Faculty & Staff


Jennifer M. Defazio, MD

Interim Division Chief
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of Cutaneous Surgery and Oncology
252-744-3109 (appointments)
252-744-2096 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Mohs Surgery; General Dermatology Board
Certifications: Mohs Surgery, Dermatology
Fellowships: Dermatologic Surgery Specialists, Macon, GA [Mohs Surgery]
Residency: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Medical School: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Cameron Nichols, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
252-744-3109 (appointments)
252-744-2096 (fax)

Clinical Interests: Medical Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology
Residencies: University of Texas Dell-Seton, Austin , TX
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX


Karyn D. Prenshaw, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine/Dermatology
Clinical Assistant Professor- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Interests: Dermatopathology, Cytopathology
Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Cytopathology, University of Virginia
Residency: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville [Anatomic/Clinical Pathology]
Medical School: Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Affiliate Faculty

John Papalas, MD

Instructor – Dermatopathology

Clinical Interests: Dermatopathology
Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Duke University
Residency: Duke University [Anatomic/Clinical Pathology]
Medical School: The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Other Clinical Providers

  • Lisa Jones – Nurse Manager
  • Jennifer Abueg
  • Lissa Glover, RN
  • Erin Cutrell – Medical Lab Technician

Patient Representatives

  • Cierra West
  • Laura Bunch

Administrative Support

  • Darlene Johnson