Melanoma Know More would like to introduce its Medical Advisory Committee comprised of local leading physicians who will advise our organization to better serve the community.
Dr. Allison Holzapfelis board certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery. She also serves as Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Dr. W. John Kitzmiller is Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, UC Health University Hospital. His special interest is health care reform through education and improvement in systems based practice.
Dr. Philip Leming is a founding partner of Cincinnati Hematology-Oncology, Inc. He also started the Clinical Cancer Research Department at The Christ Hospital and was its director until its merger with The University of Cincinnati Health Alliance. Dr. Leming is very active in teaching at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and at The Christ Hospital.
Dr. Allison Lied is a board certified plastic surgeon with her own practice since 2007. Additionally, she is on the medical staff of the Shriner’s Hospital for Children and is a Volunteer Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Zalfa Abdel-Malek joined the University of Cincinnati in 1985 after earning a Ph.D. in General Biology from the University of Arizona. She is also a professor in the Department of Dermatology, with a joint position in the Department of Cell and Cancer Biology and a member of the Center for Environmental Genetics in the Department of Environmental Health.
Dr. Jim Nordlund is a board-certified dermatologist with Group Health Associates where he serves as Division Director for Dermatology. He is also a professor emeritus at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.
Dr. Cari Ann Ogg is the Associate Program Director of the Jewish Hospital Surgical Residency where she focuses on resident academics and curriculum. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 2011, Dr. Ogg was named the Director for Robotics at Jewish Hospital where she strives to improve the multi-specialty program.
Dr. Jeff Sussman is Director of the Surgical Oncology Division at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Chairman of the Performance Improvement Committee at the Barrett Cancer Center. He serves as an Associate Director for the Cincinnati Cancer Consortium.