Clinical Studies

Department of Dermatology's Clinical Trials Office

Initiate - Coordinate - Maintain

Penn State Hershey Dermatology - Clinical Trials

The Dermatology Clinical Trials office works to enhance, foster, and promote organized clinical research within Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.  The Dermatology Clinical Trials office assists from initiation through completion of the study, efficiently executing tasks that include confidentiality agreements, recruitment, regulatory, budgetary, and data collection/procedures.  Click here to read more on Research being conducted in the Clinical Trials Office.  

Clinical Studies Coordinators

  • Amy Longenecker, RN, CCRC
  • Sedone Keener, LPN

 To speak to someone about our current studies, please call 717-531-5136, or email Amy Longenecker at alongenecker@hmc.psu.edu

Researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are evaluating an investigational topical solution (Botox) versus placebo when applied to the forehead to treat acne. Volunteers with moderate to severe acne may be eligible to participate.  Please click here for more information.

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center researchers are studying the effectiveness of an experimental medication for discoid lupus erythematosus and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, two conditions that involve lesions. Volunteers 18 and older with either disease are needed to participate. Please click here for more information.

Researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are looking for volunteers 18 years and older with chronic plaque psoriasis are needed for a research study evaluating the effectiveness for a new oral medication. Please click here for more information.

Researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are looking for volunteers 18 years and older who suffer from hidradenitis suppurativa. The study involves evaluating the use of an investigational medication. Please look at our flyer for more information and who to contact.