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Heather Goff, MD
Practical Symposium Faculty

Heather W. Goff, M.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

She is an American Board of Dermatology-certified general dermatologist with special expertise in evaluating and treating cutaneous lymphoma. 

Dr. Goff earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and also completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in dermatology.

She holds a Master of Public Health (International Health) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Art) from Texas Tech University.

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014.

Active in training the next generation of dermatologists, Dr. Goff is a recognized leader in dermatology student education both at UT Southwestern and nationally.

Her many professional honors include the Department of Dermatology’s 2015 Outstanding Teacher Award and the American Academy of Dermatology’s Presidential Citation for Basic Dermatology Curriculum in both 2013 and 2017.

Dr. Goff’s research interests include cutaneous lymphoma, medical education, mycosis fungoides, and preventive medicine/health promotion. She takes part in some of the UT Southwestern-based clinical trials to evaluate cutaneous lymphoma treatments.

She is a member of professional organizations that include the American Medical Association, American Academy of Dermatology, United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium, International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma, and Women’s Dermatology Society.