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Gil Yosipovitch, MD

Gil Yosipovitch, MD



Gil Yosipovitch, MD is a tenured Professor of Dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami, and Director of the Miami Itch Center. Prior to joining the faculty of University of Miami, Dr. Yosipovitch chaired the Department of Dermatology at Temple University and directed the first translational, clinical, and research center dedicated to the study of chronic itch in the US. He has been awarded dozens of grants from the government, industry, and private foundations. He has published more than 480 articles in books and peer reviewed journals and has edited 5 books. He is the founder and past president of the International Forum for the Study of Itch and served on the editorial boards of six key specialty journals. He received one of the highest awards in dermatology, the Marion B. Sulzberger lectureship award, at the 2016 AAD meeting. Dr. Yosipovitch was awarded several other prestigious awards for his research and work, including the Heinz Maurer prize by the German Dermatology Society in 1998, the Clinical Investigator Award of Wake Forest University, the inaugural Jeff Bernhard award in the World Conference of Itch in 2013, the highest award of Wroclaw University Medical School in 2017, and the Ig Nobel in 2019. Dr. Yosipovitch has given more than 500 invited lectures to dermatology groups and organizations around the world and has mentored more than 30 fellows, PhD students, and post-doc fellows.

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