The American Society of Dermatopathology

Course Faculty

Course Director 
Nicole Burkemper, MD
St. Louis University

Self-Assessment Director
Lawrence E. Gibson, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Slide Library Director
Carilyn N. Wieland, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Topics & Faculty List:

Drug Reactions
Nooshin K. Brinster, MD
New York University

Bullous and Vesicular Diseases
Michael J. Camilleri, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Dermatopathology Overview & Adnexal Tumors
David S. Cassarino, MD, PhD
Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Spongiosis Reaction Pattern
Clay J. Cockerell, MD
Cockerell Dermatopathology and University of Texas Southwestern

Hiding in Plain Sight - Invisible or Nearly Invisible Dermatopathology
A. Hafeez Diwan, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Melanocytic Lesions
Rosalie Elenitsas, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Laboratory Techniques
Garth R. Fraga, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center

Soft Tissue Tumors
Karen Fritchie, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Lawrence E. Gibson, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Molecular Diagnosis, Other than Melanocytic
Ruifeng (Ray) Guo, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Laboratory Management
Michael G. Hitchcock, MBChB, MBA
Anatomic Pathology Services

M. Yadira Hurley, MD
Saint Louis University

Tips on Board Preparation
Oluwakemi Onajin, MD
​The University of Chicago

Literature Updates
Jacqueline M. Junkins-Hopkins, MD
Geisinger Medical Center

Granulomatous Disease / Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases Involving the Skin
Julia Lehman, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Molecular Diagnosis of Melanocytic Lesions
Iwei Yeh, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Introduction to Immunostaining
Darius R. Mehregan, MD
Wayne State University

Mary M. Braden, MD
National Capital Consortium -
Walter Reed Military Medical Center

Infectious Diseases
Melissa P. Piliang, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Nail Pathology
Adam I. Rubin, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Antonio Subtil, MD, MBA
Royal Jubilee Hospital​

Essentials of Dermatopathology Committee

Nicole Burkemper, MD, Chair
Lawrence E. Gibson, MD
Jinah Kim, MD, PhD
Michael P. Lee, MD
Melissa P. Piliang, MD
Olayemi Sokumbi, MD
Carilyn Wieland, MD