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The American Academy of Dermatology announced that Marta J. Van Beek, MD, MPH, FAAD, will begin a three-year term as secretary-treasurer for the organization. Van Beek is the chief of staff for University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics as well as the C. William Hanke Professor of Dermatologic...
Dr. Adam Aronson came to UIHC after earning his MD from Washington University. Dr. Aronson will be continuing his training with a Mohs fellowship at Skin Centre in Tauranga, New Zealand. Dr. Jina Chung started her Dermatology residency after earning her MD from Johns Hopkins University. She plans...
Dr. Janet Fairley was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Medical Dermatology Society (MDS) in recognition of her lifetime of patient care, teaching and research in medical dermatology. This was awarded at the MDS annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 28. https://www...
The Department of Dermatology is proud to announce the graduation of our senior residents. These physicians have worked hard over to complete our rigorous training program. Dr. Josh Hammel came to the UI after earning his MD from Emory University. Dr. Hammel will be continuing his training with a...
The Department of Dermatology is pleased to announce the promotion of two faculty members: Dr. Jennifer Powers and Dr. Karolyn Wanat. Dr. Jennifer Powers has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology. Jennifer Powers, MD joined the Department of Dermatology as an Assistant...
Dr. Vincent Liu has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Ernest O. Theilen Clinical Teaching and Service Award. This award was established in 1991 and honors the faculty member who most closely exemplifies the sterling clinical and teaching qualities that were recognized in Dr. Theilen. The...
Jennifer Powers, MD joined the Department of Dermatology as an Assistant Professor on August 31, 2017. Dr. Powers comes to the University of Iowa from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She was previously on faculty at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Powers received her bachelor’s degree from...
Congratulations to Julie McKillip on 35 years of service to UI Health Care! Julie began working at UIHC after she graduated with her BSN from Mount Mercy College. Her first position was on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. She went on to work in the Hematology/Oncology Unit, Clinical Research Center...
Nkanyezi Ferguson, MD, clinical assistant professor of dermatology, explains what skin tags are and how and when to have them removed, MSN reports .
The Department of Dermatology is pleased to announce the promotion of three faculty members: Dr. Hillary Johnson, Dr. Brian Swick and Dr. Marta Van Beek. Dr. Hillary Johnson has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology. Dr. Johnson joined the faculty in 2014 as a Clinical...