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Firkins Smith named to panel on dermatology

WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Centers dermatologist Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith has been appointed to the Procedural Dermatology Curriculum Committee of the American Board of Dermatology.

The committee is responsible for establishing requirements for post-doctoral training in dermatology, dermatopathology, clinical and laboratory dermatological immunology, pediatric dermatology, and procedural dermatology.

As a member of this committee Dr. Smith is responsible for helping develop surgical content for certifying and re-certifying examinations and will serve a three-year term.

Smith has practiced dermatology and dermatologic surgery at ACMC for 21 years. She is an adjunct professor in the University of Minnesota's Department of Dermatology. She is active in dermatologic advocacy and education.