Division of Dermatology

Dr. Kate Viola Awarded Dermatologic Society Competition Prize

Dr. Kate Viola, Dermatologist and Researcher at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Kate V. Viola, MD

Dr. Kate V. Viola, a second-year resident in the Einstein-Montefiore Division of Dermatology, was among the winners of the 2013 Annual Stritzler Resident Competition of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York.

Dr. Viola's study, "National Utilization Patterns of Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Invasive Melanoma and Melanoma in Situ", was the first of its kind, using data from the SEER database drawn from 2003 through 2009.

Dr. Viola is formerly of Yale School of Medicine. Her past studies include the increasing rates of fatal melanoma diagnoses among Hispanic individuals and their likelihood to practice sun-protective behavior and the frequency of cancerous skin lesions being missed in exams by non-specialists.

The Dermatologic Society of Greater New York is the largest regional dermatologic society in the United States and represents one of the most famous collections of dermatologic thought and innovation worldwide. Its approximately 250 members include Board-certified or Board-eligible dermatologists (and dermatology residents-in-training) from the entire metropolitan New York-New Jersey region, with an immense, unparalleled breadth of interests and experience.

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