Rebecca Vasquez, MD, FAAD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is an American Board of Dermatology-certified general dermatologist.
After graduating magna cum laude with a degree in biology from the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, Texas, Dr. Vasquez earned her medical degree from UT Southwestern. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans and her residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern.
She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015, and has been serving as the Assistant Chief of Service of Dermatology at Parkland Health and Hospital System since that time.
Her professional honors include the Department of Dermatology’s Outstanding Teacher Award in both 2016 and 2017.
She serves on the Board of Directors of the Skin of Color Society, and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and Association of Professors of Dermatology.
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Did You Know
Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.
By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.