Morsani College of Medicine

Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Posts Tagged Dermatology

Skin Problems? USF Health Dermatology Research
December 9, 2013

Skin Problems?

USF Health Dermatologist, Dr. Christopher Nelson is conducting Dermatology Research.

Call 813-974-2923 for more dermatology research information

Dr. Neil Alan Fenske receives “The Gustavus Sesquicentennial Award”
February 17, 2012

Link to Gustuvas Sesquicentennial Award video The Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees has established an award in honor of the college’s Sesquicentennial anniversary to recognize individuals who have made a significant difference in the life of the college. The award, called “The Sesquicentennial Award,” acknowledges and pays tribute to living alumni, parents, friends, and retired faculty and staff […]

Herbal Therapy in Dermatology
November 22, 2011

Mary Ruth Buchness, MD Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(11):1282. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.322 Bedi MK, Shenefelt PD. Herbal therapy in dermatology. Arch Dermatol. 2002;138(2):232-242. In this article, Bedi and Shenefelt present a comprehensive review of evidence-based uses of herbs in dermatology. Consumers are increasingly interested in treatment with “natural” remedies either because of the failure of conventional therapy or because of the belief that natural […]

Physician Spotlight on Neil Alan Fenske, MD
July 25, 2011

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Neil A. Fenske, MD Chairman, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, USFCOM, Tampa Some might think that growing up “dirt poor” on a farm in Blue Earth, Minn. would be a liability. But Neil Fenske treasures it as a character-building experience that allows him to appreciate how far he has come in life. “I’m a guy who came […]

Do You Stick With It? Do you need a sticky-note reminder?
December 6, 2010

Adherence to treatment, sticking with it when topical or oral treatment is prescribed generally improves results.  In general, people tend to follow directions in taking or applying medicines 50 to 80 percent of the time, meaning 20 to 50 percent do not. Several recent studies have demonstrated this lack of compliance.  Many times with chronic skin conditions such as acne […]