DERMATOPATHOLOGY

James W. Patterson, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae


Licenses and Certifications

Virginia State Board of Medicine, 1973

New York State Board of Medicine, 1978

North Carolina Medical Board, 2008

Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, 2010

National Board of Medical Examiners, 1973

​American Board of Dermatology, 1977; Recertified (voluntary) 1999, 2009

American Boards of Dermatology and Pathology, in Dermatopathology, 1980



Education

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1964-1968, B.A.

Medical College of Virginia (MCV), now Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, 1968-1972, M.D.


Military Service Record

Colonel, Medical Corps, U.S. Army Reserve (Retired)

Active Duty, 1976-1982; see Postdoctoral Training and Work Experience for assignments

Postdoctoral Training

Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, VA (Rotating Internship in Medicine), 1972-1973

Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, VA (Residency and Chief Residency in Dermatology), 1973-1976

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC (Fellowship in Dermatopathology), 1979-1980.


Academic Appointments and Work Experience

Chief, Dermatology Service, Keller Army Hospital, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1976-1979

Director of Medical Education, Keller Army Hospital, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1979

Staff Dermatologist and Assistant Chief, Dermatology Service, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, 1980-1982

Clinical Instructor in Dermatology, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO, 1980-1982

Associate Professor of Pathology and Dermatology and Director of Dermatopathology, MCV, 1982-1989; awarded tenure, 1986

Professor of Pathology and Dermatology and Director of Dermatopathology, MCV, 1989-1992 

Consultant, McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, Richmond, VA, 1982-1992

M-IV Curriculum Coordinator, School of Medicine, MCV, 1990-1992

Clinical Professor of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 1992-1996

Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist with Dermatology Associates of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1992-1996

Professor of Pathology and Dermatology and Director of Dermatopathology, University of Virginia Medical Center (UVA), Charlottesville, VA, 1996 - present


Present and Past Memberships - Scientific, Honorary, Professional
(Including Offices Held)

American Dermatological Association

American Society of Dermatopathology (fellow); Secretary-Treasurer 2001-2005;
President-Elect 2005-2006; President 2006-2007; Board of Directors, 2007-2010

American Academy of Dermatology (fellow)

American College of Physicians (fellow)

Society for Investigative Dermatology

Association of Military Dermatologists

Virginia Dermatological Society; Secretary-Treasurer, 1984-1988; Vice President, 1988-1989; President, 1989-1990

Richmond Dermatological Society

​Virginia Society for Pathology

Richmond Academy of Medicine; Membership Committee, 1994

Medical Society of Virginia; Delegate, 1986-1988; Alternate Delegate, 1989-1990

American Medical Association

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

​Royal Society of Medicine (fellow)


Community Organizations and Activities

First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, VA; Deacon, 2001-2003: Recorder and Vice-Chair 2002, Chair of Board of Deacons 2003; Stewardship Committee, 2001-2003; Officer Reorganization Committee, 2003

U.S. Army Reserve; Reserve Officer’s Association of the United States (life)

National Alumni Schools Committee, Johns Hopkins University

President, Richmond Chapter, Johns Hopkins University Alumni, 1987-1988

Alumni Giving Committee Member, VCU Annual Fund, 1984

Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity (life member)

Life member, Colonnade Club (faculty club of the University of Virginia);
Board of Governors, 2004-2008

Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville, VA
Vice-Chair, Friends of Scouting Breakfast, 2009-2012


Awards, Fellowships, Honors

Selected for Leadership Development Program of the National Program for Dermatology, 1975 and 1976

Army Commendation Medal (first award), 1979

Stuart W. McEwen Award of the Association of Military Dermatologists as Winning Essayist of 1980 (for “Pilar Tumor”; see Bibliography)

Army Commendation Medal (oak leaf cluster), June, 1982

Stuart W. McEwen Award of the Association of Military Dermatologists as Winning Essayist of 1983 (for “Panniculitis”; see Bibliography)

Army Achievement Medal, 1985

Awarded the “A” Proficiency Designator in Dermatology by The Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1987

Johns Hopkins Representative at inauguration of Richard L. Morrill as President, University of Richmond, March 18, 1989

Best Lecturer in Musculoskeletal System, 1989 and 1990, from the medical student classes of 1991 and 1992, MCV

Excellence in Teaching Award, 1989, from the residents and fellows in dermatology and dermatopathology, MCV

Nominee of American Academy of Dermatology (with five others) for membership on The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 1993

Who’s Who citations: World; America; Medicine and Health Care; American Education; Science and Engineering

Best Doctors in America, 2005 - present

America’s Top Physicians, 2005

America’s Top Dermatologists, Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2007-2009, 2011- 2013

Top Dermatologists in Charlottesville, VA, International Association of Dermatologists (IAD), 2010

13th Annual Walter R. Nickel Award for Excellence in Teaching of Dermatopathology, American Society of Dermatopathology, 2009

Top Doctors, Virginia Living Magazine, 2013


Major Committees

Therapeutic Agents Board, West Point, New York, 1976-1979

Education Committee, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, 1981-1982

Medical student advisor, MCV, 1982-1987

Adjunct Committee for Admissions, School of Medicine, MCV, 1984-1987

Chairman of three departmental promotion and tenure committees at MCV; for Dr. Jonathan K. Wilkin (Dermatology), 1986; Dr. Jan F. Silverman (Pathology), 1987; and Dr. Michael J. Kornstein (Pathology), 1990

Member, Curriculum Reform Content Committee, MCV, 1986

Chairman, M-II Musculoskeletal Course, School of Medicine, MCV, 1987-1990

Member, Audit Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology, 1987-1990; Chairman of the Committee, 1990

Four-year Subject Matter Committee (Musculoskeletal System), School of Medicine, MCV, 1987-1992

​M-IV Advisory Committee, School of Medicine, MCV, 1987-1992

Member, Committee on Laboratory and Physical Modalities, American Academy of Dermatology, 1988-1992

Member, Financial Advisory Committee, University Pathologists, 1990-1991

Member, Curriculum Council, MCV, 1988-1989; 1990-1992

Member, Board of Directors, University Pathology Association, and Secretary of the Association, 1992

Member of Committee for the ADASP (Association of Directors of Anatomical and Surgical Pathology) to develop a protocol for the diagnosis of non-melanocytic skin tumors, 1998

Admissions Committee, School of Medicine, UVA, 2000 – 2003

ASD representative to the Intersociety Liaison Committee of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2003–2005, 2006-2007

Contributor/Editor, Dermatology Lexicon Project, 2003

Member, Dermatology Chair Search Committee, University of Virginia, 2006-2007


American Board of Dermatology

Member of Dermatopathology Test Committee for the Recertification Examination of the American Board of Dermatology, 2003-2007

Director, American Board of Dermatology, 2008 –

President-Elect, effective 1/1/2014


Scholarly, Research, Administrative Experience

General

Member of Pigmented Skin Lesions Expert Panel, College of American Pathologists, 1984-1987
Director of ACGME-approved Fellowship Program in Dermatopathology, MCV, 1982-1992
Director of ACGME-approved Fellowship Program in Dermatopathology, UVA, 1997- present

Editorship, Editorial Board Memberships, and Journal Reviews

Journal of Cutaneous Pathology:
Member of Editorial Board, 1990 - 2010
Assistant Editor, 1990 -1994
Editor-In-Chief, 2005 - 2009
Editor Emeritus, 2010

Other Editorial Board Memberships:

Journal of Association of Military Dermatologists; Member of Editorial Board, 1981-1982
American Journal of Dermatopathology; Member of Editorial Board, 1985-1992
Modern Pathology; Member of Editorial Board, 1997 -
​eMedicine, Online Textbook of Dermatology; Member of Editorial Board, 1998
American Journal of Surgical Pathology; Member of Editorial Board, 2000 -
American Journal of Clinical Pathology; Member of Editorial Board, 2002 –
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Member of Editorial Board, 2006-2008
Journal of Skin Cancer; Member of Editorial Board, 2009 -
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology; Member of Editorial Board, 2010 -

Reviewer:

Human Pathology; Member of Review Panel, 1997 -
Archives of Otolaryngology; Member of Review Panel, 2006 -
Archives of Dermatology
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
British Journal of Dermatology
CA, A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Cancer
Cancer Investigation
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Journal of Clinical Pathology
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Journal of Investigative Dermatology
Journal of Pediatrics
Lab Medicine
Melanoma Research Pediatric Dermatology
Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift


Faculty Member for Courses at National Meetings

PracticalSkin Pathology Course, Denver, CO, October, 1982; Combined Skin Pathology Course, Colorado Springs, CO, October 10-14, 1987, Denver, CO, October 13-15, 1989, Denver, CO, September 13-17, 2003, Denver, CO, July 26-27, 2010

Basic Dermatopathology Course, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1983-1985, 1991, 1998

Panel Member,Market Group One Session Evaluating Photophoresis, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1985

Advanced Dermatopathology, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1990, and Washington, DC, 2007

Basic Self-Assessment Course in Dermatopathology, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1983-1986, 1997-1998

Advanced Self-Assessment Course in Dermatopathology, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 1997, New Orleans, February 2002 (presented in absentia), San Francisco, March 2003, Washington, February 2004

Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , 1985-1990

What’s New in Dermatopathology Focus Session, Course Director, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1989-1991

Self-Assessment Course in Dermatopathology, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, December, 1985, and Baltimore, October, 2000

Evening Slide Session, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, 1990

Faculty member for symposium on panniculitis, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington, February 1996, and for discussion of panniculitis at the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology Meeting, Washington, March 1996

Faculty member, Consultations in Dermatopathology, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 1997, Phoenix, October 2002, Chicago, October 2003, Boston, October 2004, Seattle, October 2005, Chicago, October 2006, Baltimore, October 2007

Interactive Session of Challenging Clinicopathological Cases: What is your Diagnosis?  Thursday Evening Session, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, October 10, 2002

Uniformed Services Dermatology Seminar, Bethesda, MD, May 4, 1989 and May 4, 1994; Williamsburg, VA, April 30, 1996, August 11, 1999, and August 5-6, 2002

“Dermatology Demystified” Course at American Academy of Oral Pathology Annual Meeting: Savannah, 1989, San Diego, 1990, and Minneapolis, 1991

Faculty member designate for “Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist” national seminar series, 1996

Anatomic Pathology Slide Seminar on Skin Tumors (with Dr. Mark R. Wick), American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, October 2004

Dermatopathology Specialty Conference, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, February 2006

“Drug Eruptions”, in Dermatopathology: Inflammatory Diseases of the Skin, International Academy of Pathology XXVI International Congress, Montreal, Canada, September 2006

Clinicopathologic Conference, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2007

Thursday evening slide session, “When Impox Steers You Wrong”, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2007

Presidential Address, “Prescription for a Professional Life”, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2007

Practical Dermatopathology, “When Diagnoses Differ…”, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, October 2008

​Critical Diagnoses, “Nevoid Malignant Melanoma”, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual meeting, San Francisco, October 2008

Scientific Symposiums Summer Dermatopathology Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina, June 23-26, 2008 (Problems in the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma, What’s New in Dermatopathology, Panniculitis, Unusual but Important Dermatoses, Bullous Disorders)

21st Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update: Melanoma 2011, San Diego, California, January 15, 2011 (Melanoma: Art and Science, Past, Present, and Future)

Scientific Symposiums Course: Cutting Edge Dermatopathology for Dermatopathologists, Maui, Hawaii, October 3-6, 2011 (Problems in the Diagnosis of Melanoma, Disorders of Epidermal Maturation and Keratinization-Genetic and Not, Dermatopathologic Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disease, Bullous Diseases, Clinicopathologtic Approach to Drug Eruptions)

22nd Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update: Melanoma 2012, San Diego, California, January 21-22 (Melanoma: Art and Science, Past, Present, and Future, and Case Presentations)

23rd Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update: Melanoma 2013, San Diego, California, January 26-27 (Melanoma: Art and Science, Past, Present, and Future)

Scientific Symposiums Course: Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology: Mistakes that Matter, Hilton Head, South Carolina, June 24-27, 2013 (What’s New That is Really Useful in Diagnostic Dermatopathology; Cutaneous Lymphoma Update; Pitfalls in Microscopic Diagnoses and How to Avoid Them; Age-Related Changes in Biopsy Specimens: When the Textbooks Don’t Help; Fibrous Tissue Tumor Update, Including Those Tumors on the Cusp Between Soft Tissue and Skin)

Guest Lecturer

Hospitals in Galax and Pearisburg, VA, October, 1984
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, November, 1984
Community Hospital, Nassawadox, Virginia, May, 1985 and August, 1989
Community Hospital, Farmville, VA, March, 1987 and May, 1989
Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, February, 1988
Community Hospital, South Hill, VA, March, 1988
Dental Service, Fort Campbell, KY, May, 1988
Greensville Memorial Hospital, Emporia, VA, January, 1989 and September, 1990
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, and Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Guest Lecture Series, March, 1989
Florida West Coast Society of Dermatology, May, 1989
Louise Obici Memorial Hospital, Suffolk, VA, March, 1991
Roanoke Valley Pathology Association, Roanoke, VA, April, 1991
Richmond Area Podiatrists, Metropolitan Hospital, February 1992
Visiting Professor, Yale University Department of Dermatology, May 12-13, 1998
Guest Lecturer, Colorado Dermatologic Society, September 25-26, 1998
Carillion Radford Community Hospital, Radford, VA, April 21, 2004
Alabama Association of Pathologists (Tri-State Pathology Society) Annual Meeting, Orange Beach, AL, May 15, 2004
Keynote speaker, Australasian Society of Dermatopathology, Brisbane, Australia, August 2005
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Saint-Pierre, Free University of Brussels, Belgium, July 2006
Department of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Italy, July 2006
Dermatology Group of the Carolinas, Concord, NC, January 2008
Department of Dermatology, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, June 2008
Kansas City Society of Pathology, John J. Kepes Lecture, December 2008
Dermatology Group of the Carolinas, Concord, NC, February 2010
Medical College of Virginia, Dermatology Grand Rounds, Richmond, VA, March 2010


Faculty Member for Courses at Regional Meetings

Program co-chairman of the 47th annual McGuire Lecture Series, MCV: Common Problems in Dermatology, October 1975

Dermatology in Internal Medicine conference, The Homestead, Hot Springs, VA, February, 1984

Clinicopathologic Conference, Southeastern Dermatological Association Annual Meeting, Richmond, April 1984

Summer Retreat - Practical Internal Medicine, The Cavalier Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA, August, 1986

Southeastern Consortium for Dermatology, Richmond, VA, October, 1986

​Clinical Concerns in Primary Care, Royce Hotel, Williamsburg, VA, April, 1988

Virginia Society for Pathology (with Dr. George Lupton), Richmond, VA, spring 1992

Southeastern Consortium for Dermatology, Charlottesville, VA, October 1997 (Co-Director, Clinicopathologic Conference)

Southeastern Consortium for Dermatology, Charlottesville, VA, September 2005 (lecturer and Co-Director, Clinicopathologic Conference)

Washington State Dermatology Association, Pacific Northwest Dermatological Society 74th Annual Scientific Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (Dermatopathology Self-Assessment), July 2007

Southeastern Consortium for Dermatology, Richmond, VA, October 2007 (lecture: “What’s new in dermatopathology”)

Virginia Society for Pathology, Richmond, VA, May 2008 (lecture: “Pigmented skin lesions”)

Molecular Targets and Targeted Cancer Therapies: Melanoma, Charlottesville, VA, May 12, 2009 (presentation: “A case of melanoma: conundrums and clues”)


Other Presentations at Regional, National, and International Meetings

Delayed wound healing and abnormality of collagen, Virginia Dermatological Society, Williamsburg, VA, 1974

Bowenoid papulosis, American Society of Dermatopathology (Dermatopathology Club), held in conjunction with the International Academy of Pathology, New Orleans, February, 1980

Continuing education in the MEDDAC, at the US Army Continuing Medical Education Conference, Washington, DC, February, 1980

Bowenoid papulosis, AFIP Lectures, Workshop in Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, May, 1980

Bowenoid papulosis with particular emphasis on the clinicopathologic features, ultrastructure studies, etiology and biology, American Society of Dermatopathology (Dermatopathology Club), held in conjunction with the International Academy of Pathology, Chicago, 1981

Cutaneous manifestations of gastrointestinal disease, at the Regional Conference in Internal Medicine, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, 1981

Bowenoid papulosis: new perspectives, Uniformed Services Dermatology Conference, Bethesda, MD, May, 1981

Bronchogenic cyst of the skin, Virginia Dermatological Society, Williamsburg, VA, November, 1982

Case presentations at the Uniformed Services Dermatology Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 1982: trichofolliculoma; juvenile xanthogranuloma; leukemia cutis; subcutaneous fat necrosis with pancreatitis

Special stains in dermatopathology, Virginia Society of Histologic Technicians, Richmond, November, 1983

Leishmaniasis: ultrastructural observations and response to therapy (with EM Hudgins), Virginia Dermatological Society, November, 1983

Cutaneous Hodgkin’s disease (presented by RM White), American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Las Vegas, March, 1984

Lymphomatoid papulosis: an in-depth study of two cases with review of the literature (presented by RM White), Virginia Society of Hematology and Oncology, Williamsburg, VA, Spring, 1984

Extraskeletal Ewing’s sarcoma involving the skin, and Mycobacterial panniculitis,Virginia Dermatological Society, Williamsburg, VA, November, 1984

On an extracellular body of plasma cell origin in dermal inflammatory infiltrates (Poster), American Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, November, 1984

Special stains in dermatopathology, National Society of Histotechnologists, Washington, DC, October, 1985

Cutaneous myiasis, probably due to Dermatobia Hominis, and Cutaneous botryomycosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, Virginia Dermatological Society, Hot Springs, VA, November, 1985

Atypical fibroxanthoma in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum, Virginia Dermatological Society, Williamsburg, VA, November, 1986

​Cutaneous nocardiosis (with PC Brown), Virginia Dermatological Society, Williamsburg, VA, November, 1986

Eosinophils in erythema multiforme, and Rheumatoid nodule versus subcutaneous granuloma annulare: a histologic and histochemical study (Posters), American Society of Dermatopathology, New Orleans LA, November, 1986

Conjunctival involvement in keratoacanthoma of the eyelid (presented by GW Zaidman), International Congress of Ophthalmology, May, 1986

Atypical fibroxanthoma with clear cell features, Richmond-Tidewater Dermatologic Society Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, February-March, 1987

Multiple myeloma metastatic to the skin (with E Kohout-Dutz), Seventh Annual Seminar of Cancer Researchers in Virginia, March, 1987

Problems and solutions: pigmented skin lesions, College of American Pathologists Performance Improvement Program Seminar, San Francisco, March, 1987, and New Orleans, October, 1987

Infectious panniculitis (with PC Brown) (Poster), American Society of Dermatopathology, San Antonio, TX, November, 1987

Special stains in dermatopathology: update, Virginia Society of Histologic Technicians, Richmond, November, 1987

Cytomegalovirus infection of the skin, Perforating folliculitis-Kyrle’s disease, Lues maligna, Pitted keratolysis in a unilateral palmar keratoderma, and Cranial fasciitis, Virginia Dermatological Society, Hot Springs, VA, November, 1987

Blue nevus in a slowly expanding nevus spilus (presented by MG Wilkerson), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, December, 1987

Aplasia cutis congenita (with A Gottlieb and AD Berry), Exfoliative erythroderma with histologic features of erythema multiforme (with AD Berry, BS Darwin, EC Kitces, and WK Blaylock), and Graft versus host-like reaction associated with 5-fluorouracil Chemotherapy (with E Young and D Fukumoto), Virginia Dermatological Society, Williamsburg, November, 1988

Ultrastructural changes in acquired perforating dermatosis (with PC Brown), and Cranialfasciitis (with SL Moran and H Konerding) (Posters), American Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, December, 1988

Factors associated with ulceration of malignant melanoma (with P Cooper, P Grabb, D Kaiser, A Broecker, and H Wanebo) (Poster), United States-Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1989

Frozen sections and their applications in dermatopathology, Histology Seminar, sponsored by Reichert-Jung, Marriott Hotel, Richmond, VA, November, 1989

Bullous morphea (with RB Scoggins), Virginia Dermatological Society, Richmond, VA, November, 1989

Meningoceles,meningomyeloceles, and encephaloceles: A neurodermatopathologic study of 132 cases (with AD Berry) (Poster), American Society of Dermatopathology, San Francisco, November, 1989

Infectious panniculitis, at Infectious Diseases Symposium, American Society of Dermatopatholoy, San Francisco, November, 1989

Trichoblastic fibroma, at the Clinicopathologic conference, American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, December, 1989

Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma, Virginia Dermatological Society, Hot Springs, VA, November, 1990

Fractal morphometry in routine histologic sections for differentiation of keratoacanthoma from invasive squamous cell carcinoma (with GW Elgart) (Poster), American Society of dermatopathology, Atlanta, November, 1990

Special techniques in dermatopathology, Virginia Society of Histologic Technicians, Alexandria, VA, May, 1992

A comparison of melanin bleaching and azure blue counterstaining in the immunohistochemical diagnosis of malignant melanoma (with CJ Kligora, MS Clem, LK Gross) (Poster).  US-Canadian Academy of Pathology Meeting, Boston, March 1998

Development of a radiation injury model in musculoskeletal flaps used for breast reconstruction (Schultz RO, Lin K, Patterson JW, Young BH, Williams JA, Amos R, Green CW, Kelly MD) (Poster), American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Meeting, Orlando, October 1997

A model for radiation injury in a musculocutaneous flap (Simmons J, Lin K, Kelly M, Patterson JW, Green C, Schultz R), Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Boca Raton, Florida, June 1999

Identification of tyrosinase and Gp100-specific CTL responses in sentinel immunized nodes after melanoma peptide vaccine with GMCSF + adjuvant and low dose interleukin-2 (Slingluff CL Jr, Yamshchikov G, Barnd D, Eastham S, Galavotti H, Patterson JW, Deacon D, Grosh WW) (Poster), in Keystone Symposium: Cellular Immunity and Immunotherapy of Cancer, Santa Fe, NM, January 2000

Linear focal elastosis: a report of two cases (with J Eisner-presenter, and L Kirkegaard), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, March 2001

Cutaneous cytomegalovirus vasculitis declaring disseminated cytomegalovirus infection (with L Kirkegaard-presenter, and J Eisner), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, March 2001

The sentinel immunized node is the primary site of cellular immune responses to cutaneous vaccination - a new technique for immune monitoring of cancer vaccines (Slingluff CL Jr, Yamshchikov GY, Hibbitts SC, Petroni GR, Bissonette EA, Patterson JW, Neese PY, Grosh WW, Bullock K), Society of Surgical Oncology (submitted September 4, 2002)

Fluticasone-induced cutaneous allergic granulomatous vasculitis (with JS VanLoock-presenter, S McCrone, and J English III), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, March 2003

Nuances of skin pathology – when to be concerned, 27th Annual Fitz-Hugh Symposium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, June 2003

Immune escape, immune editing, and immune adaptation in a long-term survivor of metastatic melanoma (Yamshchikov G, Thompson L, Galavotti H, Ferrone S, Ogino T, Aquila W, Deacon D, Ross B, Patterson J, Engelhard VH, Slingluff CL Jr), Society for Biologic Therapy of Cancer (submitted August, 2003)

Necrobiotic granuloma with changes of pseudoxanthoma elasticum in a 39-year-old female (with KM Cordoro – presenter, and BB Wilson), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, February 2004

An 11 year old Afghani boy with leishmaniasis recidivans (with KM Cordoro – presenter, and KE Greer), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, February 2005

Immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked syndrome (IPEX) associated with pemphigoid nodularis (with JL McGinness – presenter, M-MC Bivens, and KE Greer), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, March 2006

Bullous lupus erythematosus: a challenging case for diagnosis, American Dermatological Association Annual Meeting, Half Moon Bay, California, July 2006

Pathogenesis of cutaneous sarcoidosis – current state and future directions (G Tchernev, JW Patterson, M A Musheera, P Nenoff – presenter G Tchernev), 22nd World Congress of Dermatology, Seoul, Korea, May 2011 (scheduled)

The mystery called lymphogranuloma venereum: uncommon clinical and histopathological features of “an ancient disease” (G Tchernev, JW Patterson, P Nenoff, C Salaro, M Costa – presenter G Tchernev), 7th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Spring Symposium, Cavtat, Croatia, May 2010

Acquired granulomatous haemorrhagic dermatophytosis of the beard due to Trichophyton rubrum – unusual clinical and histopathological presentation in a German man (G Tchernev, JC Cardoso, P Nenoff, JW Patterson, D Karshakova, M Yankova, Ananiev J, Kurteva S), 22nd World Congress of Dermatology, Seoul, Korea, May 2011 (scheduled)

Steven Kossard’s alopecia – pathogenetic mystery and therapeutic problem (G Tchernev, JW Patterson, M Tronnier, D Karshakova, M Yankova, J Ananiev, P Nenoff), 8th Annual European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Spring Symposium, Carlsbad, Czech Republic, April 2011 (scheduled)

Peripheral T-cell lymphoma with angiocentric features (with BM Bryer – presenter, and MA Russell), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, February 2011

Unusual site for condylomata lata (with J Tromberg – presenter, and B Wilson), Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, February 2011


Grant-Related Activities

1.  HLA-A2 Associated Peptide Epitopes for CTL on Melanoma - NIH R01 Grant - Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff - Principal Investigator), 1997-2000

2.  Peptide Based Vaccines for Stage IV Melanoma - NIH R01 Grant - Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff - Principal Investigator), 1998-2001

3.  Autologous Melanoma Cell Vaccine with GMCSF & IL2 - Public Health Service – Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff - Principal Investigator), 2001-2002

4.  Evaluation of the Effects of Systemic Low-dose IL-2 on the Immunogenicity of a Vaccine Comprising Synthetic Melanoma Peptides Administered with GM-CSF-in-Adjuvant, in Patients with High Risk Melanoma - Chiron-Private - Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff - Principal Investigator), 2001-2002

5.  Melanoma Vaccines Using MHC-Associated Peptides – NIH R01 Grant – Co- Investigator
(Dr. Craig Slingluff – Principal Investigator), 2002-2007 

6.  MEL 41: Vaccines with MHC Class II-Restricted Melanoma Peptides – NCI R21 Grant – Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff – Principal Investigator), 2003-2005.

7.  Vitiligo in Tyrosinase-Specific TCR Transgenic Mice – GC11087/120517 - Co-Investigator (Dr. Victor H. Engelhard – Principal Investigator), 2005

8.  E1602: Multi-Epitope Melanoma Vaccines for CD4 and CD8 T-cells – NCI R01 Grant CA104362 – Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff – Principal Investigator), 2005-2010

9.  Mel 47: Targeted Molecular Therapeutics for Melanoma: Ccl-779 and Bevacizumab – NCI R01 Grant CA128367 – Co-Investigator (Dr. Craig Slingluff – Principal Investigator), 2007-2009

10. R01 CA104362-05 Slingluff (PI)  07/06/05-04/30/10 NIH/National Cancer Institute E1602:  Multi-Epitope Melanoma Vaccines for CD4 and CD8 T-cells. This study supports immunologic studies and outcomes measures of a 4-arm randomized phase II trial of multipeptide vaccines in patients with advanced melanoma, E1602, which is run through the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. 11.  (n = 169) Role: Co-Investigator

11.  R01 CA57653-17 Slingluff (PI) 07/01/92-03/31/13 NIH Melanoma Vaccines Using MHC-Associated Peptides. The 20-year project began with studies leading to identification of peptide antigens recognized by melanoma-reactive T-cells.  Subsequent aims included trials of multipeptide vaccines.  The current 5-year project period includes the aims for optimization of vaccine strategies using defined, shared melanoma peptides, with a focus on cellular and molecular characterization of the vaccination microenvironment, including 2 clinical trials.  Role: Co-Investigator

​12.  Autologous Fat Transfer for the Mitigation and Prevention of Burn Scarring – Project # 134681 – Rutgers University (Department of Defense) – Co-Investigator (Dr. Adam Katz – Principal Investigator), 2009-2012.