May 18, 2007

Fine lauded by U.K. physicians association

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Jo-David Fine, M.D.

Jo-David Fine, M.D., professor of Medicine (Dermatology), has been elected to a fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians.

The Royal College of Physicians is the oldest medical association in the United Kingdom and one of the oldest in the world. It was established in 1518 by a royal charter of King Henry VIII, and seeks to set high education and training standards for physicians. It has more than 22,000 members and fellows worldwide.

Fine, who also has a masters degree in public health and a secondary appointment in Pediatrics, came to VUMC in 2004.

His research interests include inherited epidermolysis bullosa, blistering diseases and immunopathology. He is a 1976 medical graduate of the University of Kentucky, and had residencies at Duke and Massachusetts General. He was a fellow at the National Institutes of Health, and earned his M.P.H. at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1992.