M. Lebwohl graduated summa cum laude from Columbia College in 1974 and graduated from Harvard Medical School, Ill, USA, in 1978. He completed residencies in internal medicine and dermatology, both at Mount Sinai. Dr. Lebwohl is a Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology of The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Lebwohl has served as the President of the New York Dermatological Society, the Manhattan Dermatologic Society, and the New York State Society of Dermatology, and as the Chairman of the Dermatology Section of the New York Academy of Medicine. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the AAD for 2010–2014. Dr. Lebwohl is the Chairman of the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. He is the Founding Editor of Psoriasis Forum as well as the Medical Editor of the bulletin of the National Psoriasis Foundation, Psoriasis Advance. Moreover, he is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and was an Editor of the Dermatology Section of Scientific American Medicine, now called ACP Medicine. Dr. Lebwohl has chaired numerous symposia and has written, edited, or coedited several books including the first atlas devoted entirely to cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease and the leading book on dermatologic therapy Treatment of Skin Disease. The second edition of The Skin and Systemic Disease has been published in English and in French, and English, Portuguese, and Polish versions of Treatment of Skin Disease have been published. Other books include Difficult Diagnosis in Dermatology, Psoriasis, Mild-to-Moderate Psoriasis, and Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis. He has authored or coauthored over 500 publications including peer-reviewed articles, invited articles, and book chapters. Dr. Lebwohl is actively involved in clinical trials of many new dermatologic treatments.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2011