It would be an understatement to say that 2020 has been challenging. From the COVID-19 pandemic to earthquakes, severe storms, and lockdowns—in addition to everyday life challenges—this year has been incredibly stressful. Not only can events like these lead to psychological distress, they can also manifest in your skin, triggering or worsening a wide range of conditions.... Read MoreDermatology
Department of Dermatology
Promoting excellence in patient care, education, and research, the Department of Dermatology is committed to the highest standards in the medical field. Today, with 63 faculty members including 33 medical dermatologists, six dermatopathologists, three immunopathologists, five allergists, five dermatologic surgeons, and three pediatric dermatologists, the department has become the largest clinical, research, and educational facility of dermatology in the Intermountain West.
As the Department’s faculty has expanded, so has its scope and reputation.
Patient Care: The number of patient visits has increased from 4,800 in 1987 to 125,000 in 2020. Referrals are from an ever-expanding geographic area.
The Residency Training Program: The Department’s program is highly sought after, with up to 500 applicants for three to four positions annually.
Research Funding: The Department successfully competes for research funding from the National Institute of Health, private foundations and industry.
Fall brings beautiful leaves and chilly temperatures, but it also brings a level of discomfort that many people deal with each year: fall allergies. Here are tips on beating your fall allergy symptoms so you can save the red nose for wintertime. ... Read MoreDermatology
If you wear glasses and are helping slow the spread of coronavirus by wearing a mask, you’ve probably experienced foggy lenses the moment you put on the mask. What to do? An optical shop expert at the John A. Moran Eye Center shares some tips.... Read MoreDermatology