Neil Prose’s primary area of clinical interest is pediatric dermatology. He is also interested in providing care for skin disease in developing countries. Through a number of projects in Latin America and Africa, he has developed protocols and teaching manuals for this purpose.
Dr. Prose's main area of academic interest is provider-patient communicaiton. He is actively involved in developing new models for teaching empathic communication skills to medical students, nurses, midwives, and doctors in low and middle income countries. His work includes developing curricula for medical and midwifery students in South Africa, Ethiopia and southern Chile, and for midwives and health extension workers in Ethiopia.