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Welcome to the Department of Dermatology
at Duke University Medical Center:
advancing a tradition of excellence in
Teaching, Investigating and Caring.


Active Clinical Trials

We have a number of clinical trials actively enrolling.  Click read more for more information.

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Congratulations to Our Residents

Congratulations to Jigar Patel and Diana Norton for their presentations at the NC Dermatology Meeting.

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Congratulations to Marilia Oliveira

​Marilia Oliveira's second paper with Dr. Sayed has been accepted for publication at Derm Surgery.  Click read more to find out.

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Congratulations to Ryan Thorpe!

Ryan has matched in Mohs surgery and will continue his training in Pittsburgh, PA starting July 2018.  Click read more for Dr. Atwater's words.

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Clinical Research & Competencies

Our very own Deborah Hannah is a co-author for "Using Competencies to Transform Clinical Research Job Classifications" in the Journal of Research Administration.  Click below to read the article:

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Thank you to all who participated and presented in our 5th Annual Pinnell Center Symposium.  Here's a list of the talks below:

Cancer Screening Brigade

Some of our folks volunteered at TROSA for skin cancer screenings.  They had a great time as they educated the residents about proper skin care.

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Dr. Nicholas Gives Sunscreen Tips

Our very own Dr. Matilda Nicholas was featured in a news segment from WNCN discussing sun care and sunscreen.

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Congratulations Diana on NCDA Award

Diana Norton, MD, our second year resident had done it again!  She received the award for Best Resident Presentation at the North Carolina Dermatology Association Summer meeting in Hot Springs, VA.  Click "Read More" to see what Dr. Lesesky hasw to say about her achievement.

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Welcome Resident Class of 2020

Please give a warm welcome to Adam Brys, Christopher Henderson, and Jigar Patel.  They will be starting July 1st and eager to meet everyone.






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