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Lynn Josette McKinley-Grant

Consulting Associate in the Department of Dermatology
40 Duke Medicine Cir, DUMC 3135, Durham, NC 27710
2131 Yorktown Road NW, Washington, DC 20012

Selected Publications

Integrating skin color assessments into clinical practice and research: A review of current approaches.

Journal Article J Am Acad Dermatol · February 9, 2024 Skin color classification can have importance in skin health, pigmentary disorders, and oncologic condition assessments. It is also critical for evaluating disease course and response to a variety of therapeutic interventions and aids in accurate classific ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Skin of Color Society's Meeting the Challenge Summit, 2022: Diversity in Dermatology Clinical Trials Proceedings.

Journal Article JAMA Dermatol · July 1, 2023 IMPORTANCE: Clinical trials remain the cornerstone for determining the safety and efficacy of an intervention. A diverse participant pool in dermatology clinical trials is critical to ensure that results are generalizable among the patient population who w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Embracing diversity in dermatology: Creation of a culture of equity and inclusion in dermatology

Journal Article International Journal of Women's Dermatology · September 1, 2021 Full text Cite

Microaggressions in Medicine.

Journal Article Cutis · May 2021 Microaggressions are behaviors that stem from implicit bias and occur at an interpersonal level. In medicine, microaggressions may be encountered both in training and clinical practice. Although often unintentional or unconscious by the offender, microaggr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Erythema dyschromicum perstans: A case report and systematic review of histologic presentation and treatment.

Journal Article Int J Womens Dermatol · December 2018 OBJECTIVE: Erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP) can be difficult to diagnose and treat; therefore, we reviewed the literature to assess whether histology can be used to differentiate lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) from EDP and determine which treatments a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Topical, biological and clinical challenges in the management of patients with Acne vulgaris

Journal Article Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal · May 1, 2016 Acne vulgaris is one of the most common chronic inflammatory skin disorders among adolescents and young adults. It is associated with substantial morbidity and, rarely, with mortality. The exact worldwide incidence and prevalence are currently unknown. Cur ... Full text Cite

Hypersensitivity to romidepsin

Journal Article Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology · January 1, 2014 Full text Cite

Dermatologic aspects of thyroid disease.

Journal Article Clin Dermatol · 2006 Thyroid disorders commonly have dermatologic manifestations. The purpose of the present chapter is to review and emphasize potential clinical dermatologic findings that can occur with Graves' disease, hypothyroidism and thyroid cancer. In autoimmune diseas ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cultural aspects in the treatment of patients with skin disease.

Journal Article Dermatol Clin · October 2003 As the cultural distance between patient and physician widens, so does miscommunication. Negotiation between the belief systems of the physician and the patient may create a therapeutic environment of mutual trust and respect that increases the possibility ... Full text Link to item Cite

Characterization of a cDNA clone encoding human filaggrin and localization of the gene to chromosome region 1q21.

Journal Article Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A · July 1989 Filaggrins are an important class of intermediate filament-associated proteins that interact with keratin intermediate filaments of terminally differentiating mammalian epidermis. They show wide species variations and their aberrant expression has been imp ... Full text Link to item Cite