Dr. Michelle Dubiel is a dermatologist whose training spans three continents. She earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in biology and human development from Boston College, where she was elected to the AHANA Honor Roll. She simultaneously held a research assistant position in microbiology at Harvard Medical School and subsequently worked at the California Institute of Technology doing geomicrobiology research and published her studies as a lead author.
She then obtained a medical degree from Francisco Marroquin Medical School in Guatemala, graduating cum laude, and a postgraduate degree in dermatology with distinction from Cardiff University in Wales. Subsequently, she earned a master of science degree in dermatology from the Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Dubiel has extensive experience serving both rural and urban populations in Latin America. She spent a key part of her medical training working with underprivileged Mayan communities in the Guatemalan highlands, focusing on improving community health and the medical practices of indigenous midwives. In addition, Dr. Dubiel pursued a medical and surgical internship at Hospital Metropolitano in Quito, Ecuador. Upon completion, she practiced cosmetic dermatology at a private clinic in Quito.
Dr. Dubiel has experience and expertise in remote teaching in dermatology, general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and academic research. She currently provides teaching support to doctors through Cardiff University’s online Practical Dermatology Diploma program.
Dr. Dubiel is an elected member of Sigma Xi National Scientific Research Society and holds certificates from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. She is a licensed member of the Association of Doctors and Surgeons of Guatemala.
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