I am thrilled with the success of the Crutchfield Lectureship and that it has become an anticipated event in the Twin Cities medical community.
Minneapolis-St. Paul- Eagan (PRWEB) August 23, 2016
Nationally known Dermatology expert on skin of color issues and keloid treatments, Donald Glass, MD, Ph.D., delivered the University of Minnesota Department of Dermatology Fifth Annual Doctors Charles and Susan Crutchfield Dermatology Lecture to a packed room of medical students, residents, and physicians. The lecture, “Keloids: Risk Factors, Research and Treatment” took place at the Coffman Union on the campus of the University of Minnesota August 10th, 2016. The annual lectureship is supported by the Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation.
The Doctors Charles and Susan Crutchfield Lectureship is a highly anticipated annual event that has quickly become the must-attend event for medical students, residents, and dermatology practitioners in the Twin Cities. The purpose of the Doctors Charles and Susan Crutchfield Lectureship is to enrich and enhance medical student, resident and dermatology practitioner education on the topic of dermatological aspects of skin of color and practice management principles. It was established by the Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation, in honor of Dr. Charles Crutchfield II (1963) and Dr. Susan Crutchfield-Mitsch (1963), by their son, Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD, Medical Director of Crutchfield Dermatology and Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is the trustee of the Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation.
Susan Crutchfield, MD, graduated in 1963 from the University of Minnesota Medical School at age 22 as the first African-American woman and youngest person ever to graduate from the University’s Medical School. Dr. Susan Crutchfield not only provided medical care to patients in the Twin Cities, but she was also a leader in children’s health organizations.
Charles Crutchfield MD was a 1963 graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and was the first African-American obstetrician practicing in Minnesota. He delivered over 10,000 babies in his career. He was a past President of the Minnesota Association of Black Physicians and past Chief of the OB/GYN department at United Hospital.
Originally from the Bahamas, Dr. Donald Glass enrolled in the Medical Scientist Training Program at Baylor College of Medicine in 1998 and received his Ph.D. in 2005 from the Department of Human Genetics. Dr. Glass completed residency training in Dermatology and is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology practicing general dermatology with an interest in genetic skin disorders.
Previous Doctors participating as a Crutchfield Lecturer are Rebat Halder MD, Amy McMichael MD, Dina Strachan MD, and Seemal Desai MD.