Postage stamps and dermatology: Recognition of the dermatologist

Dermatology, in most countries, is recognised as one of the smaller specialities in terms of numbers but the contribution that this group makes to overall health far exceeds the simple numbers. This recognition extends beyond that of the patient and colleagues in some countries to the depiction of famous dermatologists on postage stamps, recognising individual contributions to the field of dermatology and medicine up to the awarding of Nobel prizes.

Dr. Lisa Abdel-Malek