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NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - NIAMS

The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.

Review Date: July 20, 2011

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American Osteopathic College of Dermatology

The purpose of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD) is to improve the standards of the practice of dermatology, to stimulate the study and extend knowledge in the field of dermatology, and to promote a more general understanding of the nature and scope of services rendered by osteopathic dermatologists. AOCD is an affiliate of the American Osteopathic Association, and is dedicated to promoting the practice of osteopathic dermatology on a national level. The Foundation for Osteopathic Dermatology was founded in 2004 by the AOCD to improve the standards of the practice of Osteopathic Dermatology by raising awareness, providing public health information, conducting charitable events, and supporting research through grants and awards given to those applicants under the jurisdiction of Osteopathic Dermatology Physicians.

Review Date: September 07, 2011

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American Podiatric Medical Association

Founded in 1912, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), is the leading resource for foot and ankle health information. Currently, the organization represents a vast majority of the estimated 15,000 podiatrists in the country. APMA's Council on Podiatric Medical Education is the body designated by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit the nation's podiatric medical schools. The Council has the responsibility to approve residency programs and continuing medical education programs. APMA's Educational Foundation, established in 1959, is dedicated to advancing the growth and stability of podiatric medicine through student scholarships and increasing nationwide awareness of foot and ankle health.

Review Date: December 15, 2011

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