Washing our hands is one of the effective ways of preventing the spread of COVID-19, particularly after using the restroom, coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose. However, frequent handwashing can lead to red, itchy or even cracked skin. Here's what a dermatologist recommends is the best way to wash and care for your hands. ... 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 41 faculty members including 28 medical dermatologists, five dermatologic surgeons, a pediatric dermatologist and four dermatopathologists, 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 80,000 in 2014. Referrals are from an ever-expanding geographic area.
The Residency Training Program: The Department’s program is highly sought after, with up to 300 applicants for two to three positions annually.
Research Funding: The Department successfully competes for research funding from the National Institute of Health, private foundations and industry.
Many might wonder whether their itchy throat or runny nose could mean something other than an allergic reaction. Could it be COVID-19? Let’s break down the facts.... Read MoreDermatology
Face masks are commonly used for skin care treatment, claiming to fight acne, soothe skin, and provide a glow. Many face masks also claim to contain natural ingredients—but does that mean they’re safe to use? And what if they cause your face to tingle? ... Read MoreDermatology