Announcing the 2023 Research Award Recipients
The DF congratulates its 2023 research award recipients! The Foundation’s Medical and Scientific Committee reviewed many promising proposals and identified those which are most meritorious and impactful for the future of dermatology. We are pleased to support the work of these individuals
Dr. Felipe Almeida de Pinho Ribeiro’s first-authored paper “Bacteria hijack a meningeal neuroimmune axis to facilitate brain invasion“ was part of the article, “How Bacteria Invade the Brain“. Written by Ekaterina Pesheva and published in Harvard Medical School News & Research. “The meninges are the final tissue barrier before pathogens enter the brain, so we […]
We are thrilled to announce our amazing class of 2026 #Match22 residents! Ali Malik, University of FloridaMorgan Nguyen, Northwestern University FeinbergJennifer Pugh, Wright State UniversityNeel Raval, Washington University in St. LouisXavier Rice, University of Texas Medical BranchBianca Uzoma, University of Texas Medical Branch Our seventh newly matched resident has chosen to remain private & we respect their wishes. […]
Congratulations to Dr. Naina Rengarajan, PGY-3, who was recently awarded a competitive Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship Program award. She will be working at the National Institute of Health with Dr. Heidi Kong, who is a world expert studying the human microbiome’s role in inflammatory skin diseases.
Dr. Kandice Bailey PGY-2 was recently accepted into the Wash U Internal Medicine Residency Teaching Physicians Pathway. She is our third resident to participate in this innovative program that was developed by Dr. Patricia Kao. The Teaching Physician Pathway is a 2-year program integrated into the existing structure of the residency program. This pathway prepares […]
Residency program director, Dr. Ilana Rosman, was awarded an inaugural Rising Star Award by the Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine. The Rising Star Award recognizes faculty members who show exceptional promise as educators through contributions in educational service, leadership, and/or scholarship.
Dr. Shmuylovich, one of our pediatric dermatologists and physician-scientist faculty members, was awarded the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award, which provides support for outstanding junior scientists to bypass the traditional postdoctoral training period and launch independent research careers. Dr. Shmuylovich’s innovative work focuses on developing imaging tools to objectively measure skin disease in diverse skin types.
Congratulations to Dr. Laurin Council, Director of Dermatologic Surgery, on her election as an alumnus to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Class of 2021. AOA recognizes physicians who show commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service.
We are so proud of our world-renowned physician-scientist faculty member, Dr. Brian Kim, on receiving the American Skin Association’s 2021 Research Achievement Award in Discovery. This award is well-deserved for his work in itch at the crossroads of neurobiology, immunology, and skin biology. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!
Dr. Alexander Aria, one of our rising senior residents, was selected to participate in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine Resident and Fellow Diversity Initiative (RFDI). The RFDI seeks to promote a sense of belonging for trainees throughout the medical campus, and also to advance health equity for the communities we serve. Alex will benefit from mentorship from campus leaders, engagement with fellow trainees from across the institution, and completion of a capstone project related to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Dr. Christine Yokoyama appointed to AAD “Council on Science and Research” Dr. Alexandra Hickman appointed to AAD “Congressional Policy Committee” and Dr. Basia Michalski appointed to AAD “Grassroots Advocacy Task Force”
It is my pleasure to announce that Milan J. Anadkat, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine has been appointed as Co-Director of the Office of Faculty Development for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Anadkat has outstanding background and training in faculty development and coaching that will enable him to help further enhance the culture, climate, and career development of faculty within the Department.
Dr. Coughlin graduated from the Washington University dermatology residency program and then completed a pediatric dermatology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) before returning to St. Louis to join the dermatology faculty in 2015. She has a particular interest in pediatric pigmented lesions, and is actively involved in the pediatric dermatology research community. Dr. Coughlin is also the dermatology medical student research advisor.
Instructor of Dermatology William “Bill” H. McCoy, IV, MD, PhD, is the American Acne & Rosacea Society’s (AARS) 2017 Research Scholar Awardee. McCoy earned the award for his project, “The Skin Microbiome Response to Systemic Isotretinoin Acne Therapy.” McCoy previously received funding for the project from the AARS in 2015. Caroline M. Mann, MD, assistant professor […]