Michael Weichenthal MD
Dr. Weichenthal attended MedicalSchool at Hamburg and Lübeck from 1983 to 1989. After his final exam in Medicine, he graduated as a Doctor of Medicine during medical training as a resident at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Hamburg. In 1994 he became board certified as a Dermatologist and moved to the DermatologicalCenter in Buxtehude, Germany. In 1996 he received board certification as Allergologist. From 1996 to 2001 he served as a senior consultant at the Department of Dermatology at St.George’s Hospital in Hamburg, Germany. Following a scholarship as a research fellow at the Department of Dermatology, the University of Münster in 2000, he moved to Kiel in 2001 for a research position in dermato-epidemiology at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Kiel, Germany. In 2004 he became an assistant professor and since 2009 a full professor of dermatology at the Kiel University.
His main interests are in epidemiology and genetics, in particular in psoriasis and skin cancer including primary cutaneous lymphomas. He works and publishes general systems for epidemiologic methodology and classification of skin diseases. He is a member of several scientific societies and editorial boards, a member of the board of the German Dermato-Oncology Group (DeCOG), and co-chair of the Topic Advisory Group for the ICD-11 dermatology classification at the World Health Organization.
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Virginia Board of Medicine
Virginia Board of Medicine accepts the courses that are endorsed by ACCME and grants AMA PRA Category 1 credit.
CME Credits Required : 60.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 30.00
- 60 hours every 2 years;
- 30 hours of CME must be under Category 1, of which 2 hours must be in pain management, proper prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis and management of addiction.
- 60 hours of CME for every 2 years followed by immediate preceding renewal
- A minimum of 30 hours must be under Category 1, of which 2 hours must be in pain management, proper prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis of management of addiction.
- OCC/MOC is not specifically addressed, but an endorsement of recertification by a specialty board is admitted as a substitute by the Virginia Board of Medicine.