The Section on Dermatology is dedicated to improving the care of infants, children and adolescents with cutaneous disorders. The Section is charged with stimulating research in pediatric dermatology, teaching and disseminating knowledge of pediatric dermatology through Academy channels and to the medical profession at large.

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Sheilagh Maguiness, MD, FAAP

“Pediatric skin issues are common searches online. I’m grateful for the opportunity to reach parents and families as a HealthyChildren.org contributor―I know I am reaching millions and making a difference.”

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Visiting Professorship
The Section on Dermatology offers a Visiting Professorship in honor of Walter W. Tunnessen, Jr. and Janice L. Pelletier.
Learn more about the awards offered through the Section on Dermatology.
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Find information on Pediatric Dermatology A Quick-Reference Guide - 4th edition and other dermatology resources.

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