Richard G.B. Langley, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Dr. Richard Langley is a professor and director of research in the Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada, and President of the Canadian Dermatology Association.
Professor Langley received his undergraduate degree at Dalhousie University, his internship in internal medicine and his fellowship in dermatologic surgery at the University of Toronto and completed his fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA.
Following his training, Professor Langley joined the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and he was the director of the Clinical Investigations Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital until June 2000.
Professor Langley has authored over 250 articles, book chapters, and other publications and is a regular reviewer for several medical and dermatology journals. He is a principal investigator and has conducted over 150 Phase 1–3 studies involving most of the biologic agents in psoriasis and new immunotherapies in atopic dermatitis. He also helped pioneer the application of diagnostic in vivoconfocal microscopy in benign and malignant melanocytic lesions.
Professor Langley has been the recipient of numerous awards for teaching, research, clinical practice, and volunteer activities.
Catherine Zip, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Catherine Zip practices dermatology in a group practice in Calgary. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and frequently teaches residents in her office.
She received her medical degree at the University of Alberta, and completed her residency in Dermatology at Dalhousie University. Dr. Zip is currently an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is Board Certified in Dermatology in the US.
She has served as Secretary-Treasurer and President of the Alberta Society of Dermatologists and as Secretary of the Canadian Dermatology Association. Whenever possible, she heads to the Rockies with her family on weekends to hike, cycle or ski.
Mary Lou Baxter, MD, FRCPC
Dr Mary Lou Baxter is a graduate of McMaster University Medical School and the University of Toronto Dermatology Residency Program. She has practiced both academic and private practice Dermatology in Toronto and St Catharines, Ontario. She is currently practices general Dermatology in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, with a subspecialty clinic in Gynecologic Dermatology at the QE11 Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dr Baxter is an Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University School of Medicine, and an active member of the Division of Dermatology, Halifax, Nova Scotia. She holds active memberships in the Atlantic Provinces Dermatology Association, Canadian Dermatology Association, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases.