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Valencia Thomas

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology - Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2000 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, MD, Dermatology

Postgraduate Training

7/2008-6/2009 Clinical Fellowship, Dermatophathology, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX
7/2005-7/2006 Clinical Fellowship, Surgical Dermatology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, TX
7/2002-6/2005 Clinical Residency, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
7/2001-6/2002 Clinical Fellowship, Dermatology Clinical Investigations, Mass, General Hospital, Boston, MA
7/2000-6/2001 Clinical Internship, Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
9/1992-6/1996 A.B., Harvard University, Boston, MA


Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, 6/2009-4/2013
Mohs Surgeon, Westlake Dermatology, Austin, TX, 5/2008-5/2009
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT, 9/2006-5/2008
Instructor, Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR, 7/2005-7/2006

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Clinical Faculty, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2008-2009

Honors and Awards

2006 Annual Faculty Teaching Award
2004 Thomas B. Fitzpatrick Memorial Education Fund Off-Site Elective Award
2004 Women's Dermatologic Society
2000 Leon O. Jacobson Award
1999-2000 Irving H. Graff Memorial Scholarship
1997 National Institutes of Health Summer Research Award, University of Chicago Prtizker School of Medicine
1995 The Aloian Award for Improving Intercultural and Race Relations at Harvard University

Professional Memberships

American Board of Dermatology
Member, 8/2008
American Board of Dermatopathology
Member, 9/2009

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Riddel c, Rashid R, Thomas V. Ungual and periungual human papillomavirus-associated squamous cell carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 64(6):1147-53, 2011.
2. Rashid RM, Thomas V. Androgenic pattern presentation of scarring and inflammatory alopecia. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24(8):979-80, 8/2010.
3. Cutlan JE, Rashid RM, Torres-Cabala C, Tyring SK, Thomas V,. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis after cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Dermatol Online J. 15(16):12, 8/2010.
4. Rashid RM, Rashid RM, Thomas V. Subungal traumatic neuroma. J Am Acad Dermatol 63(1):e7-8, 7/2010.
5. Thomas VD, Yang FC, Kvedar JC. Biologics in psoriasis: a quick reference guide. J Am Acad 53(2):346-51, 8/2005.
6. Chin MH, Polonsky TS, Thomas VD, Nerney MP. Developing a conceptuual framework for understanding illness and attitudes inolder, urban African-Americans with diabetes. Diabetes Education 26(3):439-49, 6/2000.

Book Chapters

1. Caro I, Thomas V,. Current Treatment Options in Infectious Disease. In: Myositis, 2002.

Last updated: 7/29/2014