Adela Rambi Guanco Cardones

Adela Rambi Guanco Cardones

Associate Professor of Dermatology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Contact Information

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  • National Institutes of Health, 2010
  • Duke University, 2009
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center, 2006
  • National Cancer Institute, 2005
  • University of the Philippines, 1998
  • M.D. University of the Philippines, 1995

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Duke Health Scholar. Duke University Health System. 2017
  • ENABLE Grant. Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic. 2015
  • Translational Project Award. Duke Skin Disease Research Center. 2015
  • J Lamar Callaway Teaching Award. Duke Dermatology. 2012
  • Medical Dermatology Career Development Award. Dermatology Foundation. 2012
  • Mentorship Program. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. 2012
  • Leadership Program. American Academy of Dermatology. 2011
  • AAD-EADV Scholarship Grant. American Academy of Dermatology. 2008
  • Mentorship Award. Women's Dermatological Society. 2007
  • Fellow's Award for Research Excellence (FARE). National Institutes of Health. 2004

Representative Publications

  • Puza, CJ; Cardones, AR; Mosca, PJ, Examining the Incidence and Presentation of Melanoma in the Cardiothoracic Transplant Population., JAMA Dermatology (2018) [10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0130] [abs].
  • Puza, C; Cardones, AR, Concepts and controversies in the treatment of cutaneous lichen planus., Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia, vol 152 no. 6 (2017), pp. 607-614 [10.23736/s0392-0488.17.05778-9] [abs].
  • Cardones, AR; Hall, RP, Doxycycline and the treatment for bullous pemphigoid: what outcomes are most important to our patients?, British Journal of Dermatology, vol 177 no. 5 (2017), pp. 1145-1147 [10.1111/bjd.15890] [abs].
  • Weiner, J; Marano, A; Cardones, A; Criscione-Schreiber, L, Fever, Joint Pain, Seizures, and Rash in a 53-Year-Old Woman, Arthritis Care and Research, vol 69 no. 9 (2017), pp. 1437-1443 [10.1002/acr.23248] [abs].
  • Schneider, M; Cardones, AR; Selim, MA, Amicrobial Pustulosis of the Folds and Autoimmunity., Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, vol 20 no. 4 (2016), pp. e57-e58 [10.1097/lgt.0000000000000241] [abs].