- Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Pathology; Department Chair and Professor; Director, Dermatopathology; Chair, Melanoma Signature Program; Assistant Dean, Clinical Affairs; Director, Dermatology Residency Program, University of Connecticut Health Center and School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut
Dr. Jane Grant-Kels is Professor and founding Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Connecticut (UCONN) Health Center and Medical School. She is the director of the dermatology residency program, which she played a major role in creating in 2007, director of the dermatopathology laboratory, and director of both the Cutaneous Oncology Center and Melanoma Program. She is also Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs.
Dr. Grant-Kels specializes in cutaneous oncology and pigmented lesions of the skin. She founded the first dermatology division and then department at UCONN. She was instrumental in the development of the Women’s Health Center at UCONN Health Center and, most recently, initiated a Cutaneous Oncology Center within the Neag Cancer Center and Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Grant-Kels received a BA degree from Smith College, Northhampton, Massachusetts, and Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, and her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York. She trained in pediatrics and dermatology at the New York Hospital of Cornell Medical Center. She then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at NYU under the direction of A. Bernard Ackerman. She serves on numerous boards and editorial boards related to her field. She has published more than 200 manuscripts, over 42 chapters, guest edited 14 journals, and edited or co-authored 6 books.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Pathology; Department Chair and Professor; Director, Dermatopathology; Chair, Melanoma Signature Program; Assistant Dean, Clinical Affairs; Director, Dermatology Residency Program, University of Connecticut Health Center and School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut
MD: Cornell University Medical College
Residency: New York Hospital, Cornell University
Fellowship: (dermatohistopathology): New York University Medical Center
Skin cancer, pigmented lesions, photoaging and rejuvenation
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- 2014 Top Stories in Dermatology: Melanoma
- Risk Factors for Late Metastases in Melanoma Patients Disease-Free More Than 10 Years
- No Prognostic Implication for De Novo vs Nevus-Associated Melanoma
- Low Clinical Utility to Re-Excising Non-Severe Dysplastic Nevi
- 2014 Summer Academy Meeting: Recommendations From Jane Grant-Kels, Roving Reporter in the Windy City
- Clinicopathologic Features and Survival in Spitzoid Malignant Melanoma and Conventional Malignant Melanoma
- Free Drug Samples Alter Prescribing Habits
- Courses at Upcoming AAD: Pediatric Dermatology
- Molecular Testing in Melanoma
- Prognostic Factors in Cutaneous Primary Melanoma
2014 Top Stories in Dermatology: Medical Dermatology
Best Practice Recommendations for Treatment of Nail Psoriasis
2014 Top Stories in Dermatology: Ten Dermatology Tips that Changed My Clinical Practice in 2014
Prevention of Melasma Relapses With Sunscreen
2014 Top Stories in Dermatology: Atopic Dermatitis
Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome in the Southeastern United States
Ionizing RadiationLlinked to BCC
Diagnostic Accuracy of BP180 NC16a and BP230-C3 ELISA for Bullous Pemphigoid
Dermatologist, Consumer Advocate Named to New FDA Compounding Advisory Committee
Voriconazole Phototoxicity in Children
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