Dr. Hans-Joachim LAUBACH is a dermatologist practicing exclusively laser and aesthetic medicine.
Some short points of his professional career development:
Training in aesthetic and laser dermatology as clinical research fellow at the Wellman Center of Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School in Boston, US (2004 -2008)
Development of the dermatology laser unit at the University of Munster in Germany (2008 - 2009)
Co-director of one of the largest structures in the world for laser hair removal in Paris, France
Contribution to the development of new dermatological techniques such as fractional photothermolysis, cryolipolysis and focused ultrasound. These techniques are today used daily in dermatological practices and in aesthetic medicine
Author of scientific articles and book chapters in the field of interventional dermatology
Principal investigator and co-investigator in clinical and preclinical trials
Currently, Dr. LAUBACH is in charge of the specialized consultation for laser medicine at the University Hospital of Geneva.
Since 2016 he is the Medical Director of LaserMD, a private clinic specializing in laser and interventional dermatology in Strasbourg, France. Since October 2015, he is President of the European laser group ESLD (www.esld.eu).
In his function as representative of the University of Geneva and ESLD president he is invited as speaker to national and international conferences.
Dr. Laubach is also a co-treasurer of the GDEC (www.grdec.com), a member of the Scientific Committee of the Laser SFD Group (www.groupelasersfd.com) and a member of the International ASLMS Committee (www.aslms.org). In addition, Dr. LAUBACH is Co-Chair of the EADV Laser Committee (www.eadv.org). Since 2017 he is furthermore serving as president of ADELE (Association of Aesthetic and Laser Dermatologists of the East of France).
Dr. Ashraf Badawi
Dr. Ashraf Badawi is currently an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt and a visiting Professor of Dermatology at Szeged University, Hungary. Dr Badawi has graduated from the Faculty of Medicine Cairo University, Egypt in 1992. In 1997, he obtained the MSc degree in Dermatology and Venereology followed by a Diploma in the Laser Applications in Biology and Medicine in 1998 from Cairo University too. In 2001, Dr. Badawi obtained a Diploma in General Surgery from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. In 2007, Dr. Badawi received a PhD degree in Laser Applications in Dermatology from the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt. In 2011, Dr. Badawi obtained a second PhD in Clinical Medical Sciences from Szeged University, Hungary. During his career path, Dr. Badawi has actively participated in more than 200 International Dermatology conferences with lectures and workshops. Within the past 15 years He was directly involved in training of more than 2500 Dermatologists all over the world for Laser Applications in Dermatology.
Dr. Badawi has several international publications in the field of Cosmetic Dermatology and laser applications in Dermatology and is the Vice President of the European Society of Laser Dermatology (ESLD) and an executive board member of the European Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD).
Key Officer for social media
Dr. Ahmed Sadek
Dr. Ahmed Sadek, MSc, DBA is a Dermato-Venereology Specialist, Vice Manager of Cairo Hospital for Dermatology & Venereology (Al-Haud Al-Marsoud) based in Cairo, Egypt.
He was born in 1979 & graduated at Ain-Shams Medical School, Cairo in 2002. He achieved Master Degree in Dermatology & Venereology in 2009 & Diploma Degree in Business Administration (Major: Hospital Management) in 2011. He is currently a Candidate for PhD degree in LASER Applications in Dermatology.
At his workplace, he is the Hospital’s Vice Manager for Training & CME. He previously served as Head of the Training Department, CME Program, Head of the Research Unit, Head of the Dermoscopy Unit, Member of the Scientific Committee as well as Residents' Manager. He is also owner & manager of Dr. Sadek Clinics. In addition to being an Executive committee member & Social Media Key Officer of ESLD, He is an Executive Board Member of the International Dermoscopy Society (Representative of Africa) as well as a Board Member of the Egyptian Society of Dermatology & Venereology in addition to being a Member of many international societies.
He delivered 60 international, > 700 national presentations & 110 courses, in addition to 16 publications. He trained > 1600 doctors both theoretical & practical in various aspects of dermatological diagnostic and therapeutic skills via Hands-On Workshops in addition to being Instructor, Lecturer & Course Moderator at the Arab Medical Union. He is a peer reviewer for four journals & a member of the editorial team of two others.
Key Officer for newsletters & bibliography
DR. Anne Le Pillouer-Prost
I’m a french dermatologist, graduated from Medical University in 1991.I have been a dermatologist in a private hospital and in charge of courses at the faculty since the beginning. My main interests and field of expertises in Dermatology are on carcinology, surgery and esthetic. I’m using a lot of laser and EBD devices for hair removal, vascular lesions, tattoo removal, all types of atrophic or excessive scars, fractional and conventional modes of CO2 laser, bipolar radiofrequency, Zeltiq cryolipolysis, photodynamic therapy and LED for esthetic and medical, conventional or unconventional dermatological indications. I’m injecting Botulinum Toxin A since 1999, fillers : soft fillers, volumizing fillers, tissue inductors and using resorbable threads. I’ve been involved in clinical trials for wound-dressings, epidermal substitute, topical anesthetic cream or fillers.
I’m a member of several regional, French, European and International scientific societies : French society of Dermatology, French Laser Group (member of the head since 2001), European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), European Society for Laser in Dermatology (ESLD – member of the head and key officer for the website, newsletter and bibliography), American Society for Laser in Medicine (ASLMS), member of the international Scar Club, and one of the scientific secretary of the International Master Course of Aging Skin (IMCAS). I have published 10 referenced Pubmed reports and 32 on Research Gate and presented more than 40 invited talks and courses in 2015.
Dr. Lisa Alenmyr
Dr. Lisa Alenmyr works as a Consultant Dermatologist at Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden. In 2006, she graduated from Medical School at Lund University, Sweden. She obtained her PhD in Clinical Pharmacology 2011 and studied sensory mechanisms for pain and itch related to inflammation. Dr Alenmyr is a holder of MRCP (UK) Speciality Certificate Examination in Dermatology and The UEMS European board of Dermatology Examination since 2016 and she was certified by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare 2017. She is working with laser dermatology since 2016 together with her mentor Prof Agneta Troilius Rubin, and plan to continue her research in this field.
Dr Alenmyr has participated in several national and international conferences and meetings as a lecturer and is the head of the curriculum in Dermatology and Venereology for medical students at Lund University. She is a co-investigator in clinical studies. She is a member of EADV, ESLD and the Swedish Society for Dermatology and Venereology (SSDV). She has been Secretary General of the latter.
Deputy key officer for treatment and guidelines
Dr. Louai Salah
Dr Louai Salah is a consultant dermatologist at East Jeddah General Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is also a visiting dermatologist at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and a visiting lecturer at national medical colleges in Jeddah.
Dr. Salah earned his dermatology and venereology board in 2015 from Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, after which, he underwent his fellowship training in 2016 in Laser and Vascular Anomalies Center at Skane University Hospital in Sweden. He also holds the UEMS - European board of Dermatology Examination - which he earned in 2016. Dr Salah has special interest in laser applications in skin of color. He has been invited as a speaker to several national and international conferences. He is also active in raising health awareness on social media and has regular popular posts on Instagram and Snapchat promoting skin care and debunking common myths.
Dr. Salah has been also an active part of the editorial board of the ESLD newsletter involved directly in article proofreading prior ago publication.
Key Officer for Membership
Dr. Paolo Bonan
Dr. Paolo Bonan is currently Professor at the Post-Graduated School of Dermatology for Dermatological Physiotherapy of the University of Florence (Dermatology Dept.), and Professor in LaserSurgery at the University of Rome Guglielmo Marconi. In 2018 he has been appointed Professor in Laser and Energy-based Devices at the Faculty of Plastic Surgery of the University of Siena.
Since 1998 he participates as invited speaker and/or chairman in several national and international congresses and courses held within the context of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), the Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology and the Italian Association of Outpatient Dermatologists (Italian Laser in Dermatology Group).
In 2014 he has been appointed Head of dermatology and in-charge for the Cosmetic Plastic and Laser Dermatology Surgery Unit at the historic and prestigious Clinic “Villa Donatello” in Florence.
He is member of EADV, ESDR, SIDV (Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology), and in 2016 he become a member of the EADV Laser Task Force.
Dr. Johan Snauwaert
Dr. Johan Snauwaert works as a dermatologist in a private practice in Brasschaat, Belgium He graduated in 1982 from Medical School at the University of Leuven, Belgium. In 1986 he was board certified in Dermatology and obtained certification from the Educational Commission for foreign medical graduates, Philadelphia. He then was appointed with a scholarship from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery at the Dermatology departement of the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich under mentorship of Prof. dr. Braun-Falco. During this scholarship he had the opportunity to work in the laser department of Prof. Michael Landthaler.
Dr. Snauwaert participated in several national and international conferences as lecturer. From 1997 to 2007 he was national delegate at the UEMS section Dermatology-Venerology. In 2002 to 2006 he was consultant for the SNNDV, the Belgian-Dutch society for post-graduate training of dermatologists. From 2005 to 2009 he was nominated president of the Belgian Professional Dermatology Association. From 2014 to 2015 he was president of the Royal Collega of Physicians in Antwerp, Belgium. Since 2012 he has been consultant for the Centre Europeen de Normalisation (CEN) an co-author of European Standards on Aesthetic Medicine.