Residency Program

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Nathan Brewer, MD - 3rd Year, Co-Chief

Undergraduate School: Grove City College 

Undergraduate Major: Molecular Biology

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Additional Training: Family Medicine Board Certified Physician

Internship: David Grant Medical Center - Family Medicine Residency

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Swapna Reddy, MD - 3rd Year, Co-Chief

Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania

Undergraduate Major: English

Medical School: Yale School of Medicine

Additional Training: Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship

Internship: Yale Primary Care Program

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Jennifer Reeve, MD, PhD - 3rd Year

Undergraduate School: University of Michigan

Undergraduate Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology

Medical School: Washington University in St Louis

Additional Training: Phd, Molecular Cell Biology - Washington University in St Louis

Internship: Metro West Medical/Harvard Medical School Program - Transitional Year

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Amanda Zubek, MD, PhD - 3rd Year, Co-Chief

Undergraduate School: Boston University

Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Additional Training: PhD in Cancer Biology - Northwestern University

Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital - Internal Medicine

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Abigail Hart Baird, MD, MHS - 2nd Year

Undergraduate School: Wellesley College

Undergraduate Major: Biology

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine

Research Fellowship: Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship

Internship: Transitional Year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Teri Greiling MD, PhD - 2nd Year

Undergraduate School: University of Washington

Undergraduate Major: Neurobiology

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Additional Training: Phd in Biological Structure - University of Washington

Internship: Transitional Year at Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Evelyn Lilly, MD - 2nd Year

Undergraduate School: Harvard College

Undergraduate Major: Neurobiology

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Internship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Julia Pettersen, MD - 2nd Year

Undergraduate School: Duke University

Undergraduate Major: English

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Internship: Internal Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital

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David Khalil, MD - 1st Year

Undergraduate School: Princeton University

Undergraduate Major: Chemistry

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Additional Training: Postdoctoral Fellow, Immunotherapy, Yale University

Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Internal Medicine

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Jonathan Scott Leventhal, MD - 1st Year

Undergraduate School: New York University

Undergraduate Major: Biology

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Internship: Winthrop University - Internal Medicine

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Ian Odell, MD, PhD - 1st Year

Undergraduate School: Cornell University

Undergraduate Major: Computational Biology

Medical School: University of Vermont

Additional Training: PhD, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - University of Vermont

Internship: Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont - Internal Medicine

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Kathleen Cook Suozzi, MD - 1st Year

Undergraduate School: Duke University

Undergraduate Major: Biology

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Additional Training: HHMI Medical Research Fellow

Internship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Transitional Year Internship


Brewer NH

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Reddy S

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Kwong BY, Roberts SJ, Silberzahn T, Filler RB, Neustadter JH, Galan A, Reddy S, Lin WM, Ellis PD, Langford CF, Hayday AC, Girardi M. ” Molecular analysis of tumor-promoting CD8+ T cells in two-stage cutaneous chemical carcinogenesis. J Invest Dermatol. 2010 Jun;130(6):1726-36. Epub 2009 Nov 19. 

Reeve JL, Zou W, Liu Y, Maltzman JS, Ross FP, Teitelbaum SL. SLP-76 couples Syk to the osteoclast cytoskeleton. J Immunol 2009 183(3):1804-12. PMID: 19592646.

Zou W, Reeve JL, Zhao H, Ross FP, Teitelbaum SL. Syk tyrosine 317 negatively regulates osteoclast function via the ubiquitin-protein isopeptide ligase activity of Cbl. J Biol Chem 2009 284(28):18833-9. PMID: 19419964. 

Zou W, Reeve JL, Liu Y, Teitelbaum SL, Ross FP. DAP12 couples c-Fms activation to the osteoclast cytoskeleton by recruitment of Syk. Mol Cell 2008 31(3):422-31. PMID: 18691974. 

Zou W, Kitaura H, Reeve J, Long F, Tybulewicz VL, Shattil SJ, Ginsberg MH, Ross FP, Teitelbaum SL. Syk, c-Src, the alphavbeta3 integrin, and ITAM immunoreceptors, in concert, regulate osteoclastic bone resorption. J Cell Biol 2007 176(6):877-88. PMID: 17353363. 

Day SM, Reeve JL, Pedersen B, Farris DM, Myers DD, Im M, Wakefield TW, Mackman N, Fay WP. Macrovascular thrombosis is driven by tissue factor derived primarily from the blood vessel wall. Blood 2005 105(1):192-8. PMID:15339841

Godsel, L.M., Dubash, A.D., Bass-Zubek, A.E., Amargo, E.V., Klessner, J.L., Hobbs, R.P., Chen, X., Green, K.J. (2010). Plakophilin 2 Couples Actomyosin Remodeling to Desmosomal Plaque Assembly via RhoA. Mol. Biol. Cell. 21(16):2844-2859. 

Bass-Zubek, A.E.

, Godsel, L.M., Delmar, M., Green, K.J. (2009). Plakophilins: multifunctional scaffolds for adhesion and signaling. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 21(5):708-16. 

Bass-Zubek, A.E., Hobbs, R.P., Amargo, E.V., Garcia, N.J., Hsieh, S.N., Wahl, J.K.IIIrd, Denning, M.F., Green, K.J. (2008). Plakophilin 2: a critical scaffold for PKC ± that regulates intercellular junction assembly. J. Cell Biol. 181(4):605-613. 

Bass-Zubek A.E., Green K.J. (2007). Biochemical characterization of the desmosome. J. Invest. Dermatol. 127:E4-E5. 

Bass, A.E., Green, K.J. (2006). Desmosomes. Encyclopedic Reference of Genomics and Proteomics in Molecular Medicine. Springer International. Ganten, D., Ruckpaul, K., eds. Part 4: 387-391. 

Godsel, L.G., Hsieh, S.N., Amargo, E.V., Bass, A.E., Pascoe-McGillicuddy, L.T., 

Huen, A.C., Thorne, M.E., Gaudry, C.A., Park, J.K., Myung, K., Goldman, R.D., Chew, T.L., Green, K.J. (2005). Desmoplakin Assembly Dynamics in 4D: Multiple Phases Differentially Regulated by Intermediate Filaments and Actin. J. Cell Biol. 171 (6): 1045-59.

Berger, CL, Hoffmann K, Vasquez JG, Mane S, Lin A, Zhao H, Durazzo T, Baird A, Lin W, Foss F, Christensen I, Girardi M, Tigelaar R, Edelson R. Rapid Generation of Maturationally Synchronized Human Dendritic Cells: Contribution to the Clinical Efficacy of Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy. Blood. 2010;116(23):4838-47.

McEvoy SD, DiLuna ML, Baird AH, Duncan CC. Symptomatic thoracic Tarlov perineural cyst. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009;45(4):321-3

Mroz EA, Baird AH, Michaud WA, Rocco JW. COOH-terminal binding protein regulates expression of the p16INK4A tumor suppressor and senescence in primary human cells. Cancer Research 2008;68:6049-6053.


, Clark JI. New Insights into the Mechanism of Lens Development using zebra fish. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology. 2012;296:1-61

Greiling TMS

, Aose M, Clark JI. Cell Fate and Differentiation in the Zebrafish Lens. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2010 Mar;51(3):1540-6

Greiling TMS

, Houck SA, Clark JI. The Zebrafish Lens Proteome during Development and Aging. Molecular Vision. 2009 Nov 13;15:2313-25

Greiling TMS

, Clark JI. Early lens development in the zebrafish: a 3-dimensional time-lapse analysis. Developmental Dynamics 2009 Sep;238(9):2254-65

Greiling TMS

, Stone B, Clark JI. Absence of SPARC leads to impaired lens circulation. Experimental Eye Research 2009 Sep;89(3):416-25

Greiling TMS

, Clark JI. The transparent lens and cornea in the mouse and zebra fish eye. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 2008 Apr;19(2):94-9

Muchowski PJ, Ramsden R, Nguyen Q, Arnett EE, Greiling TM, Anderson SK, Clark JI. Noninvasive measurement of protein aggregation by mutant Huntingtin fragments or alpha-Synuclein in the lens. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2008 Mar 7;283(10):6330-6.

Lilly E

, Kundu R. Dermatoses secondary to Asian cultural practices. Int J of Dermatol. 2012 Apr; 51 (4): 372-9.

Lilly E

, et al. Development and validation of a vitiligo-specific quality-of-life instrument (VitiQoL). JAAD 2012 Feb. 

Pettersen JS, 

Fuentes-Duculan J, Suárez-Fariñas M, Pierson KC, Pitts-Kiefer A, Fan L, Belkin DA, Wang CQ, Bhuvanendran S, Johnson-Huang LM, Bluth MJ, Krueger JG, Lowes MA, Carucci JA. Tumor-associated macrophages in the cutaneous SCC microenvironment are heterogeneously activated, J

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Pettersen JS

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Carucci, J.A. & Pettersen, J.S.(2012). Basal Cell Carcinoma. In L.A. Goldsmith, S.I. Katz, B.A. Gilchrest, D.J. Leffell, and K. Wolff (Ed.), Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 8th Edition. New York, NY. McGraw-Hill.

Pettersen J,

Fuentes-Duculan J, Suárez-Fariñas M, Pierson K, Pitts-Kiefer A, Moussai D., Bluth M, Krueger J, Lowes M, Carucci J. (2010, May). Poly-activated tumor-associated macrophages in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Poster presented at: 2010 Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA.

Bluth M, Pettersen J, Suarez-Farinas M, Moussai D, Fuentes-Duculan J, Krueger J, Carucci J. (2010, May). Regulatory T cells are associated with the human cutaneous SCC microenvironment and suppress activation of naïve T cells stimulated by CD3/28. Oral Presentation and Poster presented at: 2010 Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA.

Khalil D

, Saluja S, Futterlieb J, Feng H, Filler R, Robinson E, Hanlon D, Girardi M, Tigelaar R, & Edelson R (2013). Inflaming the Human Antigen Presenting Cell Continuum. Journal of Investigative Dermatology,133, S8, Abstract 043. 

Saluja S, Khalil D, Robinson E, Sharp F, Fahmy T, Tigelaar R, Edelson R, & Hanlon D (2013). DEC-205 targeted nanoparticles for improved DC-based antigen delivery and cross-presentation. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 133, S14, Abstract 082.

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Leventhal JS

, Farhadian JA, Miller KK, Tlougan BE, Patel RR, Sanchez MR. Crystal, Deodorant-Induced Axillary Granulomatous Dermatitis. Int J Dermatol,2013 April 28 [epub ahead of print]

Farhadian JA, Tlougan BE, Adams BB, Leventhal JS, Sanchez MR. Skin conditions in baseball, cricket and softball players. Sports Med,2013 March 2 [epub ahead of print]

Leventhal JS

, Berger EM, Brauer JA, Cohen DE. Hypersensitivity Reactions to Vaccine Constituents: A Case Series and Review of the Literature. Dermatitis.2012;23(3):102-9

Leventhal JS

, Sanchez MR. Is it time to reevaluate the treatment of pemphigus? J Drugs Dermatol. 2012;11(10):1200-06

Leventhal JS

, Tlougan BE. Aquatic Sports Dermatoses: Clinical presentation and treatment guidelines. In K.R. Zaslav (Ed.), An International Perspective on Topics in Sports Medicine and Sports Injury. Richmond, VA: Intech Open Access Publisher; 2012: 223-244.

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, Tlougan BE. Sporotrichosis. In W.R.Heymann, B.E. Anderson, C.Hivnor, S.Lessin (Ed.), Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology. Wilmington, DE. Decision Support in Medicine, LLC, 2012.

Odell ID

, Cook D. “Immunofluorescence techniques.” J Invest Dermatol (2013). 133(1): e4.

Odell ID

, Wallace SS, Pederson DS. “Rules of engagement for base excision repair in chromatin.” J Cell Physiol (2013). 228(2):258-66.

Odell ID

, Barbour J, Murphy DL, Della Maria JA, Sweasy JB, Tomkinson AE, Wallace SS, Pederson DS. “Nucleosome disruption by DNA Ligase III-XRCC1 promotes efficient base excision repair.” Mol Cell Biol (2011). 31(22):4623-32.

Odell ID

, Newick K, Heintz NH, Wallace SS, Pederson DS. “Non-specific DNA binding interferes with the efficient excision of oxidative lesions from chromatin by the human DNA glycosylase, NEIL1.” DNA Repair (2010). 9(2):134-43. 

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Cloud JL, Seipp M, Wittwer CT. “Rapid species identification within the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group by high-resolution melting analysis of hsp65 PCR products.” Am J Clin Pathol. (2005). 123(1):96-101.

Suozzi KC

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Cook K.

, Wu X., Stokes N., Fuchs E. The role of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) in epidermal development and hair follicle morphogenesis. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2011 Apr;131(Suppl):S44.

Leger M., Patel U., Mandal R., Walters R., Cook K., Haimovic A., Franks AG Jr. Glomangioma. Dermatology Online Journal. 2010 Nov;16(11):11.

Cook K.

, Brownell I. Treatments for Genital Warts. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2008 Aug;7(8):801-7.