Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Dermatology
Volunteer Clinical Faculty
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical Student Government: Class Representative, 1992-1993
Fundraising Committee Co-chair, 1992-1993
Physical Diagnosis Instructor, 1991-1993
Admissions Committee – Interviewer, 1990-1993
Penn Community Health Projects – Women’s Health Group, 1990-1993
Frequent lecturer for this non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent melanoma through educational activities targeted at parents and caregivers of young children, 2000-present.
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, July, 1994
Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, September, 1997
American Medical Association / Pennsylvania Medical Society
American Academy of Dermatology
Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
National Psoriasis Foundation
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Women’s Dermatologic Society
American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery
Research using in-vitro systems for characterization of post-inflammatory mast cell/endothelial interactions, with George F. Murphy, M.D., in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 1993.
Research evaluating sebum composition, keratinocyte morphology, bacteriology, microcomedone analysis, and skin sensitivity to determine etiologic factors in pre-and post-menstrual acne flares, with Albert M. Kligman, M.D., Ph.D. in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 1995-1997.
Weiss RR, Whitaker-Menezes D, Longley J, Bender J, Murphy GF: Human dermal endothelial cells express membrane-associated mast cell growth factor. J Invest Dermatol 104:101-106, 1995.
Weiss RR, Heymann WR: Keratosis lichenoides chronica. In Demis, et al (eds): Clinical Dermatology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.J. Lippincott, Co., 1997.
Weiss RR, Heymann WR: Lichen ruber moniliformis. In Demis, et al (eds): Clinical Dermatology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.J. Lippincott, Co., 1997.
Weinberg JM, Weiss RR: Derma-Dilemma: Granulomatous rosacea. Hospital Physician 33(8): 50-51, 1997.
Weiss RR, James WD: Allergic contact dermatitis from aromatherapy. American J Contact Dermat 8(4): 250-251, 1997.
Weiss RR, Mowad C: Contact urticaria from xylene. American J Contact Dermat 9(2): 125-127, 1998.
Weiss RR: Dermatology Diagnosis: Back from a trip to Florida. Cortlandt Forum 12(3): 154-157, 1999.
“The Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome”, at the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Champion, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1996.
“Oral Melanoacanthoma”, at the Gross and Microscopic Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 21, 1997.
“Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease”. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, The Lankenau Hospital, August 24, 2001.
Various lectures in the community, schools, etc…