Dermatology

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Athar Ph.D., Mohammad, Vice Chairperson 2007 -

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    Elewski, Boni, Vice Chairperson 2000 -

    Boni Elewski, M.D., an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials, was named the new chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Dermatology in 2016.

    Elewski had been a professor of Dermatology at UAB for the past 17 years. She holds the James E. Elder M.D. Endowed Professorship for Graduate Education.

    Elewski is an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials. She’s be...

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    Elewski, Boni, Department Chairperson 2017 -

    Boni Elewski, M.D., an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials, was named the new chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Dermatology in 2016.

    Elewski had been a professor of Dermatology at UAB for the past 17 years. She holds the James E. Elder M.D. Endowed Professorship for Graduate Education.

    Elewski is an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials. She’s be...

  • Faculty Position

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    Afaq Ph.D., Farrukh, Assistant Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Athar Ph.D., Mohammad, Professor (P) 2007 -

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    Atigadda Ph.D., Venkatram, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

    I am originally from Hyderabad, a city located in southern part of India. After a BS degree in pharmacy I came to the US for graduate education at Auburn University. I obtained a PhD in medicinal chemistry from the Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University.

    After my PhD, I came to UAB in pursuit of a post-doctoral fellowship. After completing my post-doctoral work, I accepted a research faculty position at UAB.

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    Buster, Kesha, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2012 -

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    Cantrell BSN, DNP, CRNP, Wendy, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Cantrell has been at UAB Dermatology since 2000. She is the manager of the Dermatology Clinical Research Unit, and she enjoys seeing medical dermatology patients as well.

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    Elewski, Boni, Professor (P) 2000 -

    Boni Elewski, M.D., an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials, was named the new chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Dermatology in 2016.

    Elewski had been a professor of Dermatology at UAB for the past 17 years. She holds the James E. Elder M.D. Endowed Professorship for Graduate Education.

    Elewski is an international leader in fungal and psoriasis research and dermatological clinical trials. She’s be...

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    Elmets M.D., Craig, Professor (P) 1997 -

    Dr. Elmets major research interests focus on environmental influences on the skin and on the immune system. His research has investigated how ultraviolet light and other environmental agents interact with immunological function of the skin. Initial studies in mice showed that in vivo exposure of murine skin produced a local deficiency in the antigen presenting function of skin, thereby resulting in the preferential generation of antigen specific regulatory T-cells. Studies examining the mechanis...

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    Graham, Lauren, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Dr. Graham is interested in Medical Dermatology. She has a specific interest in autoimmune blistering diseases and rheumatological skin diseases like cutaneous lupus, morphea, psoriasis, and dermatomyositis.

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    Groysman, Vlada, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2013 -

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    Gunn, Holly, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

    Dr. Gunn became board certified by the American Board of Dermatology in July 2012. During her dermatology residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center she became skilled at diagnosing and treating skin disorders of all ages and ethnicities. During that time she also received a Master’s in Public Health Evaluation Sciences for her research in skin cancer prevention. She is passionate about all aspects of dermatology and has published articles in dermatology as well as psychology journals for h...

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    Harper, Julie, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2007 -

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    Hill, India, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Huang M.D., Conway, Associate Professor (P) 1998 -

    My primary expertise is in the area of skin cancer. My work has concentrated in this area since 1998. I am skilled at presenting patients with the latest evidence-based treatments and at guiding them to the option that suits them best. I am also knowledgeable about specific issues that skin cancer patients face and am well versed at informing patients of these and helping them deal with them

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    Hughey, Sarah, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Kissel, Rebecca, Assistant Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Kole, Lauren, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Martin, Elizabeth, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2001 -

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    Mayo, Tiffany, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    McKay, Kristopher, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Mercado, Patricia, Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Monheit, Gary, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 1998 -

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    Pavlidakey, Peter George, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Phillips, Carlton, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Slominski M.D., Ph.D., Andrzej, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Theos, Amy, Associate Professor (P) 2001 -

    I am a board-certified Pediatric Dermatologist and Associate Professor of Dermatology at UAB and Children's of Alabama. I completed my residency training in Dermatology at UAB and fellowship training in Pediatric Dermatology at Northwestern / Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. I have been practicing in an academic setting since 2001. I consider caring for my patients and families as both a privilege and a blessing. I see patients from birth thru 18 years of age. My special interests in...

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    Weeks, Jeffery, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2006 -

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    Xu Ph.D., Hui, Professor (P) 2005 -

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    Yusuf Ph.D., Nabiha, Associate Professor (P) 2005 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Chang Ph.D., Pi-Ling, Associate Professor (S) 2010 -

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    Elder, James, Assistant Professor - Clinical (S) 2004 -

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    Mattheyses Ph.D., Alexa, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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