Three Iowa Faculty Honored by the Alumni Association

Three members of the Department of Dermatology were honored in the early summer for their service to the University. We join in our congratulations for these well-deserved honors!

Four New Residents Join the Department

Ashlynne Harris Clark is thrilled to return to Iowa City, where she was born. Though raised in South Bend, Indiana, she never lost her Hawkeye spirit. Ashlynne graduated from Alpet Medical School of B...

Departing Residents

At the end of June we sent off four stellar residents to become members of the Hawkeye dermatology alumni. Two, Peter Katz and Betsy Wernli will be working for Dermatology Associated of Wisconsin. Pet...

Jill Lightfoot Joins the Faculty

The Department of Dermatology is very happy to have kept a recent graduate of our residency program, Jill Lightfoot, on as Assistant Professor in the medical dermatology section. Jill received her med...

Visiting Professor From Korea Joins the Academic Department for the 2011-2012 Academic Year

Dr. You Won Choi, an Associate Professor from Ewha Womens University Hospital in Seoul Korea, will be a visitng professor in the department of Dermatology for this academic year. Below is her self-int...

Recent Publications

Pontasch HP, Baum C, Liu V. Solitary, draining plaque on the leg of a healthy 16-year-old male: Cutaneous Blastomycosis. Cases in Dermatopathology: Suboptimal Biopsies in Dematopathology. Knowledge Bo...

Brian Swick, MD Promoted

Dermatology is pleased to announce that Brian Swick, MD, has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Swick's clinical interests include medical dermatology in both adults and children, non-...

Thomas Ray, MD, Retires From UI

Dr. Ray joined Dermatology Faculty in 1979. Throughout his career Dr. Ray was loved by his patients, for whom he provided excellent, empathetic care. In June 2012, Dr. Ray enjoyed a retirement celebra...

Five New Residents Join the Department

Jenny Mandell moved here from New York City, which is where she grew up. She obtained her BA in history and literature from Harvard University, completed medical school at NYU and then interned for a ...

Fall 2012 Departing Residents

Erik Alexander moved to Milwaukee where he completed his internship. He will be joining Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin, a large single-specialty practice that covers much of the state.

New Faces in Dermatology

Allison Legler, MD, Joins the Faculty

2012 Publications

Fairley JA, Gilmour K, Walsh K.  Making the most of pathological specimens: Molecular diagnosis in formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue.  Curr Drug Targets Sep 7, 2012. 

Currently In Press for 2012!

Walling HW, Swick BL.  Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis associated with chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy.  Cutis 2012;90(1):30-32.