Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Jane Margaret Grant-Kels

Jane Margaret Grant-Kels

Jane Margaret Grant-Kels
Professor & Founding Chairperson, Department of Dermatology
University of Connecticut Health Center, USA


Dr. Jane Grant-Kels is professor and founding chair of the department of dermatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center and Medical School.  She is the director of the dermatology residency program which she played a major role in creating in 2007, director of the dermatopathology laboratory and the director of both the Cutaneous Oncology Center and Melanoma Program.  She is also Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs.

Dr. Grant-Kels specializes in cutaneous oncology and pigmented lesions of the skin.  She founded the first dermatology division and then department at UCONN.  She was instrumental in the development of the Women’s Health Center at UCONN Health Center and most recently initiated a Cutaneous Oncology Center within the Neag Cancer Center and Department of Dermatology.

Dr. Grant-Kels received a BA Degree in 1971 from Smith College and Dartmouth Medical School and her Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College in 1974. She trained in pediatrics and dermatology at The New York Hospital of Cornell Medical Center. She then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at NYU under the direction of A. Bernard Ackerman. She serves on numerous boards and editorial boards related to her field. She has published more than 207 manuscripts, over 76 chapters, guest edited 14 journals, and edited or co-authored 6 books.

Research Interest

Clinical/Pathological Correlation in Dermatologic Diseases, Melanocytic lesions