Professor Iris Zalaudek
Chair, Dermatology Clinic, Clinic Hospital Maggiore, University of Trieste, Italy
Professor Iris Zalaudek is chair of the Department of Dermatology and Center of Sexually Transmitted Diseases of the University Hospital Giuliana-Isontino of the University of Trieste, Italy. She is president-elect of the International Dermoscopy Society, secretary of the World Melanoma Society, treasurer of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Venerology and board member of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology and Melanoma World Society.
Professor Zalaudek's main research field is related to skin imaging and dermato-oncology. She has a broad national and international network of collaborations and is a member of several national and international guideline working groups on melanoma and cutaneous cancers. Her scientific work comprises more than 550 articles with a combined impact factor of more than 1100 and a h-index of 56 (lastest access 16.03 2021 - Scopus). Her research on melanocytic tumours has led to a new classification of nevi and opened new insights into nevogenesis and melanomagenesis. Moreover, her working group was the first to describe the dermoscopic patterns of different forms of epithelial skin cancers including actinic keratoses, Bowens’ disease and invasive squamous cell carcinoma.