• Department of Dermatology 2019

In the News

Please welcome our newest faculty members to the Department of Dermatology: 

  • Loren Krueger, MD
  • Anthony Martinez, MD
  • Erica Tarabadkar, MD

Congratulations to Lauren Orenstein, MD, who was recently named a 2019 BIRCWH Scholar.  Her project is entitled, "Race and Sex Disparities in Medical and Pain Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa."


Upcoming Events

Dermatology Grand Rounds**

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Sara Markowitz, PhD
Professor of Economics
Emory University
Research Associate
National Bureau of Economic Research

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Elizabeth Santa, PharmD
Atlanta VAMC
"Biologic Drugs in Dermatology"

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Ken Anderson, MD, FISHR, ABHRS
Founder and Director
Anderson Center for Hair
"Hair Restoration Surgery: An Overview for 2019"

** To be held in the Whitehead Auditorium

Resident Research Forum Day

January 16, 2020

30th Annual Dermatology Day

Spring 2020


Welcome from the Chair

Robert A. Swerlick The Department of Dermatology at the Emory University School of Medicine plays important roles locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Our primary focus is on skin diseases and the patients affected by them.  We look at the problems associated with skin disease from a variety of perspectives both local and global. While we care for individual patients and train learners one at a time, we also view discovery and training from a big picture viewpoint, examining molecular pathways driving skin disorders, skin diseases at population health levels, or perspectives on how to train a healthcare workforce to deal with skin diseases in populations of the future, here and abroad.  More...

Recent Publications

Tris DBA Palladium is an Orally Available Inhibitor of GNAQ Mutant Uveal Melanoma in vivo.
Elgilda Musi, Gary K. Schwartz, Jae Hyuk Yoo, Shannon J. Odelberg, Dean Y. Li, Michael Y. Bonner, Ponniah Selvakumar, Shikha Rao, Linda C. Gilbert, Justin Elsey, and Jack L. Arbiser

Skin Cancer Surveillance Practices and Attitudes Among Hairdressers:  a Cross-Sectional Study in Atlanta, Georgia. 
David C. Gibbs, Spencer Ng, Marissa L.H. Baranowski, Sampreet Reddy, Annelise Bederman, Marta B. Bean, Rachel Eisenstadt, and Suephy C. Chen 

Neurocognitive Dysfunction and Anaphylaxis in Pediatric Maculopapular Cutaneous Mastocytosis. 
Emily A. Gurnee, Thuy L. Phung, Emily Guo, Aaron Fong, Megha Tollefson, Henry Nguyen, Heather A. Brandling-Bennett, Natalie Moriarty, Amy S. Paller, Thy Huynh, and Leslie P. Lawley 

Broadening Our Scope: A Pilot Curriculum in Bioethics for Pathology Graduate Medical Trainees, the Emory University Experience.
Ifeoma U. Perkins and Benjamin K. Stoff

Symptons of Depression and Anxiety are Associated with Poorer Functional Outcomes in Chronic Pruritus.
Emily F. Cole, Ashley Ojeaga, Suephy Chen and Robert A. Swerlick










Patient Educational Information

For educational information regarding dermatology-related conditions, please click HERE.

For educational information regarding pediatric-dermatology related conditions, please click HERE.

For educational information regarding Autoimmune Blistering Diseases, please click HERE.