Current Editors: Renat Ahatov, Michael Phan, and Andrea Francis

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Past Editors: Elise Weisert, Michael Ryan, Keith Wagner, Tim Allen, Kristyna Gleghorn, Dung Mac, Alex Acosta, William Tausend, Sheila Jalalat, Rebecca Philips, Chelsea Altinger, Lindsey Hunter, Alison Wiesenthal, Leslie Scroggins, Mara Dacso, Ashley Group, Fadi Constantine, Emily Fridlington, Joslyn Witherspoon, Tasneem Poonawalla.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

UTMB MS2 writes Column for DIGA Spring Newsletter

The spring DIGA newsletter is out and it features a column by UTMB DIG's own Mai-anh Vu (MS2). Mai-anh is the current DIGA Psoriasis Chair and her column can be found in the following link:

Saturday, June 16, 2018

UTMB MS2 Publishes Original Movie Research Letter about Animated Character Appearance in the British Journal of Dermatology

Congratulations to UTMB MS2 Michael Ryan and UTMB Dermatology Interest Group (DIG) Vice President for his recent publication in the British Journal of Dermatology. Michael completed original research on this topic as a UTMB MS2 this year through the UTMB Dermatology Honors Research Program under the direction of his mentor, Dr. Richard Wagner, UTMB Professor of Dermatology. He presented this research as a poster at the Annual American Academy of Dermatology held in San Diego in February 2018, as an oral presentations at the Annual Fall Meeting of the Texas Dermatological Society in 2017, and at the 2018 National Student Research Forum in Galveston where he was awarded 1st Prize in Podium Presentation for this research. Michael’s paper may be read here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/bjd.16880

UTMB MS3 Publishes Osler Essay

Congratulations to Priscilla Ly (MS3), for her recently published essay about William Osler! The article can be found at OJCPCD.

Friday, June 15, 2018

UTMB Dermatology Faculty Awards Best Dermatology Research by PGY4 Resident

Congratulations to Dr. Lindy Ross for receiving the annual UTMB Dermatology Faculty Award for the Best Dermatology Research Performed by a PGY4 dermatology resident over 3 years of her dermatology residency.

Monday, June 04, 2018

2018 UTMB Dermatology Residents Ready for Launch!

The 2018 Dermatology Graduation Party celebrated the accomplishments of our current UTMB PGY4 residents, who will formally complete dermatology residency training at the end of this month. Pictured with their graduation plaques are (left to right): Drs. Lindy Ross, Adrian Subrt, Will Tausend, and Chinelo Ikpeama). All will be practicing in the Houston area, with Dr. Ross remaining UTMB as a dermatology faculty. Thank you Dr. Adam Nguyen (UTMB Dermatology PGY2) for the great photo!

St. Vincent's Student Clinic Dermatology Night 6/7/18

Join UTMB Dermatology faculty and residents for the upcoming dermatology night at St. Vincent’s Clinic. Please see the calendar link below to reserve your volunteering spot.
When: Thursday, June 7th at 5:30-8:30PM (volunteers should arrive at 5:15)
Where: St. Vincent's House, 2817 Post Office Street, Galveston, Texas 77550

Friday, June 01, 2018

Dr. Bernard Gibson Interviewed for Galveston Daily News

Dr. Gibson, UTMB Dermatology Chair ad interim, provided excellent advice about sun protection at Galveston beaches in the June 1, 2018 issue of the Galveston Daily News in an article by Marissa Barnett (“Park board providing free sunscreen on some Galveston beaches”).

UTMB Dermatology Residents' Award Best Teaching Awards for 2017-2018

Brandon Goodwin, MD: UTMB Faculty Award for Best Dermatology Teaching

Rebecca Philips, MD: UTMB Community Dermatologist Award for Best Dermatology Teaching

2017-2018 UTMB DIG Teaching Awards for Best Resident and Faculty Dermatology Teaching

Lindy Ross, MD: Best Dermatology Teaching by a Resident

Brent Kelly, MD: Best Dermatology Teaching by a Faculty


2018 UTMB Dermatology Medical Student Awards

History of Dermatology Award: Daniel Burkholder  (“Dr. Charles Wilson: a Texas Mohs Surgery Pioneer”)

Best Original Essay for “Skin Diseases Depicted in Cinema”: Josh Hays (“When Film Inspires Innovation”)

Thomas W. Freese Memorial Award for Excellence in Dermatology: Paige Hoyer

Edgar B. Smith Endowed Scholarship in Dermatology: Morgan Arnold

Congratulations to all!

UTMB MS4s Morgan Arnold (left) and Paige Hoyer (right) with Dermatology Awards