Dr. Collier
Acting Instructor
Division of Dermatology

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Sigrid Collier is a board certified dermatologist at the Puget Sound VA Health Care System and Acting Instructor in the Division of Dermatology at the University of Washington. Dr. Collier's research is focused on improving access and quality of care for skin disease in underserved and vulnerable populations around the world. She has an ongoing research project characterizing the burden and epidemiology of skin disease among the refugee population in the United States. She is also currently developing projects focused on the application of implementation science to dermatologic care for underserved populations in the United States and in East Africa. Domestically, Dr. Collier is investigating diagnostic accuracy in severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs). 

Dr. Collier’s education activities include teaching and mentoring residents and students ethics and approaches to global health and studying/working with underserved populations. In addition to clinical competency, Dr. Collier enjoys helping residents and medical students learn life skills including evidence-based learning strategies, evidence-based strategies to combat burnout and improve quality of life.

Education & Training: 
Combined residency in Internal Medicine and Dermatology
University of Minnesota Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
2014-2019
MD
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
2010-2014
MPH
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
2010-2014
MS in Human Nutrition
Columbia University
New York, NY
2009-2010
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
2003-2007
Honors: 
Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health (CTropMed) American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
2019
Alpha Omega Alpha
Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health (CTropMed) American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
2014
Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award, Mentor: Dr. Esther Freeman