• Department of Dermatology 2019

In the News

Congratulations to: 

  • Suephy Chen, MD, MS, who was recently named as a fellow to the Woodruff Leadership Academy (WLA) Class of 2019.
  •  Leslie Lawley, MD,  for recently being elected to the American Dermatological Association.
  • The Department of Dermatology for being one on the highest performing sections in regards to Employee Engagement based off the FY18 Press Ganey results.

Upcoming Events

Dermatology Grand Rounds**

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Ivie Manalo, MD
Resident Physican
Department of Dermatology 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Josette McMichael, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology

** To be held in the Whitehead Auditorium

Resident Research Forum Day

January 16, 2020

29th Annual Dermatology Day

March 23, 2019
Hair Disorder: Clinical, Cultural and 
   Scientific Insights

Robert and Patricia Fine Lecturer:
Angela Christiano, PhD
Professor of Dermatology
Columbia University
"Genetics, Immunology, and Therapeutic 
   Advances in Alopecia Areata"

For more information, click HERE


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

Palladium Based Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma
Justin Elsey, Jeffrey A. Bubley, Lei Zhu, Shikha Rao, Maiko Sasaki, Brian P. Pollack,
Lily Yang, and Jack L. Arbiser

Skin Cancer Risk Factors and Screening among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Women
Howa Yeung, Marissa L.H. Baranowski, and Suephy C. Chen

Multiple Keratin Granulomata: A Potential Histologic Clue to Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Responding to PD-1 Inhibitor Therapy
Benjamin J Kahn, Douglas Parker, Melinda Yushak, Benjamin Stoff, Travis Blalock

Antibacterial Activity of Kalanchoe mortagei and K. fedtschenkoi Against ESKAPE Pathogens
Nicholas Richwagen, James T. Lyles, Brandon L.F. Dale, and Cassandra L. Quave

The Skindex-Mini: a Streamlined QOL Measurement Tool Suitable for Routine Use in Clinic
Robert A. Swerlick, Chao Zhang, Aakash Patel, Mary Margaret Chren, and Suephy C. Chen




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.