Geisinger Medical Center – Danville, PA – 7/2010 to 6/30/2010
Fellow, Procedural Dermatology
University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics – Chapel Hill, NC – 7/2007 to 6/1010
Duke University Hospital – Durham, NC – 7/2006 to 6/2007
Internship, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM) – New York, NC – 6/2003 to 5/2006
Doctorate in Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) – 8/2001 to 6/2003
Transferred to MSSM
University of Iowa – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – 8/1997 – 5/2001
Honors in Psychology with High Distinction (GPA 3.85/4.00)
AWARDS / HONORS:
Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award – 3/2009
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship – MSSM, New York, NC – 7/2004 – 7/2005
Milton B. Rosenbluth Foundation Travel Grant – 2006
AMA Scholars Fund Scholarship, MSSM – 2005
Class of 1948 Distinguished Scholarship Fund Award, UNMC – 2002
Herschel H. & Zelda C. Freedman Endowed Scholarship, UNMC – 2002
Full tuition scholarship for academic excellence, UNMC – 2001
MSSM: Honors in Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry; High Pass in Medicine/Geriatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Anesthesiology
UNMC: Honors in Cellular Processes, Function of the Human Body, Intro to Disease Processes, Neuro/Ophthal/Psych, Hemo/Onc/MS/Skin/Inf Disease, Genitourin/Gastroent; High Pass in Neurosciences Core, Cardio/Pulm/Endo/ENT
Presidential Scholar, University of Iowa – 1997 to 2001
Phi Beta Kappa – 2001
Beckman Scholar – 6/200 to 8/2001
Order of Omega Honor Society – 2000
Golden Key National Honor Society – 2000
Valedictorian, Burke High School Class of 1997 – 1997
Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology 2010
The Skin Surgery Center, P.A. 9/26/2011- Present
Department of Dermatology – MSSM, New York, NY – 7/2004 to 5/2006
Studied the ability of genistein, a component of soy, in preventing ultraviolet B (UVB) – induced photodamage in humans.
Determined the role of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha (HIF -1 alpha) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in aggressive and non-aggressive basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) in humans.
University of Iowa Biochemistry Department – Iowa City, Iowa – 6/200 to 7/2001
Studied Heterochromatin Protein I (HPI) in humans (thought to play a role in breast cancer metastasis) and HPI-like genes in Drosophila
University of Iowa College of Medicine – Iowa City, Iowa – 8/1998 to 5/1999
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Intern. Participated in research on the role of p561ck in T-cell signal transduction and HIV immunopathogenesis.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – Iowa City, Iowa – 8/1997 to 5/1998
Undergraduate Scholar Assistantship Program: Research Assistant in Pediatric hematology/oncology.
Diamantis, S, Marks V. Merkel Cell Carcinoma. In: Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Ed; Nouri K.Elsevier, Awaiting publication.
Lugo – Somolinos A, McKinley-Grant L, Goldsmith LA, Papier A, Adigun C, Culton D, Diamantis S, et al., editors. VisualDx Essential Dermatology in Pigmented Skin. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer; 2011
Ortega-Loayza AG, Diamantis S, Gilligan P, Morrell DS. Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous infections in a pediatric dermatology tertiary health care outpatient facility. J Am Acad Dermatol 2010 May;62(5):804-11.
Diamantis SA, Morrell DS, Burkhart CN. Pediatric Infestations. Pediatric Annals 2009:38(6):326-332.
Diamantis, SA, Morrell DS, Burkhart CN. Treatment of Head Lice. Dermatol Ther 2009 Jul-Aug;22(4):273-8.
Stern DK, Diamantis S, Smith E, Wei H, Gordon M, Muigai W. Moshier E, Lebwohl M, Spuls P. Water Content and other aspects of brittle versus normal fingernails. J Am Acad Dermatol 207;57:31-6.
Diamantis S, Bastek T, Groben P, Morrell D. Subcutaneous fat necrosis in a newborn following icebag application for treatment of supraventricular tachycardia. J Perinatol 2006:26:518-520.
Diamantis, S, Waldorf HA. Rosacea: clinical presentation and pathophysiology. J Drugs Dermatol 2006 Jan;5(1):8-12.
Diamantis S, Lebwohl M. Management of Psoriasis. In: Psoriatic and Reactive Arthritis. Ritchlin and Fitzgerald. Elsevier Health Sciences 2007.
Diamantis S, Waldorf H. Squamous Cell Carcinoma. In: Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive
therapeutic strategies. Lebwohl, Heymann, Berth-Jones, Coulson. 2nd Edition. Elsevier, London
Coloe J, Diamantis S. Henderson F, Morrell DS. Synovitis-Acne-Pustulosis-Hyperostosis-Osteitis (SAPHO) Syndrome complicated by seven pulmonary emboli in a 15-year-old. J Am Acad Dermatol 2010 Feb; 62(2):333-6.
Diamantis S, Bytomski J. Dermatology in Sports Medicine. In: Oxford American Handbook of Sport Medicine. Bytomski J, III Moorman CT. Oxford University Press 2010.
Diamantis S, Wang Y, and Wei H. Expression of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha and vascular endothelial growth factor in aggressive and non-aggressive basal cell carcinomas. J Invest Dermatol 2005. 124 (4); A24.
Diamantis S, Wei H. The efficacy of genistein in the protection of UVB-induced photodamage. Poster presentation at the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship meeting, Tarrytown, NY, June 2005
Diamantis S, Wang Y, and Wei H. Expression of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha and vascular endothelial growth factor in aggressive and non-aggressive basal cell carcinoma. Poster presentation at the 66th Annual Society for Investigative Dermatology Meeting, St. Louis, MO, May 2005
Diamantis S, Celestin J. East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership: Setting up a Student-Run Clinic. Oral Presentation at AAMC/OSR Regional Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 1, 2005.
Diamantis, S, Wallrath L. Heterochromatin protein 1 in Drosphila. Poster presentation at Beckman Scholars national research symposium, Irvine, CA, July 2001.
Art and Science of Medicine II Teaching Assistant, MSSM – 9/2004 to 5/2006
Clinical Skills Mentor, MSSM – 8/2004 to 5/2006
Student Ambassador, UNMC – 11/2002 to 1/2003
Multiple Sclerosis Society Bike MS – Greenville, NC 2008 and New Bern, NC 2009
Involved in fundraising, team jersey design, and cycling for Team Open Eye
Senior Center Skin Cancer Screening – Chapel Hill, NC – 8/2009
Offered skin cancer education and screening for local senior centers
Himalayan Health Exchange – Himachal Pradesh, India – 2/2006
Provided outpatient medical care to several villages located in the lower and outer Himalayas
East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP) – New York, NY – 5/2004 to 5/2006
Chair, Community outreach; senior clinician
University of Nebraska Medical Center – 2/2002 – 5/2003
Dean’s choice to tutor first year medical students in biochemistry, physiology and the neurosciences.
Respect Clinic – Omaha, Nebraska – 8/2002 to 6/2003
Volunteer for Responsible Early STD Prevention Education and Community Testing Clinic
Nebraska AIDS Project – Omaha, Nebraska – 1/2003 to 6/2003
Volunteer, certified HIV counselor.
Sharing Clinic – Omaha, Nebraska – 2001 to 2003
Volunteer for Student Health Alliance Reaching Indigent Needy Groups Clinic
Bellevue Hospital – New York, NY – 7/2002
Externship in the primary care clinic. Worked on improving patient interviewing skills and physical exam skills under the supervision of an attending physician.
Jamaica Medical Mission – Falmouth, Jamaica – 3/2002
Key member of a healthcare team serving the rural poor. Involved fundraising as well as the collection of medications, clothing and hygiene products.
INTEREST / HOBBIES:
Triathlon, cycling, running, cooking travel
Finisher: New York City Marathon (2005), Chicago Marathon (227), Houston Marathon (2010)
2008: Triangle Triathlon 1st place Novice Female; UNC Wellness SuperSprint Triathlon 2nd place Age Group
2009: Belews Lake Sprint Triathlon 2nd place Age Group; White Lake Half Ironman 70.3 Finisher