David J. Margolis

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Professor of Dermatology
Attending Physician, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Director, Cutaneous Ulcer Center, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Member, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Member, Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Division of Dermatoepidemiology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Member, Executive Committee, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism (IDOM), University of Pennsylvania
Member, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Member, Executive Committee, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Junior Faculty Award Review Committee, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Member, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Member, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Executive Committee Director, Clinical Research Core, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chair, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, Department of Dermatology
Member, Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (GGEB), University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Member, Academic planning and budget committee
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
Education:
B.A.
Wesleyan University, 1981.
M.D.
University of Chicago-Pritzker, 1985.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
Ph.D. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

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

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Margolis's research focuses on the treatment of patients with chronic cutaneous wounds or the prevention of chronic cutaneous wounds and has also studied issues related to drug therapy for psoriasis, acne, and atopic dermatitis.

Selected Publications

Fett NM, Haynes K, Propert KJ, Margolis DJ. : Predictors of malignancy in patients with chronic pruritus. Journal of Dermatological Science 2016.

Langan SM, Thomas SL, Smeeth L, Margolis DJ, Nitsch D. : Zoster vaccination is associated with a reduction in zoster in elderly patients with chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant on line 2016.

Walsh JW, Hoffstad OJ, Sullivan MO, Margolis DJ. : Association of diabetic foot ulcer and death in a population-based cohort from the United Kingdom. Diabetic Medicine on line 2016.

Fleming-Dutra KE, Hersh AL, Shapiro DJ, Baroces M, Enns EA, File TM, Finkelstein JA, Gerber JS, Gerber JS, Hyun DY, Linder JA, Lynfield R, Margolis DJ, May LS, Mernstein D, Metlay JP, Newland JG, Piccirillo JF, Roberts RM, Sanchez G, Suda K, Thomas A, Moser T, Zetts RM, Hicks LA. : Prevalence of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions among US ambulatory care visits. JAMA 315((17)): 1864-1873, 2016.

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Metlay JP, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Davis MF, Julian KG, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Bilker WB, Han X, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Hu B, Fishman NO, Royer D, Lautenbach E, for the CDC for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program. : The Effect of Total Household Decolonization on Clearance of Colonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 Notes: in press.

Fox JD, Baquerizo-Nole KL, Herskovitz I, Freedman JB, Vileikyte L, Margolis DJ, Kirsner RS. : Statins may be associated with six-week diabetic foot ulcer healing. Wound Repair Regen, online 2016.

Mani R, Margolis DJ, Shukla V, Akita S, Lazarides M, Piaggesi A, Falanga V, Teot L, Xie T, Bing FX, Romanelli M, Attinger C, Han CM, Lu S, Meaume S, Xu Z, Viswanathan V. : Optimizing technology use for chronic lower-extremity wound healing: A consensus document. International Lower, Extremty Wounds 15((2)): 1-18, 2016.

Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Phillips TJ, Miller OF, Margolis DJ, Marston W, Woo K, Romanelli M, Kirsner RS. : What’s new: Management of venous leg ulcers. Part 1. J Amer Acad Dermatology in press, 2016.

Takeshita, J, Wang S, Shin DB, Mehta NN, Kimmel SE, Margolis DJ, Troxel AB, Gelfand JM: Impact of psoriasis severity on hypertension control: A population-based study in the United Kingdom. JAMA Dermatology. 151(2): 161-9, 2015.

Margolis DJ, Abuabara K, Hoffstad O, Wan J, Raimondo J, Bilker W: No significant association between malignancy and topical use of pimecrolimus. JAMA Dermatology 151(6): 594-599, 2015.

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Last updated: 07/08/2016
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