AWARDS & GRANTS
2022 Submissions Expired April 30th
2022 AWARD RECIPIENTS
Onychologist of the Year
Nathaniel J. Jellinek, MD, FAAD, FACMS
President, Council for Nail Disorders
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dr. Jellinek graduated college from Brown Universi,ty and earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. He completed his Dermatology residency at the Massachusetts School of Medicine Division of Dermatology followed by a fellowship there in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, and Nail Diseases under the direction of Mary Maloney, MD. Dr. Jellinek is trained in and experienced in skin cancer and reconstructive surgery. He is nationally recognized as a leading nail expert.
He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He served as Fellowship Director for 10 years for Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellows. He is the President of the Council for Nail Disorders.
In addition, he has served as an associate editor of the American Academy of Dermatology, is the author of numerous scientific manuscripts and book chapters, and is an invited lecturer nationally and internationally. He recently finished work as editor/author of the textbook, 4th edition of Scher/Daniel’s Nails.
Richard Scher/Robert Baran Resident Award - Michelle Chang for the submission on Nail Psoriasis
Ralph and Melissa Daniel - Young Physician Nail Merit Award - Selection Pending
2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS
Onychologist of the Year
Richard K. Scher MD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Weill Cornell School of Medicine
New York City, New York
Dr. Richard K. Scher considered an internationally leading expert in nail disorders, onychomycosis and nail surgery. Dr. Scher received his medical school education at Howard University College of Medicine and residency training in dermatology at New York University Department of Dermatology. He has practiced clinical dermatology, founded and supervised nail clinics, taught residents and led clinical research at New York University, Brown University, Columbia University (Professor Emeritus of Dermatology), University of North Carolina and presently at Weill Cornell School of Medicine. Dr. Scher is the former President (2000) and Vice-President and now Honorary Member of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is the former President of the New York State Dermatology, Suffolk County Dermatology Society and Council for Nail Disorders and a prior member and served on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Dermatology Society, Skin of Color Society, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Scher is co-editor of the internationally-recognized textbook on nails, Nails: Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery.
Dr. Scher’s awards include the Howard University College of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award (2000), Derm/Arts Award of Excellence in Advancing the Highest Principles of Dermatology (2005), Howard University Alumni Achievement Award in Medicine and Education (2004), Dermatology Foundation Lifetime Career Education Award (2008), and the Brooklyn College Outstanding Alumnus Award (2010
Richard Scher/Robert Baran Resident Award - Jose William Ricardo for the submission Racial, Ethnic and Sex Disparities in Nail Psoriasis Clinical Trials: A Systematic Review.
Ralph and Melissa Daniel - Young Physician Nail Merit Award - Alejandra Avila for the submission Nail Scrabble: A Practical Approach to Nail Unit Examination.