Dr. Cheri Frey is a board-certified dermatologist, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Howard University, and Vice-Chair of the dermatology section of the National Medical Association. Dr. Frey practices medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology in the Washington, DC area. Dr. Frey was born in Washington, DC. She was a National Achievement Scholar and was awarded several full scholarship offers. Dr. Frey ultimately chose Iowa State University due to her interest in Architecture, but later decided to pursue a career in medicine. She graduated with distinction, earning a Bachelor’s in Liberal Studies and a minor in Advertising. Dr. Frey earned her medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at the University of Florida. Dr. Frey was the first black female dermatology resident and also served as chief resident. She was a recipient of the Outstanding Resident Teacher Award as an intern and dermatology resident.