Dr. William Sawchuk first learned about dermatology when he was a boy and his brother needed treatment for a severe case of acne. The family met with the local dermatologist, a hardship for a blue-collar family, who provided the necessary treatment.
This article provides an overview of Dr. Heidi T. Jacobe’s wide range of contributions and associated insights. They provide critical guidance to practitioners now in diagnosing, assessing, and treating patients with morphea. And they will ultimately enable significant advances in treating this high-impact disease.
The creation of the MAC allowed Dr. Heidi T. Jacobe to plunge into a research program of extensive breadth and depth that has steadily replaced opinions with facts and profoundly improved patient care.