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Saturday, May 29, 2021

UTMB MS3 Awarded for Poster Presentation at the 2021 Virtual National Student Research Forum

Congratulations to MS3 Sarah Kesaria for her first prize poster presentation “Hailey-Hailey Disease with Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption” at the 2021 Virtual National Student Research Forum!


Other dermatology posters and oral presentations at this annual national conference were:




Renat Ahatov “Unusual Recurrence of Incontinentia Pigmenti in a Child”

Shivan Chokshi “Development of Eczema Following Tonsillectomy in Pediatric Patients with Upper Respiratory Infections”

Harpinder Dhinsa “Diet and Nutritional Habits of Psoriasis Patients” 

Alyssa Hansen “Spanish Proficiency Among Texas Dermatology Residents: a Survey Study”

Tameem Jamal “A Modified Mustarde Flap for Reconstruction of Lower Eyelid Defects”

Masood Mavra “A Review of SJS and TEN Cases with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy”

Masood Mavra “Surgical Management of a Local Angioinvasive Fungal Soft Tissue Infection in the Knee: A Case Report”

Sruti Rachapudi “Comparison of Patient Demographics at a Student-Run Free Clinic Prior to versus During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Xavier Rice “A Case of Giant Cerebriform Intradermal Nevus”

Xavier Rice “Actionable interventions for addressing diversity in dermatology”

Henry Tran “An Interesting Case of Blastomycosis-Like Pyoderma”

Henry Tran “An Interesting Case of Blastomycosis-Like Pyoderma”

Bianca Uzoma “Necrolytic Acral Erythema: A Case Series of Extensive Disease in a Select Prison Population”




William Meyer “Rainfall Associated with Increased Melanoma Among non-Hispanic Whites”

Courtney Prestwood “Epidermal and glandular protein regulation in Hidradenitis Suppurativa identified by Immunohistochemical staining”