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Jennifer McNiff, MD

Professor of Dermatology and Pathology; Director, Yale Dermatopathology Laboratory

Contact Information

Jennifer McNiff, MD

Patient Care Location

  • Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
    15 York Street, Ste LMP 5031
    New Haven, CT, 06510

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8059

    United States



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 immunofluorescence 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, Dermatopathology (1993)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1991)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Walter R Nickel Award for Excellence in Teaching DermatopathologyAmerican Society of Dermatopathology2011

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