Faculty

Meet the core clinical and research faculty for the Center for Rare Melanomas:


Clinical Faculty

William Robinson, MD PhD

William Robinson, MD, PhD
Professor- Medical Oncology
Co-Director, Center for Rare Melanomas


Dr. Robinson is a clinical and basic investigator with a laboratory studying the molecular and genetic regulation of melanoma development. This allows him to be on the forefront of new developments and use laboratory derived knowledge to develop new targeted treatments. Dr. Robinson has a particular interest in rare melanomas and is leading the clinical effort to improve care for patients with rare forms of melanoma.

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Cutaneous Oncology:

Karl Lewis, MD

Karl Lewis, MD
Professor
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Rene Gonzalez, MD

Rene Gonzalez, MD
Professor
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Theresa Medina, MD

Theresa Medina, MD
Assistant Professor
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Matthew Rioth, MD

Matthew Rioth, MD
Assistant Professor
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Ryan Weight, DO

Ryan Weight, DO
Assistant Professor
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Katherine Benchich, MP MSN RN

Katherine Benchich, MP, MSN, RN
Senior Instructor
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Surgery-Pathology:

Martin McCarter, MD

Martin McCarter, MD
Professor, Surgery
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Ana Gleisner, MD PhD

Ana Gleisner, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
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Joshua Wisell, MD

Joshua Wisell, MD
Associate Professor, Pathology
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Research Faculty

Kasey Couts, PhD

Kasey Couts, PhD
Assistant Research Professor- Medical Oncology
Co-Director, Center for Rare Melanomas


Dr. Couts is a translational research scientist who has focused on investigating melanoma throughout her entire scientific career. More recently, she has been studying the genetics and molecular biology underlying rare melanomas. Dr. Couts has also helped in developing new pre-clinical models of rare melanomas, which are being used to identify the most promising and effective new therapies for rare melanomas.

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Medical Oncology:

Eduardo Davila, PhD

Eduardo Davila, PhD
Professor
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Todd Pitts, PhD

Todd Pitts, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
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John Tentler, PhD

John Tentler, PhD
Associate Professor
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Dermatology:

David Norris, MD

David Norris, MD
Professor, Chairman
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Mayumi Fujita, MD, PhD

Mayumi Fujita, MD, PhD
Professor
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Yiqun Shellman, PhD

Yiqun Shellman, PhD
Associate Professor
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