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John A Zic

John A Zic, M.D.

Associate Dean for Medical School Admissions
Associate Professor of Medical Dermatology
Dermatologist

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John Alan Zic, MD, earned his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He then completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in dermatology (serving as chief resident) at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital.
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John Alan Zic, MD, earned his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He then completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in dermatology (serving as chief resident) at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital. Dr Zic currently is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology of Vanderbilt University's School of Medicine and the Associate Dean of Admissions for the medical school.

Dr. Zic has served as principal investigator in numerous studies on cutaneous lymphoma. He serves on the international editorial board of the American Journal of Drugs in Dermatology while also serving as a review for numerous journals. His primary research interests focus on variables predicting response and survival of patients with cutaneous lymphomas. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the Tennessee Dermatology Society.

While at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Zic has earned a Master Clinical Teacher appointment, a CANDLE Award for medical student mentoring/teaching, and a Grant Liddle Award for research mentoring of young physicians.

Education
  • M.D. - Vanderbilt University, 1991
  • Residency - University of Illinois Medical Center, 1995
  • Internship - University of Chicago Medical Center, 1992
 
Research Description

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Publications
  • Miller SJ, Alam M, Andersen JS, Berg D, Bichakjian CK, Bowen GM, Cheney RT, Glass LF, Grekin RC, Ho AL, Kessinger A, Liegeois N, Lydiatt DD, Michalski J, Morrison WH, Nehal KS, Nelson KC, Nghiem P, Olencki T, Perlis CS, Shaha AR, Tuli M, Urist MM, Wang LC, Zic JA, . Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Mar; 10(3): 312-8. PMID: 22393193, PII: 10/3/312.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22393193.
  • Zic JA. Photopheresis in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: current status. Curr Opin Oncol. 2012 Jan; 24 Suppl 1: S1-10. PMID: 22157241, PII: 00001622-201201001-00001, DOI: 10.1097/01.cco.0000410158.56500.c4, ISSN: 1531-703X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22157241.
  • Schadt CR, Zic JA, Fuchs HA. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis associated with bexarotene. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2011 Oct; 65(4): 883-4. PMID: 21920252, PII: S0190-9622(10)01999-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.10.015, ISSN: 1097-6787.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21920252.
  • Talpur R, Demierre MF, Geskin L, Baron E, Pugliese S, Eubank K, Zic JA, Miller DR, Tharp M, Bohjanen K, Duvic M. Multicenter photopheresis intervention trial in early-stage mycosis fungoides. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk [print-electronic]. 2011 Apr; 11(2): 219-27. PMID: 21575927, PII: S2152-2650(11)00004-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.clml.2011.03.003, ISSN: 2152-2669.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21575927.
  • Miller SJ, Alam M, Andersen J, Berg D, Bichakjian CK, Bowen G, Cheney RT, Glass LF, Grekin RC, Kessinger A, Lee NY, Liegeois N, Lydiatt DD, Michalski J, Morrison WH, Nehal KS, Nelson KC, Nghiem P, Olencki T, Perlis CS, Rosenberg EW, Shaha AR, Urist MM, Wang LC, Zic JA. Basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010 Aug; 8(8): 836-64. PMID: 20870631, PII: 8/8/836.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20870631.
  • Zic JA. Controversies in the management of the cutaneous T cell lymphomas. Dermatol Ther. 2009 Sep; 22(5): 407-17. PMID: 19845718, PII: DTH1257, DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8019.2009.01257.x, ISSN: 1529-8019.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19845718.
  • Cook-Norris RH, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Meyerson's naevus: a clinical and histopathological study of 11 cases. Australas. J. Dermatol. 2008 Nov; 49(4): 191-5. PMID: 18855779, PII: AJD467, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2008.00467.x, ISSN: 1440-0960.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18855779.
  • Sepmeyer JA, Greer JP, Koyama T, Zic JA. Open-label pilot study of combination therapy with rosiglitazone and bexarotene in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol [print-electronic]. 2007 Apr; 56(4): 584-7. PMID: 17184879, PII: S0190-9622(06)02865-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.10.033, ISSN: 1097-6787.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17184879.
  • Boyd AS, Zic JA, Abraham JL. Gadolinium deposition in nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol [print-electronic]. 2007 Jan; 56(1): 27-30. PMID: 17109993, PII: S0190-9622(06)02878-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.10.048, ISSN: 1097-6787.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17109993.
  • Schmidt AN, Robbins JB, Greer JP, Zic JA. Conjugal transformed mycosis fungoides: the unknown role of viral infection and environmental exposures in the development of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2006 May; 54(5 Suppl): S202-5. PMID: 16631940, PII: S0190-9622(05)03004-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2005.09.013, ISSN: 1097-6787.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16631940.
  • Hayes BB, Cook-Norris RH, Miller JL, Rodriguez A, Zic JA. Amantadine-induced livedo reticularis: a report of two cases. J Drugs Dermatol. 2006 Mar; 5(3): 288-9. PMID: 16573266, ISSN: 1545-9616.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16573266.
  • Brogan BL, Zic JA, Kinney MC, Hu JY, Hamilton KS, Greer JP. Large B-cell lymphoma of the leg: clinical and pathologic characteristics in a North American series. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2003 Aug; 49(2): 223-8. PMID: 12894069, PII: S0190962203008892, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12894069.
  • Stites PC, Boyd AS, Zic J. Auricular ossificans (ectopic ossification of the auricle). J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2003 Jul; 49(1): 142-4. PMID: 12833029, PII: S0190962203004171, DOI: 10.1067/mjd.2003.320, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12833029.
  • Zic JA. The treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma with photopheresis. Dermatol Ther. 2003; 16(4): 337-46. PMID: 14686977, PII: 01646, ISSN: 1396-0296.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14686977.
  • Claudel CD, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Idiopathic leukonychia totalis and partialis in a 12-year-old patient. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2001 Feb; 44(2 Suppl): 379-80. PMID: 11174421, PII: a111899, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11174421.
  • O'quinn RP, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Mycosis fungoides d'embleé: CD30-negative cutaneous large T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2000 Nov; 43(5 Pt 1): 861-3. PMID: 11050596, PII: S0190-9622(00)42307-8, DOI: 10.1067/mjd.2000.109295, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11050596.
  • Tamura Y, Welch DC, Zic JA, Cooper WO, Stein SM, Hummell DS. Scurvy presenting as painful gait with bruising in a young boy. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Jul; 154(7): 732-5. PMID: 10891027, PII: pnu90375, ISSN: 1072-4710.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10891027.
  • Chang A, Zic JA. Localized heat urticaria. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1999 Aug; 41(2 Pt 2): 354-6. PMID: 10426932, PII: S0190-9622(99)70387-7, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10426932.
  • Stevens SR, Bowen GM, Duvic M, King LE, Knobler R, Lim HW, Margolis D, Parry EJ, Rook AH, Stricklin GP, Suchin KR, Tharp MD, Vonderheid E, Zic JA. Effectiveness of photopheresis in Sézary syndrome [letter]. Arch Dermatol. 1999 Aug; 135(8): 995-7. PMID: 10456362, ISSN: 0003-987X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10456362.
  • Zic JA, Miller JL, Stricklin GP, King LE. The North American experience with photopheresis. Ther Apher. 1999 Feb; 3(1): 50-62. PMID: 10079806, ISSN: 1091-6660.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10079806.
  • Chang A, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Intravascular large cell lymphoma: a patient with asymptomatic purpuric patches and a chronic clinical course. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1998 Aug; 39(2 Pt 2): 318-21. PMID: 9703143, PII: S0190-9622(98)70380-9, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9703143.
  • Zic JA, Stricklin GP, Greer JP, Kinney MC, Shyr Y, Wilson DC, King LE. Long-term follow-up of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma treated with extracorporeal photochemotherapy. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1996 Dec; 35(6): 935-45. PMID: 8959953, PII: S0190-9622(96)90118-8, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8959953.
  • Zic J, Arzubiaga C, Salhany KE, Parker RA, Wilson D, Stricklin GP, Greer J, King LE. Extracorporeal photopheresis for the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1992 Nov; 27(5 Pt 1): 729-36. PMID: 1430395, ISSN: 0190-9622.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1430395.
  • Zic JA, Horowitz DH, Arzubiaga C, King LE. Treatment of cutaneous sarcoidosis with chloroquine. Review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 1991 Jul; 127(7): 1034-40. PMID: 2064404, ISSN: 0003-987X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2064404.