Clay J. Cockerell MDClinical Professor of Dermatology and Pathology and Director, Division of Dermatopathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; President and Owner, Cockerell Dermatopathology, Dallas, Texas
Clay J. Cockerell, MD is Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Director of the Division of Dermatopathology. He is the President and Owner of Cockerell Dermatopathology and the past Medical Director of Cockerell and Associates Dermatopathology as well as a diplomate of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Board of Dermatopathology.
Dr. Cockerell is internationally recognized for his contributions to both dermatology and dermatopathology. He is the past president of the American Academy of Dermatology. For many years, Dr. Cockerell has overseen an educational program designed to train the next generation of dermatopathologists. He has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and is on the editorial boards of a number of medical journals including the American Journal of Dermatopathology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Incidence and Outcomes of Melanocytic Tumors With Ambiguous Histopathological Features
- Organ Transplant Status, Anatomic Location, and Age Impact the Rates of Adnexal Involvement of Actinic Keratoses
- Second-Opinion Strategies in the Histopathologic Diagnosis of Cutaneous Melanocytic Lesions
- Diagnostic Performance of AI for Histologic Melanoma Recognition
- Impact of Clinical Photographs on the Accuracy and Confidence in the Histopathologic Diagnosis of Mycosis Fungoides
- Terminology for Melanocytic Skin Lesions and the MPATH-Dx Classification Schema
- Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing to Classify Melanocytic Neoplasms
- Learning Analytics to Enhance Dermatopathology Education Among Dermatology Residents
- Clinicopathologic and Immunophenotypic Characterization of Lichen Planopilaris and Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
- Atypical Squamous Proliferations