2004 - American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

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American Society for Laser
Medicine and Surgery
th
30
Anniversary
Charter Members
David B. Apfelberg, M.D.
Billie L. Aronoff, M.D.
Kenneth A. Arndt, M.D.
Alfonso E. Barnes, M.D.
Michael W. Berns, Ph.D.
Milton Birnbaum, Ph.D.
Professor Stephen G. Bown
J. Thomas Brown, M.D.
Sidney S. Charschan, Ph.D.
Peter DeMarco, M.D.
Ellet H. Drake, M.D.
James P. Fidler, M.D.
John C. Fisher, Sc.D.
John A. Goldman, M.D.
Roger J. Guidi
Lovic W. Hobby, M.D.
Geza J. Jako, M.D.
James J. Johnson
Isaac Kaplan, M.D.
Harvey Lash, M.D.
Morton R. Maser, M.D.
Elizabeth I. McBurney, M.D.
Erich C. Muehlenbeck, M.D.
H. Carlton Newman, D.V.M.
Charter Members
Professor Kaare J. Nygaard
Robert H. Ossoff, D.M.D., M.D.
John A. Parrish, M.D.
Gholam A. Peyman, M.D.
Thomas G. Polanyi, Ph.D.
John L. Ratz, M.D.
David J. Russin, M.D.
Bruce M. Saal, M.D.
David H. Sliney, Ph.D.
Lars Othar Svaasand, Ph.D.
Professor Wilhelm Waidelich
Robert A. Wallace
Robert Marshall Wilson, Ph.D.
Myron L. Wolbarsht, Ph.D.
Bruce Younger, M.D.
Walter O. Zuschke, M.D.
30th Anniversary
1981
•ASLMS Co-Founders: Dr.
Leon Goldman and Dr. Ellet
Drake
•Organizational meeting held
in San Diego – 173 attended
•Bylaws created
•LSM adopted as ASLMS
publication co-edited by Dr.
Billie Aronoff and Dr. Eugene
Friedman
•Total membership – 150
Leon Goldman, M.D.
ASLMS Co-Founder
Ellet Drake, M.D.
ASLMS Co-Founder
th Anniversary
th
30
30 Anniversary
1982
1981-1982 President
Leon Goldman, M.D.
2nd Annual Conference
Marriott’s Hilton Head Resort
Hilton Head Island, SC
Conference Attendance - 252
Leon Goldman, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1982
•William B. Mark Memorial
Award established – First
recipient: Dr. Leon Goldman
•Dr. Leon Goldman served as
original Newsletter editor
•1st nurse applied for
membership
•Total membership – 207
William B. Mark
Caroline S. Mark
(Provided Seed Money Necessary to Establish ASLMS)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1983
1982-1983 President
Joseph H. Bellina, M.D.
3rd Annual Conference
Fairmont Hotel
New Orleans, LA
Joseph H. Bellina, M.D.
Fairmont Hotel – New Orleans
Conference Attendance - 294
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1983
•First Standards of Training and
Practice document drafted and
approved by the Board
•“Member” category created
Joseph H. Bellina, M.D.
•Industry Board seat created
•Section Chair positions created
•Total membership – 402
Scientific Session
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1984
1983-1984 President
John A. Dixon, M.D.
4th Annual Conference
Hotel Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Michael Berns, Ph.D. (left); Caroline Mark (center); John Dixon,
M.D. (right)
Conference Attendance - 579
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1984
•Abstracts published in LSM
•Central Office purchased first
computer for office
•ASLMS logo registered and
trademarked
Robert Ossoff, M.D., D.M.D. (left); Geza Jako,
M.D. (center); Ellet Drake, M.D.(right)
•Board approved funding of
travel grants
•Board approved summer
student research grant program
•Total membership – 518
Ellet Drake, M.D. (left); Caroline Mark (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1985
1984-1985 President
Hugh Beckman, M.D.
5th Annual Conference
Sheraton Twin Towers
Orlando, FL
Conference Attendance - 666
Hugh Beckman, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1985
•ASLMS recognized by AMA as
a medical organization
•ASLMS Board decided to form
a panel to open lines of
communication with FDA
•Total membership – 705
Exhibit Hall
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1986
1985-1986 President
Geza J. Jako, M.D.
Geza J. Jako, M.D.
6th Annual Conference
The Westin Hotel
Boston, MA
Conference Attendance - 966
The Westin Hotel - Boston, MA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1986
•Subscription to LSM included
as membership benefit
•ASLMS approved by ACCME
to grant CME credits
Posters
•Code of Ethics approved by
Board
•Tom Brunner appointed as
Treasurer
•Total membership – 1026
(left to right) Jim Johnson; Kenneth Arndt, M.D.; Geza Jako, M.D.;
Leon Goldman, M.D.; Ellet Drake, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1987
1986-1987 President
Kenneth A. Arndt, M.D.
Kenneth A. Arndt, M.D.
7th Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency
Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA
Conference Attendance - 1067
Hyatt Regency – San Francisco, CA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1987
•Dr. Carmen Puliafito appointed
as LSM Editor-in-Chief
•Specialty issues of LSM
published
Carmen Puliafito, M.D.
•ASLMS published first
biophysics course book
•Total membership – 1196
(left to right) Leon Goldman, M.D.; Kenneth Arndt, M.D.;
Michael Berns, Ph.D.; Geza Jako, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1988
1987-1988 President
Michael W. Berns, Ph.D.
8th Annual Conference
Fairmont Hotel
Dallas, TX
Michael W. Berns, Ph.D.
Fairmont Hotel – Dallas, TX
Conference Attendance - 1051
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1988
•ASLMS has members from 20
foreign countries
•Board decided to discontinue
requirement of endorsements
for membership applications
Billie Aronoff, M.D. (left); John Parrish, M.D. (right)
•Total membership – 1410
(left to right) Tom Brunner; Michael Berns, Ph.D.; John Parrish,
M.D.; David Apfelberg, M.D.; Kenneth Arndt, M.D.; Ellet Drake, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1989
1988-1989 President
John A. Parrish, M.D.
9th Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
John A. Parrish, M.D.
Conference Attendance - 956
Hyatt Regency Crystal City – Arlington, VA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1989
•Nursing Section recognized as a
Division of ASLMS
•Nursing/Allied Health Board Seat
created
•Administrative Regulations created
Marvin P. Fried, M.D.
•Dr. Marvin P. Fried appointed as first
CME Director
•Total membership – 1545
Scientific Session
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1990
1989-1990 President
Robert H. Ossoff, M.D., D.M.D.
Robert H. Ossoff, M.D., D.M.D.
10th Annual Conference
Gaylord Opryland Resort
Nashville, TN
Conference Attendance - 1039
Gaylord Opryland Resort - Nashville, TN
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1990
•Board created “Directorships”
(CME and Socioeconomic
Affairs)
•“Physician Member” category
created
Robert Ossoff, M.D., D.M.D.
•ASLMS applied for seat with
the AMA
•Total membership – 1679
ASLMS Board of Directors
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1991
1990-1991 President
David B. Apfelberg, M.D.
David B. Apfelberg, M.D.
11th Annual Conference
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel
San Diego, CA
Conference Attendance - 1211
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel – San Diego, CA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1991
•Nursing/Allied Health Excellence
Award established – First
recipient: Ms. Sue Huether
•Student Resident Awards
established
U.S. Navy Color Guard
•First FDA workshop was held at
Annual Conference
•Total membership – 1857
Joel Noe, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1992
1991-1992 President
Michael S. Baggish, M.D.
Michael S. Baggish, M.D.
12th Annual Conference
Buena Vista Palace
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Conference Attendance - 1123
Buena Vista Palace – Lake Buena Vista, FL
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1992
•“Life Member” category created
•Best Awards established
•Total membership – 1878
Michael Baggish, M.D. (left); Leonard Cerullo, M.D. (right)
Group function at Annual Conference “Swamp Party”
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1993
1992-1993 President
Leonard J. Cerullo, M.D.
Leonard J. Cerullo, M.D.
13th Annual Conference
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, LA
Conference Attendance - 1049
New Orleans Marriott – New Orleans, LA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1993
•Dr. Goldman organized “Laser
Art” exhibit at Annual
Conference
•Ms. Caroline Mark became
“Honorary Fellow”
Leon Goldman, M.D.
•Student Member category
created
•Total membership – 1903
Penny Smalley, R.N., C.M.L.S.O.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1994
1993-1994 President
Ronald G. Wheeland, M.D.
Ronald G. Wheeland, M.D.
14th Annual Conference
The Westin Harbour Castle
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Conference Attendance - 966
The Westin Harbour Castle – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1994
•Dr. Ellet Drake retired as Secretary
and assumed role as Historian
•Dr. Richard O. Gregory appointed
Secretary
Richard O. Gregory, M.D.
•Ellet H. Drake Lectureship Award
established
•Member-Get-A-Member program
initiated
•Total membership – 2066
Ronald Wheeland, M.D.(left); Ellet Drake, M.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1995
1994-1995 President
Carmen A. Puliafito, M.D.
Carmen A. Puliafito, M.D.
15th Annual Conference
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel
San Diego, CA
Conference Attendance - 952
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel – San Diego, CA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1995
•Dr. Robert Ossoff appointed as
LSM Editor-in-Chief for a 5 year
term
•Dr. John A. Parrish received first
annual Ellet H. Drake Lectureship
Award
Robert Ossoff, M.D., D.M.D.
•Total membership – 2651
Joop Grevelink, M.D., Ph.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1996
1995-1996 President
Raymond J. Lanzafame, M.D.,
M.B.A.
Raymond J. Lanzafame,
M.D., M.B.A.
16th Annual Conference
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Orlando, FL
Conference Attendance - 915
Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Orlando, FL
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1996
•Board created “International Affairs”
committee
•Increased frequency of Board
meetings from two to four
Thomas Brunner
•Total membership – 3090
Raymond Lanzafame, M.D., M.B.A. (left);
David Goldberg, M.D., J.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1997
1996-1997 President
James A. Duncavage, M.D.
James A. Duncavage, M.D.
17th Annual Conference
The Pointe Hilton Resort on
South Mountain
Phoenix, AZ
Conference Attendance - 1198
The Pointe Hilton Resort on South Mountain – Phoenix, AZ
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1997
•ASLMS Web site created
•Total membership – 3200
R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
Best Student Award recipients
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1998
1997-1998 President
David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D.
David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D.
18th Annual Conference
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel
and Marina
San Diego, CA
Conference Attendance - 1272
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina – San Diego, CA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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1998
•Dr. David Goldberg appointed
as first Legal Advisor
•Dr. William Owen appointed as
first Safety Director
Poster Display
•Leon Goldman Memorial
Award established
•Total membership – 3151
George Abela, M.D., M.B.A.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1999
1998-1999 President
Bryan P. Shumaker, M.D.
Bryan P. Shumaker, M.D.
19th Annual Conference
Buena Vista Palace
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Conference Attendance - 1140
Buena Vista Palace – Lake Buena Vista, FL
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
1999
•ASLMS Web site redesigned
and personalized member Web
pages offered to members
•Point system for Fellow status
implemented
Bryan Shumaker, M.D. (left); Patti Owens,
R.N., M.H.A, C.M.L.S.O. (right)
•Dr. David Goldberg received
first annual Leon Goldman
Memorial Award
•Total membership – 3215
Michael Kavic, M.D. (left); William Owen, M.D.
(center); Richard Gregory, M.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2000
1999-2000 President
Marvin P. Fried, M.D.
Marvin P. Fried, M.D.
20th Annual Conference
Reno Hilton
Reno, NV
Conference Attendance - 1122
Reno Hilton – Reno, NV
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2000
•$15,000 Research Grant
established
•Strategic Planning retreat held in
San Diego
Raymond J. Lanzafame,
M.D., M.B.A.
•A. Ward Ford endowment given to
ASLMS
•Dr. Raymond Lanzafame
appointed as CME Director
•Total membership – 3025
Dale Goodwin McMeekin, R.N. (left); Marvin Fried , M.D.(right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2001
2000-2001 President
Richard E. Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Richard E. Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Richard E. Fitzpatrick, M.D.
21st Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Conference Attendance - 1238
Hyatt Regency New Orleans – New Orleans, LA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2001
•Online abstract submission system
•Membership certificate updated
•Board approved development of first
online journal, LaserExpress
•United States Air Force Office of
Scientific Research and Whitaker
Foundation funds ASLMS Travel Grants
Richard Fitzpatrick, M.D. (left); Brian Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
(right)
•Best Clinical Nursing/Allied Health
Award established
•Total membership – 3050
•Conference attendance - 1238
Isaac Kaplan, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2002
2001-2002 President
J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
22nd Annual Conference
Atlanta Hyatt Regency
Atlanta, GA
J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Conference Attendance - 1301
Hyatt Regency Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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2002
•LaserExpress online journal
created
•ASLMS Web site redesigned
Joseph Walsh, Jr., Ph.D.
•ASLMS offers first online
voting for leadership positions
•Total membership – 3224
J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D. (left); Henry H.L. Chan ,
M.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2003
2002-2003 President
Suzanne L. Kilmer, M.D.
Suzanne L. Kilmer, M.D.
23rd Annual Conference
Anaheim Hilton
Anaheim, CA
Conference Attendance - 1375
Anaheim Hilton - Anaheim, CA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2003
•Joint International ASLMS/BMLA/
ELA meeting held in Edinburgh,
Scotland
•Total membership – 3298
ASLMS Members in attendance at Scotland meeting
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2004
2003-2004 President
Joseph T. Walsh, Jr., Ph.D.
Joseph Walsh, Jr., Ph.D.
24th Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency
Dallas, TX
Conference Attendance - 1603
Hyatt Regency – Dallas, TX
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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2004
•“Investment” committee
created
Joseph Walsh, Jr., Ph.D.
•ASLMS hires firm to manage
investments
•“Marketing and Public
Relations” committee created
•Total membership – 3434
Milton Waner, M.D. and his
band “Arrhythmia” played for
an evening ASLMS function.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2005
2004-2005 President
Jerome M. Garden, M.D.
Jerome M. Garden, M.D.
25th Annual Conference
Disney’s Coronado Springs
Resort
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Conference Attendance - 1815
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort - Lake
Buena Vista, FL
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2005
•Dr. J. Stuart Nelson appointed as LSM
Editor-in-Chief
•ASLMS celebrates 25 years
•Strategic Planning retreat held in New York
•Total membership – 3635
J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Greg Absten (left); Judy Chamberlain, R.N. (right)
Roy Geronemus, M.D. (left); Jerome Garden , M.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2006
2005-2006 President
Roy G. Geronemus, M.D.
Roy G. Geronemus, M.D.
26th Annual Conference
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Conference Attendance - 2360
Sheraton Boston Hotel – Boston, MA
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2006
•First Annual Silent auction
established under the leadership
of Dr. Roy Geronemus
•ASLMS Industry Advisory
Council established
Silent Auction
•Bylaw amendment to limit term
of office of the Secretary and
Treasurer to two consecutive
three-year terms
•Total membership – 3741
Roy Geronemus, M.D. (left); E. Victor Ross, M.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2007
2006-2007 President
A. Jay Burns, M.D.
A. Jay Burns, M.D.
27th Annual Conference
Gaylord Texan Resort
Grapevine, TX
Conference Attendance - 2369
Gaylord Texan Resort – Grapevine, TX
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2007
•ASLMS members allowed to use
Society’s name and logo for advertising
•Research grant program awarded
$326,298
•Research Fund Contributor Categories
established for Members
A. Jay Burns, M.D.
•Online Physician Locator Service
•New Product Application section added
to Web site
•Total membership – 4177
Kristen M. Kelly, M.D.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2008
2007-2008 President
E. Victor Ross, M.D.
E. Victor Ross, M.D.
28th Annual Conference
Gaylord Palms Resort
Kissimmee, FL
Conference Attendance - 2535
Gaylord Palms Resort – Kissimmee, FL
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2008
•ePoster program developed
•Dr. George J. Hruza appointed Treasurer
•Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations
Professional Development Award
established
Dr. Horace Furumoto
•First Fundamentals of Lasers in Health
Care course and Knowledge-Based Exam
•First regional Fundamentals of Lasers in
Health Care course held in California
•Total membership – 4396
George J. Hruza, M.D., M.B.A.
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2009
2008-2009 President
Brian S. Biesman, M.D.
Brian S. Biesman, M.D.
29th Annual Conference
Gaylord National Resort
National Harbor, MD
Conference Attendance - 1801
Gaylord National Resort – National Harbor, MD
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
3030
2009
•Strategic Planning retreat in Chicago
•Online study guide developed for
Fundamentals course attendees
•In-house online abstract, travel grant,
and COI disclosure programs developed
Brian Biesman, M.D. (left); J. Stuart Nelson, M.D. (right)
•In-house member database
management system upgraded
•LSM Impact Factor reaches record high
of 3.539 (31% increase over our 2007
all-time high of 2.700
•Total membership – TBA
Brian Biesman, M.D. (left); David Verebelyi, M.D. (right)
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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2010
2009-2010 President
R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel – Phoenix, AZ
30th Annual Conference
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Hotel and Convention Center
Phoenix, AZ
th Anniversary
th Anniversary
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30th ASLMS Annual Conference
Special Award Recipient
Dr. Charles H. Townes
Charles H. Townes, Ph.D.
Friday, April 16, 2010
10:50 am – 11:19 am
North Hall C – Phoenix Convention Center
Dr. Charles H. Townes, father of lasers, Nobel Laureate and a professor
of physics at the University of California Berkeley, will be honored in
person at our 30th Annual Conference. Dr. Townes first demonstrated the
maser in 1954, and later published the theoretical principles of the laser.
On the 50th anniversary of the operation of the laser, ASLMS is proud to
honor Dr. Townes.
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th Anniversary
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30th ASLMS Annual Conference
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Howard Schlossberg
Saturday, April 17, 2010
10:50 am – 11:30 am
North Hall C – Phoenix Convention Center
Howard Schlossberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Howard Schlossberg, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research's
program manager for optical sciences, is a world leader in the
development of laser technologies with both military and civilian
applications. Dr. Schlossberg embodies the interdisciplinary spirit of
ASLMS in his superb ability to couple Air Force research efforts with
university, industry, and government programs.
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ASLMS celebrates 30
years!
Upcoming activities:
•Online education
•Member forum
•Enhanced Web site
Leon Goldman, M.D.
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Yet
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30 Anniversary
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Why Should I Join?
• Respected Medical Journal, Lasers in Surgery
and Medicine
• Worldwide Networking
• Multidisciplinary Knowledge
• Member Newsletter / Web site
• Member Forum
• Research Grants
• Advocacy/Self Regulation
• And much more…
How
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Three Easy Steps to Apply for
Membership
• Visit www.aslms.org
• Click on join ASLMS icon
• Complete the online application.
th Anniversary
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“After
R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
50 years, laser and energybased treatment is still in its
infancy. ASLMS is the leading
medical Society in this field, and
the only one that is truly multidisciplinary. We are a rainbow
group of groups, with much to
teach and learn from each other.”
R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
ASLMS President
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