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Erin M. Warshaw, MD, MS


Erin Warshaw, MD, MS was born in Japan and grew up in Southeast Asia in a military family. She received her undergraduate degree from Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Following graduation, she traveled and studied alternative medicine for a year in India and England on a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. Her medical school training was supported by a merit-based fellowship to Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA where she also completed her internship and dermatology residency. In her last year of residency, she served as chief resident and helped run the Emory University Dermatology Patch Test Clinic.

Dr. Warshaw joined the staff at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and University of Minnesota in 1996. In 2001, she began a 3-year VA clinical research career development award and received her masters degree in clinical research from the University of Minnesota in 2004. Her clinical research interests include teledermatology, cutaneous fungal diseases, and allergic contact dermatitis. From 1997-2003, Dr. Warshaw served as co-director of the Occupational and Contact Dermatitis clinic at the University of Minnesota. In 2003, the clinic was moved to Hennepin.

Dr. Warshaw has been active in the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) and served as president from 2007-2009. In 2004, she was invited to join the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, a group dedicated to research in occupational and contact dermatitis. Dr. Warshaw is also the Associate Editor for Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Dermatitis, the official journal of the ACDS. She has authored over 140 peer-reviewed publications including 20 review articles, many in the field of occupational and contact dermatitis.

Her interests outside of medicine include running, especially with her two rescue dogs, and traveling.

Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA


Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA