The Noah Worcester Dermatological Society (Noah) is a small, unique organization comprised of the most respected and visible thought leaders in dermatology. Since our first Annual Meeting in 1958, Noah has offered our members and industry benefactors exceptional educational programming and the opportunity for physicians to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit. But that's not what makes our Society special. For our members and industry friends, Noah is a family, and the intimate, collegial atmosphere of our Society is unlike that of any other dermatologic group.
Dr. Hruza is adjunct professor of dermatology at St. Louis University. He received his medical degree from New York University, MBA from Washington University and completed his dermatology residency at New York University Medical Center followed by a laser surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School and a Mohs and dermatologic surgery fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before his current position he was an associate professor of dermatology, surgery and otolaryngology and director of dermatologic surgery training at Washington University in St. Louis. He has trained 21 Mohs surgery fellows.
Dr. Hruza serves on four dermatology journal editorial boards. He has served on the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American College of Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Boards of Directors, as Treasurer of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and MSMA and as President of ASDS, ASLMS and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society. He currently serves on the AAAHC and ASLMS Boards of Directors, as Vice Chair of the MSMA Council and as Incoming President-Elect of the AAD. He has contributed more than 150 publications to the medical literature including four textbooks on laser surgery and has lectured on 4 continents on laser and dermatologic surgery.