TASK

FORCES

task forces

A Task Force is a small group that brings together a specific set of skills and ideas to accomplish distinct projects of scientific, clinical or educational relevance in the speciality of dermato-venereology.

All Task Forces work under the umbrella of the EADV and report to the Task Force Facilitator who guides and oversees the Task Forces, mediates with the chairs, helps to develop your strategy in line with the EADV mission, reviews outcomes, and prepares the annual report on performed activities.

Aims and duties

The Board implemented Task Forces in 2005 to perform the following main duties

  • make speaker suggestions to the Scientific Programming Committee for Congresses and Symposia
  • develop educational materials
  • allow the EADV to influence and keep updated information on matters related to special fields within dermato-venereology

Moreover, they may

  • be involved in preparation of guidelines or JEADV review articles
  • serve as contact to other committees when necessary
  • build a platform for common research projects (e.g. EU projects, multicenter trials etc.);
  • organise small meetings (with maximum 20 participants) during the annual Congress

 

Furthermore, the following rules for the Task Force activities were given:

“The work of the EADV Task Forces is voluntary, their size is flexible. The Task Forces are principally open to all members interested. There is no inherent financial support connected with the work of Task Forces. However, they can ask for support regarding specific projects.”

Task Force leaders initial term of office will last four years (extended by 4 years by consensus decision or by the Board). Task Forces can be dismissed when there is no apparent activity.

*There is only one exception: the “European Task Force Atopic dermatitis” (ETFAD) was an already exisiting Subspecialty Society with own rules which put itself under the patronage of EADV as “Eczema Task Force”; the EADV TF coordinators were the same as the chairpersons of the ETFAD, namely Ulf Darsow and Alain Taïeb. Therefore ETFAD had a right to propose their own Subspecialty meeting on Wednesday at our congresses. This right was not automatically granted to the other Task Forces.

Task Force Bylaws

Please click here to read the official Task Force Bylaws and refer to them for guidance to Task Force practices and principles.

Bylaws were first approved by the Board in 2015, and have been updated in 2020.

Please note that the Task Force roster is being updated.

Acne/Rosacea/Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Christos Zouboulis

Gregor Jemec

Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology

Josep Malvehy

Harald Kittler

Giovanni Pellacani

Autoimmune Blistering Diseases

Enno Schmidt

Rüdiger Eming

Contact Dermatitis

Fabio Ayala

Ana Giménez-Arnau

Anna Balato

Cosmetic Dermatology

Christopher Rowland Payne

Ljiljana Medenica

Pierre Andre

Dermatology for Cancer Patients

Vincent Sibaud

Azael Freites Martinez

Gabriella Fabbrocini

Dermato-pathology

Franco Rongioletti

Josette André

Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis

Mette Deleuran

Andreas Wollenberg

Sebastien Barbarot

Epidemiology

Marlies Wakke

Emilie Sbidian

Genodermatoses

Johann Bauer

Christine Bodemer

May El-Hachem

History of Dermatology

Michael Geiges

Nick Levell

Chukwudi Nwabudike

HPV Infection

Mihael Skerlev

Gerd Gross

Arne Vikström

Laser Dermatology and Energy Based Devices (EDB)

Leonardo Marini

Hans Laubach

Ashraf Badawi

Melanoma

Monika Arenbergerova

Ketty Peris

Mycology

Roderick Hay

Ditte Saunte

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Mahtab Samimi

Ettore Minutilli

Myrto Trakatelli

Occupational Skin Disease

Swen Malte John

Thomas Rustemeyer

Office Management

Monica Gniadecka

Georges Reuter

Hélène Wolff

Paediatric Dermatology

Ramon Grimalt

Zsuzsanna Szalai

Phlebology

Felizitas Pannier

George Sorin Tiplica

Catherine Van Montfrans

Pruritus

Sonja Ständer

Adam Reich

Jon Anders Halvorsen

Psoriasis

Jo Lambert

Luis Puig

Psycho-dermatology

Laurent Misery

Anthony Bewley

Flora Balieva

Quality of Life and Patient Oriented Outcomes

Pavel Chernyshov

Lucia Tomas-Aragones

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Henry de Vries

Derek Freedman

Skin Ageing

Gürkan Kaya

Joachim Fluhr

Skin Diseases in Pregnancy

Christina Ambros-Rudolph

Robert  Muellegger

Julia-Tatjana Maul

Skin in Organ Transplant Recipients (OTRs)

Alexandra Geusau

Deniz Seckin

Carla Ferrandiz-Pulido

Tattoos and Body Art

Nicolas Kluger

Hugues Cartier

Teledermatology

Pietro Rubegni

Linda Tognetti

Elvira Moscarella

 

Tropical Dermatology

Rosemarie Moser

Andreas Montag

Federica Dassoni

Urticaria / Angioedema

Torsten Zuberbier

Carsten Bindslev-Jensen

Vasculitis and Vasculopathy

Cord Sunderkötter

Bernhard Zelger

 

Vitiligo

Nanja Van Geel

Julien Seneschal

 

Wound Healing

Marco Romanelli

Jürg Hafner

Contact us

For further information, please contact the Task Force Office at mariana.blagojevic@eadv.org.

If you are a member and wish to contact directly one of the Task Force leaders, you may also go to the members’ search option “Find a member”, in your myEADV section

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