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CURRICULUM VITAE

Kara E. Walton MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert East Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
EDUCATION:
1999 - 2003 BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2005 - 2009 MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2009 - 2010 Transitional Intern, St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
2010 - 2013 Resident, Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital System, Detroit, MI
2016 - 2017 Dermatopathology Fellow, Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2013 - Present Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
12/2015 - 06/2016 Medical Director, Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin
SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Dermatology
2013
2023
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin
60889-20
06/05/2013
10/31/2017
Illinois
07/2016
06/2017
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
1999 - 2003 Wisconsin Academic Excellence Governors' Scholarship
1999 - 2003 Dean's List, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2003 Graduate with Distinction, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2007 Humanitarian Award, Council of the Milwaukee Academy of Medicine
2008 Alpha Omega Alpha, Wisconsin Beta Chapter
2012 - 2013 Chief Resident, Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital
2014 - 2015 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher, Medical College of Wisconsin
MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2010 - Present American Academy of Dermatology
2012 - Present Dermatology Foundation
2016 - Present American Society of Dermatopathology
2016 - Present International Society of Dermatopathology
LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2006 - 2007 Board Member and Manager of Patient Assistance, Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured, Medical College of Wisconsin
2006 - 2007 Board Member and Chair of National Primary Care Week, Family Medicine Student Association, Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - 2016 M2 Dermatology Curriculum Director, Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 Ambulatory Services Steering Committe, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 FMLH Dermatology Operations Committee, Frodtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases, Dermatology Lecture Series, Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2012
The sun and your skin: considerations in skin of color, Women of the World Heath Conference, Marquette University, 06/05/2015
 
Regional
Left ventricular recovery after replacement of a regurgitant aortic valve, Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, 2006
Side effects of oncologic drugs used in dermatology, Wisconsin Dermatological Society Fall Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 10/05/2013
 
National
Walton, K, Diffuse dermal angiomatosis: a case report [poster presentation], American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012
Walton, K, Kohen L., Graunuloma annulare of the penis: case report and review of the literature [poster presentation], American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, 2013
Walton, K, Spiradenocylindrocarcinoma in a patient with Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome, 19th Joint Meeting of the International Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, 03/2016
Walton, Kara, Martinez-Escala, Estela, Yelamos, Oriol, Guitart, Joan, Primary Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma of the Scalp Associated with Androgenetic Alopecia in Men [poster presentation], 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology; 2017 Oct 27–30, Chicago, IL, 2016
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2013 - 2016 M2 Dermatology Curriculum Director
2014 - 2016 M1-M2 Clinical Apprenticeship Preceptor
 
COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2002 - 2004 Unit and Activity Room Volunteer, University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital, Madison, WI
2003 Youth Tutor, Centro Hispano, Cherokee Heights Middle School, Madison, WI
2003 Bilingual Family Advocate, American Red Cross Badger Chapter, Madison, WI
2005 - 2006 Tar Wars Volunteer, Family Medicine Student Association, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2005 - 2006 Clinic Volunteer, Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2006 - 2008 Youth Mentor, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), New Berlin Eisenhower Middle/High School, New Berlin, WI
2010 - 2013 Clinic Volunteer, St. Francis Cabrini Dermatology Clinic, Free Clinic for the uninsured, Detroit, MI
 
GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES:
2003 Clinic Volunteer, Community Health Center, Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico
2010 Clinic/ED Volunteer, Hospitalito Atitlán, Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Walton KE, Bowers EV, Drolet BA, Holland KE. Childhood lichen planus: demographics of a U.S. population. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jan-Feb;27(1):34-8.
2. Haugh, Alexandra; Zhang, Bin; Bubley, Jeffrey A.; Kudalkar, Emily; Verzì, Anna Elisa; Walton, Kara; VandenBoom, Timothy; Merkel, Emily; Lee, Christina Y; Tan, Timothy; Isales, Maria Christina; Kong, Betty Y; Wenzel, Alexander T; Bunick, Christopher G; Choi, Jaehyuk; Sosman, Jeffrey; Gerami, Pedram. Distinct Patterns of Acral Melanoma Based on Site and Relative Sun Exposure. J Invest Dermatol 2017. Submitted.
3. Alexandra M. Haugh, BA, Ching-ni Njauw, MS, Jeffrey A. Bubley, BA, Anna Elisa Verzì, MD, Bin Zhang, MS, Emily Kudalkar, PhD,Timothy VandenBoom, MD, Kara Walton, MD, Brian L. Swick, MD, Raj Kumar, PhD, Sarah Cochrane, MD, Huma Q. Rana, MD, Shelley R. McCormick, MD, Christopher R. Shea, MD, Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, Pedram Gerami, MD. The BAP1 Cancer Syndrome: A Report of 8 New Families and Review of Genotypic and Phenotypic Features. JAMA Dermatol 2017. Submitted.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Walton KW, Burnett CH. “Dermatologic medications”. McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Dermatology: A Pictorial Review. Ed Asra Ali. New York:McGraw-Hill. (2015)
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Walton KW, Santoro FA, Kohen LA. Resident rounds: Part II: Follicular, apocrine, sebaceous and eccrine neoplasms and their disease associations. J Drugs Dermatol. 2012;11(10):1237-38.
 
Abstracts
1. Susan Pei MD, Laura Kulik MD, Paras Vakharia PharmD, Kara Walton MD, Pedram Yazdan MD, Pedram Gerami MD, Jonathan Cotliar MD. Unique report of pseudoporphyria associated with sofosbuvir and simeprevir antiviral therapy for hepatitis C infection [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology; 2017 Oct 26–29; Baltimore, Maryland(MD). Submitted.
2. Walton, Kara, Martinez-Escala, Estela, Yelamos, Oriol, Guitart, Joan. Primary Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma of the Scalp Associated with Androgenetic Alopecia in Men [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology; 2017 Oct 27–30; Chicago, IL(IL): ASDP; 2017. Abstract nr 260.
3. Walton, KE. Spiradenocylindrocarcinoma in a patient with Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome[abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 19th Joint Meeting of the International Society of Dermatopathology; 2016 Mar 2-3; Washington, DC. ISDP; 2017.
4. Walton, KE, Kohen, L. Graunuloma annulare of the penis: case report and review of the literature [abstract]. J Amer Acad Dermatol 2013:68 (4).
5. Walton, K. Diffuse dermal angiomatosis: a case report [abstract]. J Amer Acad Dermatol 2012:66(4). AB49
 
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