About Us

About Our Company

Over the course of my career in working with thousands of dermatology practices, dermatologists and residency programs, I found that there was an overwhelming demand to bring practices and new providers together as well as help practices obtain the tools to thrive in an ever changing healthcare market.

That’s how Dermatology Authority came to be: It emerged as a response to these and other requests that this unique community of dermatologists inquired.

Our mission is: For dermatologists to stay focused on patient care, let our trusted advisors help you grow your practice.

~ Kim Campbell, Founder and Chief Advisor

Meet Our Trusted Advisors


Kim Campbell
Founder and Chief Advisor

Kim is the founder of the Dermatology Authority. She worked with A. Bernard Ackerman to launch the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology and went on to become the Director of Professional Relations for Dermpath Diagnostics. There, she developed programs for CME, board reviews, career resources and practice growth tools. She has consulted with over hundreds of providers, successfully placing over 120 providers into practices. She has her master’s degree in health administration and over 15 years of experience in dermatology.

Allison Arce

Managing Director and Career Advisor

Allison coordinates and manages all aspects of recruiting, physician placement, and the buying and selling of practices. She is a qualified healthcare professional in the dermatology industry, having spent the last eight years as a dermatology account executive, regional training manager and sales director. All of these positions have taught her the importance of medicine and medical expertise.

Allison has more than 12 years of healthcare experience in consulting, recruiting, sales and management. Prior to partnering with Dermatology Authority, Allison worked with Quest Diagnostics, mainly within the Dermpath Diagnostics division. Allison has worked for a diverse range of organizations, including Maxim Healthcare Recruiting and The Kimberly-Clark Foundation.

Allison graduated from the University of East Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in worksite health promotion and education. She currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, FL with her family.

Erin Karpowich
Career Advisor

Erin has been working in the dermatology field since 2002 as a sales representative in the New York City region and then covering a territory that included Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and South Dakota. She has several positive relationships and connections with dermatologists, physician extenders and office staff throughout the country. She also has experience in recruiting and consulting with dermatologists on growing and improving their practice. Erin has a passion for helping the dermatology industry continue to grow.

Erin graduated from Montclair State University with a bachelor’s degree in math and a certification to teach. She currently resides in Colorado with her husband and three kids.

Lauren Jester

Career Advisor

Lauren is the newest member of Dermatology Authority. She helps coordinate all aspects of recruiting and physician placement, social media marketing, and administrative tasks. She has seven years of sales and marketing experience in the advertising and print industries and two years in content copywriting and social media marketing. Lauren is excited to apply her skills to the dermatology field and is eager to help the industry grow.

Lauren graduated from William Patterson University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication. She currently resides in Jersey City and has a food and lifestyle blog Delicious Craic.

Karen McNamara

Career Advisor

Karen is an accomplished medical industry sales executive with field experience in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, the last 6 years focused entirely on Dermatology and Aesthetic practices. In each of the last 3 years, Karen was a top performing Key Account Manager for Galderma Aesthetic and Corrective. Her 28 year career includes national sales training and regional sales management roles in a variety of medical markets.

Karen has forged relationships with many of the region’s most influential and established Dermatology Practices. Her expertise in Aesthetic Practice Management includes a strong desire to ensure that Dermatologists and Dermatology practices make the best business decisions for themselves, including recruitment, staff coaching, purchasing decisions, etc. 

Karen graduated from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC, with degrees in Biology and English. She currently lives in SC and is the proud mom of 2 grown daughters.