Dr. Richard H. Huggins graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Huggins completed his internship at the University of Buffalo and his dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, becoming board-certified in dermatology. Dr. Huggins also completed clinical research fellowships at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and at Henry Ford Hospital.
Dr. Huggins joined the dermatology staff at Henry Ford Hospital in 2012 and was named a division head of the Department of Dermatology in 2018. Dr. Huggins’ clinical and research interests include vitiligo, hidradenitis suppurativa, and skin of color. A fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Huggins also serves on the board of directors of the Global Vitiligo Foundation, and is on the executive board of The V-Strong vitiligo support community based in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Huggins is the author of numerous journal articles and chapters studying treatments and quality of life for people with vitiligo and other skin conditions.