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.

2019 EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

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

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
Allison Vidimos

CORE EXAMINATION
Erik J. Stratman, Chair
Mary S. Stone, Vice Chair
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

2019 CONTENT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

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

GENERAL DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Edward W. Cowen, Chair
Dirk M. Elston, Vice Chair
Warren R. Heymann
Julia R. Nunley
Erik J. Stratman
Alain Brassard*
Jennie Clark* 
Karynne Duncan*
Molly Hinshaw*
Patricia Malerich* 
Mary Gail Mercurio*  
Michael Ming* 
Vinod Nambudiri* 
Taraneh Paravar*
Kanade Shinkai*

DERMATOPATHOLOGY COMMITTEE
Mary S. Stone, Chair
Tammie Ferringer, Vice Chair 
Christine J. Ko
Mark Cappel *
Margot Peters* 
Leslie Robinson-Bostom*
Brian Swick*
Morgan Wilson*

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

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

*Non-ABD Director member

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Communications@ABDerm.org

Our Mission

To serve the public and profession by setting high standards for dermatologists to earn and maintain Board certification.