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Cutaneous Anatomy

This talk serves as a field guide to the microanatomy of the skin, describing normal structures and taking the first steps into the origin of skin disease.

Shawn E. Cowper, MD
Dr. Shawn Cowper's primary research interest is in the mechanism of Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy, a newly-described fibrosing disorder seen in patients with renal disease.He is assisting in identifying new cases of NFD, tracking these cases with personnel from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and examining the clinical, histopathological, and physiological features of this unusual disorder. In addition, Dr. Cowper is interested in cutaneous lymphomas and alopecias, and the appropriate use of histopathology in diagnosing these disorders. His primary and preferred instructional tool is the networked computer. He has been involved with web-based pathology education for some time. His largest project is Pathmax, a web-based resource for pathology professionals currently accomodating 60,000 unique visitors per year from over 80 countries.

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