University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Bio for Deborah Cook, M.D.
Deborah Cook, M.D.

Deborah Cook, M.D.

Director of Dermatopathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology

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1981 - 1986 Bachelor of Science, With Distinction. Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY. Dual major in Chemical Engineering and Biology.
1986 - 1990 Doctor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont.

Research Interests

Role of second messengers pathways in the development of Drosophila embryos.
Effects of toxins on human lymphocytes through the study of chromosomal repair.

Academic Appointments

2003 - Present Associate Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Department of Pathology.
1997 - 2003 Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine. Department of Pathology.
1990 - 1995 University of Vermont College of Medicine, Department of Pathology.Laboratory Instructor and Colloquium Leader.
1985 - 1986 Clarkson University, Department of Biology. Laboratory Teaching Assistant.

Awards and Honors

2001 Resident Teaching Award, Department of Pathology.


2009 Trufant J, Brenn T, Virata A, Cook DL, Fletcher CDM, Bosenberg MW. Melanotic schwannoma arising in association with nevus of Ota: Two cases suggesting a shared mechanism. Am J Dermatopathol 31: 808-813, 2009.

2008 Cook DL, Rosenthal DC, Shikoff MD. Giant cell reparative granuloma of the middle phalanx of the foot: a review and case report. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 Nov-Dec;47(6):589-93

2001 Cook DL. Early mycosis fungoides: Can the diagnosis be made reliably? Adv Anatomic Pathol 8:240-244, 2001.

1999 Bertagnoli R, Goldman GD, Cook DL. Bilateral primary mucinous carcinoma of the eyelid treated with Mohs surgery. Dermatologic surgery 25: 566-568, 1999.

1999 Oliva S, Jantz M, Tiernan R, Cook DL, Judson MA. Successful treatment of widely disseminated acanthamoebiasis. Southern Med J 92: 55-57, 1999.

For a complete list of Deborah Cook's publications, please visit PubMed.