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James D. Whalen, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology
Director, Dermatologic and Mohs and Laser Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship
Academic Office Location:
Dermatology Associates
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6230
Phone: 860-679-3474
Fax: 860-679-1267
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.University of LouisvilleChemistry
M.D.University of Louisville School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipUniversity of Louisville Medicine and Pediatrics
FellowshipPrice Institute at the University of LouisvilleWound Healing Research Fellow
ResidencyBrown University Dermatology
FellowshipBrown University, Division of DermatologyMohs/Dermatologic Surgery Fellow
Mohs Surgery Laser Surgery Cosmetic Dermatology
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationTreasurerExternalState2008
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationImmediate Past PresidentExternalState20082009
Finance Committee, University of Connecticut Health CenterOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity2006
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalState20062008
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationVice PresidentExternalState20052006
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSecretaryExternalState20042005
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationTreasurerExternalState20032004
The Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationExecutive Committee MemberExternalState2003
Conpensation Committee, University of Connecticut Health CenterOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity2002
Core Curriculum Subcommittee, AADSProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20022004
Compensation Committee, University of Connecticut Health CenterOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity20002001
School of Medicine Council, University of Connecticut Health CenterEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19982001
American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Task Force on Quality Assurance and Outcome StudiesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairpersonExternalNational19972005
American Academy of DermatologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous OncologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Society for Dermatologic SurgeryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Association of Dermatologic SurgeonsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic SurgeryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
New England Dermatological SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional
Connecticut State Dermatologic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState
Journal of American Academy of DermatologyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Archives of DermatologyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Dermatologic SurgeryProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Modified Buried Dermal Suture
    Whalen JD, Antonovich D, Collins, S Innovative Techniques in Skin Surgery 2002 Jan;37-40
  • The Ultrasonic Scalpel: Applications in Treatment of Rhinophyma and other Cutaneous Surgical Procedures
    Collins S, Dufresne RG, Whalen, JD Innovative Techniques in Skin Surgery 2002 Jan;217-222

Abstracts

  • Quantitation of Glycosylated Human Serum Albumin by Boronate Affinity Chromatography: Comparison with Other Methods
    Feldoff RC, Bohney JP, Whalen JD, Pfeifer MA Federation Proceedings 1986 Jan;451838
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
“Mohs: Technique, Indications and Case Presentation” Recent Advances in Internal MedicineLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center for Continuing Medical Education cr2007Farmington, CT
“Surgical management of skin cancer,” Medical Grand Rounds (CME)LectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2005Farmington, CT
“Tumescent Liposuction”LectureRhode Island Hospital. Department of Dermatology2002Providence, RI
“Mohs micrographic surgery: what is it and when is it indicated?” LectureProhealth Primary Care Doctors, University of Connecticut Health Center2002Farmington, CT
“Immune & Non-Immune Diseases of Skin, Connective Tissue, Bones and Joints,” small group question and answer, Second year medical/dental studentsTalk2002
“Mohs micrographic surgery”LectureResident noon conference, John Dempsey Hospital2001Farmington, CT
“Procedural dermatology with hands-on pigs feet lab” LectureProhealth Primary Care Doctors, University of Connecticut Health Center2001Farmington, CT
“Dermatological Surgical Procedures to Rejuvenate the Aging Skin” Mini-Medical School.LectureJohn Dempsey Hospital2001Farmington, CT
“Mohs micrographic Surgery”LectureCharlotte-Hungerford Hospital. Grand Rounds2000Torrington, CT
“Use of Laser Surgery in Dermatology” Recent Advances in Internal MedicineLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center for Continuing Medical Education 2000Farmington, CT
“Tumescent Liposuction” LectureRhode Island Hospital. Department of Dermatology2000Providence, RI
“Mohs micrographic surgery”LectureJohn Dempsey Hospital. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery1999Farmington, CT
“Mohs micrographic Surgery”LectureRockville General Hospital Grand Rounds1999
“Remove Unwanted Hair, Tattoos and Vascular Facial Lesions with Laser Accuracy” LectureDiscovery Series, University of Connecticut Health Center1999Farmington, CT
“Mohs micrographic surgery” LectureResident noon conference, John Dempsey Hospital1998Farmington, CT
"Treatment of Photo Aged Skin" - Community Awareness LectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1997Farmington, CT
“Tumescent Liposuction” LectureRhode Island Hospital. Department of Dermatology1997Rhode Island
“Tumescent Liposuction”Lecture Connecticut Chapter of the Dermatology Nurses Association1997
"Skin Cancer"LectureHartford Hospital Medical Grand Rounds 1996Hartford, CT
“Treatment of skin cancer”TalkResident noon conference, John Dempsey Hospital1996Farmington, CT
"Referrals for Cosmetic Skin Treatment: What lesions are responsive to lasers?” Recent Advances in Internal Medicine.LectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center for Continuing Medical Education 1996Farmington, CT
"Ultraviolet Light and Skin Cancer" TalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center Psoriasis Support Group1995Farmington Valley, CT
"Curing Skin Cancer" - Recent Advances in Internal MedicineLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center for Continuing Medical Education1995Farmington, CT
"Delayed Hypersensitivity to Local Anesthetic"PosterAmerican Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Annual Meeting1994San Diego, CA
"Preliminary Experience with an Ultrasonic Scalpel in Mohs Micrographic Surgery"LectureAmerican College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology1993Charleston, SC
"Xylene Substitutes in Frozen Sections" LectureAmerican College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology1992Scottsdale, AZ
"Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: A Classic Case" LectureAmerican Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting1991Atlanta, GA