About the Author (2016 - Present)
Norman Levine, MD
Dr. Norman Levine practices dermatology privately in Tucson, Arizona. He was previously a professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona (UA), where he served as the Chief of Dermatology for 17 years and was also Director of the UA Residency Training Program for 4 years. He is the author of over 100 scientific publications, including 3 books.
Dr. Levine states that he does not have any financial arrangements that could constitute a conflict of interest.
Authors/Editors of Past Editions
Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD (2007 - 2015)
Dr. Curiel-Lewandrowski is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Arizona. She directs the Pigmented Lesion Clinic and Multidisciplinary Oncology Program at the Arizona Cancer Center.
Dr. Curiel-Lewandrowski has received a career development grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and is the lead investigator on a large melanoma chemoprevention case control study at the Harvard Cancer Center. She has also held faculty appointments at Boston University and Harvard Medical
Stuart J. Salasche, MD (2001 - 2007)
Dr. Salasche is a widely recognized authority in dermatology. He is a senior editor of the journal Dermatologic Surgery and Assistant Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is currently a member of the Dermatology clinical faculty at The University of Arizona.
Dr. Salasche has also held faculty appointments at Brooke Army Medical Center and Harvard University. He has practiced clinical dermatology for 25 years, served on the boards of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, and the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons. He was President of this last organization in 1993-94.
Dr. Salasche has authored or edited eight books on dermatology, nine textbook chapters, and 50 peer-reviewed articles. He would like to express his gratitude to Norman Levine, MD; Ida Orenga, MD; and Annette Wagner, MD for providing pictorial material used in this course.