Gil Yosipovitch, MD, FAAD
Gil Yosipovitch, MD, FAAD, is a professor of dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, and Director of the Miami Itch Center, which focuses on chronic itch as a disease state. The center serves as an institutional hub for patient-focused care, research collaborations, and interactions among investigative dermatologists, neuro-, and other biomedical scientists. He has been awarded dozens of grants from the government, industry, and private foundations to pursue his investigations into the causes and cures of diseases of the skin. Dr Yosipovitch 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 (IFSI) and serves on the editorial boards of 6 key dermatology journals. 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.