doc. MUDr. Dušan Buchvald, PhD
President of the Slovak Society of Dermatovenerology, head of the Children’s Dermatovenerological Clinic of the Faculty of Medicine Comenius University Bratislava and National Institute of Children´s Diseases Bratislava, Editor-in-chief of the Journal Dermatology for Practice, member of the editorial board of the Journal of Czech and Slovak Dermatology, member of the European Academy of Dermatovenerology (EADV), member of the American Academy of Dermatovenerology (AAD), member of the European Society of Pediatric Dermatovenerology (ESPD), member of the Dermatovenerology Committee of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). For his active work in these capacities, he was awarded the Gold Medal of Slovak Medical Society (2019), the Bronze Badge of the European Academy of Dermatovenerology (2016), he is an honorary member of the Czech Academy of Dermatovenerology (2015) and an honorary member of the French Society of Dermatology (2016). He specializes in pediatric dermatovenerology, for more than 30 years, and dermatoimmunology, as a certified dermatovenerologist and clinical immunologist. He completed long-term study stays at universities in Norway and Sweden. His scientific research activity is focused on pathogenetic processes of inflammatory dermatoses, genetic disorders of skin diseases and modern therapeutic procedures.