Pennsylvania Dermatologists - Penn Hershey Dermatology

We Do the Research in Dermatology

Penn State Hershey Dermatology is dedicated to expanding our knowledge about many dermatological conditions by doing research in the laboratory, as well as in the clinic. We are involved in many exciting research studies so that we can have the most up-to-date information and treatments for our patients.  Learn More >>

Our Research Mission 

   Be a nationally recognized leader in research by:

  • Growing our clinical research
  • Recruiting a physician researcher to advance our knowledge of skin disease and treatment
  • Increasing our Dermatology  Research Endowment Funds in order to support our research mission
  • Expanding collaborative research with investigators at Penn State - University Park
  • Developing research initiatives on quality of healthcare delivery in dermatology

**Penn State Hershey Dermatology is currently seeking a Physician Scientist. For more information, please refer to the advertisement.

Fast Facts in Research

2013

  • 19 sponsored clinical studies (14 industry sponsored and 5 investigator initiated).
  • 51 peer-reviewed publications featured in national/international journals.
  • Annual Food and Wine Event raised over $32,000 for basic science research.
  • Taste of Tango raised over $900 for Dermatology Educational and Research Endowments  

2012

  • Dr. Todd V. Cartee received the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery's 2012 Young Investigators Writing Competition Award and the Research Award.
  • 11 sponsored clinical studies (9 industry sponsored and 5 investigator initiated).
  • 69 peer-reviewed publications featured in national/international journals.
  • Annual Food and Wine Event raised over $29,000 for basic science research.
  • Sun screen usage at Hershey Park. 

For more information on advances in research at Penn State College of Medicine, please read our newsletter.

The 6th Annual Dermatology Research Conference will be held November 20th, 2014 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM.