Jane Grant-Kels MDProfessor of Dermatology, Pathology and Pediatrics; Founding Department Chair Emeritus; Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology; Founding Director Emeritus of the UCONN Dermatopathology Lab and Dermatology Residency program; Director of the Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma Program; University of Connecticut Health Center and School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut; Adjunct Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Department, University of Florida
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 was the founding director of the dermatology residency program and founding director of the dermatopathology laboratory. She remains the founding director of both the Cutaneous Oncology Center and Melanoma Program.
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.
Professor, Dermatology, Pathology, and Pediatrics; Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology; Director of the Cutaneous Oncology Center and Melanoma Program; University of Connecticut Health Center and School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut
Adjunct Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Department, University of Florida
MD: Cornell University Medical College
Residency: New York Hospital, Cornell University
Fellowship: (dermatohistopathology): New York University Medical Center
Skin cancer, pigmented lesions, dermoscopy, reflectance confocal microscopy, photoaging and rejuvenation, dermatoethcs
Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD reports no disclosures.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Biopsy vs Reflectance Confocal Microscopy in Diagnosing and Subtyping Basal Cell Carcinoma
- The Diagnostic Accuracy of Dermoscopy and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for Amelanotic/Hypomelanotic Melanoma
- Patient-Driven Management Using Same-Day Noninvasive Diagnosis and Complete Laser Treatment of BCC
- Use of Gloves When Applying Topical Glycopyrronium for Treatment of Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis
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- A Single Typical Trichoscopic Feature Is Predictive of Tinea Capitis
- Wide Local Excision Prior to Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Primary Melanoma of the Head and Neck
- Future Considerations for Clinical Dermatology in the Setting of 21st Century American Policy Reform: Corporatization and the Rise of Private Equity in Dermatology