David Peng, MD, MPH

Title(s)Chief Clinical Officer, Office of the SVP for Health Affairs
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressNOR 5301 1441 Eastlake Avenue
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9176
Phone+1 323 442 6200
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    Title(s)Chair and Professor of Dermatology

    Title(s)President of USC Care

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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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    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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    1. Intravenous gentamicin therapy induces functional type VII collagen in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa patients: An open label clinical trial. Br J Dermatol. 2024 Feb 16. Woodley DT, Hao M, Kwong A, Levian B, Cogan J, Hou Y, Mosallaei D, Kleinman E, Zheng K, Chung C, Kim G, Peng D, Chen M. PMID: 38366625.
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    2. Acral lentiginous melanoma-Population, treatment, and survival using the NCDB from 2004 to 2015. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2021 11; 34(6):1049-1061. Bian SX, Hwang L, Hwang J, Ragab O, In GK, Peng D, Lin E. PMID: 34273249; PMCID: PMC8599631.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Sun protection changes among diverse elementary schoolchildren participating in a sun safety intervention: A latent transition analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Prev Med. 2021 08; 149:106601. Miller KA, Huh J, Piombo SE, Richardson JL, Harris SC, Peng DH, Cockburn MG. PMID: 33971211; PMCID: PMC8195865.
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    4. The time to offer treatments for COVID-19. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2021 May; 30(5):505-518. Ngo BT, Marik P, Kory P, Shapiro L, Thomadsen R, Iglesias J, Ditmore S, Rendell M, Varon J, Dubé M, Nanda N, In G, Arkfeld D, Chaudhary P, Campese VM, Hanna DL, Sawcer DE, Ehresmann G, Peng D, Smogorewski M, Armstrong A, Dasgupta R, Sattler F, Brennan-Rieder D, Mussini C, Mitja O, Soriano V, Peschanski N, Hayem G, Confalonieri M, Piccirillo MC, Lobo-Ferreira A, Bello Rivero I, Turkia M, Vinjevoll EH, Griffin D, Hung IF. PMID: 33721548; PMCID: PMC8074648.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. PD-1 inhibition therapy for advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective analysis from the University of Southern California. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2021 Jun; 147(6):1803-1811. In GK, Vaidya P, Filkins A, Hermel DJ, King KG, Ragab O, Tseng WW, Swanson M, Kokot N, Lang JE, Menendez L, DeClerck B, Kim G, Hu JC, Terando A, Jadvar H, Ricker C, Miller KA, Peng DH, Wysong A. PMID: 33210210.
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    6. Combination therapy: Etanercept and intravenous immunoglobulin for the acute treatment of Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis. Burns. 2019 11; 45(7):1634-1638. Pham CH, Gillenwater TJ, Nagengast E, McCullough MC, Peng DH, Garner WL. PMID: 31466921.
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    7. Transcriptional regulation of autophagy-lysosomal function in BRAF-driven melanoma progression and chemoresistance. Nat Commun. 2019 04 12; 10(1):1693. Li S, Song Y, Quach C, Guo H, Jang GB, Maazi H, Zhao S, Sands NA, Liu Q, In GK, Peng D, Yuan W, Machida K, Yu M, Akbari O, Hagiya A, Yang Y, Punj V, Tang L, Liang C. PMID: 30979895; PMCID: PMC6461621.
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    8. Predictors of mucosal melanoma survival in a population-based setting. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Jul; 81(1):136-142.e2. Altieri L, Eguchi M, Peng DH, Cockburn M. PMID: 30296542; PMCID: PMC6661165.
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    9. Use of antiviral medications in drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS): A case of infantile DRESS. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Mar; 35(2):e114-e116. Chow ML, Kim D, Kamath S, Peng D, Luu M. PMID: 29334124.
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    10. Prevalence of sun protection behaviors in Hispanic youth residing in a high ultraviolet light environment. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Jan; 35(1):e52-e54. Altieri L, Miller KA, Huh J, Peng DH, Unger JB, Richardson JL, Allen MW, Cockburn M. PMID: 29159951; PMCID: PMC5777904.
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    11. Vancomycin and DRESS: A retrospective chart review of 32 cases in Los Angeles, California. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 11; 77(5):973-975. Lam BD, Miller MM, Sutton AV, Peng D, Crew AB. PMID: 29029908.
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    12. Metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting as multiple pyogenic granuloma-like nodules on the penis. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 Sep; 3(5):451-453. Zhu TH, Solis D, Kamath S, Kim GH, Peng D. PMID: 28971132; PMCID: PMC5602826.
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    13. Impact of the 18th birthday on waitlist outcomes among young adults listed for heart transplant: A regression discontinuity analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Nov; 36(11):1185-1191. Peng DM, Qu Q, McDonald N, Hollander SA, Bernstein D, Maeda K, Kaufman BD, Rosenthal DN, McElhinney DB, Almond CS. PMID: 28712678.
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    14. The role of spatially-derived access-to-care characteristics in melanoma prevention and control in Los Angeles county. Health Place. 2017 05; 45:160-172. Escobedo LA, Crew A, Eginli A, Peng D, Cousineau MR, Cockburn M. PMID: 28391127; PMCID: PMC5470843.
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    15. Impact of Heart Transplantation on the Functional Status of US Children With End-Stage Heart Failure. Circulation. 2017 Mar 07; 135(10):939-950. Peng DM, Zhang Y, Rosenthal DN, Palmon M, Chen S, Kaufman BD, Maeda K, Hollander SA, McDonald N, Smoot LB, Bernstein D, Almond CS. PMID: 28119383.
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    16. Correlates of sun protection behaviors among Hispanic children residing in a high UVR environment. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2017 Mar; 33(2):75-83. Miller KA, Huh J, Unger JB, Richardson JL, Allen MW, Peng DH, Cockburn MG. PMID: 27995652; PMCID: PMC7434785.
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    17. Mucosal melanomas in the racially diverse population of California. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Feb; 76(2):250-257. Altieri L, Wong MK, Peng DH, Cockburn M. PMID: 27742175; PMCID: PMC7491918.
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    18. Interobserver reliability of teledermatology across all Fitzpatrick skin types. J Telemed Telecare. 2017 Jan; 23(1):68-73. Altieri L, Hu J, Nguyen A, Cockburn M, Chiu M, Cotliar J, Kim J, Peng D, Crew A. PMID: 26729754; PMCID: PMC7491917.
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    19. A novel BAP1 mutation is associated with melanocytic neoplasms and thyroid cancer. Cancer Genet. 2016 Mar; 209(3):75-81. McDonnell KJ, Gallanis GT, Heller KA, Melas M, Idos GE, Culver JO, Martin SE, Peng DH, Gruber SB. PMID: 26774355; PMCID: PMC6447287.
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    20. Patterns of sun protective behaviors among Hispanic children in a skin cancer prevention intervention. Prev Med. 2015 Dec; 81:303-8. Miller KA, Huh J, Unger JB, Richardson JL, Allen MW, Peng DH, Cockburn MG. PMID: 26436682; PMCID: PMC4679689.
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    21. Case 1: Lactic Acidosis and Respiratory Distress in a 10-Day-Old Infant. Neoreviews. 2015 Jul 01; 16(7):e431-e433. Wallenstein MB, Olson K, Peng DM, Stevenson DK, Shaw GM, Palma JP, Bain LC. PMID: 26236172; PMCID: PMC4520797.
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    22. Dr Lew and colleagues respond. Radiographics. 2015 Jan-Feb; 35(1):297. Lew PP, Ngai SS, Cho JK, Varma RK, Hamidi R, Birnbaum RA, Peng DH. PMID: 25739126.
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    23. Imaging of disorders affecting the bone and skin. Radiographics. 2014 Jan-Feb; 34(1):197-216. Lew PP, Ngai SS, Hamidi R, Cho JK, Birnbaum RA, Peng DH, Varma RK. PMID: 24428291.
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    24. 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. Ng AT, Chang AL, Cockburn M, Peng DH. PMID: 23067078; PMCID: PMC4127415.
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    25. Applying for dermatology residency is difficult and expensive. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Apr; 66(4):696-7. Tichy AL, Peng DH, Lane AT. PMID: 22421121.
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    26. A follow-up survey of the integrity of the dermatology National Resident Matching Program. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Sep; 67(3):429-35. Sbicca JA, Gorell ES, Peng DH, Lane AT. PMID: 22088426.
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    27. Cutaneous conditions leading to dermatology consultations in the emergency department. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 12(4):551-5. Jack AR, Spence AA, Nichols BJ, Chong S, Williams DT, Swadron SP, Peng DH. PMID: 22224158; PMCID: PMC3236131.
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    28. Early pancreatic panniculitis associated with HELLP syndrome and acute fatty liver of pregnancy. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Oct; 38(10):814-7. Kirkland EB, Sachdev R, Kim J, Peng D. PMID: 21752052.
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    29. Calciphylaxis. Dermatol Ther. 2011 Mar-Apr; 24(2):256-62. Ng AT, Peng DH. PMID: 21410615.
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    30. Skin disease and stigma in emerging adulthood: impact on healthy development. J Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Nov-Dec; 14(6):285-90. Roosta N, Black DS, Peng D, Riley LW. PMID: 21084021.
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    31. The expanding melanoma burden in California hispanics: Importance of socioeconomic distribution, histologic subtype, and anatomic location. Cancer. 2011 Jan 01; 117(1):152-61. Pollitt RA, Clarke CA, Swetter SM, Peng DH, Zadnick J, Cockburn M. PMID: 20737564; PMCID: PMC3000884.
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    32. Efficacy of skin self-examination for the early detection of melanoma. Int J Dermatol. 2010 Feb; 49(2):126-34. Hamidi R, Peng D, Cockburn M. PMID: 20465635.
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    33. Gastric carcinoma of the umbilicus: case report of Sister Mary Joseph nodule. Cutis. 2010 Feb; 85(2):90-2. Whang TB, Wang L, Peng DH. PMID: 20349683.
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    34. Perioperative use of anti-tumor necrosis factor-alfa agents. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Jan; 62(1):154-155. Reinstadler A, Mau N, Bhutani T, Talkin B, Yamauchi P, Chiu M, Peng D. PMID: 20082898.
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    35. 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. Jack AR, Spence AA, Nichols BJ, Peng DH. PMID: 19751887.
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    36. 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. Cockburn M, Swetter SM, Peng D, Keegan TH, Deapen D, Clarke CA. PMID: 19022107; PMCID: PMC2814441.
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    37. Prevalence and predictors of skin self-examination: prospects for melanoma prevention and early detection. Int J Dermatol. 2008 Oct; 47(10):993-1003. Hamidi R, Cockburn MG, Peng DH. PMID: 18986343.
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    38. Giant subcutaneous tumors on the thighs--quiz case. Arch Dermatol. 2008 Jun; 144(6):795-800. Bae DK, Newman EM, Peng D. PMID: 18559776.
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    39. Measurement of ultraviolet exposure in epidemiological studies of skin and skin cancers. Photochem Photobiol. 2008 Nov-Dec; 84(6):1462-72. Worswick SD, Cockburn M, Peng D. PMID: 18494760.
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    40. Case report and literature review: primary cutaneous carcinosarcoma. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2005; 35(2):189-94. Ram R, Saadat P, Peng D, Vadmal M. PMID: 15943184.
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