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 (Philippines), 1998
  • M.D. University of the Philippines (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

  • Patel, T; Quow, K; Cardones, AR, Management of Infectious Emergencies for the Inpatient Dermatologist., Current Dermatology Reports (2021), pp. 1-11 [10.1007/s13671-021-00334-5] [abs].
  • Jin, FQ; Knight, AE; Cardones, AR; Nightingale, KR; Palmeri, ML, Semi-automated weak annotation for deep neural network skin thickness measurement., Ultrason Imaging, vol 43 no. 4 (2021), pp. 167-174 [10.1177/01617346211014138] [abs].
  • Cardones, AR; Hall, RP; Sullivan, KM; Hooten, J; Lee, SY; Liu, B; Green, CL; Chao, NJ; Rowe Nichols, K; Bañez, LL; Shah, A; Leung, N; Palmeri, ML, Quantifying Skin Stiffness in Graft-Versus-Host Disease, Morphea, and Systemic Sclerosis Using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging and Shear Wave Elastography., Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol 141 no. 4 (2021), pp. 924-927.e2 [10.1016/j.jid.2020.07.031] [abs].
  • Petty, AJ; Cardones, AR; Marano, AL, Analysis of clinical characteristics of drug-induced cutaneous lupus erythematosus in men., Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol 83 no. 5 (2020), pp. 1455-1457 [10.1016/j.jaad.2020.03.002] [abs].
  • Cardones, AR, Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome., Clin Dermatol, vol 38 no. 6 (2020), pp. 702-711 [10.1016/j.clindermatol.2020.06.008] [abs].