Howa Yeung, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor

Department of Dermatology

Staff Physician

Teledermatology, Atlanta VA Medical Center

Staff Physician

Dermatology Division of Grady Memorial Hospital

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory University: Department of Dermatology

1525 Clifton Road
Suite 100

Atlanta , GA 30322


  • MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Internship, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
  • Residency in Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Dermatoepidemiology Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MSc in Clinical Research, Emory University Laney Graduate School


  • Skin health disparities in sexual and gender minority persons and in people living with HIV
  • Epidemiology, prevention and treatment of common skin diseases such as acne and skin cancers (melanoma and keratinocyte carcinoma)
  • Measurement of patient-reported outcomes in Dermatology 

Select Honors and Awards: 

  • NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers, 2019-2021
  • Research Grant for Quality of Life/Health Services/Outcomes Studies, American Skin Association, 2018
  • KL2 Scholar, Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, 2017-2019
  • Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship, Dermatology Foundation, 2017
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2013
  • American Dermatological Association Medical Student Research Fellowship, 2013
  • Society of Investigative Dermatology Albert M. Kligman Travel Fellowship, 2012

Society and Professional Memberships: 

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Atlanta Association for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery  
  • Gay and Lesbian Dermatology Association
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health