LiVDerm Faculty Members

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Amy McMichael, MD

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Amy McMichael, MD



Dr. McMichael is Professor of Dermatology and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Her clinical and research interests include skin, hair, nail, and scalp disorders, and considerations for patients with skin of color. She has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and delivered over 250 lectures on dermatological topics including acne, melasma, hyperpigmentation, hair loss, psoriasis and eczema.

For more than 25 years, Dr. McMichael has been contributing to the Dermatology Department at Wake Forest through her research, teaching and clinical pursuits. In her time away from her medical practice, Dr. McMichael spends time traveling with her family.

Education and Training

  • Dermatology Residency, University of Michigan School of Medicine, 1994
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1991
  • Medical Degree, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, Swathmore College, 1986

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Greensboro Medical Society, 2018-present
  • Residency Director, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2009-present
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Dermatology, 2020-2024
  • Co-Editor, Hair Diseases: Medical, Surgical, and Cosmetic Treatments, 2018
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • President, Skin of Color Society, 2015-2017
  • Vice President, Women's Dermatologic Society, 2010-2011
  • Dermatology Section Chair, National Medical Association
  • Secretary and Treasurer, American Hair Research Society (AHRS), 2008-2011
  • Board of Directors, AHRS, 2005-2007
  • Editorial Board Member: JAMA Dermatology; Cosmetic Dermatology; and The Dermatologist


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