networking prior to the dinner program. While eating, our guests were brought up to date on the following committee activities: Phototherapy, Advocacy, Surgical, Basic Science, and Outcomes. We were also shown a wonderful video about vitiligo from our guests from Brazil, Drs. Paulo and Paludo.
Dr. Huggins recruited several support group leaders to inform us about their work. Their presentations reminded us of the social difficulties of living with vitiligo. It helped us remember why we do we the work we do.
The evening wrapped up with additional networking.
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Photo taken from the 2nd Vitiligo Working Group Meeting, March 2014, Denver, Colorado, USA