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11/20/2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
What will happen when a dermatologist and a tattoo historian get serious about skin? Join us for Merge:Skin – a discussion between a dermatologist and tattoo historian about their fascination with skin.
Join us at Biotech Place for a discussion between C.W. Eldridge, tattoo artist and historian at Winston-Salem’s Tattoo Archive, and Sarah Taylor, MD, MPH, assistant professor of dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center about skin.
Listen to an engaging discussion between these two professionals who have discovered an unexpected connection in their fascination with skin in all its forms.
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Light Reception
6:30 – 7:15 pm – Panel Discussion
This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the P1 parking lot across the street from Wake Forest Biotech Place and accessible via North Chestnut Street.
About C.W. Eldridge
C. W. Eldridge founded the Tattoo Archive (now located in Winston Salem, North Carolina) in Berkeley, California in 1980. The Tattoo Archive is a working shop doing custom tattooing as well as the home to its online store selling tattoo collectibles from around the world. Here you can also find the BookMistress’ tattoo books and the Paul Rogers Tattoo Research Center (PRTRC), a nonprofit corporation with the primary goal of preserving tattoo history. The mission of the Tattoo Archive is to promote the history of tattooing through writing, research and education. A wealth of information is available just for the asking, to the casual visitor and academic alike. Learn more at tattooarchive.com.
About Sarah Taylor
Dr. Sarah Taylor is an assistant professor of dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. She received her MD from Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She publishes regularly in leading academic journals on diseases of the skin and is a volunteer physician at the Community Care Center. She also teaches Tae Bo at the Central YMCA.