Medicine » Telemedicine » "Telemedicine Techniques and Applications", book edited by Georgi Graschew and Stefan Rakowsky, ISBN 978-953-307-354-5, Published: June 20, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license. © The Author(s).

Chapter 17

Teledermatology: Outcomes and Economic Considerations

By Akhilesh Pathipati and April Armstrong
DOI: 10.5772/18774

  • Dr. April Armstrong

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    Dr. April W. Armstrong is Director of the Clinical Research Unit and Teledermatology Program at the Department of Dermatology. Dr. Armstrong completed training at Harvard Dermatology Residency Program and Harvard School of Public Health. While at Harvard, she also completed a one-year dermatopathology research fellowship with Dr. Martin Mihm focusing on the prognostic significance of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in melanoma. Dr. Armstrong is actively engaged in clinical research as well as medical education, with an emphasis on telehealth and chronic inflammatory dermatoses. She believes that good clinical practice needs to be rooted in evidence-based medicine, and rigorous research forms the foundation for innovations in dermatology. Dr. Armstrong’s research is supported by the Dermatology Foundation, National Psoriasis Foundation, California Healthcare Foundation, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the National Institute of Health.
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