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  • Monthly News and Information The Department of Dermatology At University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University February, 2001 Editor: Ellen M. Miles Vol. 3, No. 2 Dermatology Grand Rounds & Lecture Series Sponsored by Case Western Reserve University 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7:45 am grand rounds: patient viewing - 3100 Bolwell Health Center 8:15 am grand rounds: patient discussions - Lakeside Hospital room 3508 9:45-10:45 speaker - Lakeside Hospital room 3508 Feb. 08 Anthony Oro, MD, PhD “Insights into the Pathogenesis of Basal Cell Stanford University Medical Ctr. Carcinomas” Department of Dermatology Feb. 22 Jere Guin, MD “Eyelid Dermatitis” University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of Dermatology (Professor Emeritus) Mar. 22 Jinming Gao, PhD “Targeted and Controlled Release Drug Case Western Reserve University Delivery” Department of Biomedical Eng. Presentations Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Program Lakeside Dermatology Conference Room Anita Gilliam, MD, PhD was a keynote speaker Thursdays, 5:00 pm at the Scleroderma Postgraduate Course at the Royal Free Lymphoma- February 8, 22 and March 8, 22 and University College Medical School in London, Melanoma- February 1, 15 and March 15, 29 England, Jan 24-26. The title of her talk was "Animal models for scleroderma”. New Grants Seth Stevens, MD was one of the keynote Mahmoud Ghannoum, PhD received a grant from the speakers at the AAD Consensus Conference on Pediatric Steris Corp. aimed at understanding the biology and Atopic Dermatitis held in Scottsdale, Arizona on January mechanisms of resistance of catheter-related Candida 19-21, 2001. His talk was entitled "Immunopathogenesis Albicans biofilms. Co-investigators are Jyotsna Chandra, of Atopic Dermatitis." He also PhD and Duncan Kuhn, MD. contributed to the document to be generated by this group. Elma Baron, MD will present the study “UVA- Honors filtering sunscreen results in immune protection which Hasan Mukhtar, PhD has been appointed to a four- exceeds erythema protection” by E. Baron, A. Fourtanier, year term to serve on the study section of the D. Compan and S. Stevens at the annual meeting of the American Cancer Society, a national organization American Photomedicine Society on March 1, 2001 in that evaluates grants and research proposals in the Washington, D.C. area of carcinogenesis.
  • Focus – Dermatology Residents continuing her career in research. She graduated from the West China University of Medical Sciences and Laurie Jacobson, MD is currently working on a case completed a residency in Internal Medicine and then report with Christine Jaworsky, MD entitled taught immunology and microbiology to medical “Superficial Morphea” for submission to the Journal students in China. Originally from the Hunan of the American Academy of Dermatology. She Province of China, Dr. Ouyang now lives in Shaker wrote a paper with Seth Stevens, MD on atopic Heights with her husband, Xin Chen, PhD, a research dermatitis that was published in the December, 2000 associate in the Orthopedics Department, and their 11 issue of Skin and Aging. year old daughter, Xi Chen. She enjoys traveling, nature, and Chinese dancing. Christine Lin, MD and Douglas Semler, MD are doing clinical trials studying a gene cream Diane Miceli, R.N. is a clinical staff for psoriasis. The cream targets the Adhesion supervisor at Bolwell Health Center and the milecule ICAM-1. coordinator of the Melanoma conferences. She went to nursing school at St. Vincent Charity Hospital and Douglas Semler, MD is currently working St. John’s College and then continued her education on a report of Mycobacterium Szulgai presenting as at Ursuline College. During her 15-year tenure at Lypopigmented nodules in an immunosuppressed Hillcrest Hospital, Ms. Miceli worked in the patient. He is working with Stephen Somach, MD. Coronary Unit and on the medical and surgical floors. She then worked as an office nurse in a private Maria El Charif, MD is participating in an practice for one year. Most recently, before coming to ongoing clinical trial. She is the unblinded University Hospitals of Cleveland, she worked as a investigator for the LFA 3 Tip study in Psoriasis. She school nurse for 10 years in the South Euclid also completed and submitted to IRB a protocol for a Lyndhurst School System. Ms. Miceli is a native novel topical therapy for tinea pedis with Ganaderm. Clevelander and lives in Pepper Pike with her husband, John, who is a vice president of Miceli Dairy. They both enjoy hiking and have taken hiking Welcome trips in the western United States, Hawaii, and At this time, we would like to welcome Europe. The couple has three children. One daughter several new members to the Department of (Marlo) is a physical therapist in Hanna House and is Dermatology. working on a master’s degree at Case Western Reserve University in anatomy. Another daughter Shaza Daoud, MD is a post-doctoral fellow (Maria) who is pregnant with Ms. Miceli’s first who will be working with Drs. Faith Durden, Tom grandchild, is the Marketing Director at Micelli McCormick and Kevin Cooper. She will work on Dairy. Their son John is a journalism student at Ohio atopic dermatitis and hair disorders. She expects to University. also work with Dr. Neil Korman on clinical trials. Originally from Syria, Dr. Daoud received her medical degree from Damascus University where she also completed her residency. During her residency, Farewell Dr. Daoud had two two-month externships in Cleveland. In 1998, she worked at University Satomi Kobayashi, MD left our Department Hospitals of Cleveland, and in 1999 at the Cleveland in January. She will be working in the Department of Clinic Foundation. She enjoys traveling and reading. Dermatology at Tokyo Women’s Medical University. When she was a young girl, Dr. Daoud won a We wish her and her family the best of luck in her summer scholarship to Germany and Bulgaria to new position. study music and to play the Odde (a guitar-like instrument) that she still enjoys. Currently, Dr. Daoud lives in Cleveland Heights and is looking forward to June when she will marry Dr. Adib Alsouss, a dentist. Zhufeng Ouyang, MD is a Research Associate in Dr. Seth Stevens’ lab where she works on mechanisms of Ultra-Violet induced immunotolerance. Dr. Ouyang is interested in
  • American Academy of Dermatology 59th Annual Meeting The American Academy of Dermatology 59th Annual Meeting will take place in Washington, D.C. March 2-7, 2001. Below is a listing of activities of members and affiliates of the Department of Dermatology of University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Research Institute of University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University. Faculty Presentations The following faculty members from the Department and our affiliates at MetroHealth Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Medical Center will give presentations: Robert Brodell, MD Neil Korman, MD, PhD Kevin Cooper, MD Eliot Mostow, MD Anita Gilliam, MD, PhD Seth Stevens, MD Christine Jaworsky, MD Gary Wood, MD Resident and Student Presentations Residents who are presenting at the meeting are: Laurie Jacobson, MD Rick Averitte, MD Christine Lin, MD Andrea Trowers. MD April Atkins, a student in the CWRU Medical School will also give a presentation. Committees Several people from the Department serve on committees of the American Academy of Dermatology: Bryan Davis, MD Eliot Mostow, MD Robert Brodell, MD Susan Nedorost, MD Kevin Cooper, MD Albert Peng, MD Anita Gilliam, MD, PhD Seth Stevens, MD
  • UPCOMING MEETINGS Wednesday Morning Speakers, 8:15am Lakeside Dermatology Conference Room UHC and UHDA Meetings Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. -3508 Lakeside Hospital 02/07-Mark Levine, MD -“Oculoplastic Dermatology Conference Room surgery lower eyelid” Feb. 27, March 20, April 17, May 22, June 26, July 02/14- Joe Molter-“Medical Photography” 17, August 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18 02/28-TBA-“Bacteriology Part II” Research Division Faculty Meetings 03/14-Kent Knauer, MD-“Allergy Testing” Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. 03/21-Hans Merk, MD-“TBA” BRB 5th floor Conference Room 03/28-Robert Brodell, MD-“TBA” Mar. 29, May 17 Dermatopathology Conference Wednesdays, 7:45 a.m. 3508 Lakeside Dermatology Conference Room Save the Dates AAD annual meeting: March 2-7, 2001 SID annual meeting: May 9-12, 2001 Please send news to Ellen Miles. Email: emm5@po.cwru.edu Telephone: (216) 844-7814 Fax: (216) 844-8993 Skin Diseases Research Center Department of Dermatology Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals of Cleveland 11100 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5028
  • SDRC Speakers Series 2000-2001 Sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dermatology Grand Rounds & Lecture Series 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7:45 am Grand Rounds: patient viewing-3100 Bolwell Center 8:15 am Grand Rounds: patient discussions-3508 Lakeside Hospital 9:45-10:45am Speaker-3508 Lakeside Hospital (Unless otherwise noted) Date Speaker Topic Notes 9/28/00 Martin Weinstock, M.D. “Sunscreens and Melanoma” Lead Professor, Dept. of Dermatology Grand Brown University Rounds Chair, American Cancer Society Skin Cancer Advisory Group 10/12/00 Mahmoud Ghannoum, M.Sc., Ph.D. “The New, Exciting Area of Professor, Dept. of Dermatology Biofilms” Director, Center for Medical Mycology Case Western Reserve University 10/26/00 Eliot Mostow, M.D. “New Treatments in Wound Care” Assistant Clinical Professor, Case Western Reserve University 11/09/00 David Woodley, M.D. “Autoimmunity to Type VII Professor, Department of Medicine Collagen” LAC/USC Medical Center 12/14/00 Edward Maytin, M.D., Ph.D. “Studying the Skin, Through Thick Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Dermatology. and Thin: Transcriptional Control Cleveland Clinic Foundation of Epidermal Differentiation” 1/11/01 Kathleen Green, Ph.D “Making and Breaking Professor, Departments of Pathology & Dermatology Desmosomes: Lessons for Human Northwestern University Disease” 1/25/01 Hasan Mukhtar, Ph.D. “Light for Life and Death-It All Professor, Department of Dermatology Matters How It Falls: Case Western Reserve University Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology” 2/08/01 Anthony Oro, M.D., Ph.D. “Insights into the Pathogenesis of Assistant Professor of Dermatology Basal Cell Carcinomas” Stanford University Medical Center 2/22/01 Jere Guin, M.D. “Eyelid Dermatitis” Professor Emeritus of Dermatology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 3/22/01 Jinming Gao, Ph.D. “Targeted and Controlled Release Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering Drug Delivery” Case Western Reserve University 4/12/01 TBA 4/26/01 Stuart Levitz, M.D. “Macrophage interactions with Professor of Medicine and Microbiology Cryptococcus neoformans: A Boston University School of Medicine journey from toll-like receptors to acidic phagosomes” 5/24/01 Lynn A. Drake, M.D. “TBA” Lecturer, Department of Dermatology Harvard University Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital 6/14/01 TBA 6/28/01 Eleanor Fendler, M.D., Ph.D “Irritant Contact Dermatitis” GOJO Industries, Akron, Ohio
  • Category 1 Continuing Education Credits will be awarded. As of 2/20/01 “The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.”