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Clay Cockerell, MD
Symposium Director

Cockerell Dermatopathology, Founder & President

Dermpath On Demand, Co-Founder & Educational Director

Dr. Clay J. Cockerell is a world-renowned specialist in the care and diagnosis of skin conditions.

An internationally recognized pioneer in his field and a board-certified Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist, Dr. Cockerell has been practicing medicine since 1986. He currently serves as Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Director of the Division of Dermatopathology, in addition to managing his own practice, Cockerell Dermatopathology based in Dallas, TX, a state-of-the-art, full-service laboratory specializing in Dermatopathology services for dermatologists and other physicians.

Dr. Cockerell holds leadership roles as Founder and Owner of Cockerell Dermatopathology in Dallas, Texas, Scientific Advisor at PTV Sciences, L.P., and has served as a member of the AmeriPath Board of Directors.

He is also active in several highly regarded medical groups. He is the past President of the American Academy of Dermatology and Past-President of the Texas Dermatological Society among others. Dr. Cockerell previously served as the Secretary and Treasurer and as a Member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology, as well as the past President of the Dallas Dermatological Society.

Dr. Cockerell has evaluated over three million biopsy specimens and is considered one of the foremost authorities in his field.

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Aaron Farberg, MD
Invited Faculty

Aaron S. Farberg, MD is a double board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon that specializes in skin cancer, inflammatory diseases, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Farberg is a summa cum laude graduate of Emory University and continued his education at the University of Michigan, where he received his medical degree.

Dr. Farberg’s post-graduate training includes additional residency years at the University of Michigan in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and, in New York, as a clinical research fellow in association with the National Society for Cutaneous Medicine and New York University. He then remained in New York, completing another residency in Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, where he served as chief resident.

In addition to treating patients, Dr. Farberg has been a clinical investigator on numerous studies, including FDA clinical trials. He is an accomplished author and has published over 100 articles in professional medical journals. He serves as a member of the editorial board for several medical journals including Dermatology & Therapy and SKIN. Dr. Farberg also founded the Dermatology Science and Research Foundation to provide dermatology education to his patients and peers.

Dr. Farberg has been recognized as one of Dallas’s leading dermatologists with numerous awards and honors. He most recently was ranked by his dermatology colleagues in Newsweek Magazine as the #1 medical dermatologist in Texas and #6 in the entire country. While in New York he served as a consultant dermatologist for the New York Yankees.

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Brook Brouha, MD
Invited Faculty

Dr. Brook Brouha is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who has presented to national audiences, authored over ten peer-reviewed scientific articles, and written numerous scientific abstracts. He currently practices both medical and cosmetic dermatology and has a particular interest in eczema, psoriasis, acne, and skin cancer.


At heart, Dr. Brouha is a teacher with skills he learned while teaching physics to 8th graders. He enjoys building therapeutic relationships by explaining diseases, treatments, and procedures to his patients so they can make informed choices about their medical and cosmetic options.


Dr. Brouha credits much of his effectiveness to his patients understanding why they need to do the seemingly crazy therapies he recommends. Dr. Brouha and his office are committed to providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive dermatologic care in a warm and welcoming environment.

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