Monnat quoted in Marie Claire article on dermatology deserts

Shannon Monnat"There is less access to healthcare overall in rural towns compared to urban areas of the U.S. Many rural parts of the country don’t even have a hospital, much less specialty care like dermatology," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "These residents have very few options. They can travel long distances to access the care they need, attempt to find ways to treat skin issues on their own—which can be expensive and ineffective—or simply suffer with the physical and emotional pain and discomfort from their skin issues," she says. Read more in the Marie Claire article "Dermatology Deserts: What to Do If You Live in One." 01/09/20