Shawn Edwin Cowper MD

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Melanoma ProgramDermatology: Dermatopathology; Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale | Pathology: Surgical Pathology: Dermatopathology

Research Interests

Alopecia; Cutaneous lymphoma; Pathology informatics; Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy; Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis more...


  • M.D., Michigan State University, 1990

Selected Publications

  • An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations, 2d Ed. (Book): Sperling L, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. Informa Healthcare, 2012
  • Girardi M, Kay J, Elston DM, Leboit PE, Abu-Alfa A, Cowper SE. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: Clinicopathological definition and workup recommendations. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cowper, SE. Gadolinium: Is it to blame? Jour Cut Pathol 35:520-2. 2008



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