Mona Gohara, M.D. Mona Gohara, M.D., is a Yale-trained, board-certified dermatologist, Oberlin College-bred feminist, medical media expert, fashion fanatic, mom, wife, and Virgo. Dr. Gohara serves as both an expert contributor and source for all things skin and skin-adjacent for Shape. She enjoys educating others on skin health, skin cancer, skin of color, and sun protection by writing and lecturing, as well. Dr. Gohara is an active member of The American Academy of Dermatology, where she chaired the Social Media Task Force, The Women's Dermatologic Society where she serves as president, and The American Society For Dermatologic Surgery, where she chairs the DEI Work Group. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.