• Department of Dermatology 2019

In the News

At this year's Annual Society for Investigative Dermatology Meeting to be held May 8 - 11th in Chicago:

May 8th:  Suephy Chen, MD, MS, will present the Naomi M. Kanof Lecture entitled, "The Significance of Dermatology Outcomes Research - Beyond the H-Index and Impact Factor."

The Naomi M. Kanof Lectureship honors an individual making significant contributions to the improvement of health through clinical research.

Upcoming Events

Dermatology Grand Rounds**

Thursday, May 2, 2019
David Krakow, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
"Internal Medicine Topics"

Thursday, May 16, 2019
K. Jeff Carney, MD, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Urology
Grady Memorial Hospital
"Advanced Surgical Techniques for HS"

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Jamie D. Weisman, MD
Dermatology Alumni
Private Practice
Medical Dermatology Specialists, Inc.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 
Megan Lawley, MD
Associate of Gynecology and Obstetrics,
   Family Planning
Emory University School of Medicine
"Gynecologic Considerations in Dermatology"

** 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

Chronic Pruritus Severity and QoL Impact on Healthcare Utilization Among Veterans: A National Survey
Sarah C. Chisolm, Howa Yeung, Katelyn Peloza, and Suephy C. Chen

Dermatologic Conditions in Transgender Populations
Howa Yeung, Benjamin Kahn, Bao Chau Ly, and Vin Tangpricha

The Desmosome is a Mesoscale Lipid Raft-Like Membrane Domain
Joshua D. Lewis, Amber L. Caldara, Stephanie E. Zimmer, Sara N. Stahley, Anna Seybold, Nicole L. Strong, Achilleas S. Frangakis, Ilya Levental, James K. Wahl, Alexa L. Mattheyses, Takashi Sasaki, Kazuhiko Nakabayashi, Kenichiro Hata, Yoichi Matsubara, Akemi Ishida-Yamamoto, Masayuki Amagai, Akiharu Kubo, and Andrew P. Kowalczyk






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.