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Charles Gropper, MD
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Charles A. Gropper, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Currently, Dr. Gropper is an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, as well as a dermatopharmacology peer reviewer for the Lancet Journal.

Dr. Gropper graduated with an Artium Baccalaureatus (A.B.) degree with magna cum laude honors from Brown University in Providence, RI. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. After completing his education, Dr. Gropper completed an internal medicine internship at the Mount Sinai Hospital followed by a residency in dermatology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at New York University Medical Center.

For over 18 years, Dr. Gropper has practiced medicine in hospitals and private practices in New York, Brooklyn and the Bronx. He has also held positions as Chief of Dermatology and Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology. Currently, he is Chief of Dermatology at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx. He has co-authored numerous professional articles and book chapters related to dermatology and dermatopharmacology. He has received over a dozen awards for significant contributions, teacher of the year, educating residents and exceptional service.

Dr. Gropper is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, as well as a member of the American Medical Association, the International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin and the Space Dermatology Foundation.

HIV In Dermatology

This lecture will be a review of epidemiology, clinical features and management strategies for a variety of infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic skin conditions associated with HIV Special emphasis will be placed on the need to be aware that a variety of common and rare skin conditions can be markers of HIV infection.

Objectives:

  1. Review epidemiology of HIV as pertains to dermatology
  2. Review cutaneous manifestations of HIV infection
  3. Review treatment options for various HIV-related skin conditions

Needs: 

  1. Advances in medical knowledge

References:

  • Osborne GEN, Taylor C, Fuller LC. The Management of HIV-Related Skin Disease Part I: Infections. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 2003;14:78-88.
  • Tschachler E. The Dermatologist and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Elsevier Clinics in Dermatology. (2014) 32, 286-289.
  • Maurer TA. Dermatologic Manifestations of HIV Infection. Perspective – Dermatologic Manifestations. 12(5); 12/05-1/06.

Core Competencies: 2, 3

Disclosures: No disclosures provided by speaker

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