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“Aglow loves New York”: Union Square dermatology office offers free skin cancer screenings to New York City workers

From February 1-14, 2011, Aglow Dermatology, a premier private medical office directed by board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Dina Strachan, will be offering a limited number of free skin cancer screening appointments to New York City workers–specifically– teachers, police officers, firefighters, MTA workers, sanitation workers and EMTs.  “We want to do something to acknowledge the people who..Read More »





Hair and scalp conditions- letter to the editor – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Hot off the press…or the internet:  Check out a letter to the editor I authored in response to a research paper on hair and scalp disorders in African American women and girls.  It’s in the January 2012 issue of the  Journal of the America Academy of Dermatology and I am honored: http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0190-9622/PIIS0190962211010115.pdf





MommyMD Guides- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Are you a new mother or do you know a new mother? Check out The MommyMD Guide to Your Baby’’s First Year. It is a wonderful collection of tips from mothers who are also doctors. Instead of advice from just one author, it provides tips from 70 doctors/mothers. Although my daughter is beyond her first..Read More »


Circle of Sisters- Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Aglow Dermatology had a fun-filled weekend at the WBLS Circle of Sisters expo this past weekend.  In addtion to passing out information about dermatology and our services to thousands of women, and a few men, our table had visits from many of our current patients and business associates.  We also had the opportunity to visit..Read More »