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JAMA Dermatology Masthead
January 2014

JAMA Dermatology

Author Affiliations

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(1):5. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.6516

Mission Statement: JAMA Dermatology publishes information concerning the skin, its diseases, and their treatment. Its mission is to explicate the structure and function of the skin and its diseases and the art of using this information to deliver optimal medical and surgical care to the patient. We attempt to enhance the understanding of cutaneous pathophysiology and improve the clinician's ability to diagnose and treat skin disorders. This journal has a particular interest in publishing clinical and laboratory studies that reveal new information pertinent to the interests and needs of the medical dermatologist, dermatologic surgeon, and all those concerned with state-of-the-art care of cutaneous disease. We believe that knowledge derived from well-designed clinical trials and studies of cost-effectiveness are especially important for improving the practice of dermatology. Studies that increase the understanding of the outcome of treatment or the means by which the burden of dermatologic disease can be measured and reduced to promote the health of patients with skin disease will receive special priority. The journal regularly publishes reports on clinical investigations, editorials, and reviews. It also features reports and discussions on clinicopathologic correlations; clinical disorders of unique didactic value; pharmacologic, medical and surgical therapeutics; and ethical, moral, socioeconomic, and political issues.

  • Editor June K. Robinson, MD, Chicago, Illinois

Associate Editor

  • Jeffrey P. Callen, MD, Louisville, Kentucky

Editorial Manager

  • Jarrett Fowler, MPPA

Editorial Assistant

  • Julia Getts

Editorial Office

Section Editors
JAMA Dermatology a Century Ago

  • Mark Bernhardt, MD, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

CME Editor

  • Andrew D. Samel, MD, Attleboro, Massachusetts

The Cutting Edge

  • Edward W. Cowen, MD, MHSc, Bethesda, Maryland

Assistant Section Editors

  • Murad Alam, MD, Chicago, Illinois

  • Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD, Boston, Massachusetts,

Evidence-Based Dermatology

  • Michael Bigby, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant Section Editors

  • Olivier Chosidow, MD, PhD, Créteil, France

  • Robert P. Dellavalle, MD, PhD, MSPH, Denver, Colorado

  • Daihung Do, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Urbà González, MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain

  • Catalin M. Popescu, MD, PhD, Bucharest, Romania

  • Hywel Williams, MSc, PhD, FRCP, Nottingham, England

JAMA Dermatology Patient Page

  • Misha Rosenbach, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge
Section Editor

  • Mary S. Stone, MD, Iowa City, Iowa

Assistant Section Editors

  • Soon Bahrami, MD, Louisville, Kentucky

  • Carrie Ann R. Cusack, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Molly A. Hinshaw, MD, Madison, Wisconsin

  • Arni K. Kristjansson, MD, West Hartford, Connecticut

  • Lori D. Prok, MD, Boulder, Colorado

Practice Gaps

  • Erik J. Stratman, MD, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Assistant Section Editors

  • Robert S. Kirsner, MD, Miami, Florida

  • Fiona Zwald, MD, Atlanta, Georgia

In This Issue

  • Robin L. Travers, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Web Editor

  • Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, Naperville, Illinois

Editorial Board

  • Murad Alam, MD, Chicago, Illinois

  • April W. Armstrong, MD, MPH, Sacramento, California

  • Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, Naperville, Illinois

  • Michael Bigby, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Jeremy S. Bordeaux, MD, MPH, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Rachael A. Clark, MD, PhD, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Edward W. Cowen, MD, MHSc, Bethesda, Maryland

  • Claudia Hernandez, MD, Chicago, Illinois

  • Robert Kirsner, MD, PhD, Miami, Florida

  • Moise L. Levy, MD, Austin, Texas

  • Henry W. Lim, MD, Detroit, Michigan

  • Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD, New York, New York

  • Cindy England Owen, MD, Louisville, Kentucky

  • Misha A. Rosenbach, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Julie V. Schaffer, MD New York, New York

  • Mary S. Stone, MD Iowa City, Iowa

  • Erik J. Stratman, MD, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Surgical Advisory Board

  • Murad Alam, MD, Chairman, Chicago, Illinois

  • Matthew M. Avram, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

  • An-Wen Chan, MD, DPhil, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Hayes B. Gladstone, MD, Palo Alto, California

  • Dee Anna Glaser, MD, St Louis, Missouri

  • Iltefat H. Hamzavi, MD, Detroit, Michigan

  • Keyvan Nouri, MD, Miami, Florida

International Advisory Committee

  • Alvaro E. Acosta, MD, Bogotá, Colombia

  • Sultan Al-Khenaizan, MD, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Jan Nico Bouwes Bavinck, MD, Leiden, the Netherlands

  • Reuven Bergman, MD, Haifa, Israel

  • Luca Borradori, MD, Bern, Switzerland

  • Lorenzo Cerroni, MD, Graz, Austria

  • Sunil Dogra, MD, DNB, FRCP, Chandigarh, India

  • Yahya Dowlati, MD, PhD, Tehran, Iran

  • Reinhard Dummer, MD, Zurich, Switzerland

  • Andreas D. Katsambas, MD, Athens, Greece

  • Alexander Kreuter, MD, Oberhausen, Germany

  • Margarita M. Larralde, MD, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Dédée F. Murrell, MA, BMBCh, FAAD, MD, FACD, Sydney, Australia

  • Graham Ogg, FRCP, DPhil, BMBCh, Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Fezal Ozdemir, MD, Izmir, Turkey

  • Marcia Ramos-e-Silva, MD, PhD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Luis Requena, MD Madrid, Spain

  • Jean E. Revuz, MD Creteil, France

  • Hiroshi Shimizu, MD, Sapporo, Japan

  • Jacek C. Szepietowski, MD, PhD, Wroclaw, Poland

  • T. Thirumoorthy, MD, Singapore

  • Antonella Tosti, MD, Bologna, Italy

  • Hans Christian Wulf, MD, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Wen-Yuan Zhu, MD, Nanjing, China

Former Editors

  • Henry G. Piffard, MD 1882-1885

  • Prince A. Morrow, MD 1882-1891

  • John A. Fordyce, MD 1891-1896

  • James C. Johnston, MD 1896-1902

  • George K. Swinburne, MD 1896-1902

  • Bolesław Lapowski, MD 1896-1909

  • A. D. Mewborn, MD 1903-1908

  • George M. Mackee, MD 1909-1919

  • William Allen Pusey, MD 1920-1936

  • Howard Fox, MD 1937-1946

  • Paul O’Leary, MD 1947-1955

  • Herbert Rattner, MD 1955-1961

  • Harvey Blank, MD 1962-1963

  • Walter C. Lobitz, MD 1964-1968

  • Robert R. Kierland, MD 1969-1973

  • John H. Epstein, MD 1974-1978

  • Frederick A. Malkinson, MD 1979-1983

  • Kenneth A. Arndt, MD 1984-2003

Publication Staff

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  • Editor in Chief, The JAMA Network Howard Bauchner, MD

  • Executive Editor Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA

  • Executive Managing Editor Annette Flanagin

  • Managing Editor Brenda Gregoline

Editorial Processing

  • Manuscript Editing Manager Lauren Fischer

  • Senior Manuscript Editors John McFadden, Donald S. Smith

  • Manuscript Editors Karen L. Boyd, Rochelle C. Lodder

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Manager Diane L. Cannon

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinators Connie L. Manno, Fred Marshall

  • Freelance Copy Editors and Copyreaders Laura Adamcyzk, Catherine A. Alden, Jan Clavey, Mary Coerver-Connolly, Gillian Dickens, Laura King, Juliann Lundell Tarsney, Donna J. Thordsen, Caroline Woods

  • Editorial Assistant Wanda Hill

Editorial Operations and Systems

  • Directors Larry Bryant, Monica Mungle, Elaine Williams

  • Managers and Staff Lenette Gardner-Gullens, Fanny L. Brown, Paul Frank, Rachell Lozano, Michaela Mark, Kathryn Muskovich, J.D. Neff, Kate Pezalla, Gale Saulsberry

Scientific Online Resources

  • Deputy Editor and Director Michael Berkwits, MD

  • Director, Development and Design Michelle Kurzynski

  • Staff Eric Butkus, Christopher Hastings, Craig McCaffrey, Reuben Rios

Editorial Graphics

  • Director Ronna Henry, MD

  • Staff Joshua Bird, Alison E. Burke, Cassio Lynm, David Song

Clinical Review & Education

  • Deputy Editor Edward H. Livingston, MD

  • CME Editor Thomas B. Cole, MD, MPH


  • Director Marla A. Hall

  • Staff Deanna Willis, Yolanda Davis

  • Editorial Counsel Joseph P. Thornton, JD

Media Relations

  • Staff Deanna Bellandi, Jim Michalski

Periodical Publishing Staff

  • Senior Vice President and Publisher, Periodical Publications Thomas J. Easley

  • Staff Monica Smith

Advertising Print & Online Sales & Marketing

  • Director Jeffery J. Bonistalli

  • Manager Kathy Russell

  • Staff Mirna Monal

  • Sales Representative Patricia Quilty

Classified Advertising:

  • Manager Thalia Moss

  • Staff Tem Harrier, Susan J. Henning

  • Director, Marketing Mark Thornbury

  • Staff Tricia Castellano

Reprint Communications

  • Manager Susan Lovenberg

Circulation Print & Online Sales & Marketing

  • Director, Worldwide Sales Vida Damijonaitis

  • Managers Saskia Bolore, Gretchen Linder, Brian McCartney

  • Staff Rebecca Haas, Christine Hearne, Irma Millie Lara, Audra Lawlor, Maliya Scott

Marketing and Product Development

  • Directors Matt Herron, Elizabeth Solaro

  • Associate Publisher/Senior Product Development Geoffrey Flick

  • Senior Product Development Manager Paul Gee

  • Managers Rick Bell, Michael McGraw, Sara Nagy, Stacy Tucker

  • Staff Millette Jackson-Bates

Business Operations

  • Directors Karen Adams-Taylor, Karl Elvin, Sue Sherrill, Brian Shields

  • Managers David Antos, Chris Borden, Debbie Camp, Lydia Cruz, Diane Darnell, Colleen Kelly, Chris Meyer, Jaye Mize, Annemarie Neff, Sean O’Donnell, Sean Ohlson, Phil O'Leary, Ryan Patella, Susan Price, Denise Steinhauser

  • Advertising and Production Services Kim Boler, Rhonda Bailey Brown, Timothy Burke, Daniel DeGroot, Jordynn Farrar, Euwanaha Joiner-Smith, Cindy Rendlen, Ellen Yoshihara

  • Circulation Services Julie Burton, Dexter Golden, Erin Hinchcliff, Noemi Rivera, Geneine Van Someren

  • Composition and New Media Gail Barrett, Regina Brownlee, Brenda Chandler-Grayer, Scott Curl, Amy Evers, Teri Hutchison, Mary Ann Kuranda, Joshua Lampinen, Patricia E. Panek, La'son Diggs Sledge, George Thomson

  • Graphics Joe Amft, Maria Duda, Fred Furtner, Carolyn Hall, Maria Kowalkowski

  • Proofreading Carol Joy Farrell, Daniel James, Judith A. Literskis, Teresa H. Omiotek

AMA Executives

  • Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer James L. Madara, MD

  • Chief Operating Officer Bernard L. Hengesbaugh

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