Women's & Pediatric Dermatology Seminar 2010TM
September 24 - September 26, 2010
Grand Hyatt San Francisco


Sharon E. Jacob, MD



Dr. Sharon E. Jacob is Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine (Dermatology) at the University of California, School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from the Temple University, and completed dermatology training at the University of Miami and advanced contact dermatitis training at New York University (NYU). She has been board certified in dermatology.

Dr. Jacob's clinical interests include atopic and contact dermatitis and education. She is considered a national expert on chemical sensitivities in the skin and has published more than 45 journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on this topic. In 2005, Dr Jacob was the first to present contact dermatitis data on U.S. pediatric patients to the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS).

She has received an excellence in teaching award from the University of Miami Dermatology and the Clinical Research Award from the ACDS. She is an active reviewer for the following medical publications including Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatitis, and the Archives of Dermatology. Dr. Jacob also serves on the medical board of the Inflammatory Skin Disease Institute and the Skin and Aging Journal.

Dr. Jacob enjoys taking care of children and their families and is an advocate for children’s dermatologic health.

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