​The Dermatology Research Education and AcadeMic team (DREAM team) brings together various members of the specialty in an effort to increase engagement in research and improve delivery of care. Identifying top priorities in research and education allows for creation of interest groups, improved collaborations, and strategic use of resources. Current areas of focus as well as areas of development include: virtual care, skin cancer, hair disorders, pediatric dermatology, inflammatory/autoimmune disorders and delivery of care. 

​Physicians Involved in Research

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July 21/24, 2022

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Ongoing and Completed Dermatology Projects, All Funding Mechanisms

Prediction model for successful use of home narrow band ultraviolet B light for psoriasis
Katz, Ken MD | Dermatology | CB | Ongoing

A prediction score model to identify the risk of subsequent keratinocytic carcinomas
Shabnam Madani | Dermatology | CB | Completed

Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease and the Risk of Skin Cancer
Gunawardane, Nilanthi D | Dermatology | CB | Completed

Effect of availability of at-home phototherapy on the use of systemic medications for psoriasis
James Click, Amy Alabaster, Debbie Postlethwaite | Dermatology | CB | Completed

Epidemiologic Analysis of Chilblains Eruptions at the time of COVID19
Patrick McCleskey. Lisa Herrinton | Dermatology | RAU | Completed

Epidemiologic Trends in Pediatric Tinea Capitis- Data from the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Group
Paradi Mirmirani | Dermatology | CB | Completed

Multiple primary malignant melanomas: Incidence, characteristics, and risk factors
Megan Moore | Dermatology | CB | Completed

Skin Disorders Associated With Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Paradi Mirmirani | Dermatology | CB | Completed

Tele-dermatology and care processes
Sangeeta Marwaha, Lisa Herrinton | Dermatology | RAU | Completed

Tele-dermatology to diagnose rash
Sangeeta Marwaha, Lisa Herrinton | Dermatology | DSGP | Completed

The Association of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia and Other Fibrotic Disorders
Aman Samrao | Dermatology | CB | Completed