Lidia Rudnicka

Professor and Chairman


Lidia Rudnicka, MD, PhD is professor and chairman at the Department of Dermatology at Warsaw Medical University in Poland. She has gained valuable experience at multiple institutions such as Food and Drug Administration (USA), University of Liège (Belgium) and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia (USA). Lidia Rudnicka has authored or co-authored over 200 articles and book chapters. Her main scientific achievement is significant scientific contribution to the development of trichoscopy (hair and scalp dermoscopy). She coined the term “trichoscopy” in 2008. She is the editor of the Atlas of Trichoscopy. Her department is being visited by multiple dermatologists and residents who seek to learn trichoscopy and other aspects of hair and scalp diseases. Lidia Rudnicka is vice-chairman and chairman-elect of the Posters Exhibit Task Force of the American Academy of Dermatology.She has served as faculty at multiple meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology and European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology.


Area of Interest

1)Diagnosis of melanoma
2)Pathophysiology of systemic sclerosis
3)Treatment of psoriasis and lichen planus.

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