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Zagazig university

Egypt

Biography

Professor Mohamed A. Amer, Cairo, Egypt received his MB, BCH in 1964 from Ain Shams University, Diploma in Dermatology and Venereology in 1969, Diploma in Medicine in 1971, and his MD in 1974, also from Ain Shams University. He is currently Emeritus Professor Dermatology and Venereology at Zagazig University in Zagazig, Egypt, where also he was at one-time President of the University. He is currently Visiting Professor of Dermatology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA and Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA. He is best known for having organized the Zagazig Conference of Dermatology and Venereology, a biennial event held in Cairo since 1980, now known as the Cairo Derma Congress. In addition to being Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Dermatology, he is currently on the Editorial Board of SKINmed, Turkish Journal of Dermatopathology, Egyptian Journal of Dermatology, Egyptian Journal of Andrology and Reproduction, and Kosmetische Medizin, to mention just a few of the publications. Professor Amer serves as a member of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Higher Education and the Egyptian Food and Drug Administration. He is Vice-President of the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology, President of the African Association for Dermatology and Venereology, and President of the Mediterranean Association of Dermatology and Venereology. He is currently in the private practice of dermatology in Cairo