Marcia Ramos-e-Silva, MD, PhD
Senior Deputy Editor
Section Editor for Congress Reports

Professor Marcia Ramos-e-Silva studied medicine at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she also took her dermatology training. She rose through the ranks and is now Full Professor and Head of the Sector of Dermatology.

She has written nearly 400 scientific papers and book chapters, as well as editing a major textbook on dermatology in Rio. Fundamentos de Dermatologia received First Place in the 51st Jabuti Prize (Brazil’s most important literary award) in 2009 in the Health and Natural Sciences category. She has given over 800 presentations at dermatology and other medical meeting throughout the world, often focusing on oral medicine, tropical dermatology, and the cosmetic aspects of skin disease.

Professor Ramos was recipient of the Maria Duran Medal, given by the International Society of Dermatology for Leadership in Dermatology in 2005 and the Women’s Dermatology Society’s International Pioneer Award for Distinguished Women in Dermatology in 2007.

In 2012, she was President of the Centennial Congress of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology, which honored her late grandfather João Ramos-e-Silva (1898-1983), one of the founders of Brazilian dermatology. She has been elected to Honorary Membership in the American Dermatological Association, Canadian Dermatological Association, and Maltese Association of Dermatology and Venereology. Her journal appointments have included SKINmed (Deputy Editor), Journal of the International Women’s Dermatology Society; Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology, and Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia. Professor Ramos-e-Silva is Vice-President of the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology (IACD) and hosted two World Congresses of the IACD in 2001 and 2015.