Tina S. Alster, MD received the ASLMS Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award at the 38th Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. ASLMS is in its fourth decade as a world leader in promoting excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and energy-based technologies.
It was an evening of networking and inspiration, with a focus on women from all specialties involved in ASLMS, which includes scientists, clinicians, allied health practitioners and women in the energy-based device industry. For 2018, the celebration highlighted featured speaker Merete Haedersdal, MD, PhD, DMSc. Following her talk “The World is your Oyster,” the evening continued with an expert panel offering industry, scientific and clinical perspectives and the presentation of the ASLMS Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science award to Tina S. Alster, MD.
The ASLMS Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award will also be presented. This award will honor Tina S. Alster, MD, as an individual who has significantly promoted the professional development of women in specialties using lasers and/or energy-based devices through teaching, mentoring, organizational leadership, or public advocacy.