Jennifer L. Hand, M.D.

  1. Dermatologist
  2. Medical Geneticist
  • Inherited skin disorders
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Familial melanoma
  • Pediatric dermatology
  1. 2000
    Fellow - Medical GeneticsMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1998
    Resident - DermatologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 1995
    Internship - Preliminary Internal MedicineMayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. 1994
    MDMayo Medical School
  5. 1986
    BS - Genetics, with High HonorUniversity of California, Berkeley

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Pediatric DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  2. 2002
    Clinical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  3. 1998
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    2020 Top DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  2. 2019
    2019 Top DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  3. 2018
    2019 Best Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  4. 2018
    2018 Top DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  5. 2018
    Advanced Leadership Forum ProgramAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  6. 2017
    2017 Top DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  7. 2017
    2017 Best Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  8. 2016
    2016 Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  9. 2015
    2015 Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  10. 2014
    Scholarship Award for Best Resident Research (Mentored)Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  11. 2014
    Honorable MentionMayo Clinic Documentation Services
  12. 2008
    Bronze Award18th Annual National Health Information Award Contest
  13. 2004
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 2002
    Outstanding EducatorMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  15. 2001
    Bronze Award11th Annual National Health Information Awards
  16. 1999
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  17. 1998
    Mentorship AwardWomen's Dermatologic Society
  18. 1997
    Travel Scholarship for Best Abstract19th World Congress of Dermatology
  19. 1997
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Dermatology
  20. 1996
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School
  21. 1990
    William D. and Alyce E. Crotty Endowed ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  22. 1986
    High HonorsUniversity of California, Berkeley
  23. 1986
    Phi Beta KappaUniversity of California, Berkeley

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Certifying and MOC Examination CommitteeSociety for Pediatric Dermatology Awards and Grants Committee
  2. 2018 - present
    Chair, Grant Review CommitteeAwards and Grants Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  3. 2018 - present
    ChairSociety for Pediatric Dermatology, Awards and Grants Committee
  4. 2018 - present
    Co-ChairPediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PEDRA), Awards and Grants Committee
  5. 2017
    Application AssessorSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  6. 2017
    Grant ReviewerSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  7. 2017 - 2020
    Scientific Advisory BoardFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  8. 2016
    Grant ReviewerSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  9. 2016
    Judge/ReviewerSociety for Pediatric Dermatology, Poster Judging Committee
  10. 2016
    National Meeting Physician VolunteerFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  11. 2016
    Physician Expert, Patient Conference Call: "Understanding PT/OT in Ichthyosis"Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  12. 2016 - present
    Telephone Consultation Project Team MemberFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  13. 2016
    Grant ReviewerSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  14. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety for Pediatric Dermatology, Awards and Grants Committee
  15. 2016 - present
    Faculty MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  16. 2015 - present
    Active MemberHair Specialty Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  17. 2015 - 2016
    MemberPhysician/Scientist Engagement Group
  18. 2015
    Judge/ReviewerPoster Judging Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  19. 2015
    Physician Regional Meeting HostFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  20. 2015
    Grant ReviewerSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  21. 2015 - present
    Founding MemberUpper Midwest Pediatric Dermatology Virtual Journal Club and Case Discussion
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberPorphyria Disease Interest Group
  23. 2014 - present
    AdvisorMayo Medical School, Career Advisory Program
  24. 2013 - present
    MemberElectron Microscopy Working Group, Department of Dermatology
  25. 2013
    Physician Expert, Patient Audio Conference: X-linked ichthyosisFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  26. 2013 - 2019
    MemberCertifications and MOC Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  27. 2013 - present
    MemberGenomics Odyssey Board
  28. 2012
    Judge/ReviewerPoster Judging Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  29. 2012 - 2017
    Scientific Advisory BoardFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  30. 2012 - present
    MemberIndividualized Medicine Clinic Work Group, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  31. 2012 - present
    MemberPediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  32. 2012 - present
    Ichthyosis Group MemberPediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
  33. 2011 - 2013
    MemberSociety for Pediatric Dermatology, Archives Committee
  34. 2007
    Committee MemberClinical Experiences Theme Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  35. 2006 - 2009
    MemberSubcommittee on Medical School Education for Dermatology, Department of Dermatology
  36. 2006 - present
    MemberMelanoma Study Group, MCCC, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  37. 2005 - present
    MemberFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
  38. 2004 - present
    MemberO'Leary Society for Dermatology
  39. 2003 - 2008
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Dermatology
  40. 2002 - present
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  41. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  42. 2002 - present
    MemberMinnesota Dermatological Society
  43. 2001 - 2007
    MemberGenomics Liaison Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2001 - 2007
    Genomics LiaisonDepartment of Dermatology
  45. 2001 - present
    MemberSociety for Pediatric Dermatology
  46. 2000 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  47. 1999 - 2005
    MemberMelanoma Project, Familial Cancer Program Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  48. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  49. 1997 - present
    MemberWomen's Dermatologic Society
  50. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  51. 1994 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  52. 1993 - 1994
    Founding MemberMayo Medical School Chapter, National Student Dermatology Association
  53. 1993 - 1994
    Chapter PresidentMayo Medical School Chapter, National Student Dermatology Association
  54. 1992 - 1993
    MemberPsychiatry Education, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  55. 1992
    MemberPruitt Lectureship Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  56. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  57. 1990 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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