Jane Grant-Kels MDProfessor of Dermatology, Pathology and Pediatrics; Founding Department Chair Emeritus; Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology; Founding Director Emeritus, UCONN Dermatopathology Lab and Dermatology Residency Program; Director, 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, Gainesville, 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 that she is the Chief Medical Officer and on the Board for VeraDermics Inc. She is also a medical advisor to DermaSensor.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- 2023 Top Story in Dermatology: Advances in Treatment Options for Melanoma
- Pathologist Characteristics Associated With Rendering Higher-Grade Diagnoses for Melanocytic Lesions
- Assessing Diagnostic Performance of Dermatologists Cooperating With a Convolutional Neural Network
- Gender-Based Differences in Clinical Practice and Medicare Reimbursement Among Mohs Surgeons
- Integrated Diagnosis of Nevi With Severely Atypical Features and the Impact of Second Opinions by Pathologists
- Surgical Techniques and Presurgical Mapping of Lentigo Maligna and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma by Reflectance Confocal Microscopy
- Risk of Melanoma in Patients With Basal Cell Carcinoma
- 2022 Top Story in Dermatology: Is Melanoma Overdiagnosed?
- Effect of Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for Suspect Lesions on Diagnostic Accuracy in Melanoma
- 2021 Top Story in Dermatology: New Ways of Classifying and Treating Melanoma