Dr. Simpson practices medical dermatology with special interests in chronic inflammatory skin diseases and skin cancer. He is actively involved in clinical research and is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health and industry partners to study new approaches to chronic skin disease treatment and prevention.
Dr. Simpson's collaborations are global in scope and has been invited to present his research and approach to patient care at international conferences in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. He has published over 260 scientific articles in several high-impact peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet.
Dr. Simpson supports patient advocacy and improving research quality by serving as Co-Chair of the Harmonizing Outcome Measures in Eczema (HOME)--a volunteer group of patients, providers, and other stakeholders whose mission is to improve the quality of eczema research to better suit the needs of patients and policy-makers. He is also serving as Chair of the NEA Research Advisory Committee.
Outside of work, Dr. Simpson enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing squash, camping, hiking, fishing, and biking.
Titles (as of 6/17/21):
Frances J. Storrs, M.D. Medical Dermatology Professor
Professor of Dermatology, Director of the OHSU Dermatology Clinical Research Center
Co-Chair of Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema (HOME)
Chair, NEA Research Advisory Committee and Member, NEA Scientific & Medical Advisory Council