Nneka I. Comfere, M.D.

  1. Dermatologist
  2. Dermatopathologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Clinical dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Cutaneous vasculitis
  • Cutaneous lymphomas
  • Immunobullous diseases
  • Melanocyte biology
  • Melanoma
  1. 2017
    Certificate - Joint Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University program W.P. Carey Executive Education CertificateArizona State University W.P Carey School of Business
  2. 2014
    Research Scholar - Healthcare Delivery Research ScholarMayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  3. 2014
    Certificate - Certificate ScholarMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  4. 2006
    FellowDermatopathology Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2005
    ResidentDermatology Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2002
    Internship - Internal MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. 2001
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 1997
    BS - BiochemistryFlorida State University

Certifications

  1. 2006
    DermatopathologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  2. 2005
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    Healthcare Delivery Research Scholars ProgramHealthcare Delivery Research Scholars Program
  2. 2003
    1st Prize, Duel in Dermatopathology40th Annual Meeting, American Society of Dermatopathology
  3. 2000
    Certificate of AppreciationVictim Services Sexual Assault Program of Dodge, Filmore and Olmsted Counties
  4. 1999
    Certificate of AppreciationVictim Services Sexual Assault Program of Dodge, Filmore and Olmsted Counties
  5. 1996
    Recognition of Significant Contributions Through Science Students Together Reaching (SSRIDE) ProgramLeon County Juvenile Justice Council, Tallahassee, FL

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force
  2. 2019 - present
    Education Committee MemberMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberDepartment of Dermatology Education Committee
  4. 2018 - present
    SecretarySecretary of Officers and Councilors, Officers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  5. 2018 - present
    At-large memberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, Nominations Committee
  6. 2018 - present
    Kern AffiliateKern Center
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, Nominations Committee
  8. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic
  9. 2018 - present
    Kern AffiliateMayo Clinic
  10. 2018 - present
    Vice ChairMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  11. 2017 - 2018
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, Quality Task Force
  12. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology Membership Committee
  13. 2016 - 2018
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, Membership Committee
  14. 2015 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology Appropriate Use Criteria Committee
  15. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology Expert Resource Group - Quality and Patient Safety
  16. 2014 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Quality Academy
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberDermatology Executive Commitee
  18. 2013 - present
    ChairMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology
  19. 2013 - present
    Task Force MemberPerformance Measurement Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology
  20. 2012 - present
    MemberUnited States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium
  21. 2011 - 2013
    MemberMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology
  22. 2011 - present
    Director of QualityDepartment of Dermatology
  23. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Medical Quality
  24. 2010 - 2013
    MemberSelection Committee for Dermatology Residency Program, Department of Dermatology
  25. 2009 - present
    ChairCutaneous Lymphoma Disease Interest Group, Department of Dermatology
  26. 2009 - 2017
    Section HeadDermatopathology, Department of Dermatology
  27. 2009 - 2013
    Committee MemberEducation Committee, Department of Dermatology
  28. 2008
    MemberQuality Academy - TEAMs Training
  29. 2008 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas
  30. 2007 - 2009
    MemberOutpatient Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 2007 - 2017
    Quality Assurance DirectorDivision of Dermatopathology and Cutaneous Immunopathology, Department of Dermatology
  32. 2007 - present
    Co-DirectorO'Leary Meeting Dermatopathology Workshop, Department of Dermatology
  33. 2005 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Dermatopathology
  34. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  35. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  36. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  37. 2001 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  38. 2001 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.