Dr. Charles Crutchfield III of Eagan was an award-winning dermatologist who was one of the first medical professionals to tailor skin treatments for people of color.

Dr. Charles Crutchfield III, a pioneering physician in the Twin Cities, died earlier this week from complications of cancer. 

Crutchfield was one of the first physicians in the country to recognize the lack of knowledge many dermatologists have about skin conditions in people of color, said Dr. Maria Hordinsky, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology.

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