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CURRICULUM VITAE

Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/1997 - 06/2001 B.A. cum laude, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
08/2011 - 05/2015 M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2015 - 06/2016 Intern, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI
07/2016 - 06/2019 Dermatology Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2019 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
08/2019 - Present Chief, Section of Dermatology, Clement J. Zablocki VAMC, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
08/2019 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2019 - Present Clement J. Zablocki VAMC, 5000 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53295

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Dermatology
2019
2029
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
BLS
AHA
09/2019
10/31/2023
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
68073-20
10/02/2017
10/31/2023
DEA
FA7166196
10/18/2017
06/30/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1998 - 2000 Stride Rite Scholarship for Community Service, Harvard University
2001 - Present Graduated cum laude in Psychology with emphasis on Cognitive Neuroscience, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2013 - Present Peter G. Hanson Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students
2014 - Present Lewis E. and Edith Phillips Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement
2014 - Present Alpha Omega Alpha
2014 - Present Gold Humanism Honor Society
2018 - Present Jessica S. Lin Award for Clinical Excellence by a Resident Physician, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - Present Outstanding Medical School Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2022 - Present Office of Global Health's FY2023 Faculty Global Health Travel Scholarship
2022 - Present Best Presentation - Candidate, International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal
2023 - Present HVO Golden Apple Award, for contribution to the improvement of global health
Diseases World Congress

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2012 - 2015 Member (American Medical Student Association)
2015 - Present Member (American Medical Association)
2016 - Present Member (Wisconsin Dermatological Society)
2016 - Present Member (American Academy of Dermatology)
2017 - 2019 Resident Liaison (Women's Dermatologic Society)
2017 - Present Member (Health Volunteers Overseas)
2019 - Present Member (International Alliance for Global Health Dermatology)
2019 - Present Member (International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease)

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Vulva of Color Research
Source:
Pending
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2023 - Present
Direct Funds:
$55,000
  
Title:
CSP 2019, Basal Cell Carcinoma Chemoprevention Trial (B3C)
Source:
VA Cooperative Studies Program
Role:
Site Investigator
Direct Funds:
$160,152
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, "The Gender Ambition Gap in Academic Dermatology, Department of Dermatology Academic Half Day, Milwaukee, - 01/2018
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Vulvar Melanoma, Department of Dermatology Academic Half Day, Milwaukee, - 07/2018
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Isotretinoin in Transgender Men, Wisconsin Dermatologic Society, Milwaukee, - 10/2018
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Humbling Lessons from Vietnam, Department of Dermatology Academic Half Day, Milwaukee, - 01/2019
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Introduction to Dermatology, Student Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Professions (StEP-UP), Milwaukee, - 03/2020
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, The Red Vulva: Approach to Inflammatory Vulvar Dermatoses, MCW Gynecology Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, - 03/2020
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, The Red Vulva: Approach to Inflammatory Vulvar Dermatoses, American College of Gynecology - Wisconsin Chapter, Sheboygan, - 10/2022
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Considerations in Vulva of Color, MCW Gynecology Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, - 01/2023
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Acute Vulvar Ulcers, Department of Dermatology Academic Half Day, Milwaukee, - 01/2017
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Holland K, Erythrokeratodermia-Cardiomyopathy (EKC) Syndrome, Wisconsin Dermatologic Society, Milwaukee, - 10/2016
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Harter T, Development and Utilization of an Advance Care Planning Workshop for Physicians to Improve their Confidence and Knowledge during Patient Encounters, Respecting Choices National Share the Experience, Milwaukee, - 09/2016
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Gordon K, Eruptive Xanthoma During Antiretroviral Therapy. Wisconsin Dermatologic Society, Milwaukee, - 10/2017
 
National
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Vulvar Forum, American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, 03/2023 - Present
 
International
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Dermatology Educational Lecture Series for Vietnamese Residents, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue, Vietnam, 12/2018 - Present
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Delayed Diagnosis of Vulvar Dermatoses in Skin of Color: A Case Series, International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) World Congress 2022, Dublin, Ireland, 07/2022 - Present
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Dermatology Educational Lecture Series for Vietnamese Residents, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue, Vietnam, 12/2022 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
• Nathaly Gonzalez; Allyson Rennebohm; Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn. Lessons Learned from a Community-Based Dermatology Screening. Medical College of Wisconsin, Community Engagement Poster Session. Milwaukee, - 11/03/22
• Ana Maria Viteri; Allyson Rennebohm; Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn. A Step Towards Health Equity: Leveraging Community Engagement & Partnerships in Dermatology. Medical College of Wisconsin, Community Engagement Poster Session. Milwaukee, - 11/03/22
 
Regional
• Dylan Trinh, BS; Stephen R. Humphrey, MD; Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD; Karolyn A. Wanat, MD. Use of Teledermatology in Resource-Limited Settings within Wisconsin. Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dermatological Society Spring Meeting 2022, Madison WI, 04/09/22 - Present
• Brandon J. Calley; Karolyn A. Wanat; Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn. Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma Presenting as Vulvar Lymphedema. Wisconsin Dermatologic Society Fall 2022 Conference. Stevens Point, - 11/01/2022
 
National
• Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Amato D, Lin C, Renda L, Gordon K, "Impact of Scalp Psoriasis on Quality of Life Measurements at Baseline and Following Treatment with Ixekizumab, " Society for Investigative Dermatology, Chicago, 05/2019 - Present
• Serrano L, Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Sokumbi O, "Hidradenitis Suppurativa dermatology visits by gender, race, and insurer in a Midwest population, " Society for Investigative Dermatology, Chicago, 05/2019 - Present
• Leon Tjahjono, MD, Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD, Karolyn A. Wanat, MD. Well-Defined Pruritic Red Plaques in Dystrophic Dominant Epidermolysis Bullosa Pruriginosa. Gross & Microscopic Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, 2022
 
International
• Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD. Delayed Diagnosis of Vulvar Dermatoses in Skin of Color: A Case Series. International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD), XXVI World Congress July 2022.
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Global Health Dermatology Committee, Department of
2019 - Present Diversity Champion, Department of Dermatology
2019 - Present Faculty Council Representative, Department of Dermatology
2019 - Present Member, Residency Selection Committee, Department of Dermatology
2020 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Dermatology
2020 - Present Member, Program Evaluation Committee, Department of Dermatology
2022 - 2023 Urology Chair Search Committee, MCW
Dermatology
 
Hospital
08/2020 - Present Member, Clinically Integrated Network/Accountable Care
08/2020 - Present Member, Health Equity Workgroup, Froedtert & Medical College of
02/2022 - Present Member, Patient Services & Operations Committee, Froedtert &
Organization Clinical Integration Committee, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2018 - Present M2 Dermatology Section Leader
2021 - Present DIG Virtual Diverse Skin and Cultural Humility Panel
2021 - Present Pathways Mentor (Imeh Ndiokho and Tracy Cherubin)
2023 - Present Residency Advisor Training (3/17/23-3/16/25)
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2018 - 2019 Internal Medicine Resident Lectures in Dermatology
2019 - Present Vulvar Dermatology and Boards Review Lectures
2021 - Present Annual Global Health Resident Lecture
2021 - Present Scarring Alopecia Lecture
2023 - Present Kodachromes Resident Lecture
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
1998 - 2001 Mission Hill After-School Program, Program Coordinator (curriculum development, parent communication)
2008 - 2011 Eureka One-on-One Review, LLC, Tutor, SAT/ACT
2023 - Present Contributor, ISSVD Competency Committee Images
 
Medical Student Education
2013 - 2015 University of Wisconsin, M1 and M2 tutoring
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Tommy Zhang, UW-Milwaukee, 2018 - Present 2018, Medical School Application Advising
 
Medical Students
Alexandra Johnson, 2020-Present, Diversity Mentor
Brianna Olamiju, 2021, Road to Residency Mock Interview
Philip Berce, 2021, ERAS Mentor
Tracy Cherubin, 2021-Present, Diversity Mentor
Imeh Ndiokho, 2021-Present, Diversity Mentor
Brandon Calley, 2021-Present, Research and ERAS Mentor
Brenna Kelly, 2022, Personal Statement Mentor
Nathaly Gonzalez, 2022-2023, Diversity Mentor
Ana Maria Viteri, 2020-Present, Diversity Mentor
Abdulaziz Hamid, 2021-Present, Diversity Mentor
 
Residents
Ekene Ezenwa, University of Chicago, Mucosal Clinic Mentor
Linda Serrano, 2021, Clinical Competency Committee Appointed Mentorship
Kimberly Katz, 2022, Clinical Competency Committee Appointed Mentorship
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
Research Programs
2022 - Present Clinical Research Fellow Program Development Committee
 
Clinical Programs
2020 - Present Froedtert Mucosal Dermatology Clinic
2022 - Present Dermatology @ Froedtert Inclusion Health Clinic
2022 - Present Infectious Diseases Fellow Rotation at Zablocki Dermatology Clinic
2022 - Present Gynecology Resident Rotation at Froedtert Mucosal Dermatology Clinic
 
Community Programs
2022 - 2023 Skin, Hair, and Nails Screening Events: A New Paradigm for
2022 - Present Advisor, Good Skin Knowledge Program, American Academy of
2023 - Present Advisor, Platinum Level Skin Smart Campus Award for MCW with Nathaly
Dermatology
Dermatology Community Engagement, in partnership with Gee's Clippers and the American Academy of Dermatology
Gonzalez
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
1999 - Present Founder, The Seneca, Inc.
2008 - 2011 Patient Escort, City of Hope Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA
2012 - 2013 Co-leader, Families and Non-Traditional Students Group
2012 - 2014 Volunteer, Big Sib/Little Sib Program, Madison, WI
2012 - 2014 Volunteer, MEDiC Southside Dermatology Clinic, Madison, WI
2013 - Present Speaker, Succeeding in Medical School Panel, Madison, WI
2014 - Present Tour Guide, Medical Student Applicants, Madison, WI
2014 - Present Speaker, Second Look Weekend Panel, Madison, WI
2014 - Present Volunteer and Dermatology Education, Salvation Army After-School Program
2014 - Present Co-leader, Dermatology Interest Group
2017 - Present Volunteer Physician, Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry
2017 - Present Volunteer Physician, Walker's Point Free Clinic for the Uninsured
2018 - Present Coordinator, SPOTme® Screening at Ann's Hope Annual Melanoma Run/Walk
2018 - 2020 Volunteer Physician, MCW's Saturday Clinic for the Underinsured
2018 - Present Panelist and Speaker, Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP)
2020 - Present Graduate Board, The Seneca, Inc., Harvard University
2020 - Present Dermatology Physician Coordinator, MCW's Saturday Clinic for
2022 - Present Guest, Word on Medicine segment on I Heart Radio for MCW
2022 - Present Reviewer, Ohio State University and University of California,
2022 - Present Guest, WNOV segment on Precision Medicine and Genetics in
2022 - Present Speaker, 101.7/The Truth Q&A about Skin Cancer
2022 - Present SNMA Speaker Panel, UW-Madison SMPH
2023 - Present Diversity Pizza Party
2023 - Present Guest, CTSI Discovery Radio (Shingles) on WMSE 91.7FM
Irvine CTSI
collaboration with All of Us Research Program
the Underinsured (SCU)
 

GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES:
2018 - Present Dr. Elaine Kohler Global Health Elective Scholarship Recipient
2019 - Present Table Leader - Global Health Electives Seminar at MCW
2019 - Present American Academy of Dermatology Travel Grant Recipient
2019 - Present Vietnam: 4-week global health rotation through Health Volunteers Overseas
2020 - Present Ghana: 2-week global health needs assessment, held due to COVID
2022 - Present Vietnam: 2-week global health project with Health Volunteers Overseas and Hue
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Moraites E, Vaughn OA, Hill S. Hyperhidrosis: Incidence and prevalence. Dermatol Clin. 2014 Oct;32(4):457-465. PMID: 25152338.
2. Moraites E, Vaughn OA, Hill S. Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy. Dermatol Clin. 2014 Oct;32(4):541-548. PMID: 25152348.
3. Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Hinshaw MH, Teng JM. Acantholytic dyskeratotic epidermal nevus. JAMA Dermatology. 2015 Nov;151(11):1259-60. PMID: 26131939
4. Kelly MP, Vaughn OL, Anderson PA. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in Localized Alveolar Ridge and Maxillary Sinus Augmentation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 May;74(5):928-39. PMID: 26707429.
5. Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Siegel DH, Chiu YE, DeBord LC, Hogeling M, Hunt RD, Nguyen C, Sokumbi O, Verbsky JW, Arkin LM. Clinical and Histological Presentation of Pediatric Reactive Granulomatous Dermatitis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020;37(3):498-503. PMID: 32115758.
6. Brandon J. Calley, Amanda Lanham, Kara E. Young, Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn. Subungual Hyperkeratosis in a Hemiplegic Limb Following a Cerebrovascular Accident, JAAD Case Reports, 2022, ISSN 2352-5126, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2022.10.016. PMID: 36439780.
7. Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD; Philip Berce, BS, PharmD; Brandon Calley, BS; Catherine K. Chang, BS; Sophia Neman, BA; Ana Maria Viteri, BS; Alexander Means, MD. Age-Appropriate Cancer Screenings: An Update for Dermatologists. Cutis. Submitted.
8. Jeanette R. Comstock, MD, Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD, Idowu Olugbade, BS, Beth A. Drolet, MD. Rethinking the use of 'Caucasian": A push towards more equitable language use in dermatology. Br J Derm. Submitted.
9. Leon Tjahjono, MD, Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD, Karolyn A. Wanat, MD. Well-Defined Pruritic Red Plaques in Dystrophic Dominant Epidermolysis Bullosa Pruriginosa. JAMA Dermatology. Submitted.
10. Calley, Brandon J. BS; Wanat, Karolyn A. MD; Akinshemoyin Vaughn, Olushola L. MD. Lymphedema and painless papules of the vulva. International Journal of Women's Dermatology 9(2):p e081, June 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/JW9.0000000000000081
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Vaughn, S. "A physician respects the low-yield. See how that changed her life." KevinMD.com. MedPageToday, 1 July 2015.
2. Vaughn, S. "Radical realism: A hospice doctor prepares for death." KevinMD.com.
3. MedPageToday, 26 February 2018.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Moraites E, Vaughn OA, Hill S. A Review of the impact of primary hyperhidrosis on quality of life. Journal of Dermatology for Physician Assistants. 2014 Sept: 8(3): 16-17.
2. Akinshemoyin Vaughn O, Gordon K, Wainaina N. Eruptive Xanthoma during Antiretroviral Therapy: A Case Report. J Microbiol Infect Dis, 2019; 09 (01), 43-45.
 
Abstracts
1. Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD. Delayed Diagnosis of Vulvar Dermatoses in Skin of Color: A Case Series. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 26 (3S), S15-S42. Presented at International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) July 2022.