MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, Minn. and EAGAN, Minn., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally recognized dermatologist Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D., of Crutchfield Dermatology ( http://www.crutchfielddermatology.com/) has been selected by TheGrio.Com's 2013 list of influential African-American history and industry leaders.
"I am privileged to have been selected among such an exceptional group of people for this prestigious nomination," states Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D. "I am truly appreciative and humbled for the recognition of receiving this outstanding honor."
Former honorees include Michelle Obama, Beyonce, Adrian Peterson, Tyler Perry, Neil deGrasse Tyson (Physicist and Astronomer), Susan Rice, LeVar Burton, Robert Griffin III, Gabby Douglas, Maya Rudolph, Keith Ellison, Tyra Banks, Rihanna, Quvenzhane Wallis, Ken Williams (General manager, Chicago White Sox), Wynton Marsalis, Charles Bolden, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey.A division of NBC news, (Click here to view Video about The Grio ) TheGrio.com recognized Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D.'s tremendous impact on society both professionally and personally. A long list of awards and honors serves as evidence that Dr. Crutchfield is not only good at what he does, but also demonstrates his commitment to his practice, patients, and community through his philanthropic involvements. The Grio.com articulates, "Locally and nationally, Crutchfield is considered a leading skin care expert, with a specialty in ethnic skin conditions. His impact on the field of medicine goes beyond the many patients he sees one-on-one. He mentors minority students, where students learn the art of medicine by shadowing him during patient appointments. Lecturing nationwide, he also educates his colleagues as well. In Crutchfield's role as an inventor and researcher, he developed and holds a patent for a medicine he developed to treat inflammatory skin conditions. In addition, he has published over 100 dermatology articles and co-authored a textbook." To read Dr. Crutchfield's profile on thegrio.com in its entirety please visit here: Dr. Crutchfield's Grio Page A list of all 2013 Influential African American History Makers and Industry Leaders can be viewed here: