Evangeline B. Handog
Chair, Department of Dermatology Asian Hospital and Medical Center Philippines
Dr. Evangeline B. Handog, FPDS, the first woman president of the International Society of Dermatology, is the chair of the Department of Dermatology of Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Alabang, Muntinlupa City. She is a volunteer consultant at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine where she heads the Cosmetic Dermatology unit. Her interest in pigmentary conditions, particularly melasma and vitiligo is evident in her researches and recently launched book, Melasma and Vitiligo in Brown Skin (Springer). Her passion to teach young residents and help them obtain more knowledge with international mentors was clear as she is the founding chair of the Mentorship Program of the International Society of Dermatology.