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Arthur Papier, M.D.

Dermatology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Contact Dermatitis; Dermatology; General Dermatology; Travel, International Dermatology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-1400

Administrative: (585) 275-3871

Office: (585) 427-2790

Fax: (585) 487-1188

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assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Art Papier, MD is an Associate Professor in Dermatology and Medical Informatics at the University of Rochester. Dr. Papier specializes in contact and occupational dermatitis and has a special interest in acute skin rashes and skin presentations of infectious disease. His research focuses on point of care reference systems for physicians and Internet based medical information for patients. He is particularly interested in the topic of diagnostic errors in medical decision making and decision support systems. Dr. Papier was the PI of a NIAMS/NIH contract to develop a comprehensive dermatology lexicon. This work has transitioned to the American Academy of Dermatology as DermLex. Dr. Papier also is Chief Scientific Officer of Logical Images, the developer of VisualDx and an Internet self-paced course in dermatology education.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology

Education

1979
BA | Wesleyan University
Arts & Sciences

1988
MD | Univ of Vermont Coll Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1990
Internship in Internal Medicine at Berkshire Medical Center

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Dermatology at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2000
Dermatology Foundation Health Care Policy Clinical Career Development Award

1992
Sulzberger Educational Grant

1983
Macy Research Scholar in Neuroscience

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/2004
DeVries, D.T., Papier, A., Byrnes, J., Goldsmith, L.A. "Medical and dermatology dictionaries: An examination of unstructured definitions and a proposal for the future." J Amer Acad Dermatology. 2004; 50: 144-147.

2004
Papier, A., Chalmers, R.J.G., Goldsmith, L., Byrnes, J. A. "Framework for improved communication: The Dermatology Lexicon Project." J Amer Acad Dermatology. 2004; 50: 630-634.

7/15/2003
Fulginiti VA, Papier A, Lane JM, Neff JM, Henderson DA. "Smallpox vaccination: a review, part I. Background, vaccination technique, normal vaccination and revaccination, and expected normal reactions." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2003 Jul 15; 37(2):241-50. Epub 2003 Jul 10.

Books & Chapters

1995
Chapter Title: Blistering Skin Disorders
Book Title: Medimages
Author List: Papier A, Goldsmith LA,
Published By: Logical Images1995

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