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Authors > Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD

Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD is Professor and Former (Founding) Chair of the Dermatology Department at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Adjunct Professor of Dermatology at the Weill Cornell School of Medicine. He is a co-author of the two-volume set, Dermatology, 3rd Edition and Dermatological Signs of Internal Disease, 4th Edition.

Dr. Jorizzo received his undergraduate medical degrees from Boston University’s AB/MD program and completed his internship in internal medicine, residency, and chief residency in dermatology at North Carolina Memorial (UNC) Hospital. He also served as a fellow at St. John’s Hospital Dermatology Institute in London.

Dr. Jorizzo has been on a myriad of councils, committees, and advisory boards. He has participated on the editorial boards of the Archives of Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, among others. He is a member of many professional societies, including the American Dermatologic Association Society of Investigative Dermatology, Dermatology Foundation, Women’s Dermatology Association, and the American Academy of Dermatology, where he served as Vice President.

Dr. Jorizzo has authored and co-authored over 200 articles and abstracts, including chapters in major rheumatology and gastroenterology books. He has been the recipient of a number of national and international honors, including multiple America’s Best Doctors listings. He has spoken at hundreds of dermatology meetings in the U.S. and around the world.

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