Choosing An Oral Antibiotic For Acne And Considerations For Antibiotic Stewardship
Speaker: Emmy Graber, MD, MBA
Emmy Graber, MD, MBA
Dr. Graber is the Founder of The Dermatology Institute of Boston, a private practice in Boston, Massachusetts.
With over ten years experience, Dr. Graber treats a wide range of dermatologic issues and specializes in acne and cosmetic dermatology. She is currently an Affiliate Clinical Instructor at Northeastern University and has extensive experience teaching students of all types.
Dr. Graber received her BS in Biology at The Pennsylvania State University and was a member of the Schreyer Honors College. She also completed her medical training at The Pennsylvania State University and graduated with membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After an internship in Internal Medicine, she underwent Dermatology residency training at The Pennsylvania State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. During this time she received the Intern Of The Year Award and was selected by her peers for a Humanism and Excellence In Teaching Award.
Following her residency training, Dr. Graber further specialized with fellowship training in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery at SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill. She then practiced dermatology with that group for two years prior to working at Boston University. At Boston University, Dr. Graber was Director of the BU Cosmetic and Laser Center. She was also the associate residency program director and taught many medical students, resident physicians and international physicians in-training. In 2014 Dr. Graber completed her MBA at the University of Pennsylvania’s esteemed Wharton School of Business.
Dr. Graber has academic interests in acne, acne scars and cosmetic dermatology. She has lectured and written extensively on these subjects in scientific journals and serves on the board of directors of the American Acne and Rosacea Society. Additionally, Dr. Graber is frequently cited in the media as an authority in dermatology. Dr. Graber is a regular contributor on national public radio (NPR) and her expert opinions can be seen in O Magazine, InStyle Magazine, and Good Housekeeping Magazine amongst other national media sources.
What to expect:
- Understand effects of resistance in acne.
- Evaluate data on resistance in different antibiotic classes.
- Understand the role of C. acnes in acne vulgaris and the role antibiotics play in acne pathophysiology.
- Overview of antibiotic stewardship.