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Jane Messina, M.D.

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Dr. Messina is a Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, and Oncologic Services at USF College of Medicine. Jane Messina has practiced Dermatopathology at USF Health and Moffitt Cancer Center for 15 years, with a special interest in melanoma. During this time, she has taught hundreds of medical students, residents, and fellows and considers her teaching legacy her greatest accomplishment. "When I hear my own words come from a former student's mouth, I know I've made an impact on another doctor's practice, and therefore a patient's life." Through a combination of her clinical practice in Dermatopathology, teaching of trainees, and research she hopes to make an impact on the care of patients with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.

Education
Undergraduate &
Graduate:
Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Arts, Molecular Biology
1980-1984

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
1984-1988

Internship: University of South Florida and Affiliated Hospitals
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
1988-1993
Residency: University of South Florida and Affiliated Hospitals
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
1988-1993
Fellowship: University of South Florida
Departments of Pathology and Dermatology
Dermatopathology
1993-1994
Media & Press
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Dermatology Media Coverage
View Dr. Messina's publications on PubMed