Awards and Honors

Douglas A. Albreski, D.P.M.

Doug Albreski, D.P.M.

  • 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine.
  • 2012 America’s Top Podiatrists, Consumer Research Council of America.
Mary W. Chang, M.D.

Mary W. Chang, M.D.

  • 2014 Selected as a Best Doctor by Best Doctors, Inc. Published in Hartford Magazine.
  • 2013 First Place Poster Award. Chang MW, Nakrani R. “Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Methylisothiazolinone in Wet Wipes (Baby Wipes): Report of Six Children.” Society for Pediatric Dermatology 39th Annual Meeting, July 2013, Milwaukee, WI.
  • 2012 Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine.
  • 2011 Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine.
  • 2010 Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine.
  • 2009 Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine.
  • 2009 Selected as One of “America’s Top Dermatologists,” by Consumers’ Research Council of America.
  • Associate Editor, Journal Watch Dermatology.
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society, Editorial Board.
  • 2009-2010 Best Doctor in America®, Pediatric Dermatology.
  • 2002-3, 2004-5 Selected as One of “America’s Top Pediatricians” by Consumers’ Research Council of Amer2002 Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th edition.
Soheil Sam Dadras, M.D., Ph.D.

Soheil Sam Dadras, M.D., Ph.D.

  • 2012 Thirteen Book Chapters on Melanoma and Melanocytic Proliferations in Diagnostic Pathology Series: Cutaneous Neoplasms. D.C. Casarino, Editor. Amirsys Publishing Inc.
  • 2011-2013 White Coat Gala Research Grant in Melanoma.
  • 2011 Book Chapter Titled "microRNA biomarkers in melanoma" in Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Melanoma. Publisher: Humana Press / Springer, M. Murphy, Editor.
  • 2011-2012 Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Research Grant in Melanoma.
  • 2011-2012 Dermatology Foundation Research Grant in Melanoma.
  • 2011 Editorial Member, Public Library of Science ONE.
  • 2010-2011 American Cancer Society (Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center) Research Grant in Melanoma.
  • 2010 Physician-Scientist Career Enhancement Travel Award.
  • 2008-2010 Melanoma Research Foundation Career Development Award.
  • 2008 Stanford Medical Student Award for Excellence in Teaching.
  • 2007 Stanford Dermatology Resident Award for Excellence in Dermatopathology Education.
  • 2007 Dermatology Foundation Dermatopathology Research Award.
  • 2005 American Association of Cancer Research Fellows Grant for Melanoma Research.
  • 2004 Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Day Pathology Award.
Justin J. Finch, M.D.

Justin J. Finch, M.D.

  • Dr. TEACHER Outstanding Teaching Award, 2016
Jane M. Grant-Kels, M.D.

Jane M. Grant-Kels, M.D.

  • Women of Innovation 2016 Research Innovation and Leadership Honoree.
  • American Academy of Dermatology's Presidential Citation Award for Significant Contributions and Dedication to Promote the Most Ethical Practices in Medicine, March 2016.
  • 2016 UConn School of Medicine Group on Women in Medicine and Science Recognition Award (with Appreciation and Gratitude for Excellent Service in Academic Inspiration and Guidance).
  • 2014 Professionalism Award from the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • Included in the Best Doctors in America® 2014 Database.
  • Elected 2013 to Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology 2014-2018.
  • Best Doctors® 2013 Listed in the January 2014 Issue of Hartford Magazine.
  • Awarded Membership: National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) 2011/2012.
  • Published in the 2012 Edition of the Academic Registry.
  • Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine, 2012.
Hanspaul S. Makkar, M.D.

Hanspaul S. Makkar, M.D.

  • Best Doctor in America®, 2009-2010, Pediatric Dermatology.
  • Best Doctors, Hartford Magazine, October 2009, Pediatric Dermatology.
  • 2009 Consumers’ Research Council of America, America’s Top Dermatologist of Dermatology and MOHS Surgery.
  • 2008 Patient’s Choice Award.
Marti Rothe, M.D.

Marti Rothe, M.D.

  • Best Doctor in America®, 2009-2013, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis and General Dermatology.
  • Best Doctors, Hartford Magazine, October 2009, Dermatology.
  • Top Docs, Hartford Magazine, September 2008.
  • Top Docs, Hartford Magazine, July 2005.
Bruce E. Strober, M.D., Ph.D.

Bruce E. Strober, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Secretary, Board of Directors of the International Psoriasis Council, 2016.
  • Best Doctors, Hartford Magazine, 2016.
  • Scientific Director of the CORONA Psoriasis Registry, Since 2013.
  • Elected to the Board of Directors of the International Psoriasis Council in 2013.
  • Member, American Dermatological Association and Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • Prior member of the National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Board.
  • Completed Medical and Graduate School Training at Columbia University, as Part of the Selective Medical Scientist Training Program.
  • Regular Faculty Presenter Regarding Psoriasis at Both the Winter and Summer Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology.
James D. Whalen, M.D.

James D. Whalen, M.D.

  • Best Doctor in America®, 2009-2010, General Dermatology and Skin Cancer.
  • Best Doctors, Hartford Magazine, October 2009, Dermatology.
  • Top Docs, Hartford Magazine, September 2008.
Diane L. Whitaker-Worth, M.D.

Diane L. Whitaker-Worth, M.D.

  • Best Doctor in America®, 2009-2013, Pediatric Dermatology and General Dermatology.
  • Best Doctors, Hartford Magazine, October 2009, Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology.
  • Top Docs, Hartford Magazine, September 2008.
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.
  • Academic Keys Who’s Who in Medical Sciences Education.
  • Nominated for Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award.
  • Top Docs for Women Connecticut Magazine.
  • Top Docs, Hartford Magazine, July 2005.