Dermatology: Recent Appointments, Awards & Achievements

Oct 12, 2020

Congratulations to the following Division of Dermatology members:

 

An-Wen Chan

Professor, University of Toronto
Staff Dermatologist, Women's College Hospital
Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute

University of Toronto, Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. An-Wen Chan has been promoted to to the rank of Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. We congratulate Dr. Chan on this well deserved recognition of his academic excellence and achievement.
 

Aaron Drucker

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Staff Dermatologist, Women's College Hospital
Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute

Canadian Dermatology Association2020 Research Award in Dermatology
Dr. Aaron Drucker has been awarded the CDA Research Award in Dermatology for 2020 for “Systemic Immunomodulatory Treatments for Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis,” which was published in JAMA Dermatology. The award will be presented during the virtual Annual General Meeting. This award recognizes published research that expands understanding of dermatologic disease. Dr. Drucker's review assessed the efficacy and safety of existing and experimental medications, for which evidence to date had not been well established due to limitations in research designs. This research advances clinical knowledge and will support dermatologists in optimizing care for patients with atopic dermatitis.

Canadian Dermatology Foundation, 2020 Grant
Dr. Aaron Drucker has been awarded a grant of $100,000 over two years from the Canadian Dermatology Foundation to support research on eczema, steroids and fractures. The CDF is the largest peer review granting agency in Canada that is devoted exclusively to supporting dermatology and skin research.
 

Aditya Gupta

Professor, University of Toronto
Adjunct Professor, Guglielmo Marconi University
Visiting Professor, Tel Aviv University


American Academy of Dermatology, Top Cited Authors 2020
Dr. Aditya Gupta has been ranked among the top 20 most cited authors in dermatology. A recent J Am Acad Dermatol article details the results of a bibliometric analysis of the most cited articles and authors in dermatology from 1974-2019, and Dr. Gupta was listed as the 7th most cited author in dermatology. This is a testament to the quality of Dr. Gupta's research, and demonstrates how much he contributes to the University of Toronto and the broader medical community, who rely on his publications to review relevant dermatology topics, learn novel techniques, and ultimately inform health care decisions - congratulations Dr. Gupta!
 

Yvette Miller-Monthrope

Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Staff Dermatologist, Women’s College Hospital


University of Toronto, Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Yvette Miller-Monthrope has been promoted from the rank of Lecturer to Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. We congratulate Dr. Miller-Monthrope on this tribute to her academic achievements and contributions to the Department of Medicine!
 

Vincent Piguet

Professor & Department Division Director, Dermatology, University of Toronto
Head of Dermatology, Women’s College Hospital
Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute


Women's College Research Institute, 2020 Mentor Award
Dr. Piguet was presented with the Best Mentor Award for 2020, alongside Dr. Lihi Eder (Rheumatology, University of Toronto). The award, in recognition of excellence and dedication in research mentorship, was presented at the annual Women's College Research Institute's 'Best Paper & Mentor Awards' virtual event.


2020 Dermatology Program Annual Awards

Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Congratulations to the following division members on being a recipient of one of our resident selected awards for 2020! The awards were presented at the virtual Orientation Session. Thank you all for the significant contributions you make to the program.
 

Annie Liu

University of Toronto, Division of Dermatology, 2020 Administrative Award
 

Matthew Sandre

University of Toronto, Division of Dermatology, 2020 Resident Teaching Award
 

Cathryn Sibbald

University of Toronto, Division of Dermatology, 2020 Faculty Teaching Award