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
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

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.

Ogdie A, Yu Y, Haynes K, Love TJ, Maliha S, Jiang Y, Troxel A, Hennessy S, Kimmel S, Margolis DJ, Choi H, Mehta N, Gelfand JM: Risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis: A population-based cohort study. Annuals of Rheumatic Disease 74(2): 326-32, 2015.

Margolis DJ, Hampton M, Hoffstad O, Malay DS, Thom, S: Health literacy and diabetic foot ulcer healing. Wound Repair and Regeneration on line, 2015.

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Nachamkin I, Metlay JP, Zaoutis TE, David MF, Julian KG, Royer D, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Wheeler MK, Bilker WB, Han X, Hu B, Fishman NO, Lautenback E: Duration of colonization and determinants of earlier clearance of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Clinical Infectious Diseases on line, 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 on line, 2015.

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.

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Last updated: 04/27/2015
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