Jennifer McNiff, MD

Professor of Dermatology and Pathology; Director, Yale Dermatopathology Laboratory

Departments & Organizations

Dermatology: Dermatopathology | SPORE in Skin Cancer

Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Surgical Pathology: Dermatopathology

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Immunology | Melanoma Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. McNiff received her M.D. from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. After completing a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Medical College of Virginia in 1992, Dr. McNiff joined the faculty at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. McNiff’s interests and publications are focused on general clinicopathologic correlations in dermatopathology, mycosis fungoides, animal models of lupus erythematosus and graft vs. host disease, and immunoflourescence techniques in dermatopathology. She is a frequent invited speaker at national and international meetings, and is the past President of the American Society of Dermatopathology.

Education & Training

MD University of Vermont (1986)
Fellow Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Chief Resident University of Virginia Health Services Center, Charlottesville, VA
Resident University of Virginia Health Services Center, Charlottesville, VA
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1991)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Dermatopathology (1993)

Honors & Recognition

  • Walter R Nickel Award for Excellence in Teaching DermatopathologyAmerican Society of Dermatopathology (2011)

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Contact Info

Jennifer McNiff, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale DermatopathologyLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste LMP 5031

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
DermatologyPO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

Yale Dermatopathology