ASLMS Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 | 6:49 PM - 7:04 PM | ROOM 402
CELEBRATION OF ASLMS WOMEN IN ENERGY-BASED DEVICES
Merete Haedersdal, MD, PHD, DMSC
Extreme Journeys in Life and Career
From Hygge to Harvard: The Scandinavian model is world-renowned for its gender equality, work-life balance and the popularized concept of "Hygge." What on earth would compel someone to venture out of such a secure bubble? This is Dr. Merete Haedersdal's story of stepping out of her comfort zone on a transatlantic adventure from Hygge to Harvard.
Passion to Project: Dr. Haedersdal discusses how scientific curiosity and care for patients introduced her to a multitude of inspiring people and broadened her horizon.
Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 | 10:29 AM - 10:34 AM | FOUR SEASONS BALLROOM 4
Bahman Anvari, PhD
Dr. Bahman Anvari will provide examples of his research centered upon the use of light for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, and describe the critical role ASLMS has played in research and educational activities related to this work.
Leon Goldman Memorial Award
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 | 10:35 AM - 10:40 AM | FOUR SEASONS BALLROOM 4
Paul M. Friedman, MD
Changing Lives with Lasers – Utilizing Our Laser Expertise to Impact Quality of Life and Community Service
Dr. Paul Friedman will speak on how his professional journey in Laser Medicine and Surgery has rewarded him with the opportunity to change the lives of those with scars, birthmarks, and traumatic tattoos and give back to the community.
Ellet H. Drake Memorial Award
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 | 10:44 AM - 10:49 AM | FOUR SEASONS BALLROOM 4
Gerald N. Goldberg, MD
One Dermatologist’s Unique Journey from Birthmarks to Wrinkles and Back
Dr. Gerald Goldberg will highlight his personal journey from a Pediatrician and Dermatologist treating children with hemangiomas and port wine stains to the treatment of adults of all ages utilizing Laser skin resurfacing; over a 35 year journey in Laser medicine.
He will also reflect on how his Laser evolution has not only informed his eclectic approach to challenging clinical conditions in adults, but also has proven valuable in developing innovative approaches to the care of difficult conditions in infants and children.
Excellence in Laser Nursing/Allied Health Award
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 | 10:50 AM - 10:55 AM | FOUR SEASONS BALLROOM 4
AWARD SPONSORED BY CYNOSURE
Rebecca Sprague , RN, NP-C
Lasers....an Opportunity for Fulfillment
Ms. Rebecca Sprague will share highlights and personal fulfillments from her career. She has found that over the last 18 years, treating infants with vascular anomalies is one of the most fulfilling procedures that she has done.
Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional Development - Young Investigator Award
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 | 10:58 AM - 11:03 AM | FOUR SEASONS BALLROOM 4
Judith Su, PhD
Label-Free Single Molecule Detection for Basic Science And Translational Medicine
Dr. Judith Su will discuss her work on label-free single molecule detection and its far-reaching
implications. Her lab’s latest endeavors will be highlighted.