Course: Examples Of Prebiotics For Skin Care
Examples Of Prebiotics For Skin Care
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This article will outline the current evidence on the connection between the microbiome and mental health and present the current clinical evidence on probiotics for mood support. While there is emphasis on clinical studies in this article, some in vitro studies are mentioned to give background information and mechanistic explanations on the supplements discussed.


User: Tess Hill
Tess Hill

Tess is a second-year medical student at CNUCOM. Tess’ interest in dermatology began with her own struggles with acne, where she learned how afflictions of the skin can affect you physically, psychologically, and emotionally. She is also passionate about Integrative Medicine, mind-body wellness, and patient advocacy. After graduating from UC Berkeley, Tess worked in health insurance and as an EMT.

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User: Nicole Natarelli
Nicole Natarelli

Nicole Natarelli is a first-year medical student at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Prior to matriculation, she graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in Health and Wellbeing. Throughout her undergraduate career, Nicole worked as an orthopedic clinical research assistant, dermatology scribe, and Fairfax Collegiate summer course instructor, where she taught 7-9 medical science and 9-12 chemistry. Her experiences fostered her interest in academic research and medical dermatology, and her mission is to empower patients to make healthcare decisions with evidence-based perspectives on current topics in dermatology.

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Meg Gerstenblith

Meg Gerstenblith, MD is a board-certified dermatologist with a focus on melanoma and other types of skin cancer. Her training includes basic science and patient-based research focused on cancer, specifically skin cancer, in addition to Dermatology residency. After completing a second research fellowship after residency, she joined the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, where she focused on melanoma both in terms of patient care and clinical research. In addition, Dr. Gerstenblith mentored many medical students, residents, and fellows both in clinical care and in research projects.

Dr. Gerstenblith is currently seeing patients part-time on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is finishing a collaborative research project, funded by the NIH, focused on melanoma as a part-time faculty member of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She continues to mentor medical students and residents both in clinic and on research projects and truly enjoys the teaching aspects of her profession. Dr. Gerstenblith also greatly enjoys writing scientific literature as well as translating what she is learning to her patients in clinic.

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