Dermatology Fellowship Program

C.S. Livingood Research Fellowship & Photomedicine/Laser Research Fellowship
Investigator Initiated Studies Unit, Department of Dermatology

Fellowship Program Director: Tasneem Mohammad, MD, FAAD

Fellowship Associate Program Director: Indermeet Kohli, PhD

Faculty Supervisor & Mentor: Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD

Innovative care and medical research are part of the mission of Henry Ford Hospital. The Department of Dermatology recognizes the importance of patient centered research in advancing the field of Dermatology and is committed to investigating cutting edge basic science, clinical, translational, and epidemiologic research in skin diseases and cancers.

The Investigator Initiated Studies Unit focuses on photomedicine, follicular and pigmentation disorders, lasers, skin cancer and photo protection. The unit’s efforts involve Department Chair, Dr. David Ozog, Chair Emeritus Dr. Henry W. Lim, with the oversight of Fellowship Program Director, Tasneem Mohammad, MD and Associate Program Director Indermeet Kohli, PhD. Iltefat Hamzavi leads the unit as an expert in vitiligo, hidradenitis suppurativa, photomedicine and lasers. Indermeet Kohli, PhD, is our staff physicist, and one of few physicists on staff in a dermatology department, providing expert mentorship on the application of physics and imaging in dermatology.

Applications for the 2025-2026 academic year will open March 15, 2024

Any available fellowship position announcements will be made in March of each calendar year.

Eligible applicants:

  • US Medical School Graduate
  • Completion of an Intern or Transition Year by the start of fellowship

If interested, please e-mail your USMLE Step scores, Dean's Letter, CV, & personal statement to, Research Manager

Current research fellows

Mavra Masood, M.D.
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth SOM
IM Year: Internal Medicine, Lankenau Medical Center
Redina Bardhi, M.D.
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: Wayne State University SOM
Transitional Year: ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital

Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936.

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