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Janelle R. Mallett, M.D., M.B.A., FAAD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director of Skin of Color
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6230
Phone: 800-535-6232


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B.A.Harvard UniversityBiology
OtherUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineDermatology
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineChief Resident, Dermatology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Excellence in Medical Studies AwardUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Dean's Symposium on Patient Safety and Continuous Quality Improvement First PlaceUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Research AwardConnecticut Academy of Family Physicians
Graduate Assistantship AwardUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
South Park Dermatology Clinic for the Homeless. Migrant Farmworkers, Jim Calhoun Race - Dermatology Cancer screening event Community ServiceVolunteerUConn HealthLocal2011
Dermatology Residency Selection CommitteeAdvisory Committeevoting memberUConn HealthUniversity2011
Admissions Committee, Voting MemberEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20032004

Journal Articles

  • Muir-Torre Syndrome: A Case Report in a Woman Without Personal Cancer History.
    Torre, Kristin; (Mallett)Ricketts, Janelle; Dadras, Soheil S The American Journal of dermatopathology 2018 Jun;4155-59
  • Pigmentary Disorders of the Eyes and Skin.
    Que SKT, Weston G, Suchecki J, Ricketts JR. Clinics in Dermatology 2014 Mar;
  • Role of Nutrition in Dermatologic Diseases: facts and controversies
    Lakdawala N, Babalola O, Fedeles F, McCusker M, Ricketts JR, Whitaker-Worth D, Grant-Kels JM Clin Dermatol 2013 Dec;31(6):677-700
  • Melanoma in skin of color in Connecticut: an analysis of melanoma incidence and stage at diagnosis in non-Hispanic blacks, non-Hispanic whites, and Hispanics.
    Clairwood, MariMeg; Ricketts, Janelle; Grant-Kels, Jane; Gonsalves, Lou International journal of dermatology 2013 Aug;53(4):425-33
  • Cutaneous simulants of infectious disease.
    Ricketts, Janelle R; Rothe, Marti J; Grant-Kels, Jane M International journal of dermatology 2011 Sep;50(9):1043-57
  • Nutrition and psoriasis.
    Ricketts J, Rothe MJ, Grant-Kels JM. Clinics in Dermatology 2010 Jan;28615-626
  • Laptop computer--associated erythema ab igne.
    Levinbook, Wendy Susser; Mallett, Janelle; Grant-Kels, Jane M Cutis 2007 Oct;80(4):319-20
  • Association Between Age of Onset and Improved Outcomes in Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia: A Retrospective Analysis
    Shahriari, Neda; Grant-Kels, Jane; Mallett, Janelle. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Current and Emerging Evidence on Controversial Risk Factors and Medical Management Strategies for Hair Loss
    Gronbeck, Christian; Whitaker-Worth, Diane, Mallett, Janelle. International Journal of Women's Dermatology
  • Facial lipogranulomas due to self-injection of vitamin A oil
    Kristin Torre BS a, Michael Murphy MD b, Janelle Ricketts MD, MBA b International Journal of Women's Dermatology
  • Pigmentary disorders of the eyes and skin.
    Que, Syril Keena T; Weston, Gillian; Suchecki, Jeanine; Ricketts, Janelle Clinics in dermatology 33(2):147-58

Book Chapters

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Psoriasis (ch 6, p101-122).
    Ricketts JR, Grant-Kels JM. The Fatty Acid Deficiency Syndrome: Opportunities for Disease Prevention. 101-122


  • Relationship between exposure to racism and blood pressure in African American women with diabetes
    Wagner J, Mallett JR, Antar O, Dominello M, Abbott G. Diabetes 2006 Jan;65 (S1):A49
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Hypersensitivity Medication Reactions In DermatologyLectureUniv of Ct Medical School2013Univ of CT Medical School
Vitiligo: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and New TreatmentsTalkVitiligo support group2013Gethsemane Church in Bloomfield, CT
Potpourri KodachromesLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2012Farmington, CT
Hair Loss and HirsutismLectureCME course to Internal Medicine Physicians2012University Connecticut
Melanoma Incidence Trends and Stage at Diagnosis in Skin of Color: A Glance at Regional DifferencesLectureSkin of Color Society, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting2011
Hair Loss in the Pediatric Patient. LectureConnecticut Children’s Medical Center2011Hartford, CT
Dermatology in Ethnic Skin.LectureConnecticut Mental Health Authority2011
Updates in Melanoma in Skin of Color LectureDermatology Grand Rounds, University of Connecticut Health Center2010Farmington, CT
Dermatology in Ethnic Skin.LectureConnecticut Mental Health Authority2010