by Mark K. Ferguson
Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Dr. David Skinner, the 4th President of the ISDE, was a world-renowned surgeon, educator, scholar, and leader. He participated in the formation of the ISDE, hosted two international congresses in 1983 and 1989, and made important advances in the ISDE during his presidential tenure 1992-1995.
Find out more about David Skinner's profile and research in his presidential biography.