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International Peeling Society USA Foundation Announces Inaugural Leadership


New Officers and Board of Directors Appointed.

Rolling Meadows, IL, September 13, 2019 --( The International Peeling Society USA
Foundation (IPS-USA) is pleased to announce the establishment of its inaugural leadership team. Four
officers and four Board of Directors have been ratified.

President - Kachiu Lee, MD, MPH, Ardmore, Penn.

Vice President - Seaver Soon, MD, San Diego, Calif.
Treasurer - Rebecca Tung, MD, Winter Haven, Fla.
Secretary - Gary Monheit, MD, Birmingham, Ala.
Director - Harold J. Brody, MD, Atlanta, Ga.
Director - Pearl Grimes, MD, Los Angeles, Calif.
Director - Emily Keller, MD, Indianapolis, Ind.
Director - Peter Rullan, MD, Chula Vista, Calif.

The organization partners with the International Peeling Society (IPS) and has identified two of their
leaders to liaise with the IPS-USA Board of Directors to ensure continued collaboration cross-marketing
of activities: the current President of IPS, Sahar Ghannam, MD, of Kuwait, Kuwait, and IPS Past
President Marina Landau, MND, of Herzlia, Israel.

“I am humbled and thrilled to help lead this extraordinary group of dermatologists to expand the
education and awareness of chemical peeling in the United States and encourage the highest standards of
patient care,” said Dr. Lee.

Officers of IPS-USA will be elected annually, and members of the Board of Directors will serve two-year
terms. The Board is currently creating organizational committees to cover Education, Fundraising, Social
Media/PR, and Recognition Committee.

Next on its agenda, IPS-USA is partnering with the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
to lead “Live Patient Demonstrations and Hands-on Workshop: Chemical Peels” on Wednesday, Oct. 23
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the 2019 ASDS Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Attendees of this sold-out
session will learn the latest innovations and uses of superficial to deep chemical peels for therapeutic and
aesthetic indications across all skin types. The session will be co-directed by IPS Past Presidents and
current IPS-USA Board members Drs. Brody and Rullan.

In 2020, IPS-USA hopes to present an educational session in conjunction with the American Academy of
Dermatology's Global Day in March in Denver, Colorado. A hands-on workshop will also be held in
Chula Vista, California, in April 2020 at the Dermatology Institute, under the direction of Dr. Rullan.

For more information, contact IPS-USA through Solutions for Association Management, Inc. (SAMI) at

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About the International Peeling Society USA Foundation

The International Peeling Society USA Foundation (IPS-USA) is a 501(c)(3) organization, incorporated
in 2017. IPS-USA is dedicated to promoting the highest possible standards in clinical practice, education
and research in chemical peeling and to promote the highest standards of patient care and encourage
public interest relating to chemical peels in the United States. The International Peeling Society, founded
in 2012, has an international focus and is headquartered in Germany (

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