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Zakiya Rice, MD
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Dr. Zakiya Rice is a board-certified dermatologist, pediatrician and pediatric dermatologist.

Dr. Rice received a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology from Princeton University in Princeton, NJ. She earned her medical degree from Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA. She completed her internship and pediatric residency at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, WA, where she served as associate chief resident. Dr. Rice then completed a clinical research fellowship in the Department of Dermatology at Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, where she also completed her dermatology residency, serving as chief resident, and a pediatric dermatology fellowship.

Dr. Rice is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Emory University.

She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, American Society for Dermatological, Surgery Women’s Dermatology Association, Atlanta Dermatological Association, Georgia Society for Dermatologists and the American Medical Association.

Don’t Sweat It: Treatments for Hyperhidrosis

This lecture will discuss the large portion of patients that suffer from hyperhidrosis. There is an undeniable need for more practitioners that know how to diagnose and treat hyperhidrosis.

Objectives: 

  1. Review quality of life impact of hyperhidrosis
  2. Review known pathogenesis of hyperhidrosis
  3. Review treatment of hyperhidrosis

Needs: 

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  3. Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s)
  4. Development of new technology
  5. Advances in medical knowledge
  6. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care

References: 

  • Bellet J. Hyperhidrosis and Hypertrichosis in Children and Adolescents. Focus session presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AAD; Miami. Mar 2013.
  • Walling H. Primary Hyperhidrosis Increases the Risk of Cutaneous Infection: A Case-Control Study of 387 Patients. JAAD. 2009;61:242-6.
  • Bechara F, Gambichler T, Bader A, et al. Assessment of Quality of Life in Patients with Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis Before and After Suction-Curettage. JAAD. 2007;57:207-12.

Core Competencies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Disclosures: Board of Directors or Officer of Coquille Economic Development Corp (CEDCO) and Mith-ih-kwuh Economic Development Corp (MEDC). [Ret. Cpt. William S. Rice, MPS, MDP, Husband, Board Member]; Industry Funds to Emory for My Research as Principal Investigator for Regeneron/Sanofi-Aventis/Genzyme Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Celgene Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Co-Investigator for Celgene Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Galderma, Merck & Co., AbbVie; Honorarium from International Hyperhidrosis Society, Pierre Fabre, Global Pointe, Healthpractice, Doctor Directory, Stateline Films, Cable News Network

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