Lobitz Visiting Professorship

The Walter C. Lobitz Jr., M.D., Lectureship was established in 1977 at the time of Dr. Lobitz's retirement. The lectureship celebrates Dr. Lobitz's distinguished career as professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Oregon Health & Science University from 1959 to 1977, and his countless contributions to dermatology as a master clinician, investigator, leader and more.

2017 Lobitz Lectureship

Jean Bolognia, MD

Visiting Lobitz Professor:
Jean Bolognia, M.D.
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Yale Department of Dermatology


The Many Faces of Lupus

Jean Bolognia, MD is the senior editor of the textbook Dermatology, which is now in its third edition. In addition to recently serving on the FDA's Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee, she is the founder of the Clinical Scholars program of the SID and author of over 190 articles and book chapters.

Dr. Bolognia has served as the President of:
  • Medical Dermatology Society (2000 - 2001)
  • Women's Dermatologic Society (2006)
  • American Dermatological Association (2013 - 2014)
and Vice President of:
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology (2003 - 2004)
  • American Board of Dermatology (2013)
  • International Society of Dermatology (2013 - Current)
as well as being elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology and the International League of Dermatological Societies. 

Lobitz Lectureship 2017