ABD Examination and Item Writing Committees

The American Board of Dermatology has established Examination and Item Writing Committees for all ABD examinations. Members of the Examination Committees include Directors of the ABD. Members of the Item Writing Committees include Directors of the ABD and other physicians who are not Directors of the ABD.

 

2022 EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

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2022 ITEM WRITING COMMITTEES

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Non-Director Item Writers
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2022 EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

BASIC EXAMINATION
Christine Ko, Chair
Mercedes E. Gonzalez, Vice Chair
Keith Choate

CORE EXAMINATION
Warren R. Heymann, Chair
Mary S. Stone, Vice Chair
Anna L. Bruckner  (Ped Derm)
Keith Choate   (Science)
Warren R. Heymann (Med Derm)
Mary S. Stone  (Dermpath)
Allison Vidimos  (Surg Derm)

APPLIED EXAMINATION
Anna L. Bruckner, Chair
Julia R. Nunley, Vice Chair
Chris Bichakjian
Karynne Duncan
Christine Ko

CERTLINK
David Allen (Cosmetic Derm)
Kanade Shinkai (Med Derm)
Tammie C. Ferringer  (Dermpath)
Moise L. Levy (Ped Derm)
Julia R. Nunley (Gen Derm/Visual Rec)
Carl V. Washington (Surg Derm)

PEDIATRIC SUBSPECIALTY EXAMINATION
Anna L. Bruckner, Chair
Mercedes E. Gonzalez, Vice Chair

MDS SUBSPECIALTY EXAMINATION
Allison Vidimos, Chair
Carl V. Washington, Vice Chair
Chris Bichakjian
David Allen

2022 ITEM WRITING COMMITTEES

GENERAL DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Warren R. Heymann, Chair
Julia R. Nunley, Vice Chair
Karynne Duncan
Kanade Shinkai

Non-Director Item Writers
Susan Burgin
Jennie Clark
Thomas Keenan
Mary Maiberger 
Patricia Malerich 
Andrea Murina 
Vinod Nambudiri 
Arturo Saavedra
Kalman Watsky
Howa Yeung 

PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Moise L. Levy, Chair
Anna L. Bruckner, Vice Chair
Mercedes E. Gonzalez

Non-Director Item Writers
Lucia Diaz 
Elena Hawryluk
Candrice Heath 
Brandi Kenner-Bell 
Erin Mathes 
Adnan Mir 
Nanette Silverberg
Megha Tollefson

SURGICAL DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
Carl V. Washington, Chair
Allison Vidimos, Vice Chair
Chris Bichakjian

Non-Director Item Writers
Jerry Brewer
Cindy Firkins Smith 
Matthew Fox
Kishwer Nehal
Seaver Soon 
Ashley Wysong
Siegrid Yu
Nathalie Zeitouni 

DERMATOPATHOLOGY COMMITTEE
Mary S. Stone, Chair
Tammie C. Ferringer, Vice Chair
Christine Ko

Non-Director Item Writers
Kiran Motaparthi 
Jeffrey North 
Leslie Robinson-Bostom
Olayemi (Yemi) Sokumbi 
Karolyn Wanat 

SCIENCE & RESEARCH COMMITTEE
Keith Choate, Chair
Delphine Lee, Vice Chair

Non-Director Item Writers
Esther Freeman
John C. Selby
Kenneth Tsai 

COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY COMMITTEE
David Allen, Chair

Non-Director Item Writers
Jacqueline Dosal
Tyler Hollmig
Shilpi Khetarpal 
Gilly Munavalli 
Jeffrey Orringer 
Neelam Vashi 

CERTLINK ARTICLE-BASED CONTENT COMMITTEE
Julia R. Nunley, Chair
Kanade Shinkai, Vice Chair
David Allen 
Karynne Duncan
Tammie C. Ferringer 
Moise L. Levy 
Carl V. Washington

Non-Director Item Writers 
Murad Alam (Cosmetic Derm)
Shilpi Khetarpal (Cosmetic Derm)
Iris Ahronowitz (Med Derm)
David Wetter (Med Derm)
Randie Kim  (Dermpath)
David Di Caudo  (Dermpath)
Sonia Kamath (Ped Derm)
Leslie Castelo-Soccio  (Ped Derm)
Travis Blalock (Surg Derm)
Stacey McMurray (Surg Derm)

Contact Us

American Board of Dermatology
2 Wells Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts 02459
Office Hours: Mon-Fri,
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
(617) 910-6400 (Phone/Fax)
Communications@ABDerm.org

Our Mission

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