Jennifer G. Gill, M.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern
Medical Center. Her clinical specialties include treating melanoma and dermatologic complications of cancer, such as cutaneous metastases and chemotherapy-related rashes. 

Dr. Gill earned her medical and doctoral degrees in immunology through the Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed a dermatology residency – including both clinical and research experience – at UT Southwestern and an internal medicine internship at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

She currently performs research at Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern in Dr. Sean Morrison's lab, where she is working to identify the molecular mechanisms behind melanoma metastasis and distant organ tropism. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in cellular biology from the University of Georgia.

Dr. Gill’s research interests include targeted cancer therapies and metastasis of melanoma and other cancers. She has published a number of journal articles and contributed to the third edition of Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy.

Her professional activities also include serving as a peer reviewer for the American Academy of Dermatology and as the Basic Science editor for the Academy’s Board Preparation Question Bank.

Among her many honors, Dr. Gill received the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2018 Presidential Citation Award and the Dermatology Foundation’s 2017 Career Development Award. She is also a prior recipient of the prestigious Barry M.
Goldwater Scholarship, an award created by the U.S. Congress for young scientists with exceptional potential.

Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Gill is a member of professional organizations that include the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Investigative Dermatology, on whose board of directors she also serves. 

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2016), Dermatology
  • Internship - Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (2012-2013), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Washington University School of Medicine (2003-2012)
  • Graduate School - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (2003-2012)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology (2013)
  • American Academy of Dermatology (2013)
Honors & Awards
  • University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship Scholarship 1999-2003
  • Barry M. Goldwater National Scholarship 2002
  • American Physician Scientist Association Travel Award Recipient 2009
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital “Intern of the Year” Award 2013
  • Physician Scientist Training Program Grant Recipient 2015
  • Dermatology Resident Award for Humanism and Professionalism 2015
  • UTSW Dermatology Resident Award for Leadership 2016
  • Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship 2016
  • Dermatology Foundation Physician-Scientist Career Development Award 2017
Books & Publications
  • Targeted therapies for treatment of cancer
  • Melanoma metastasis
  • Cancer metastasis

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