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Melodi Javid Whitley

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology, DUMC 3135, Durham, NC 27710


Melodi Javid Whitley, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Assistant Program Director for Trainee Research
Director of Transplant Dermatology

I am a physician scientist focused on the dermatologic care of solid organ transplant recipients.  Clinically, I manage the the complex dermatologic side effects of immunosuppression with a focus on high-risk skin cancer.  My research focuses on understanding the drivers of cutaneous malignancy in this population using translational approaches.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Dermatology · 2022 - Present Dermatology, Clinical Science Departments
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2023 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University, School of Medicine · 2017 M.D.
Duke University, School of Medicine · 2017 Ph.D.