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Gil Yosipovitch

Gil Yosipovitch MD, FAAD

Professor, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, Director, Miami Itch Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Gil Yosipovitch, MD FAAD  is a tenured  Professor of Dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine at University of  Miami,  and Director of the Miami  Itch Center, which focuses on chronic itch as a disease state. He has published more than 350 articles in books and peer reviewed journals and has edited 3 books. He is the founder and past president of the International Forum for the Study of Itch and the Chairman of the Scientific Board of the National Eczema Association. He  serves on the editorial boards of 6  key specialty journals. In addition, he received one of the highest awards in dermatology, the Marion B.  Sulzberger lectureship award, at the 2016 AAD meeting for his work on itch.

Dr. Yosipovitch was awarded several other prestigious awards for his research including the Heinz Maurer prize by the German Dermatology Society in 1998 and the inaugural Jeff Bernhard award in the World Conference of Itch in Boston in 2013 and the  highest medical  award by the  Wroclaw Medical University in October 2017 for his work on itch.  During his 11 years of tenure at Wake Forest School of Medicine, he received the Clinical Investigator Award and the Friends of Students’ Award for Teacher of the Year. Dr. Yosipovitch has given more than 400 invited lectures to dermatology groups and organizations around the world and has mentored more than 30 fellows, PhD students and post-Doc fellows.