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MyVitiligoTeam Medical Reviewer | Richard H. Huggins, M.D., Treasurer of the Global Vitiligo Foundation

Posted on May 03, 2022

Richard H. Huggins, M.D., Treasurer of the Global Vitiligo Foundation

Specialties: Dermatology, Vitiligo

Richard H. Huggins, M.D.


Treasurer, Global Vitiligo Foundation

Dr. Richard H. Huggins is the author of numerous journal articles and chapters studying treatment and quality of life for people with vitiligo and other skin conditions. Dr. Huggins graduated from Johns Hopkins University and received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed his internship at the University of Buffalo and his dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Huggins also completed clinical research fellowships at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and at Henry Ford Hospital. He is board-certified in dermatology.

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. His 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, Michigan.

Education


  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (M.D.)
  • Henry Ford Hospital (Residency)
  • Henry Ford Hospital (Fellowship)
  • Certifications


  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Affiliations


  • Treasurer, GVFC director, Global Vitiligo Foundation
  • Henry Ford Hospital