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James G. Marks, Jr., M.D.

Professor of Dermatology

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Dermatology
500 University Drive, UPC 1, Suite 100
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-6820 / (717) 531-6820 Fax: 717-531-4702

Specialties

Dermatology

Patient Services Provided

Skin Cancer Contact Dermatitis Occupational Dermatology General Dermatology

Biographical Information

This Pennsylvania dermatologist has been at the Hershey Medical Center since 1980.

Professional Education

Residency, Dermatology, Wilford Hall Medical Center (1978) Internship, Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center (1972) M.D., Temple University, School of Medicine (1971)

Research Interests

Dr. Marks is a member of the North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACD) which monitors allergic contact dermatitis to numerous chemicals and natural products such as fragrances, preservatives metals, plants, cosmetics, etc.  He is also team leader for the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) which determines the safety of cosmetic ingredients in the United States.

Academic Interests

Leadership and Education of medical students and residents is Dr. Mark's academic focus of interest.

Publications

Warshaw, Ratnayake, Maibach, Sasseville, Belsito, Zug, Fowler,Taylor, Mathias, Fransway, DeLeo, Marks, Storrs, Pratt and Rietschel
Positive Patch-Test Reactions to Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate: Retrospective Analysis of North American Contact Dermatitis Group Data, from 1998 to 2008
Dermatitis. Vol 21;6, 2010
Becker, Bergfeld, Belsito, Hill, Klaassen,Liebler, Marks, Shank, Slaga, Snyder, and Anderson.
Amended Safety Assessment of Dodecylbenzenesulfonate, and Tridecylbenzenesulfonate Salts as Used in Cosmetics.
Anderson, Bergfeld, Belsito, Hill, Klaassen,Liebler, Marks, Shank, Slaga, and Snyder.
Final Amended Safety Assessment of Hydroquinone as used in Cosmetics.
International Journal of Toxicology. Vol.29.
Burnett, Bergfeld, Belsito, Hill, Klaassen, Liebler, Marks, Shank, Slaga, Snyder, and Anderson
Final Report of the Safety Assessment of Kojic Acid as Used in Cosmetics
International Journal of Toxicology. Vol.29. Supplement 4
Anderson, Bergfeld, Belsito, Hill, Klaassen, Leibler, Marks, Shank, Slaga, and Snyder.
Final Report of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel Amended Safety Assessment of Calendula officinalis- Derived Cosmetic Ingredients.
International Journal of Toxicology. Vol.29. Supplement 4
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Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Best Doctors in America America's Top Physicians Who's Who in America