As the largest nonprofit funder of psoriatic disease research in the U.S., the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is proud to honor the accomplishments and work of Alexa B. Kimball, M.D., MPH, with the lifetime Achievement award.
Dr. Kimball is a professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School. She has dedicated her career to research and drug development surrounding psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa (a chronic condition that can result in lumps under the skin).
Dr. Kimball is also President and CEO of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, an academic multi-specialty group employing more than 1,200 full-time Harvard Medical School faculty members and 450 physicians in the community. She is President of the Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization Physician LLC, which maintains a membership of approximately 2,500 physicians.
With over 340 scientific papers published and over 150 clinical trials conducted, Dr. Kimball, who served on the NPF Medical Board from 2005 to 2008, has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of those impacted by psoriatic disease.
“Here at NPF, the finish line is discovering a cure for psoriatic disease,” says Randy Beranek, President and CEO of NPF. “With the incredible work of Dr. Kimball, not only are we helping to improve the lives of those with psoriasis today, we are also much closer to fulfilling our ultimate goal.”
This is not the first time Dr. Kimball has been honored by NPF. In 2016, she was awarded Outstanding Physician-Clinician, after being nominated by her patients and colleagues.
NPF is proud to honor the achievements and distinction of Dr. Kimball with our Lifetime Achievement Award. Her dedication to those impacted by psoriasis through her research, teaching, and clinical efforts truly embodies the spirit and intention of the National Psoriasis Foundation.