Speakers

Directors

Richard D. Sontheimer, MD

Dr. Richard D. Sontheimer is a Professor of Dermatology with a clinical practice focused on the diagnosis and treatment of skin changes that occur in autoimmune rheumatic diseases like lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis. Dr. Sontheimer is recognized internationally for his clinical expertise and research accomplishments relating ... Read More

Specialties: Dermatology, Immune, Autoimmune, and Rheumatic Diseases, Lupus

Barry M. Stults, MD

Barry M. Stults, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Utah Medical Center and Salt Lake City VA Medical Center. As a general internist, his research interests include clinical hypertension and continuing medical education for practicing clinicians concerning hypertension and diabetes mellitus. He is an investigator on the N... Read More

Specialties: Hypertension, Internal Medicine, General, Pulmonary

Christopher M. Hull, MD

Dr. Christopher Hull is an Associate Professor in Dermatology, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease. He is a member of the University of Utah Institutional Review Board. Dr. Hull is passionate about the education and mentoring of medical students and residents, serving as the Faculty Advisor for the Universi... Read More

Research Interests: Chronic Urticaria, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Herpes Labialis

Specialties: Bullous (Blistering) Disease, Dermatology, General Dermatology, Immune, Autoimmune, and Rheumatic Diseases

Kristina Callis Duffin, MD, MS

Dr. Kristina Callis Duffin is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah. She is board-certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Her primary clinical focus is the management of psoriasis with all types of therapeutics, including phototherapy, systemic agents, biologics, and investigational agents.Dr. Duffin’s research int... Read More

Research Interests: Psoriasis

Specialties: Dermatology, General Dermatology, Psoriasis and Phototherapy

John J. Zone, MD

Dr. Zone has had an interest in celiac disease and the cutaneous manifestations of celiac disease since beginning his investigative career in 1977. This has included studies of basic mechanisms of mucosal immunology mediated by IgA. These studies have defined the mechanism by which IgA epidermal transglutaminase antibody is deposited in the skin in... Read More

Research Interests: Bullous Disease, Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Immunopathology, Lichen Planus, Linear IgA Disease, Melanoma, Pemphigus

Specialties: Bullous (Blistering) Disease, Dermatology, Immune, Autoimmune, and Rheumatic Diseases, Immunopathology

Janet Tulloch, RN, MSN, C-FNP

Janet Tulloch, RN, MSN, C-FNP

Veterans Administration Medical Center

U of U Department of Dermatology Faculty

John L. Bezzant, MD

Dr. John Bezzant is an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology and specializes in diagnosing and treating dermatitis, acne, infectious diseases, skin cancers, and performing select surgeries on specific cancerous and noncancerous growths of the skin. Dr. Bezzant performs limited laser surgery for certain specific noncancerous gr... Read More

Specialties: Dermatology, General Dermatology

Anneli R. Bowen, MD

Dr. Anneli Bowen is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology with a clinical interest in acne, eczema, and inflammatory skin disorders. Dr. Bowen is on the editorial board for the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, and a reviewer for several dermatopathology journals and dermatology journals. She is very interested in the mentoring residents and junior... Read More

Research Interests: Histopathology of Inflammatory and Neoplastic Skin Diseases, Lentigo Maligna

Specialties: Dermatology, Dermatopathology, General Dermatology

Glen M. Bowen, MD

Glen Bowen, MD, a dermato-oncologist, is co-director of Huntsman Cancer Institute's Multidisciplinary Melanoma Clinic and director of Melanoma Patient Care Services. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In addition to staffing clinics for melanoma and cutaneous lymphoma pa... Read More

Research Interests: Lentigo Maligna Melanoma, Melanoma, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery

Specialties: Cutaneous Lymphoma, Dermatology, Melanoma Surgery, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Mohs Surgery

Jennie T. Clarke, MD

Dr. Jennie Clarke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology with a clinical and academic focus on complex medical dermatology. After completion of her Dermatology residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, she served on the faculty of the Penn State Department of Dermatology from 2005-2014 where she served as Medical Director ... Read More

Specialties: Dermatology, Immune, Autoimmune, and Rheumatic Diseases

Keith Duffy, MD

Keith Duffy, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator. Dr. Duffy's clinical interests include Mohs surgery (a microscopic technique that allows skin cancers to be removed with very narrow surgical margins), facial reconstruction post-Mohs... Read More

Research Interests: Melanoma, Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers, Wound Healing

Specialties: Dermatopathology, Melanoma Surgery, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Mohs Surgery

Mark J. Eliason, MD

Dr. Mark Eliason is an assistant professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah. He completed medical school at the University of California at Irvine, and an internship in internal medicine at the University of Utah. He subsequently completed a fellowship in melanoma genetics at the Huntsman Cancer Institute followed by a residency in dermatol... Read More

Research Interests: Eczema, Urticaria

Specialties: Allergic Skin Diseases, Dermatology, General Dermatology, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology

Scott R. Florell, MD

Dr. Scott Florell is an Associate Professor of Dermatology. With an interest in the education, career development, and mentoring of residents, Dr. Florell has been the Residency Program Director for the Department of Dermatology since 2010. He is a reviewer for several dermatopathology and dermatology journals and has authored or co-authored more t... Read More

Research Interests: Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology

Specialties: Dermatology, Dermatopathology, General Dermatology

Douglas Grossman, PhD, MD

Douglas Grossman, MD, PhD, is an investigator in Huntsman Cancer Institute's Melanoma Program and an associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is a co-leader of the Cell Response and Regulation Program. He sees patients at risk for melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, with a special inte... Read More

Research Interests: Chemoprevention, Melanoma, Metastasis, Moles, Oxidative Stress, Survivin, p16 Tumor Suppressor

Specialties: Dermatology, Medical Melanoma Therapy, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology

Jason Ezra Hawkes, MD

Jason E. Hawkes, MD, is a physician-scientist and clinical instructor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. As a medical student, he was selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to participate in the HHMI-NIH Research Scholars Program, a one-year research fellowship at the National Institutes of Heal... Read More

Research Interests: Complex Medical Dermatology, Dermatology, Dermatology Education, General Dermatology, Molecular Biology, Psoriasis and Phototherapy

Specialties: Dermatology, General Dermatology, Psoriasis and Phototherapy

Christopher M. Hull, MD

Dr. Christopher Hull is an Associate Professor in Dermatology, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease. He is a member of the University of Utah Institutional Review Board. Dr. Hull is passionate about the education and mentoring of medical students and residents, serving as the Faculty Advisor for the Universi... Read More

Research Interests: Chronic Urticaria, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Herpes Labialis

Specialties: Bullous (Blistering) Disease, Dermatology, General Dermatology, Immune, Autoimmune, and Rheumatic Diseases

Eric A. Millican, MD

Dr. Eric Millican is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Mililcan's primary clinical expertise is the management of skin cancers. He is particularly interested in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers in high-risk patients on chronic immunosuppression, patients with genetic pre... Read More

Research Interests: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Cutaneous Oncology and Prevention, Dermatofibrosarcoma, Lentigo Maligna, Melanoma Risk Factors, Melanoma Surgery, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Post-Transplant Monitoring

Specialties: Dermatology, General Dermatology, Melanoma Surgery, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Mohs Surgery

Douglas L. Powell, MD

Dr. Douglas Powell is an associate professor of dermatology at the University of Utah Medical Center and is holds privileges at George Whalen VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr Powell supervises the patch test clinic at the University of Utah. This also entails the teaching of many medical students, dermatology residents, and occupat... Read More

Research Interests: Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Contact Urticaria, Urticaria

Specialties: Allergic Skin Diseases, Dermatology, General Dermatology

Erika Summers, MD

Dr. Erika Summers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology with a clinical and academic focus on aesthetic dermatology and complex inpatient dermatology. She is board certified in both Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Prior to her Dermatology residency at the University of Utah, she completed Internal Medicine residency at the H... Read More

Research Interests: Drug Eruptions, Lasers

Specialties: Dermatology, General Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology

Payam Tristani-Firouzi, MD

Dr. Tristani-Firouzi is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Department of Dermatology’s Laser and Cosmetic Clinic where she oversees the clinical operations. She is also a member of the strategic planning of the department. Dr. Tristani-Firouzi is highly active with resid... Read More

Specialties: Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Mohs Surgery

Richard D. Sontheimer, MD

Dr. Richard D. Sontheimer is a Professor of Dermatology with a clinical practice focused on the diagnosis and treatment of skin changes that occur in autoimmune rheumatic diseases like lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis. Dr. Sontheimer is recognized internationally for his clinical expertise and research accomplishments relating ... Read More

Specialties: Dermatology, Immune, Autoimmune, and Rheumatic Diseases, Lupus

Registration Fees

Register for the 2017 Practical Dermatology Course HERE

Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners - $260.00

Residents and medical students - $110 (Attendance will be on a space available basis only)