Two BC residents received the Dr. Frederick Kalz Bursary to support them in an elective at an outside centre that is research-focused
Dr. Bolu Ogunyemi
Dr. Ogunyemi was able to spend a month at the Ethnic Skin and Hair Clinic, at Hillingdon Hospital, in London, UK. There he was able to gain competence in diagnosis and management of melasma, vitiligo, and less common disorders of pigmentation such as progressive macular hypomelanosis. He also received close mentorship from a clinician-researcher who is a widely published investigator, textbook author, and international speaker in the area of skin of color dermatology.
Dr. Marisa Ponzo
Dr. Ponzo was able to complete a month at the Melanoma Institute in Sydney Australia, experiencing a collaborative environment and witnessing a number of clinical trials.