About Us

about us

Dr. Brooke JacksonDr. Brooke Jackson is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. After completing two fellowships, Laser Surgery at Harvard and a second in Mohs, she founded the Mohs Surgery Unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She then moved to Chicago, where she founded the Skin Wellness Center of Chicago and held a clinical faculty position in the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University. In 2013, Dr. Jackson relocated to the Triangle area. She was an Associate Professor of Dermatology at UNC, Chapel Hill, until opening her private practice Skin Wellness Dermatology Associates, PA. Dr. Jackson’s practice philosophy focuses on patient education and skin wellness. She is a frequent and sought after guest and resource for national and local media on dermatology concerns. An avid runner and budding triathlete, Dr. Jackson has completed 10 marathons (26.2 miles). She is married with three very active children.

Dr. Austin NewsomeDr. Austin Newsome is a board- certified dermatologist from North Carolina. After completing her undergraduate degree at Hampton University in Hampton, VA she completed medical school and internship at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Before returning to ECU for dermatology residency she was involved in keloid research at the Skin of color institute at Hampton University.

Dr. Newsome has a primary clinical interest in general medical dermatology, but also enjoys surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She has provided care to a wide spectrum of patients ranging from infants to elderly, diagnosing and managing a wide range of skin conditions including rashes, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, acne, pigmentary disorders, keloid scars, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, hair loss, and more. She has experience in cosmetic procedures such as PRP for hair loss, neurotoxin and HA fillers.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and member of the North Carolina Dermatology Association and Skin of Color Society. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to audiobooks, and cycling.

Dr. Newsome is very excited to make a return to her hometown of Durham. She has strong ties to the community and happy to bring her expertise back to the area. She looks forward to meeting new patients and welcomes former patients to come continue/re-establish care.

Skin Wellness Dermatology Associates

245 East NC Hwy. 54 Suite 202
Durham, NC 27713
p (919) 294-9440
f  (919) 237-3899


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Please email your cover letter and resume to skinwellnessdermatology@gmail.com

"My visit with Dr. Jackson was outstanding on all counts. She explained very well my condition and options; took the time to explain everything well to me; and demonstrated care and concern. I will definitely go back to see her if needed and recommend her to others."

~ AR