Awards

David Adams, M.D.

  • 2003 to Present - American Board of Dermatology Test Committee Member
  • 2002 to Present - Editorial Board of Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia
  • Chosen by the Committee on International Affairs to receive a British Association of Dermatologists Fellowship to attend the British Association of Dermatology Annual Congress, July 6-9, 2004 in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • Chosen to participate in the 2006 Academic Leadership Meeting and the 2006 "Masters" in Academic Dermatology Leadership Program.
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation - Selected to expert researcher panel for First International HS Symposium in Dessau, Germany March 30 to April 2, 2006.
  • Who's Who in America
  • Associate Editor for the Drug Dermatitis Component of the Journal Dermatitis.
  • Appointed Representative to The United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
  • "Best Doctors in America® 2008-2009.

Christie Ammirati, M.D.

  • Elected as chairman of American Academy of Dermatology Maintenance of Certification Committee.
  • Recipient of the 2011 Thomas G. Pearson Award
  • Dean's List Care Provider in the 99th percentile 2009-2010
  • Received a MIT/NIH grant September 2002 – August 2005 to work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the development of a hand-held 2-photon optical biopsy probe
  • A member of the American Board of Dermatology Self-Assessment and Re-certifying Examination Committee
  • Serves on the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons (AADS) Surgical Curriculum Committee.
  • Chosen by the Committee on International Affairs to receive a British Association of Dermatologists Fellowship to attend the British Association of Dermatology Annual Congress, July 1-5, 2003 in Brighton United Kingdom
  •  "Best Doctors in America®", 2005-2006, 2007-2008
  • Who's Who in America, Marquis 55th Edition and 60th Edition
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons
  • Elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  • Marquis Who's Who in Medicine & Health Care 6th Edition
  • International Health Professional of the Year IBC Cambridge 2006
  • America's Top Physicians in Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Physicians 2006
  • Marquis Who's Who in the World 24th Edition 2007
  • Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering 9th Edition 2007, 10th Edition 2008
  • ACCMSCO Chairman - Bylaws Committee
  • AADS Board of Directors 2006 - 2009
  • ABD Surgical Curriculum Committee 2007 - 2012
  • Archives of Dermatology, "Cutting Edge" Section Editor 2007
  • 95th - 98th percentile nationwide patient satisfaction
  • Assistant Section Editor of The Cutting Edge in Archives of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Dermatology Scholarship:  1 of 2 academic dermatologists chosen to attend the British Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
  • Honored Member Strathmore's Who's Who 2005 Edition
  • America's Top Dermatologists 2007 Edition, 2008 Edition
  • International Who's Who of Professional and Business Women 10th Edition

Bryan Anderson, M.D.

  • Dean's List Care Provider in the 99th percentile 2009-2010
  • Received American Contact Dermatitis Mentor-ship Award in May 2002
  • Chosen by the Committee on International Affairs to receive a British Association of Dermatologists Fellowship to attend the British Association of Dermatology Annual Congress, July 1-5, 2003 in Brighton United Kingdom
  • Appointed to the Executive Committee as the Early Career Physician Representative and to the Scientific Committee of the Academy on October 31, 2004.
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • Chosen to participate in the 2007 Academic Leadership Meeting and the 2007 "Masters" in Academic Dermatology Program.
  • Effective 7/1/08 Promotion to Associate Professor and tenured
  • Residency Program Director 2008 - present
  • Participated in the 2008 American Academy of Dermatology Legislative Conference, Washington, D.C., September 7-9, 2008.

Elizabeth Billingsley, M.D.

  • Dean's List Care Provider in the 99th percentile 2009-2010
  • International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative Member
  • Board of Directors, American Society for Mohs Histotechnology
  • Nominated as a candidate for Vice President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • President of the PA Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery 2004-2005
  • 99th percentile nationwide patient satisfaction
  • Effective 7/1/08 Promotion to Professor

Todd V. Cartee, M.D.

  •  The recipient of the Theodore Tromovitch Award this year. The Award is the result of him presenting original research that was done during his Fellowship of training. Congratulations!

Jennie Clarke, M.D.

  • Dean's List Care Provider in the 99th percentile 2009-2010
  • Awarded a Women's Derm Society Mentor-ship Grant to work with Vickie Werth beginning August 2005.
  • 95th - 98th percentile nationwide patient satisfaction
  • Collagen - Vasc Clinic
  • "Best Doctors in America®"

Zhaoyuan Cong, Research Technician II

  • Poster Award:  Rome, Italy, "Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Reduces Survival of Proprionibacterium Acnes".

Kathy Gilliland, Research Support Associate

  • Poster Award:  Rome Italy, "Temporal Changes in Gene Expression in the Skin of Patients Treated with Isotretinoin Provide Insight into its Mechanism of Action".
  • Poster Award:  Rome, Italy, "Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Reduces Survival of Proprionibacterium Acnes".

Klaus Helm, M.D.

  • 2002 to 2006 – Audit Committee American Society of Dermatopathology
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • 99th percentile nationwide patient satisfaction

Michael Ioffreda, M.D.

  • 2002 to 2003 - President of PA Regional Association of Dermatopathologists
  • Co-investigator for the MIT/NIH grant received September 2002 – August 2005 for the development of 2-photon optical biopsy probe
  • July 1, 2005- Promoted to Associate Professor of Dermatology
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • North American Scarring Alopecia Group

Joslyn S. Kirby, M.D.

  • Accepted into the American Academy of Dermatology's Academic Leadership Program-2010
  • Young Physician Committee- 2009

James Marks, M.D.

  • Dean's List Care Provider in the 99th percentile 2009-2010
  • 2001 to Present - Team Leader for Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel, Washington, D.C.
  • 2003 to 2005 - Leader Clinical Team, Hershey Medical Center
  • Presidential Citation from the American Contact Dermatitis Society in 2003 and 2008 for his distinguished contribution and for his long-standing service as President, board and committee member
  • Mentor in the "Masters" in Dermatology Academic Leadership Program for the American Academy of Dermatology and AAD Association 2006 and 2008.
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • Who's Who in America
  • 90th - 94th percentile nationwide patient satisfaction

Jeffrey Miller, M.D.

  • Dean's List Care Provider in the 99th percentile 2009-2010
  • American Board of Dermatology Test Committee Member
  • Residency Program Director 2002 - 2008
  • 2002 – Received Best Multimedia Lecture, The “Pearl” Award, The Best of Dermatology Award, Achieving Excellence in Education Award from the Class of 2004
  • 2002 - Nominee, College of Medicine’s Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Humanism in Medicine Award for Medical School Faculty
  • 2002 - Young Leadership Award, American Dermatological Association
  • 2002 - Appointed Scientific Program Chair for the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • "Best Doctors in America®" 2003-2007
  • 2004 - Promoted to Associate Professor of Dermatology
  • 2005 - Elected Secretary of Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • 2006 - Invited as Panelist, General and Medical Dermatology, "Practical Approaches to Patient Problems" AAD The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
  • 2006 Secretary of Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
  • 2006 Nominee, 2006 Family Physician of the Year - Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians
  • 95th - 98th percentile nationwide patient satisfaction

Amanda Nelson, Ph.D.

  • 2009 Outstanding Postdoctoral Award (Gittlen/Dermatology), sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Penn State Hershey, October, 2009.
  • Won the La Roche Posay acne research award for $10,000 to support her project, "Effects of 13-cis RA on Sebaceous Glands.
  • Post Doctoral Scholar in the Penn State University Jake Gittlen Cancer Research Foundation.
  • Poster Award:  Rome Italy, "Temporal Changes in Gene Expression in the Skin of Patients Treated with Isotretinoin Provide Insight into its Mechanism of Action".
  • Poster Award:  Rome, Italy, "Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Reduces Survival of Proprionibacterium Acnes".
  • Winner of the 2009 American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS) research grant.  This grant advances clinical science, while nurturing younger investigators in the field of acne and rosacea.

Gavin Robertson, Ph.D.

  • Organizer for the Mini symposium on Malignant Melanoma at the Hershey Medical Center
  • Received Grant Support:
    1. Penn State Cancer Center Grant Program
    2. Barsumian Trust
    3. PSU Dean's Feasibility Grant
  • Named Associate Director, Translational Research, for Cancer Institute

Kimberly Lumsden, M.D./PhD. Candidate

  • Poster Award:  Rome, Italy, "Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Reduces Survival of Proprionibacterium Acnes".

Diane Thiboutot, M.D.

  • 2002 SID/Galderma Acne Research Award
  • Medical Director for the K30 clinical scholars training program 2003 - Present
  • RO-1 NIH Grant for Regulation of Lipid Metabolism in Human Sebaceous Glands 2002 - 2007
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • Co-Director of the MD/PhD Program on 2004 - Present
  • 2005 - Department of Dermatology Endowed Professorship
  • 2005 - 2007  - Member of the Arthritis, Connective Tissue and Skin Study Section, Center for Scientific Review at NIH. 
  • Co-Chairman of the Global Alliance to Improve Outcomes in Acne on June 2005.
  • Chair of the American Academy of Dermatology Task Force on Isotretinoin October 2005
  • The Scientific Advisory Board of the iPledge program October 2005
  • Serve on the scientific advisory board for the National Rosacea Society.
  • Presided over the SID Annual Meeting "Advances in Acne Research", May 3, 2006
  • Clinical Educator of the Year - Las Vegas, Award 2006
  • RO-1 NIH Grant for Regulation of Human Sebaceous Glands by 13-cis Retinoic Acid
  • 2007/2008 Dermatology Foundation's Medical and Scientific Committee
  • Poster Award:  Rome Italy, "Temporal Changes in Gene Expression in the Skin of Patients Treated with Isotretinoin Provide Insight into its Mechanism of Action".
  • Poster Award:  Rome, Italy, "Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Reduces Survival of Proprionibacterium Acnes".
  • Serve on the Medical and Scientific Committee of the Dermatology Foundation Awards Program, 2010

Lance Wood, M.D.

  • Recipient of the Resident Distinction Award - 2010

Andrea Zaenglein, M.D.

  • Editor in Chief; Pediatric Dermatology -2011
  • Medical School Teaching Award
  • Rising Star Award
  • Excellence in Education Award
  • Chosen by the Committee on International Affairs to receive a British Association of Dermatologists Fellowship to attend the British Association of Dermatology Annual Congress, July 6-9, 2004 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • "Best Doctors in America®"
  • Poster Award:  Rome Italy, "Temporal Changes in Gene Expression in the Skin of Patients Treated with Isotretinoin Provide Insight into its Mechanism of Action".
  • Poster Award:  Rome, Italy, "Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) Reduces Survival of Proprionibacterium Acnes".
  • "AAD Members Making a Difference" award, given by the American Academy of Dermatology for Dr. Zaenglein's volunteering at Camp Horizon, a camp for children with skin disorders.
  • The President's Volunteer Service Award.  This award is in recognition and appreciation of her commitment to strengthening our Nation and for making a difference through volunteer service, May 2010