Medical Advisor

Joan Paul, MD, MPH, DTMH

Dr. Joan Paul is an ABMS board certified dermatologist who specializes in psoriasis, skin cancer, skin of color, and global health. She has also completed seven medical missions in the countries of Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Malawi, Uganda, India, and Botswana.


  • Siena College, BA (Biology and Psychology)
  • Albany Medical College, MD
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH)


  • American Board of Dermatology – Dermatology
  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH)
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified (IASSC)

Professional Accomplishments

  • Completed the International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) certification in the basics of Lean Six Sigma Methodology to support quality improvement in healthcare
  • Completed dermatology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and was chief resident from 2015-2016
  • Received the Members Choice Award from Kaiser Permanente in 2018, a patient-nominated award for clinical excellence



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