Jon M. Hanifin, M.D.

  • Professor Emeritus of Dermatology, School of Medicine


Dr. Hanifin is an international lecturer and recognized expert in the research and treatment of  atopic dermatitis, and has directed various national and international symposiums on this subject. He is a valued member of the research community, respected for his investigations into the clinical, biological and genetic aspects of the atopic diseases, as well as other allergic and inflammatory conditions. 

Education and training

    • M.D., 1965, University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Residency

    • Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco
  • Fellowship

    • Immunology, USPHS Research Training Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Dermatology

Memberships and associations:

  • Oregon Dermatology Society (President 1984-85)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society
  • American Dermatological Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Brendan Society
  • Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society
  • International Forum for the Study of Itch
  • International Society of Atopic Dermatitis (ISAD) (Founding Member)
  • Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland
  • National Eczema Association
  • Oregon Medical Association
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology

Honors and awards

  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology, 2015
  • Honorary Member, Society for Investigative Dermatology, 2013-Present
  • Founding Member, International Society of Atopic Dermatitis (ISAD) 2012
  • Top Doctors 2011 Guide of Portland Monthly magazine
  • National Eczema Association 20th Anniversary Founder Commemoration, 2009
  • American Academy of Dermatology Master Dermatologist, 2007
  • Best Doctors in America, 2003-2004, 1992
  • Japanese Dermatological Association / Dohi Memorial Lecturer, Fukuoka, Japan, 1994
  • American Skin Association, First Dermatitis Research Award, 1993
  • Royal Society of Medicine / Visiting Professor, Burroughs Wellcome Traveling Lectureship, London, England, 1989-1990
  • University of Wisconsin / Honors in Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin, 1965
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Fraternity, 1965


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