Penn Dermatology

Penn Dermatology Faculty and Investigators

David J. Margolis, MD, Ph.D

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Professor of Dermatology
Department: Dermatology

Contact information
901 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Department of Dermatology and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-2590
Lab: 215 898 4938
Graduate Group Affiliations
Wesleyan University, 1981.
University of Chicago-Pritzker, 1985.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
Ph.D. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1985-1988.
Resident in Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1988-1991.
Postdoctoral Trainee in Dermatology, NRSA, 1990-1991.
Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995-1998.
Fellow in Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995-1996.
Doctoral Program in Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1998-2000.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988.
Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, Recertified expires 2011, 1991.
Epidemiology, American College of Epidemiology, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

epidemiology, clinical trials, pharmacoepidemiology, wound repair, chronic wounds

Description of Clinical Expertise

dermatology, chronic wounds

Selected Publications

24. Eichenfield LF, Tom WL, Chamlin SL, Feldman SR, Hanifin JM, Simpson EL, Berger TG, Bergman JN, Cohen DE, Cooper KD, Cordoro KM, David DM, Krol A, Margolis DJ, Paller AD, Schwarzenberger K, Silverman RA, Williams HC, Elmets CA, Block J, Harrod CG, Begolka WS, Sidbury R: Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis. Section 1. Diagnosis and assessment of atopic dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 70: 338-51, 2014

Margolis JS, Abuabrar K, Bilker W, Hoffstad O, Margolis DJ.: Persistence of mild to moderate Atopic Dermatitis. JAMA Dermatology. 150(6): 593-600, 2014.

Fett N, Haynes K, Propert KJ, Margolis DJ.: Increased 5-year incidence of undetected hematologic and bile duct malignancy in patients with chronic pruritus, but no increased incidence in overall malignancy: A population-based cohort study aimed at gathering data to limit unnecessary screening practices. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 70(4): 651-8, 2014.

Karimkhani C, Boyers LN, Margolis, DJ, Naghavi M., Hay RJ, ;Williams HC, Naldi L, Coffenh LE, Weinstock, MA, Dunnick CA, Pederson H, Vos T, Murray CJL, Dellavalle.: Comparing cutaneous research funded by the National Institute of Arhtritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases with 2010 global burden of disease results. PLOS one 9(7): e102122 2014.

Barbieri JS, Nelson CA, James WD, Margolis DJ, Littman-Quinn R, Kovarik CL, Rosenback M: The reliability of teledermatology to triage inpatient dermatology consultations. JAMA Dermatology. 150(4): 419-24, 2014.

Margolis DJ, Gupta J, Hoffstad O, Papdopoulos M, Glick HA, Thom SR, Mitra N: Lack of Effectiveness of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer and the Prevention of Amputation: A cohort study. Diabetes Care 36(7): 1961-1966, Jul 2013.

Sargen MR, Hoffstad O, Margolis DJ.: Warm, Humid, and High Sun Exposure Climates are Associated with Poorly Controlled Eczema: PEER (Pediatric Eczema Elective Registry) Cohort, 2004-2012. J Invest Dermatol June 17 2013 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Dinardo CD, Propert KJ, Loren AW, Paletta E, Sun Z, Levine RL, Straley KS, Yes K, Patel JP, Agresta S, Abedel-Wahab O; Perl AE, Litzow MR, Rowe JM, Lazarus HM, Fernandez HF, Margolis DJ, Tallman MS, Luger SM, Caroll M: Serum 2-hydroxyglutarate levels predict isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations and clinical outcome in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood 121(24): 4917-4924, Jun 2013.

Margolis DJ, Apter AJ, Mitra N, Gupta J, Hoffstad O, Papadopoulos M, Rebbeck TR, MacCallum S, Campbell LE, Sandilands A, McLean WH: Reliability and validity of genotyping filaggrin null mutations. J Dermatol Sci 70(1): 67-68, Apr 2013.

Kim SC, Newcomb C, Margolis D, Roy J, Hennessy S: Severe cutaneous reactions requiring hospitalization in allopurinol initiators: A population-based cohort study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65(4): 578-584, Apr 2013.

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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