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Upcoming Events

Dermatology Virtual
Grand Rounds


Thursday, August 5th, 2021


Fiona Shaw, MD
Resident Physician
Department of Dermatology 
Emory University

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

"Historical Illustrations of Skin Disease"

Jean Bolognia, MD
Professor of Dermatology 
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Yale School of Medicine

Irwin Braverman, MD
Professor Emeritus of Dermatology
Yale School of Medicine

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021


Thursday, September 16th, 2021

"Cutaneous Neurons Modulate

Daniel Kaplan, MD, PhD
Professor of Dermatology and 
University of Pittsburgh

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

Regulation of Skin Lightening Agents in the United States and Implications for Public Health
Yuangao Liu, Loren D. Krueger, and Harrison P. Nguyen

Patch Testing Detection of Contact Allergens in Medical Treatments for Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anjali Om, Howa Yeung, and Salma de la Feld

Distinct Compartmentalization of Immune Cells and Mediators Characterizes Bullous Pemphigoid Disease
Camilla Margaroli, Bridget Bradley, Cecilia Thompson, Milton R. Brown, Vincent D. Giacalone, Lopa Bhatt, Benjamin Stoff, Sanjeev Ahuja, Eric Springman, Rabindra Tirouvanziam, and Ron J. Feldman 

Angiofibroma Stimulation in a Transgender Person Receiving Gender-Affirming Testosterone
Jeffrey A. Bubley, Howa Yeung, Emily Cole, Mariam Amin, Douglas Parker, and Jack L. Arbiser

Pembrolizumab-Induced Lichen Planus Pemphigoides in a Patient with Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Chase W. Kwon, Rajini K. Murthy, Ragini Kudchadkar, and Benjamin K. Stoff