American Skin Association Honors Outstanding Researchers During Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology

Dr. Luis Diaz receives the David Martin Carter Mentor Award.

American Skin Association Honors Outstanding Researchers During Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology click to enlarge Dr. Diaz (on the right) receives Award

Dr. Luis Diaz received the David Martin Carter Mentor Award at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology in May 2019 along with Dr. John Stanley of the University of Pennsylvania.  Since 1989, The American Skin Association’s David Martin Carter Mentor Award has honored members of the dermatology community who embody the characteristics that made the late Dr. David Martin Carter an inspiration to many dermatologists, investigators, colleagues and medical students throughout the world. 

For five decades, Dr. Diaz has influenced the field of dermatology as a distinguished researcher, mentor and educator. He is also a notable author, having worked on hundreds of scholarly articles. Dr. Diaz is the C.E. Wheeler Jr. Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Norris said: "We are honored to present Drs. Diaz and Stanley with the 2019 David Martin Carter Mentor Award. Renowned researchers and educators, Drs. Diaz and Stanley are the 27th and 28th honorees to receive this prestigious award. Throughout their distinguished research careers, both doctors have prepared a generation of young scientists for careers in investigative dermatology."

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