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    David Peng, MD, MPH

    TitleChair, Professor of Clinical Dermatology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentDermatology
    AddressNOR 5301 1441 Eastlake Avenue
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9176
    Phone+1 323 442 6200
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      David Peng, M.D., M.P.H., came to the Keck School after three years at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he served as associate professor and director of the Department of Dermatology’s Residency Training Program, one of the nation’s most prestigious residency training programs in dermatology. He also served as chief of the Stanford Dermatology Clinics, director of the Medical Dermatology Program and director of the Allergic Contact Dermatitis Program in the Department of Dermatology. He originally joined the Keck School’s faculty in 2004 and was appointed visiting assistant professor of clinical medicine, associate residency program director in the division of dermatology, and director of the Contact Dermatitis Clinic. He was appointed director of the residency training program in 2008 and served as acting chair of the Department of Dermatology between November 2008 and July 2009. Peng received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and medical degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He completed his internship at UCLA, where he also earned a master of public health degree before returning to UCSD for his residency in dermatology.


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      UCLA-San Fernando Valley Internal Medicine Training Program  - 2001Alpha Omega Alpha Intern of the Year
       - 2005Wright Foundation Grant Recipient
      USC Keck School of Medicine  - 2005Outstanding Teaching Award, Division of Dermatology,
      USC Keck School of Medicine  - 2005Outstanding Teaching Award Presented by the 2nd year students
      Salerni Medical Educator's Collegium  - 2006Elected Member
      USC Keck School of Medicine  - 2006Outstanding Teaching Award Presented by the 4th year students
      University of Southern California  - 2008Mellon Mentorship Award
      USC Keck School of Medicine  - 2009Outstanding Teaching Award, Presented by the 1st year students
      USC Keck School of Medicine  - 2009Master Teacher
      Department of Dermatology, Stanford University  - 2011Teacher of the Year
      Stanford University, Department of Internal Medicine  - 2011Teacher of the Year, Chief Resident's Award

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      1. Peng D, Zhang Y, Rosenthal DN, Palmon M, Chen S, Kaufman BD, Maeda K, Hollander SA, McDonald N, Smoot LB, Bernstein D, Almond CS. Impact of Heart Transplantation on the Functional Status of US Children With End-Stage Heart Failure. Circulation. 2017 Mar 07; 135(10):939-950. PMID: 28119383.
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      2. Miller KA, Huh J, Unger JB, Richardson JL, Allen MW, Peng D, Cockburn MG. Correlates of sun protection behaviors among Hispanic children residing in a high UV environment. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2016 Dec 20. PMID: 27995652.
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      3. Altieri L, Wong MK, Peng D, Cockburn M. Mucosal melanomas in the racially diverse population of California. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Oct 11. PMID: 27742175.
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      4. McDonnell KJ, Gallanis GT, Heller KA, Melas M, Idos GE, Culver JO, Martin SE, Peng D, Gruber SB. A novel BAP1 mutation is associated with melanocytic neoplasms and thyroid cancer. Cancer Genet. 2016 Mar; 209(3):75-81. PMID: 26774355.
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      5. Miller KA, Huh J, Unger JB, Richardson JL, Allen MW, Peng D, Cockburn MG. Patterns of sun protective behaviors among Hispanic children in a skin cancer prevention intervention. Prev Med. 2015 Dec; 81:303-8. PMID: 26436682.
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      6. Lew PP, Ngai SS, Cho JK, Varma RK, Hamidi R, Birnbaum RA, Peng D. Dr Lew and colleagues respond. Radiographics. 2015 Jan-Feb; 35(1):297. PMID: 25739126.
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      7. Lew PP, Ngai SS, Hamidi R, Cho JK, Birnbaum RA, Peng D, Varma RK. Imaging of disorders affecting the bone and skin. Radiographics. 2014 Jan-Feb; 34(1):197-216. PMID: 24428291.
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      8. Ng AT, Chang AL, Cockburn M, Peng D. A simple intervention to reinforce awareness of tanning bed use and skin cancer in non-medical skin care professionals in Southern California. Int J Dermatol. 2012 Nov; 51(11):1307-12. PMID: 23067078.
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      9. Tichy AL, Peng D, Lane AT. Applying for dermatology residency is difficult and expensive. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Apr; 66(4):696-7. PMID: 22421121.
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      10. Sbicca JA, Gorell ES, Peng D, Lane AT. A follow-up survey of the integrity of the dermatology National Resident Matching Program. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Sep; 67(3):429-35. PMID: 22088426.
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      11. Jack AR, Spence AA, Nichols BJ, Chong S, Williams DT, Swadron SP, Peng D. Cutaneous conditions leading to dermatology consultations in the emergency department. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 12(4):551-5. PMID: 22224158.
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      12. Kirkland EB, Sachdev R, Kim J, Peng D. Early pancreatic panniculitis associated with HELLP syndrome and acute fatty liver of pregnancy. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Oct; 38(10):814-7. PMID: 21752052.
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      13. Ng AT, Peng D. Calciphylaxis. Dermatol Ther. 2011 Mar-Apr; 24(2):256-62. PMID: 21410615.
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      14. Roosta N, Black DS, Peng D, Riley LW. Skin disease and stigma in emerging adulthood: impact on healthy development. J Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Nov-Dec; 14(6):285-90. PMID: 21084021.
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      15. Pollitt RA, Clarke CA, Swetter SM, Peng D, Zadnick J, Cockburn M. The expanding melanoma burden in California hispanics: Importance of socioeconomic distribution, histologic subtype, and anatomic location. Cancer. 2011 Jan 1; 117(1):152-61. PMID: 20737564.
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      16. Whang TB, Wang L, Peng D. Gastric carcinoma of the umbilicus: case report of Sister Mary Joseph nodule. Cutis. 2010 Feb; 85(2):90-2. PMID: 20349683.
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      17. Hamidi R, Peng D, Cockburn M. Efficacy of skin self-examination for the early detection of melanoma. Int J Dermatol. 2010 Feb; 49(2):126-34. PMID: 20465635.
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      18. Reinstadler A, Mau N, Bhutani T, Talkin B, Yamauchi P, Chiu M, Peng D. Perioperative use of anti-tumor necrosis factor-alfa agents. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Jan; 62(1):154-5. PMID: 20082898.
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      19. Jack AR, Spence AA, Nichols BJ, Peng D. A simple algorithm for evaluating dermatologic disease in critically ill patients: a study based on retrospective review of medical intensive care unit consults. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Oct; 61(4):728-30. PMID: 19751887.
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      20. Cockburn M, Swetter SM, Peng D, Keegan TH, Deapen D, Clarke CA. Melanoma underreporting: why does it happen, how big is the problem, and how do we fix it? J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Dec; 59(6):1081-5. PMID: 19022107.
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      21. Hamidi R, Cockburn MG, Peng D. Prevalence and predictors of skin self-examination: prospects for melanoma prevention and early detection. Int J Dermatol. 2008 Oct; 47(10):993-1003. PMID: 18986343.
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      22. Bae DK, Newman EM, Peng D. Giant subcutaneous tumors on the thighs--quiz case. Arch Dermatol. 2008 Jun; 144(6):795-800. PMID: 18559776.
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      23. Worswick SD, Cockburn M, Peng D. Measurement of ultraviolet exposure in epidemiological studies of skin and skin cancers. Photochem Photobiol. 2008 Nov-Dec; 84(6):1462-72. PMID: 18494760.
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      24. Ram R, Saadat P, Peng D, Vadmal M. Case report and literature review: primary cutaneous carcinosarcoma. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2005; 35(2):189-94. PMID: 15943184.
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