Dr Rashmi Sarkar
Dr RashmiSarkar MD MNAMS is a Professor of Dermatology at Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated LNJP Hospital, New Delhi, India. She has done her MBBS from Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana and MD (Dermatology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. She has done her Visiting Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology from UCSF, San Fransisco, USA. She is teaching for last 19 years in 4 premier medical colleges. She is the Editor-in-Chief, Pigment International and World Clinics in Dermatology;was the Founder Editor of Asian Pigment Bulletin (APB); was Associate Editor of Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery (2011–14); Associate Editor, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; Section Editor, Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology; Editorial Board Member of Indian Journal of Pediatric Dermatology, Indian Journal of Dermatology, and internationally, International Journal of Dermatology(2014–17), International Journal of Women's Dermatology, Dermatologic Therapy, and Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology;besides being a reviewer for 20 Journals. She has 175 publications in peer reviewed international and national journals and 60 chapters in textbooks of dermatology and pediatrics. She has edited 11 textbooks in dermatology. She was the President of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL), Delhi State Branch (2018). She was the only woman National Honorary Secretary of IADVL (2014–15); Chief Founder and President of Pigmentary Disorders Society; and Founding President of Joint Women's Dermatologic Society-Indian Women's Dermatologic Society. She is also a recipient of several prestigious international awards and honors including Maria Duran Fellowship from International Society of Dermatology (ISD), Member Making a Difference Award from American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Career and Community Development Award from Women's Dermatologic Society, and other International Travel Awards from ISD, World Congress of Dermatology, and AAD. DrSarkar has been an invited speaker in many international and national conferences, including the prestigious Annual AAD Meetings in USA since 2006.
Nationally, she has been bestowed with the prestigious Dr B.M.Ambady Memorial Oration(2019) from IADVL, Dr B.V.Sathyanarayanan Oration from Dermazone South, IADVL AP(2015) and Dr Madhusudan Das Oration from Nalanda Medical College(2019). She has also been conferred with the most Inspiring Dermatologist Award from Economic Times (2019).
She holds many prestigious international board positions in Dermatology. She is Vice President of ISD; International Representative, Board of Directors in Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) (2011–14; 2017–18); former Board of Directors in Skin of Color Society (SOCS); Chair of International Mentorship Committee of ISD; and Member of International Affairs Committee of AAD.