1975-1977 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, Bachelor of Science, Biology
1977-1981 Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
1993-1995 W. Averell Harriman School for Management and Policy, State University of New York at Stony Brook,
Stony Brook, NY. Master of Science, Management and Policy..
1981-1982 Intern, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York.
1982-1985 Dermatology Resident, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas
1984-1985 Chief Resident, Dermatology, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas
1985-1986 Fellow, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS and PRACTICE:
2002 - present
State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn.
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology,
Private practice, Long Island Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery, Smithtown NY
at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, left as tenured associate professor.
Private Practitioner, Colchester, Vermont.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Director of Cutaneous Surgery, Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas,Tx.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICES, COMMITTEES:
1985 American Academy of Dermatology, 2012-2013 President; > 50 committees served in many roles since
1972 New York Academy of Sciences, Member
1977 American Medical Association, Member
1985 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Fellow and member /chair of many committees.
1984 Women's Dermatologic Society, Member including term on board and chair of website comm.
1990 American College of Mohs Surgery, Fellow and term on BOD and many committees served.
1998 DebRA (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research. Many roles including Scientific Advisory Board,
Trustee, Secretary and Executive Committee. Also, Founding Member, DEBRA International Board
Numerous other societies including American Dermatological Association and Noah Worcester society.
MOST RECENT AWARDS AND HONORS:
2013 American Skin Association Public Policy & Medical Education Award.
Multiple AAD Presidential citations for service to specialty.
HONORARY MEMBERSHIP in
Latvian Association of Dermatology (1995),
Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery (2009), Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (2010)
and Romanian Society Of Dermatology (2012).
Author/co-author of 17 abstracts, 126 publications, 1 patent.
Editor/co-editor of eight books.