Awards & Recognitions

Awards and Recognition

Beyond recognition for high-profile research and innovative clinical training opportunities, the department has received accolades for its commitment to community outreach

The staff and students of the Department of Dermatology are committed to excellence in patient care, education and research, while understanding the value of community involvement.

Notable Achievements

  • David H. Peng, MD, MPH was elected to the American Dermatological Association
  • Vince DeLeo, MD was selected to the ACGME residency review committee
  • NIH research grants awarded to Drs. Chen, Li and Woodley, totaling over $2.62 millions (direct plus indirect costs) in 2013
  • 12 peer-reviewed publications in various journals
  • 100 percent boards pass rate in residency program
  • Lotus Tissue Repair, formed by Professors David Woodley and Mei Chen, was acquired by Shire Human Genetic Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treating Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (DEB) patients for approximately $50 million, initial payment with added success milestones that could total an additional $275 million.