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UMMC Names new Chief for the Division of Dermatology

Published on Monday, July 9, 2012

Media contact: Patrice Guilfoyle at (601) 815-3940 or pguilfoyle@umc.edu

JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Medical Center has named Dr. Robert Brodell professor and chief of the Division of Dermatology. Prior to joining UMMC, he was in the private practice of dermatology and director of Skin Pathology Services, Inc., an independent certified dermatopathology lab in Warren, Ohio.

Licensed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, Brodell recently left his positions as professor of internal medicine, dermatology section, clinical professor of dermatopathology in pathology, and permanent master teacher at Northeastern Ohio Medical University, as well as his position as associate clinical professor of dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.  He will retain his staff position as instructor in dermatology at University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Brodell earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York and completed residency training in dermatology in 1984 and a fellowship in dermatopathology in 1985 at Washington University in St. Louis, where he was also chief resident.

He has authored more than 213 articles and one book, “Warts: Diagnosis and Management an Evidence-based Approach,” and has delivered 1,316 invited medical lectures in the past 26 years.  He has been a Director of the American Board of Dermatology for the past decade and is the immediate past president of this organization. He was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology.