Dermatology Professor Lela Lee, MD, School of Medicine, an emeritus director of the American Board of Dermatology was selected as the next associate executive director of the American Board of Dermatology, beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

Lee has served as a member of the Board of Directors for nine years and was on ABD test committees before that. She also is a past president of the Medical Dermatology Society.

The ABD is a separate and autonomous body that acts as the certifying agency for the specialty of dermatology. The ABD also works with the Residency Review Committee for Dermatology in the accreditation of dermatology residency training programs.

Lee also is Chief of Dermatology for Denver Health. Her research focus has been autoimmunity particularly lupus-related autoimmune responses.

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