Amy McMichael MDProfessor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Dr. McMichael attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, then received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed Internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and travelled to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she completed her Dermatology residency training at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
Dr. Amy McMichael, MD, is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. She has also served as the Residency Director of the department for the last 8 years. Dr. McMichael’s clinical and research interests include:hair and scalp disorders and skin of color. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the past Chair of the National Medical Association Dermatology Section. She has served as Vice President of the Womens Dermatologic Society and Secretary/Treasurer of the North American Alopecia Research Society. She currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Skin of Color Society. She is co-editor of the text Hair Diseases:Medical, Surgical, and Cosmetic Treatments, serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology, and The Dermatologist, and is the author of numerous journal articles and chapters.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Assessment of Black Patients' Perception of Their Dermatology Care
- Racial Differences in Perceptions of Psoriasis Therapies
- Pearls From the Fall Clinical Dermatology Meeting 2018: Dr. Brianna De Souza and Dr. Amy McMichael
- Association Between Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia in Men and Use of Facial Products
- Comorbid Autoimmune Diseases in Vitiligo
- Weekly Azathioprine Pulse Appears to Be an Effective and Safer Alternative to Corticosteroids in Alopecia Areata
- Elevated Formaldehyde Levels Found in ‘‘Brazilian Keratin Type’’ Hair-Straighteners