Aug. 09, 2018 – 4:01 – Boston University Assistant Professor of Dermatology Dr. Neelam Vashi on teenagers reportedly seeking plastic surgery to replicate Snapchat filters.
The leadership of the Boston University Department of Dermatology Residency Program is thrilled to announce the addition of Jean S. McGee, MD, PhD as the Assistant Residency Program Director effective July 1, 2018.
Dr. McGee graduated from Cornell University with AB cum laude in Biological Sciences and MS in Nutritional Biochemistry. She then received her PhD in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, followed by her MD degree from Rutgers University. Dr. McGee completed her dermatology residency training within our program in 2016 and served as the assistant chief resident and chief resident during the last two years of her training.
Since joining our department as a faculty member in 2016, she has served as the Director of Laboratory for Translational Epigenetic Research. Her research program focuses on investigating the role of epigenetics in the pathogenesis of inflammatory skin diseases. Dr. McGee is also actively recruiting patients for her clinical study, exploring the relationship between gut microbiome and inflammatory skin diseases.
Dr. McGee is a committed educator and a leader both in her research and clinical practice. Congratulations, Dr. McGee!
Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Lang, who has been named a recipient of the Daneen & Charles Stiefel Investigative Scientist Award! The American Skin Association bestows this award to emerging leaders in dermatology focused on melanoma research. Dr. Lang is lauded for her commitment to educating the next generation of melanoma researchers, and her current research on the molecular mechanisms of melanoma may provide the next generation treatment options for cancer patients.
Daniel Callaghan, MD Peggy Schwarz, MD
Congratulation to Dr. Daniel Callaghan and Dr. Peggy Schwarz for having been named Residents of Distinction by DermMentors! This honor is given to only ten dermatology residents annually. They will attend deliver oral presentations at the Caribbean Dermatology Symposium this winter.
Congratulations to medical student Susruthi Rajanala, BA and dermatology resident Judy Cheng, MD on the acceptance of their posters to the recent SOC conference, Bench to Bedside Skin of Color Symposium 2017, in Leesburg, VA.