Volunteer Medical Advisors
Dr. J. Stuart Nelson - Honorary Medical Chairman for VBF/SWSC-Canada,
and Medical Advisory Board for SWSC/U.S.
Dr. J. Stuart Nelson is Associate Director of the Beckman Laser
Institute and Medical Clinic, and Professor of Surgery, Dermatology
and Biomedical Engineering, University of California-Irvine.
Dr. Milton Waner, Honorary Medical Chairman, SWSC/U.S.
Dr. Waner is an internationally recognized authority on hemangiomas
and vascular malformations. He is currently Co-Director of the Vascular
and Birthmarks Institute of New York at Roosevelt Hospital.
Dr. Martin Mihm, Honorary Research Chairman
Dr. Mihm founded the Albany Medical Center Vascular Anomalies Program
and the Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Anomalies Program.
He is the Director at both clinics. Dr. Mihm is responsible for
having the World Health Organization Rare Tumor Institute classify
a hemangioma as a “rare tumor.” He is Professor, Department
of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital,
in Boston, Massachusetts and is the leading Pathologist in the country
studying vascular anomalies. He is also Co-Director of the WHO melanoma
pathology and is the Director of the Vascular Tumors Research Team
and the Scientific Advisory Committee.