Dermatology

Academic Department

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Faculty Administration

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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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    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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    Elston, Carly, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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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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    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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    Hunt, Katherine, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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

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

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    Pavlidakey, Peter George, Associate 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 -

    Pi-Ling Chang, PhD is an Associate Professor of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Chang received her baccalaureate degree in Natural Sciences and Master’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Chicago. After serving as an instructor in the Department of Biochemistry at the King Saud University, Scientific College for Girls in Saudi Arabia for 5 years, she returned to the United States and earned her doctorate degree in Nutrition Sciences under the m...

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

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

  • Organization Within