Meet the Doctor
Dr. Strachan (pronounced 'strawn'), the director of Aglow Dermatology, is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Having trained and worked on both the East and West coasts of the United States, and in a variety of practice settings, Dr. Strachan truly is an expert in treating patients of all skin types. Additionally, she is an internationally recognized expert in ethnic skin.
After graduating from Harvard College and Yale Medical School, Dr. Strachan completed her residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. Known for her excellence in teaching she went on to become Director of Resident Education at King/Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, and join the faculty of UCLA. Given her interest in using technology to provide more efficient healthcare, Dr. Strachan did post-doctoral training in biomedical informatics both at the prestigious Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA and at Columbia University.
Dr. Strachan is a sought after media source who has been cited in a variety of local and national media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, AM New York, Women's Health, Ebony, Essence, Latina, Shop Smart, Rolling Stone, health.com, beautynewsnyc.com, mommymd.com, The Network Journal, HSN as well as the local CBS and NBC news.
Dr. Strachan is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at New York University. Dr. Strachan is published and has spoken both nationally and internationally on a variety of topics in dermatology. She is active in both professional and civic organizations. She has also been a consultant for Alberto Culver. Dr. Strachan was a recipient of the "Forty Under 40″ Achievement Award from the Network Journal, and has been included multiple times in "America's Guide to Top Dermatologists." Dr. Strachan is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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