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David J. Margolis

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.
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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

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: 07/17/2017
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