Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

3-10-11: Medicine Grand Rounds

Emergencies in Dermatology

Einstein-Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, March 10, 2011

8:00 am
Forchheimer 1st Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein

12:15 pm
Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore


Stephen K. Tyring, MD, PhD, MBA

Stephen K. Tyring, MD, PhD, MBA
Clinical Professor, Departments of Dermatology, Microbiology/Molecular Genetics and Internal Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A principal investigator for over 200 successfully completed clinical trials, Dr. Stephen K. Tyring’s research interests include the therapy and prevention of various mucocutaneous diseases, especially those disorders with an infectious and/or immunological basis. Dr. Tyring is the author of over 600 journal articles and book chapters as well as eight books: “Interferon: Principals and Medical Applications”; “Human Papillomaviruses: Clinical and Scientific Advances”; “Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Viral Diseases”; “Antiviral Agents, Vaccines and Immunotherapies”; “Mucosal Immunology and Virology”; “Tropical Dermatology”; “Clinical and Basic Immunodermatology” and “Sexually Transmitted Infections”.

Dr. Tyring is President of the Texas Dermatological Society (2009-2010). He is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America, as well as the American Federation for Clinical Research.  He sits on several editorial boards and serves as a reviewer for a number of journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Antiviral Research, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, Journal of Infectious Diseases and Annals of Internal Medicine.  

Dr. Tyring received his undergraduate degree from Indiana State University, his Master’s Degree from Abilene Christian University, his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch, his doctorate from Texas Tech University and his MBA from Rice University..


After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the mucocutaneous presentations of emergencies in dermatology
  2. Be familiar with treatments for emergencies in dermatology


Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


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