Lawrence Charles Parish Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Lawrence Charles Parish

Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Dr Parish holds visiting professorships at Tulane University School of Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, and Zagazig University College of Medicine. He has been elected to membership in the American Dermatological Association, holds honorary membership in the Austrian, British, Italian, Polish, and Venezuelan dermatology societies. He has received an honorary Doctor of Medicine degree from the Sofia Medical Faculty and is Editor-in-Chief of Clinics in Dermatology and SKINmed

Subjects: Medicine

Biography

Lawrence Charles Parish, M.D., M.D.,Hon.), a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, received his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine.  Following an internship at the Philadelphia General Hospital, he took his dermatology training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania under Drs. Donald Pillsbury and Walter Shelley.  Currently, he is Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he is also Director of the Jefferson Center for International Dermatology.  He holds visiting professorships at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; and Zagazig University Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig, Egypt.

Doctor Parish is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Dermatological Association.  He is an honorary or corresponding member of the Austrian, British, Bulgarian, French, Israeli, Italian, and Venezuelan dermatology societies.  He is the President of the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology and the History of Dermatology Society.  Doctor Parish has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Medicine degree by the Sofia  (Bulgaria) Medical Faculty

He currently edits Clinics in Dermatology and SKINmed, is the author of over 400 publications, and  has written or contributed to more than 50 books.  His interests range from wound healing and decubitus ulcers to cutaneous infections and tropical dermatology, in addition to the various aspects of cosmetic dermatology and the history of dermatology.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Decubitus ulcers, cutaneous infections, tropical dermatology, history of dermatology, comparative dermatology, medical journalism

Personal Interests

    Antiques, gardening, travel

Books

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