Lisa M. Arkin, MD

Assistant Professor and Director of Pediatric Dermatology

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Lisa M. Arkin, MD

1998 B.A. Magna Cum Laude Brown University
2005 Certificate Post-baccalaureate studies Columbia University
2009 M.D. University of Pennsylvania

2010 Pediatrics Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2013 Chief Resident Dermatology Northwestern University

2014 Pediatric Dermatology Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Clinical and Research Interests
Pediatric-onset cutaneous lupus and morphea, with the goal of finding better ways to improve treatment and quality of life for children with these and other rheumatic conditions. Serves as the Childhood Arthritis and Research Alliance (CARRA) co-leader for the Cutaneous Lupus Working Group, and the Early Investigator's Liaison to the Executive Committee for the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PEDRA). Research on outcomes in pediatric-onset discoid lupus (DLE), the investigation of practice-based differences between pediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists caring for children with DLE, and the identification of pediatric morphea patterns and their associated co-morbidities.

Professional Organizations

2010 Society for Pediatric Dermatology
2013 American Academy of Dermatology
2014 Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA)
2015 Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)
2015 Co-chair, Systemic Lupus Dermatology working group, CARRA
2015 Early Investigator’s Committee member, PeDRA
2015 Early Investigator’s Liaison to the Executive Committee, PeDRA
2015 Member, Connective Tissue working group, PeDRA