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 […]