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Lauren Bennett, Board-Certified Physician Assistant, joined Wilson Dermatology in February 2021. Lauren is a North Carolina native and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then earned her Masters of Medical Science degree through Emory University School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant program, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.

After graduating from Physician Assistant School, Lauren joined the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California. She practiced Pediatric Dermatology for three years before moving to Cleveland, Ohio. Lauren has spent the past five years practicing General Dermatology, seeing patients of all ages, with the Department of Dermatology at Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland’s County Hospital System.

Lauren is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and has served as education faculty at Case Western University’s and Baldwin Wallace University’s Physician Assistant programs.

EDUCATION

2010 University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
BA Spanish

2012 Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Summa Cum Laude

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

November 2017 – present
Faculty Member
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Physician Assistant Program

August 2017 – present
Faculty Member
Baldwin Wallace University
Physician Assistant Program

ACTIVE LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Physician Assistant, state of North Carolina
Certified Physician Assistant, state of Ohio
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED)

EXPERIENCE

August 2015 – present
Physician Assistant
Department of Dermatology
Metro Health Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

February 2013 – June 2015
Physician Assistant
Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology
Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego
San Diego, CA

AWARDS & HONORS

  • August 2020 – Physician Assistant Excellence Award, MetroHealth System
  • April 2017 – Provider Communication Award, MetroHealth System
  • December 2012 – Graduated with highest honors from Emory University Physician Assistant Program
  • December 2012- Member of Pi Alpha the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants

PUBLICATIONS

Krakowski A, Bennett L. Topical Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis. Practical Dermatology.  March 2015.

Bennett, L, Krakowski, A, Kaifi, S.  The Utility of the Magnet Sign” in the Differential Diagnosis of a Firm Papule in the Skin. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Nov-Dec; 31(6):741-3.

Bennett, L.  Vaccine in trials for nicotine cessation therapy.  Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 26(9): 55-56, September 2013.

POSTERS & PRESENTATIONS

Updates in Dermatology. MetroHealth System Advanced Practice Providers Pharmacology Conference. October 2019

An accumulation of interesting dermatologic diagnoses. Cuyahoga Community College Physician Assistant Program. Cleveland, OH. March 2016.

Pediatric Dermatology Medications. San Diego Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner. Rady Children’s Hospital. San Diego, CA. April 2015.

Rasopathies. San Diego Pediatric Dermatology Grand Rounds. Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA. November 2014.

Infantile fibrosarcoma masquerading as an infantile hemangioma.  University of California at San Diego Pediatric Dermatology Grand Rounds. Rady Children’s Hospital.  San Diego, CA.  November 2013.

Dermatology Procedures. San Diego Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner. Rady Children’s Hospital. San Diego, CA. April 2013.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Dermatology, 2017 – present
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, 2013 – present
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2010 – present
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