Roopal Vashi Kundu

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Research Interests

Dr. Roopal V. Kundu is an associate professor of dermatology and medical education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a board certified dermatologist with a clinical expertise in the skin of color, or ethnic skin. Dr. Kundu's serves as the founding director of the Northwestern Center for Ethnic Skin which provides clinical care, cosmetic dermatology and clinical trials research. Her research focuses on the understanding therapy of skin disorders that occur more frequently or adversely impact in individuals with skin of color, with particular focus in pigmentary disorders such as vitiligo and scarring disorders such as keloids. Dr. Kundu has had leadership roles with the American Academy of Dermatology, Skin of Color Society, and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Certifications and Licenses

Dermatology

Training Experience

2005Residency, Univ. of Illinois Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 2001

Keywords

  • Clinical Research
  • Dermatology
  • Health Disparities
  • Medical Education
  • Quality of Life
  • Skin
  • Skin Cancer
  • Women's Health

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Grants 2004 2021

Research Output 2001 2019

Reply to: “Kalava-induced foreign body reaction”

Maymone, M. B. C., Kundu, R. V. & Vashi, N. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 80, 1, p. e11

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Foreign-Body Reaction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dermatoses caused by cultural practices: Cosmetic cultural practices

Vashi, N. A., Patzelt, N., Wirya, S., Maymone, M. B. C. & Kundu, R. V., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 79, 1, p. 19-30 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Skin Diseases
Cosmetics
Beauty
Continuing Medical Education
Skin
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dermatoses caused by cultural practices: Therapeutic cultural practices

Vashi, N. A., Patzelt, N., Wirya, S., Maymone, M. B. C., Zancanaro, P. & Kundu, R. V., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 79, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Skin Diseases
Moxibustion
Continuing Medical Education
Skin
Internationality

Analysis of population inquiry on practices for ultraviolet radiation protection

Celaj, S., Deng, J., Murphy, B. L. & Kundu, R. V., Oct 1 2017, In : Dermatology Online Journal. 23, 10, 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sunscreening Agents
Radiation Protection
Population
Skin Neoplasms
Patient Education

Author’s Reply to Cohen: Facial Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color: Special Considerations and Treatment

Vashi, N. A., Maymone, M. B. C. & Kundu, R. V., Aug 1 2017, In : American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. 18, 4, p. 595-596 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Skin Pigmentation
Hyperpigmentation