The Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute (HUSCRI) Skin of Color Symposium 2015: From Bench to Bedside is designed to disseminate and communicate the latest research on skin conditions that disproportionately impact minority populations. HUSCRI is pleased to host the fourth event in a series of biennial symposia, in partnership with the Department of Dermatology at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

The meeting will also feature a grant-writing workshop geared specifically towards individuals from groups underrepresented in the biomedical sciences.

For Clinicians and Researchers

HUSCRI has assembled an outstanding roster of speakers for this year’s event who, through a series of plenary sessions and interactive panel discussions, will address the latest developments in the diagnosis and management of selected conditions, including:

  • Vitiligo
  • Keloids
  • Melasma
  • Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation
  • Hair Loss
  • Lupus

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Meeting Location

The conference will take place from November 14 - 15, 2015 at the Williamsburg Lodge in historic Williamsburg, Virginia.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Eastern Virginia Medical School and the Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute. Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Eastern Virginia Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.