Sophie A. Greenberg, M.D. is second year dermatology resident at Columbia University. Before her medical training, she studied Anthropology at Princeton University and spent a full year devoted to painting. During medical school at Columbia University, she pursued skin cancer research and became a published artist as a medical illustrator and displayed her art in several galleries in New York City. She continues to nurture her creative side, through writing Notes from the Shade, her newsletter devoted to patient education and empowerment.