Gerald Lazarus, MD
Dr. Gerald Lazarus is a Professor of Dermatology and Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Founder of the Johns Hopkins Wound Center.
has had a life-long interest in the etiology and therapy of wounds.
He has served as the Callaway Professor and Chairman of Dermatology at Duke and the Hartzell Professor and Chairman of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania.
has been Dean of The School of Medicine and CEO of the Health System at the University of California Davis
Before coming to Hopkins he spent 3 years living in Beijing, China as a consultant on health care reform to the minister of Health of China and the President of the Peking University Medical College.
In 2002 he
came to Hopkins where his
research focused on the biome of chronic wounds using Metagenomic techniques.
Most recently he
has focused on quality of care and in collaboration with the Evidence Based Practice Center at Hopkins evaluated the quality of information informing therapy of chronic venous ulcers.
The team evaluated 10,066 articles and only 60 (0.06%) could be analyzed.
will discuss the status of venous ulcer research and suggestions for improvement.