Clay J. Cockerell , MD, MBA Born: September 16, 1956, Houston, Texas
Current Practice: President, Cockerell Dermatopathology
Education: Undergraduate: Texas Tech University 1974-1977, Majors: Zoology, Microbiology, and Chemistry. No degree- entered Medical School via Early Decision Program. Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine M.D. with honors, June 1981. 2016 – Master of Business Administration, Jack Welch Management Institute, Herndon, Virginia; 2018- Masters Degree, Professional Studies in Commercial Real Estate, Georgetown University, Ashburn, Virginia; 2019- In progress- Juris Doctor Degree, Abraham Lincoln University, Glendale, California. Training in Dermatology: New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, Residency, Dermatology 1982-1985, Chief Resident, Dermatology 1984-1985. Other Training: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle Washington, Internship, Internal Medicine 1981-1982: New York University Medical Center, New York, Fellowship, Dermatopathology 1985-1986.
Academic Appointments: New York University Medical Center: Teaching Assistant, Dermatology June 1985- June 1986: Associate in Dermatopathology June 1986- September 1988; Assistant Professor, Dermatology, June 1986- September 1988; University of Southwestern Medical Center. Clinical Professor, Dermatology and Pathology June 1997- present; Associate in Dermatopathology September 1988- January 1992; Director, Division of Dermatopathology February 1, 1992-2016; Clinic Parkland Hospital Director, HIV Related Skin Disease, April 1990-June 2000 (clinic discontinued). Baylor, Scott & White, Dallas, Texas: Instructor, Dermatopathology 2009- present; University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth: Adjunct Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine (Dermatology)- 2016-present, Granbury Texas, Dermatology Residency Program formation: 2020; Medical Practice: Owner, Cockerell Dermatopathology, PA; Texas Dermatological Society, President, April 2003- April 2004; Noah Worcester Dermatological Society: Assistant Secretary Treasurer, 2001; Secretary Treasurer 2012-2016: Zola Cooper-Lee T. Nesbitt Clinico- Pathologic Seminar: Board of Directors and Seminar Director, 1993- present; Practical Dermatology and Dermatopathology Symposium, Vail, Colorado: Founder and Director, 2014-present. American Academy of Dermatology: President, 2005, Secretary/Treasurer, 2001-2004, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer, 1998-2001; Dallas Dermatological Society: Honorary Member, President 1992-1993;
SPF/body wash product, US patent, 2008; Antibacterial body wash, US patent, 2011; Cockerell Family Wine Estates, Calistoga, California: Co-owner; Robert G. Freeman Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Leadership, Texas Dermatology Society, 2010.