In the spring of 2018, Dr. Wingfield Rehmus was appointed as the new Head for the Division of Dermatology.
Dr. Rehmus is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and an associate member of the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at UBC. She completed her medical school at Duke University; earned an MPH in International Health from Yale University; and, completed her dermatology training at Stanford University. Upon the completion of her residency, she joined faculty at Stanford with a focus on clinical trials and became the co-director of the clinical trials unit.
In 2006, Dr. Rehmus moved with her family to the Republic of Palau where she practiced dermatology and led strategic planning for the Palau Bureau of Public Health. In 2009, she began working at BC Children’s Hospital. Her main research interest is in increasing access to care in remote and under-resourced places through education, expansion of telehealth, and outreach.