Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between ADEN and the AAD Epidemiology Expert Resource Group?

ADEN is comprised of a network of individuals that perform dermato-epidemiology research that was formed to promote collaboration and to excel the investigation of the incidence, causes, prevention of skin-diseases related research. Membership in the Society of Investigative Dermatology is recommended (but not required).


The Epidemiology Expert Resource Group consists of AAD Member (AAD membership required) who serve as a resource for the AAD to facilitate interaction and communication on projects related to epidemiology, health services research, and public health within the dermatologic community

Why should I join ADEN and/or Derm Epi-ERG?

As a member of Aden, you will have better resources to network with other Dermatoepidemiologists.   This is a new and developing society wherein your input will be taken as essential to the growth of the society and the field of dermatoepidemiology.   

Why should I join Derm Epi-ERG?

Any fellow, resident, or medical student attending the AAD may come to the meeting to network with other dermatoepidemiologist as well as to promote ideas for the group.  

How do I join ADEN?

ADEN membership is open to any U.S. resident interested in dermatoepidemiology.  To join ADEN,  send Dr Weinstock an email to maw@brown.edu with your name, email address, and one sentence description of your involvement in dermatoepidemiology.  Please note, the listserve should not be used for commercial purposes