[ Rhett Drugge, Founder ]
Dr. Rhett Drugge is a native of Darien, Connecticut and a graduate of Harvard University. Upon graduation with a baccalaureate degree in Intellectual History, he went to Capitol Hill and wrote senatorial speeches for Senator Lowell Weicker for a year. Later, he distinguished himself in medical research at Yale University by discovering the receptor for cyclosporin A (the major drug for organ transplant patients). He receives his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his medical internship at New York University and then served his Dermatology Residency at the University of Michigan.
Board Certified in both Dermatology and Dermatology Surgery in 1992, Dr. Rhett Drugge is a member of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. He is the founder of the Internet Dermatology Society and he is the Chief Editor of the Electronic Textbook of Dermatology. Dr. Drugge has written numerous database information systems for networked medical record keeping, with a special focus on physician to physician communications. He also designs and tests imaging solutions for the skin care industry. Dr. Rhett Drugge is married to his wife, Heather and they have a daughter named Grace.
Rhett, who grew up across from the Ox Ridge Hunt Club in Darien CT, began playing Polo in his early teens. He captained the Harvard College team in 1979, 1980 and 1981.