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Anna Nichols, M.D., Ph.D.

General Information

Anna  Nichols, M.D., Ph.D.

Appointments

Contact

  • Fax: 305-243-3503

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Languages

English

Clinical Areas

 Medical dermatology, inpatient dermatology, inflammatory skin diseases, skin cancer.

Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Roles

  • Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Skin cancer treatment and prevention, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, epidermolysis bullosa, graft-versus-host disease, autoimmune bullous and connective tissue disease.

Education

Undergraduate
State University of New York, Plattsburgh State University
Graduate (PhD)
State University of New York, Upstate Medical University
Graduate (MD)
State University of New York, Upstate Medical University
Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami - Affiliated Medical Education Program

Biography

Anna Nichols, MD, PhD has been appointed Instructor in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

Dr. Nichols received her BS in Cellular Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and then went on to receive a PhD in Neuroscience and MD from the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. Her PhD work in Neuroscience led to high profile publications in the Journal of Visualized Experiments, Cerebral Cortex and BMC Neuroscience. She has also studied neurogenic itch pathways and her work was published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

 

Dr. Nichols was the second resident admitted into the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery’s four-year physician-scientist track residency program. She recently completed the clinical dermatology residency and will now embark on the final year of the program where she will focus on clinical and translational research while seeing patients at our outpatient clinics.

 

Dr. Nichols has begun studying the effect of human papillomavirus vaccination on the development of keratinocyte carcinomas, the most common human malignancies. She is involved in clinical trials on psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, epidermolysis bullosa and wound healing.

 

Dr. Nichols is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and serves as a full committee member on the University of Miami’s Institutional Review Board.

 

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