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Professor of Dermatology and of Pediatrics at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Developing gene therapy for genetic skin diseases is my major focus. Prior to that, we are developing methods to give effective and efficient care to infants with rare and disabling genetic skin diseases including epidermolysis bullosa and ichthyosis as well as infants and children with unusual and difficult to manage vascular malformations. I am also interested in clinical studies within the NICU protecting premature infants skin and clinical studies in children with common skin diseases.
Analuisa Lares, NP
Bio Analuisa Lares, MSN, RN, ANP-C is a Venezuelan nurse practitioner who has been practicing as the lead advanced practice provider (APP) at the Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic/Program (MCLP) since 2015. She graduated from the Duke University School of Nursing Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) program with an oncology specialty. Her area of clinical practice is with adults who have lymphoma. She has been a co-investigator on numerous clinical trials that have led to new and improved therapies for this specific patient population.
Hayley Wheeler Leatham, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Bio Dr. Leatham is a dermatologist and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include the prevention and treatment of skin cancer, acne, psoriasis, and dermatologic surgery, as well as the full range of general dermatologic skin conditions.
Dr. Leatham’s research interests include the relationship between interferon expression, clinical characteristics, and prognosis in patients with dermatomyositis. She has co-authored articles on clinical factors associated with this condition, as well as other subjects such as blistering dermatosis as a sign of multiple myeloma relapse. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Case Reports, Medicine, and other journals.
Presentations by Dr. Leatham have addressed cutaneous coccidioidomycosis and a range of dermatomyositis-related topics, including interferon activity and malignancy screening outcomes. She has delivered these presentations at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology, Rheumatologic Dermatology Society, American College of Rheumatology, and Society of Investigative Dermatology.
During medical school, Dr. Leatham was honored to be selected into the Stanford Gold Humanism Honor Society for demonstrating excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service. She was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during her chief resident year.
Her community service activities include volunteering for SUNSPORT, the Stanford University Network for Sun Protection, Outreach, Research, and Teamwork, the most comprehensive sun protection outreach and research program of any university in the nation. This initiative provides risk awareness and sun protection education to Stanford outdoor athletes and fans, as well as all students, faculty, and staff. It is a collaborative effort of the Stanford Department of Dermatology, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, and Stanford Athletics.
Carolyn Lee MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Bio A native of Queens, New York, Dr. Carolyn Lee joined the Stanford Dermatology faculty in February of 2016 as a specialist in the management of patients at a high risk for developing skin cancer. This year, she has been a featured presenter at both the Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting and the Gordon Research Conference on Epithelial Differentiation and Keratinization. Dr. Lee graduated with honors from Yale University in 1998 with a BS in Biology and received her MD and PhD from Georgetown University with a specialty in tumor biology in 2006. She completed her Dermatology residency at Stanford in 2010 and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in epithelial biology in the lab of Dr. Paul Khavari in December of 2015. Dr. Lee possesses a strong interest in understanding the mechanisms of high-risk non-melanoma skin cancer and is currently a member of Stanford’s High-Risk Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Working Group.
Matthew Lewis, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology
Bio Dr. Lewis specializes in autoimmune connective tissue diseases, immunobullous diseases, and other inflammatory skin diseases including psoriasis and sarcoidosis. He completed medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine and dermatology residency at The University of Rochester, where he was chief resident. He also completed a Master’s of Public Health at Johns Hopkins and a fellowship in autoimmune connective tissue diseases at Stanford University.
He believes multidisciplinary and holistic care is key to treat patients with systemic inflammatory diseases. He holds a rheumatology-dermatology clinic with a rheumatologist, Dr. Janice Lin, as well as a dermatology-ophthalmology clinic with an ophthalmologist, Dr. Christopher Ta, and is the dermatologist for the sarcoidosis program, all with this primary goal of providing high quality, collaborative, patient-centered care.
Eleni Linos, MD, MPH, DrPH
Professor of Dermatology and, by courtesy, of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio Eleni Linos MD, MPH, DrPH, is Professor of Dermatology and Epidemiology at Stanford University.
Her current work is focused on understanding the impact of novel coronavirus COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing of communities.
Dr. Linos' work also focuses on public health, cancer prevention and the care of older adults. Dr. Linos is dually trained in epidemiology and dermatology and is the principal investigator of several NIH funded studies aimed at improving the lives of patients. She received her medical degree from Cambridge and Oxford universities in the UK, then trained in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health and completed her residency at Stanford.
Juan Antonio Lossio-Ventura
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dermatology
Bio Juan Antonio Lossio-Ventura (PhD), is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Medicine, Stanford University, USA.
Juan Antonio Lossio-Ventura has expertise and research experience in the areas of (1) data science, (2) natural language processing (NLP), (3) machine learning, and (4) knowledge bases. His current research uses three different data sources such as: (1) Electronic Health Records (EHRs), (2) PubMed literature, and (3) Social Networks.
He is also committed to the development of computer science in South America, especially in Peru. Thus, in 2014 he co-founded SIMBig (the International Conference on Information Management and Big Data). SIMBig (https://simbig.org/) has positioned itself as one of the most important conferences in South America on topics related to data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc.