ABD Examination and Content Development Committees

The American Board of Dermatology has established Examination and Content Development Committees for all ABD examinations. Members of the Examination Committees include Directors of the ABD. Members of the Content Committees include Directors of the ABD and other physicians (*) who are not Directors of the ABD.

2020 EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

CERTIFYING EXAMINATION
Edward W. Cowen, Chair
Tammie C. Ferringer, Vice Chair
Julie V. Schaffer
Carl V. Washington

PEDIATRIC SUBSPECIALTY EXAMINATION
Julie V. Schaffer, Chair
Anna L. Bruckner, Vice Chair

MOC EXAMINATION
Carl V. Washington, Chair
Carl V. Washington (GEN Derm Module)
Warren R. Heymann (MED Derm Module)
Mary S. Stone (DERMPATH Modules)
Moise L. Levy (PED Derm Modules)
Carl V. Washington (SURG Derm Module)

BASIC EXAMINATION
Julie R. Nunley, Chair
Christine Ko, Vice Chair
Keith Choate
Julie V. Schaffer
Chris Bichakjian

CORE EXAMINATION
Erik J. Stratman, Chair
Mary S. Stone, Vice Chair
Karynne Duncan
Warren R. Heymann
Anna L. Bruckner
Hensin Tsao
Allison Vidimos

APPLIED EXAMINATION
Edward W. Cowen, Chair
Julie V. Schaffer, Vice Chair
Warren R. Heymann
Tammie C. Ferringer
Julie R. Nunley
Carl V. Washington

MDS SUBSPECIALTY EXAMINATION
Allison Vidimos, Chair
Carl V. Washington, Vice Chair
Chris Bichakjian
Julia Nunley

2020 CONTENT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

GENERAL DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Edward W. Cowen, Chair
Julia Nunley, Vice Chair
Karynne Duncan
Warren R. Heymann
Erik J. Stratman
Alain Brassard*
Jennie Clark* 
Molly Hinshaw*
Mary Maiberger*
Patricia Malerich* 
Michael Ming* 
Andrea Murina*
Vinod Nambudiri* 
Kanade Shinkai*

PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Moise L. Levy, Chair
Julie V. Schaffer, Vice Chair
Anna L. Bruckner
Lucia Diaz*
Mercedes Gonzalaz*
Erin Mathes*
Adnan Mir*
Katherine Puttgen*
Robert Sidbury*
Sarah Stein*
Megha Tollefson*

SURGICAL DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Carl V. Washington, Chair
Allison T. Vidimos, Vice Chair
Christopher K. Bichakjian
David M. Allen* 
Jerry Brewer*
John Carucci*
Shilpi Khetarpal*
Alex Miller*
Jeff Orringer*
Cindy Firkins Smith*
Christie Travelute*
Sandy Tsao*
Siegrid Yu*
Nathalie Zeitouni*

DERMATOPATHOLOGY COMMITTEE
Mary S. Stone, Chair
Tammie Ferringer, Vice Chair 
Christine J. Ko
Kiran Motaparthi*
Leslie Robinson-Bostom*
Brian Swick*
Kari Wanat*
Morgan Wilson*

SCIENCE & RESEARCH COMMITTEE
Hensin Tsao, Chair
Keith Choate, Vice Chair
April W. Armstrong*
John Harris* 
Delphine Lee*
John C. Selby* 
Kenneth Tsai * 

COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Erik Stratman, Chair
Mat Avram*
Terrence Keaney*
Shilpi Khetarpal*
Suzanne Kilmer*
Gilly Munavalli*
Jeff Orringer*
Sandy Tsao*

*Non-ABD Director member

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