Ronald A. Henrichs, CAE, Appointed Executive Director of The American Academy of Dermatology.SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology dermatology (dûrmətŏl`əjē), branch of medicine concerned with diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the skin. (AAD) has appointed Ronald A. Henrichs, CAE (1) (Computer-Aided Engineering) Software that analyzes designs which have been created in the computer or that have been created elsewhere and entered into the computer. , as the organization's executive director. In his new role, Mr. Henrichs will lead the largest medical society representing physicians who specialize in the treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.
"The Academy is pleased to welcome Mr. Henrichs as executive director," said Boni E. Elewski, M.D., president of the AAD. "His extensive background in strategic planning Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people. , association management and marketing will be invaluable to the Academy's leadership team. Our board of directors and staff look forward to working with him as we strive to serve our members and advance the specialty of dermatology."
Prior to joining the AAD, Mr. Henrichs served as the executive director of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physical medicine and rehabilitation
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Medical specialty treating chronic disabilities through physical means to help patients return to a comfortable, productive life despite a medical (AAPM&R) for 15 years. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin's School of Business, Mr. Henrichs was director of Young Physician Services for the American Medical Association (AMA) before joining the AAPM&R as its fourth executive director. Prior to joining the AMA, Mr. Henrichs served the State Medical Society of Wisconsin as director of the Division of Communications, as well as managing editor of the Wisconsin Medical Journal and editor of the biweekly newsletter. Prior to assuming the Communications position, he was staff liaison with component county medical societies and Wisconsin state legislators on a variety of issues.
Mr. Henrichs is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives, the Association Forum of Chicagoland The Association Forum of Chicagoland is a non-profit professional organization for association professionals and supplier-partners. As of 2007, it serves over 4,000 members. and the American Association of Medical Society Executives. He most recently served as secretary and a member of the executive committee of the American Association of Medical Society Executives. He has been involved in developing national standards for association management and is a frequent speaker on association management and governance issues. Mr. Henrichs was awarded the Certified Association Executive Certified Association Executive (CAE) is a professional certification sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Candidates for the certification must meet certain educational and experience requirements as well as pass an examination before the (CAE) designation in 1994.
The American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 14,000 dermatologists worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or http://www.aad.org/ .
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Web site: http://www.aad.org/