Kristina Liu, MD, MHS

Kristina Liu, MD, MHS, is a dermatologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where she serves as the Director of the Vitiligo clinic and Director of Dermatology Simulation Education. She received her medical degree and Masters in Health Science from Yale School of Medicine and completed her residency at the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program, where she served as Chief Resident. Her clinical and research interests include laser and cosmetic dermatology, pigmentary disorders of the skin, and medical education.

Posts by Kristina Liu, MD, MHS

Topical treatment helps prevent actinic keratosis from developing into skin cancer

Actinic keratoses are scaly areas on the skin that, if left untreated, may develop into squamous cell skin cancers. A recent study compared several topical treatments used by dermatologists to treat this condition.

Banishing dry winter skin

Using a moisturizer is good for your skin year-round, but a dermatologist explains that during the cold and dry months there’s more you can do to prevent or relieve dry skin.

Can facial exercises reverse signs of aging?

A study found that a regimen of daily facial exercises led to fuller cheeks and a more youthful appearance among participants. But its small size makes it difficult to draw conclusions about the longevity of the results.