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Monday, June 02, 2008

First "Skin Diseases Depicted in Cinema" Essay Award Announced

Conner Chan received the first annual "Skin Diseases Depicted in Cinema" Essay Award for his original manuscript, "Depiction of Skin Diseases in Film Genres" prior to graduation from The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) on Saturday, May 31, 2008. Dr. Chan's essay was selected from 45 essays submitted to
elective DERU-4007 and selective DERU-4051 during the 2007-2008 academic year at UTMB. Following internal medicine internship at UTMB, Dr. Chan will go to Louisiana State University in New Orleans for dermatology residency. He has continued to conduct research in this area of dermatology, and currently has an article in press at Clinics in Dermatology co-authored with Dr. Richard Wagner entitled, "Dermatology at the Movies."