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Alexandra B. Kimball, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital

Alexandra B. Kimball, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Clinical Unit for Research Trials in Skin, Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

Research at CURTIS involves clinical trials in human subjects of new therapeutic agents in the treatment of Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma and melanoma as well as mechanisms and clinical presentations of skin aging that may predispose to the development of skin cancer.

Publications

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  • Percac-Lima S, Cronin PR, Ryan DP, Chabner BA, Daly EA, Kimball AB. Patient navigation based on predictive modeling decreases no-show rates in cancer care. Cancer 2015. PubMed
  • Enamandram M, Duncan LM, Kimball AB. Delivering value in dermatology: insights from skin cancer detection in routine clinical visits. J Am Acad Dermatol 2015; 72:310-3. PubMed
  • Corey KC, Kardos Garshick M, Dejsuphong V, Lima XT, Kimball AB. Skin carotenoid levels are not associated with risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer: response to "Supplement use and the risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma". J Am Acad Dermatol 2012; 67:1071-2; author reply 1073. PubMed
  • Cheng CE, Irwin B, Mauriello D, Hemminger L, Pappert A, Kimball AB. Health disparities among different ethnic and racial middle and high school students in sun exposure beliefs and knowledge. J Adolesc Health 2010; 47:106-9. PubMed
  • Armstrong AW, Watson AJ, Makredes M, Frangos JE, Kimball AB, Kvedar JC. Text-message reminders to improve sunscreen use: a randomized, controlled trial using electronic monitoring. Arch Dermatol 2009; 145:1230-6. PubMed
  • Lim JL, Kimball AB. Residency applications and identification of factors associated with residents' ultimate career decisions. Arch Dermatol 2009; 145:943-4. PubMed
  • Lima XT,Seidler EM,Lima HC,Kimball AB. Long-term safety of biologics in dermatology. Dermatol Ther 2009; 22:2-21. PubMed
  • Frangos JE, Alavian CN, Kimball AB. Acne and oral contraceptives: update on women's health screening guidelines. J Am Acad Dermatol 2008; 58:781-6. PubMed
  • Armstrong AW, Idriss SZ, Kimball AB, Bernhard JD. Fate of manuscripts declined by the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. J Am Acad Dermatol 2008; 58:632-5. PubMed
  • Kimball AB. Skin and anti-aging research update: proceedings from the 2007 world congress of dermatology. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 2008; 13:1. PubMed
  • Chang AL, Badger J, Rehmus W, Kimball AB. Alefacept for erosive lichen planus: a case series. J Drugs Dermatol 2008; 7:379-83. PubMed
  • Kimball AB. Skin differences, needs, and disorders across global populations. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 2008; 13:2-5. PubMed
  • Kimball AB, Robinson D Jr, Wu Y, Guzzo C, Yeilding N, Paramore C, Fraeman K, Bala M. Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors among Psoriasis Patients in Two US Healthcare Databases, 2001-2002. Dermatology 2008; 217:27-37. PubMed
  • Kimball AB, Gordon KB, Langley RG, Menter A, Chartash EK, Valdes J. Safety and efficacy of ABT-874, a fully human interleukin 12/23 monoclonal antibody, in the treatment of moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: results of a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial. Arch Dermatol 2008; 144:200-7. PubMed
  • Ciocon DH, Horn EJ, Kimball AB. Quality of life and treatment satisfaction among patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and patients with psoriasis only : results of the 2005 Spring US National Psoriasis Foundation Survey. Am J Clin Dermatol 2008; 9:111-7. PubMed
  • Short RW, Agredano YZ, Choi JM, Kimball AB. A single-blinded, randomized pilot study to evaluate the effect of exercise-induced sweat on truncal acne. Pediatr Dermatol 2008; 25:126-8. PubMed
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