Awards and Honors

Preeti Jhorar, M.D. - Awarded the UConn Dermatology Resident Publication Award for 2019.

Anthony Chiaravalloti, M.D. - Awarded the UConn Dermatology Resident Publication Award for 2018.

Andrew Kim, M.D. - Awarded the UConn Dermatology Resident Publication Award for 2017.

Breton Yates, M.D. - UConn School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education ‘Outstanding Resident Award’ 2016.

John Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. - Awarded a Residents’ International Grant from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to participate in a 6 week elective to Africa where the Education and Volunteer Abroad Committee (EVAC) establishes dermatology support programs and teledermatology consulting services.

Sphoorthi Jinna, M.D. - Awarded the UConn Dermatology Resident Publication Award for 2016.

Michael Payette, M.D., MBA - Awarded an ARTE in Dermatology Annual Summit Scholarship to attend the 9th Annual Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference.

Michael Payette, M.D., MBA - Awarded scholarship to the 2011 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Annual Meeting.

Julia Anderson, M.D. - Awarded a Residents’ International Grant from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to participate in a 6 week elective to Africa where the Education and Volunteer Abroad Committee (EVAC) establishes dermatology support programs and teledermatology consulting services.

Justin Finch, M.D. - Awarded a grant from the Society for Investigative Dermatology, to attend the Resident Retreat for Future Academicians.

Justin Finch, M.D. - Case of the Year presentation at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Dermatology in Baltimore, MD.

Justin Finch, M.D. - Poster presentation “Depressed plaque on the back of a twelve year old girl” at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Dermatology.

Justin Finch, M.D. - Awarded a Residents’ International Grant from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to participate in a 6 week elective to Africa where the Education and Volunteer Abroad Committee (EVAC) establishes dermatology support programs and teledermatology consulting services.

Janelle Ricketts, M.D. - Presentation at the Skin of Color meeting/AAD Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA – February 2011. Melanoma incidence trends and stage at diagnosis in skin of color: A glance at regional differences, by Janelle Ricketts, M.D., MariMeg Clairwood, B.A., Jane Grant-Kels, M.D., Lou Gonsalves, Ph.D.

Meagen McCusker, M.D. - Recently a reviewer for the MCAT Exam (MR5). Dr. McCusker was one of over 2,000 faculty 4th year students and experienced residents who completed five science content surveys and provided input about the content of the future MCAT exam.

Melinda Jen, M.D. - Awarded a Residents’ International Grant from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to participate in a 6 week elective to Africa where the Education and Volunteer Abroad Committee (EVAC) establishes dermatology support programs and teledermatology consulting services.

Douglas Michael Leone, M.D. - Awarded an ARTE in Dermatology Annual Summit Scholarship to attend the 6th Annual Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference held in January 2009.