Robert A. Norman
Robert A. Norman, MD is a board-certified dermatologist who has been in practice for over 20 years. He is a faculty member for five medical schools and has been honored with numerous service and teaching awards, including Physician of the Year (2005) and Distinguished Service Award (2007) in Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida, and Tampa Bay Medical Hero Award (2008). Dr. Norman has written 25 books, including The Woman Who Lost Her Skin (And Other Dermatological Tales) primarily based on articles he has written in Discover magazine, and 100 Questions and Answers on Aging Skin. He has been the editor of four textbooks on Geriatrics and Geriatric Dermatology, the first text on Preventive Dermatology, and published over 100 articles in various major media publications. Dr. Norman has a private practice and is the chief physician and owner of Dermatology Healthcare, founded in 1994, which delivers essential skin care services for nursing home patients. He provides many national and international lectures each year; in October of 2007 he was the section director and lecturer in Geriatric Dermatology at the World Congress of Dermatology in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a frequent medical volunteer and is at the gold level in the AAD Leadership Circle for Volunteerism. Recent medical mission trips include Jamaica in 2008, 2009, and 2010 and Guatemala in January 2007. Other trips have included Haiti, Cuba, and Argentina. Dr. Norman completed his pre-med, medical, and public health training at Michigan State University, Midwestern University, the Cleveland Clinic, and the University of South Florida (MPH) and MBA in 2009.