Restoring Healthcare Innovation to Academic Medicine As Chair of the Dermatology Department, Beth Drolet, MD, strives to promote collaborative research to tackle the challenges encountered during patient care. During her tenure, she has built a …
Clinical trial repurposes cancer drug for treatment of vascular malformations
Beth Drolet, chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is motivated by the stories of the pain and disfigurement that some of her patients experience.
Faculty Highlight: Gloria Xu, MD, PhD
Curing Cancer With A Surgeon’s Knife A micrographic surgeon, Gloria Xu, MD, PhD, is building a library of skin cancer samples that can be used by fellow researchers to seek out innovative therapies and medicines. …
Charlotte LaSenna, MD, to Join Faculty in August 2021
Dr. LaSenna’s addition to our faculty crowns a year-long recruitment effort that has brought four brilliant new physicians into our practice.
Surgeons, Dermatologists Team Up To Treat Skin Cancer Patients During COVID-19 (UWHealth.org)
“In 48 hours…we made all these changes, and we’ve been constantly refining it, taking great care of patients, seeing lots of people safely, and preserving PPE,” Aylward said.
New Grants and Publications for Drs. Arkin, Hinshaw, and Schieke!
June has been a month to celebrate UW Dermatology clinical research, as news arrives our faculty were awarded two ICTR Pilot Awards, and a new paper was accepted for publication!
AAD Recognizes Drs. Hinshaw and Reeder with 2020 Presidential Citation Awards
Congratulations to Drs. Molly Hinshaw, MD, and Margo Reeder, MD, for being selected for the American Academy of Dermatology 2020 Presidential Citation Awards!
UW Health Dermatologist Researching “COVID Toes” in Children (UWHealth.org)
During the COVID-19 global pandemic, pediatric dermatologists at UW Health and elsewhere saw a surge of red to purple bruise-like blisters and bumps on otherwise healthy children. Doctors soon hypothesized there could be a link between the painful purple blistered toes and COVID-19, so the term “COVID toes” was coined and began making headlines.
Faculty Highlight: Lisa Arkin, MD
Dr. Arkin is pushing the boundaries of laser treatment by combining it with new research that shows that vascular stains like birthmarks and port-wine stains are caused by the same genetic changes that cause cancer.
Dermatology Department Mission, Vision and Values
To Heal, To Educate, To Discover