Iowa State University, Ames, IA, BS, 1978-1982, Biochemistry, With Distinction
The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, MD, 1982-1986
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 1986-1987, Intern, Transitional Program
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, 1987-1990, Resident, Anatomic Pathology
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 6/90-12/90, Resident, Dermatology
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1991, Fellow, Dermatopathology
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1991-1992, Fellow, Dermatology

Honors & Awards

  • 1978-1982
    National Merit Scholar
  • 1978-1982
    Alice Graham Scholarship
  • 1982
    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • 1982
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 1985
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • 1986
    Outstanding Achievement in Pathology Award , Univ of Iowa College of Medicine, Century Club, Pathology
  • 1994
    Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Dermatology, UCSF
  • 2002
    Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Dermatology, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Sheahon KM, Jankowski T, Yeh I, North JP, Pincus LB, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Lang UE. Primary Cilia Are Preserved in Cellular Blue and Atypical Blue Nevi and Lost in Blue Nevus-like Melanoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2021 Sep 01; 45(9):1205-1212.  View on PubMed
  2. Smith GA, Levinson AL, Galvin RT, Lalor LE, McCalmont T, Wang L, Geis MC, Odegaard K, Hupp M, Maguiness S, Turcotte LM, Cordoro KM, Hermiston ML. Concurrent Subcutaneous Panniculitis-like T-Cell Lymphoma and B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2 Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2021 08 01; 43(6):e791-e794.  View on PubMed
  3. Jacobson MA, Zakaria A, Maung Z, Hart C, McCalmont T, Fassett M, Amerson E. Incidence and Characteristics of Delayed Injection Site Reaction to the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV2 Vaccine (Moderna) in a Cohort of Hospital Employees. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 04.  View on PubMed
  4. Ye J, Sheahon KM, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Lang UE. BAP1-inactivated melanocytic tumors show prominent centrosome amplification and associated loss of primary cilia. J Cutan Pathol. 2021 Jun 03.  View on PubMed
  5. Cohen JN, Yeh I, Mully TW, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH. Response To: Feasibility of a Tumor Progression Model in PRKAR1A-inactivated Melanomas. Am J Surg Pathol. 2021 06 01; 45(6):869-870.  View on PubMed
  6. Wang MZ, McNiff JM, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE. Desmoplastic Trichoepithelioma With Pseudocarcinomatous Hyperplasia: A Folliculosebaceous Neoplasm in Young Persons. Am J Dermatopathol. 2021 Apr 21.  View on PubMed
  7. Charli-Joseph Y, Kashani-Sabet M, McCalmont TH, Kornak J, Allen I, Ai WZ, LeBoit PE, Pincus LB. Association of a Proposed New Staging System for Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides With Prognostic Variables in a US Cohort. JAMA Dermatol. 2021 02 01; 157(2):157-165.  View on PubMed
  8. Lezcano CM, Yeh I, Eslamdoost N, Fang Y, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Moy AP, Zhang Y, Busam KJ. Expanding the Spectrum of Microscopic and Cytogenetic Findings Associated With Spitz Tumors With 11p Gains. Am J Surg Pathol. 2021 02 01; 45(2):277-285.  View on PubMed
  9. Roy SF, Bastian BC, Maguiness S, Giubellino A, Vemula SS, McCalmont TH, Yeh I. Multiple desmoplastic Spitz nevi with BRAF fusions in a patient with ring chromosome 7 syndrome. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2021 Sep; 34(5):987-993.  View on PubMed
  10. Young AT, Yedidi RS, Raffi J, McCalmont TH, North J, Brinker A, Berger TG, Murase JE. Idiopathic pure sudomotor failure: A review and two cases. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2021 Jun; 7(3):276-279.  View on PubMed
  11. Rubio-Gonzalez B, Frieden IJ, McCalmont TH, Dorsey M, Funk T, Pincus LB. Folliculotropic mycosis fungoides driven by DOCK8 immunodeficiency syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Jan; 38(1):229-232.  View on PubMed
  12. de la Fouchardière A, Tee MK, Peternel S, Valdebran M, Pissaloux D, Tirode F, Busam KJ, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC, Yeh I. Fusion partners of NTRK3 affect subcellular localization of the fusion kinase and cytomorphology of melanocytes. Mod Pathol. 2021 04; 34(4):735-747.  View on PubMed
  13. Cohen JN, Yeh I, Mully TW, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH. Genomic and Clinicopathologic Characteristics of PRKAR1A-inactivated Melanomas: Toward Genetic Distinctions of Animal-type Melanoma/Pigment Synthesizing Melanoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2020 06; 44(6):805-816.  View on PubMed
  14. Cordoro KM, Reynolds SD, Wattier R, McCalmont TH. Clustered cases of acral perniosis: Clinical features, histopathology, and relationship to COVID-19. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 May; 37(3):419-423.  View on PubMed
  15. Gautam A, Sun Z, Winkler E, Su H, McCalmont TH, Kim H, Tihan T, Hoffman WY, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Cooke DL. Concurrent presentation of brain arteriovenous malformation, peripheral arteriovenous malformation, and cerebellar astrocytoma: Case report. Interdiscip Neurosurg. 2020 Jun; 20.  View on PubMed
  16. Lang UE, Torres R, Cheung C, Vladar EK, McCalmont TH, Kim J, Judson-Torres RL. Ciliation Index Is a Useful Diagnostic Tool in Challenging Spitzoid Melanocytic Neoplasms. J Invest Dermatol. 2020 07; 140(7):1401-1409.e2.  View on PubMed
  17. Raghavan SS, Peternel S, Mully TW, North JP, Pincus LB, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC, Yeh I. Spitz melanoma is a distinct subset of spitzoid melanoma. Mod Pathol. 2020 06; 33(6):1122-1134.  View on PubMed
  18. Lang UE, Love NR, Cheung C, McCalmont TH, Kim J. Use of the Ciliation Index to Distinguish Invasive Melanoma From Associated Conventional Melanocytic Nevi. Am J Dermatopathol. 2020 Jan; 42(1):11-15.  View on PubMed
  19. Abel MK, Suresh R, Raffi J, McCalmont TH, Murase JE. Diagnostic testing in gestational bullous pemphigoid: Has enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay replaced direct immunofluorescence as the new gold standard? JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Dec; 5(12):1081-1083.  View on PubMed
  20. Houlier A, Pissaloux D, Masse I, Tirode F, Karanian M, Pincus LB, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Bastian BC, Yeh I, de la Fouchardière A. Melanocytic tumors with MAP3K8 fusions: report of 33 cases with morphological-genetic correlations. Mod Pathol. 2020 05; 33(5):846-857.  View on PubMed

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