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July 17, 2019

Is the importance of sun protection being taken seriously? Dr. Vivian Shi and Dr. Adam Friedman discuss misconceptions among Native American populations in Arizona in particular. Tune in to this JDD podcast by clicking the link. 

July 17, 2019

Patients with diabetes are more vulnerable to cutaneous-related complications. Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, discusses diabetes-related diagnoses and treatments.

Reflection in broken glass
July 17, 2019

Is acne on the rise? Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, shares that he is treating adults with acne on an increasingly more frequent basis. Some studies indicate the cause may be differing environmental factors, but other causes have also been implicated.

Residents embrace
July 17, 2019

The GW Dermatology Department gathered to celebrate the graduation of Drs. Jennifer Aronica and Elizabeth Robinson. Special awards were also distributed including:

July 17, 2019

GW Dermatology Research Fellow Chapman Wei has won a grant award from the DC Dermatological Society for his project investigating the potential/utility/mechanisms of p38 inhibitors (specifically alpha and delta) sensitizing squamous cell carcinoma to cisplatin and anti-EGFT inhibitors.

July 17, 2019

Have you ever wondered why a sunburn makes your skin itch? Dr. Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology explains that both inflammation and dryness contribute to the itching sensation. How can you mitigate the itch? Click the link for some tips and tricks!

July 17, 2019

Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, and his team found that psoriasis patients are reporting utilizing complementary and alternative medicine to combat their psoriasis care, such as Vitamins D and B12. Click the link to read more. 

Man holding baseball cap
July 15, 2019

Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology and experts discuss whether or not hats contribute to baldness. Although the general answer is "no," there are some caveats. Click the link to learn more.

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