• Department of Dermatology 2019

In the News

Welcome to our new Residents!
  • Maher Alharthi, MBBS
  • Trevor Hansen, MD
  • Chase Kwon, MD
  • Harrison Nguyen, MD
  • Shikha Rao, MD
  • Fiona Shaw, MD
  • Zachery Wolner, MD

Welcome to our new Clinical Fellows!
Emily Cole, MD; Lauren Jenkins, MD; and Andy Toussiant, MD

Upcoming Events

Dermatology Grand Rounds**

Thursday, August 1, 2019*
Case Presentations by the 
Second-Year Dermatology
*Note: will be held in Emory SOM
Room 110

Thursday, August 15, 2019 
Andrew Tadros, PhD
Medical Student
Emory University School of Medicine
"STAR Particles for Enhanced Topical Drug 
     and Vaccine Delivery."

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Grand Rounds TBA

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Grand Rounds TBA

** 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

American Civil War Plant Medicines Inhibit Growth, Biofilm Formation, and Quorum Sensing by Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria.
Micah Dettweiler, James Lyles, Kate Nelson, Brandon Dale, Ryan Reddinger, Daniel Zurawski, and Cassandra Quave

Multiple Keratin Granulomata: A Potential Histologic Clue to Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Responding to Programmed Cell Death Protein 1 Inhibitor Therapy.
Benjamin Kahn, Douglas Parker, Melinda Yushak, Benjamin Stoff and Travis Blalock

Access to Dermatology Services at Free Medical Clinics:  A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Survey.
Victoria Madray, Sarvani Ginjupalli, Osama Hashmi, Richard Sams, J. Aaron Johnson, and Benjamin Stoff

Factors Associated with Time to Surgery in Melanoma:  An Analysis of the National Cancer Database.
Marissa Baranowski, Howa Yeung, Suephy Chen, Theresa Gillespie, and Michael Goodman






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.