Dr. Lupo, who is a former president of the WDS, is being recognized for her generosity of teaching residents and fellows through the WDS mentorship program. She also mentors residents through her participation in the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Preceptor Program and the Cosmetic Bootcamp University program. In 2013, Dr. Lupo welcomed 12 students into her practice and gave them the opportunity to shadow her while treating patients. She also teaches the residents at the Tulane Residents’ Cosmetic Clinic, which she started as chief resident in 1983.
Dr. Lupo will receive the “Mentor of the Year” award at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Denver on March 23, 2014.