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April 6, 2022

Practical Dermatology® magazine is proud to announce that Vishal Anil Patel, MD will serve as interim editor of our Digital Practice column.

March 31, 2022

In this video interview, Adam J. Friedman, MD, FAAD, gives the highlights from his presentation at the 2022 American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting about dietary triggers in acne, providing evidence, and discussing how the idea came to be.

March 30, 2022

Night blindness, which occurs when people have trouble seeing in dim light, can have many causes – but also many solutions. Keith Wroblewski, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, takes us through the whys of night blindness and…

March 25, 2022

At the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2022 Annual Meeting in March, board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a Presidential Citation Award.…

March 24, 2022

Researchers at the George Washington University published findings from the world’s largest cohort study showing that hospitalized patients with moderate COVID-19 who were given aspirin early on in their treatment had a lower risk of dying compared to patients who were not given aspirin.

March 21, 2022

There are many factors that can keep a person at their job: an excellent employer, a great mission, or wonderful coworkers. For Pearl Williams, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, it’s the people.

March 17, 2022

Dry eyes are a common condition, especially when people spend too much time in front of screens. Maya Bitar, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, walks us through what causes dry eye and what you can do to mitigate symptoms.…

March 11, 2022

As TikTok has become one of the most widely used social media platforms, millions of mostly teenagers regularly log on for skin care advice, which, more often than not, comes from "skinfluencers," aestheticians, and others who are not dermatologists.

March 8, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Sterling, MD, FAAOS, FAOA, as the new chair of GW’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. In this role, Sterling will…

March 3, 2022

TikTok users seeking deep tans are using a questionable method: spraying self-tanning products up their noses, and then lying in the sun or in a tanning bed.