Ryan Saal is an MD candidate at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA (anticipated graduation in 2025). For undergraduate, he attended Christopher Newport University, where he graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Leadership Studies. Ryan discovered his interest in dermatology while shadowing and he worked as a medical assistant and scribe in a dermatology practice before matriculating into medical school. His research interests include dermatopathology, the application of biologics in dermatology, and dermatological conditions that affect dancers and other artists.