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New Yorker Named to American University of Beirut Post

Dermatologist David Bickers has been appointed Vice Chair for Medicine & Health.

Published April 10, 2009

David Bickers, the Carl Truman Nelson Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Director of Dermatology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University MedicalCenter, has been appointed Vice Chair for Medicine and Health at the American University of Beirut. He earned an MD degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1967. A leading researcher in environmental carcinogenesis and photobiology, Bickers has been member of the board of the American University of Beirut since 1996.