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STANDING COMMITTEES 2021-2022 Committees World Congress Scientific Planning Committee This committee determines the programming for the annual World Congress which is typically held in October. This includes setting the meeting format, rating abstracts, participating on conference calls and email discussions, and providing suggestions to the chair. American Medical Association (AMA) House Of Delegates (HOD) And Specialty & Service Society (SSS) …

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About

The ISHRS is an international, non-profit medical society comprised of over 1,200 members representing 70 countries – dedicated to promulgating the highest standards of medical practice and medical ethics.  Member categories include fellow, member, associate member, adjunct (researchers), residents, and surgical assistants.  Since its incorporation in 1993, a renaissance in hair restoration surgery was set into motion by the ISHRS. …

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CONSUMER ALERT

Consumers face potential of serious risk when unlicensed personnel perform hair restoration surgery   The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) issued a consumer alert with a warning that increasing numbers of unlicensed personnel worldwide are performing substantial medical aspects of hair restoration surgery and, in doing so, are putting patients at risk.   Increasing numbers of patients are …

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International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Announces 2015 Award Recipients

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GENEVA, IL (October 22, 2015) The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) recently honored four distinguished persons for their outstanding contributions to the profession of hair restoration surgery. The award recipients were honored at the ISHRS 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, Ill., USA, in September 2015.   The Manfred Lucas Award is a lifetime achievement award and the ISHRS’s highest …

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International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Announces 2014 Award Recipients

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  GENEVA, IL (October 20, 2014)The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) recently honored four distinguished members for their outstanding service and dedication to the profession of hair restoration surgery. The award recipients were honored at the ISHRS 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in October 2014.    The Manfred Lucas Award is the ISHRS’s highest honor …

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ISHRS Launches Hair Transplant Challenge Online Survey

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GENEVA, IL. – March 30, 2010. Think you could tell whether the new guy at work or a fellow soccer mom has had a hair transplant? Then the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) invites you to take the “Hair Transplant Challenge.”   “Over the years, the introduction of new technologies and refined techniques has dramatically improved the results …

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MEDICAL BOARDS, MEDICAL SPECIALIZATION AND MEDICAL COMPETENCE: MEDICINE’S SELF-REGULATION IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST

  Hair restoration surgery is a medical and surgical subspecialty that has matured over the decades since its introduction in the 1960s. By the 1990s, it was evident to leaders in hair restoration surgery that the subspecialty had matured to the point of needing a standards-setting mechanism for assuring the highest level of knowledge and skill in practitioners of hair …

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11-Year-Old Fire Victim

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NEW YORK (August 2, 2004)– Seven years ago, a then 4-year old Mitchel was trying to help out his father by refueling the lawn mower. He was attempting to fill its tank when he accidentally spilled some fuel onto the hot exhaust. Instantly, the gas ignited. The flames leaped onto the canister he was carrying and from there set Mitchel’s …

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