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Avery Heather LaChance, M.D.

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Middlebury College, Middlebury, VTBA06/2008Japanese Studies
University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Public Health, Farmington, CTMD, MPH06/2014
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA06/2015Preliminary Year in Internal Medicine
Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program, Boston, MA06/2018Dermatology

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  1. Kassamali B, Kus KJB, Mazori DR, Maher J, Lopez CG, Kassamali AA, Vleugels RA, LaChance AH. Race and gender differences in systemic sclerosis: a retrospective multicenter cohort. Int J Dermatol. 2021 Sep 12. PMID: 34510426.
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  2. O'Connell KA, Min MS, LaChance AH. Bright Red Macules of the Lower Legs. JAMA Dermatol. 2021 Sep 01; 157(9):1118-1119. PMID: 34379076.
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  3. Yu Z, Theodosakis N, Cavanaugh-Hussey MW, Nambudiri VE, Huang JT, LaChance AH. Health Policy Education in U.S. Dermatology Residency Programs: A Nationwide Survey of Program Leadership. J Drugs Dermatol. 2021 Sep 01; 20(9):1009-1011. PMID: 34491023.
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  4. Min MS, Alsarheed A, Kassamali B, Mazori DR, Schaefer M, Merola JF, Cobos G, LaChance AH, Vleugels RA. Tofacitinib as treatment for refractory dermatomyositis: A retrospective study from two academic medical centers. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jul 08. PMID: 34246697.
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  5. Kus KJB, LaChance AH, Vleugels RA. Recognition and Management of Cutaneous Connective Tissue Diseases. Med Clin North Am. 2021 Jul; 105(4):757-782. PMID: 34059249.
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  6. Mazori DR, Min MS, Kassamali B, Brichta L, Merola JF, Vleugels RA, LaChance AH. Use of Tofacitinib, 2%, Ointment for Periorbital Discoid Lupus Erythematosus. JAMA Dermatol. 2021 Jul 01; 157(7):880-882. PMID: 34076672.
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  7. O'Connell KA, LaChance AH. Dermatomyositis. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jun 24; 384(25):2437. PMID: 34161709.
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  8. Kassamali B, Kus KJB, Min MS, Cobos GA, LaChance AH, Mazori DR. Importance of nose wires in face masks: A reply to "Diagnostic and management considerations for "maskne" in the era of COVID-19". J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 09; 85(3):e151-e152. PMID: 34102251.
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  9. Guhan SM, O'Connor DM, Gunasekera NS, Avram AS, Hoang MP, LaChance AH. Granuloma Formation Secondary to Surreptitiously Placed Silicone. Dermatol Surg. 2021 06 01; 47(6):849-851. PMID: 32826602.
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  10. Lee MS, Kassamali B, Shah N, LaChance A, Nambudiri VE. Differences in virtual care utilization for acne by vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic: A retrospective review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 09; 85(3):718-719. PMID: 33989695.
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  11. Min MS, Kassamali B, Mazori DR, Gizelis O, Schaefer M, Ho A, Merola JF, Cobos G, LaChance AH, Vleugels RA. Lack of association between tumor necrosis factor-a inhibitor use and exacerbation of lupus erythematosus: A retrospective cohort study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Apr 30. PMID: 33940099.
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  12. Kassamali B, Villa-Ruiz C, Kus KJB, Mazori DR, Kassamali AA, Gizelis O, Vleugels RA, LaChance AH, Imadojemu S. Increased risk of systemic and cardiac sarcoidosis in Black patients with cutaneous sarcoidosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Apr 30. PMID: 33940102.
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  13. Kassamali B, Kus KJB, Min MS, Villa-Ruiz C, Cobos GA, Merola JF, Vleugels RA, Mazori DR, LaChance AH. Characteristics and treatment of silicone granulomas: A retrospective multicenter cohort of 21 patients. JAAD Int. 2021 Jun; 3:111-114. PMID: 34409379.
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  14. Franciosi EB, Tan AJ, Kassamali B, Leonard N, Zhou G, Krueger S, Rashighi M, LaChance A. The Impact of Telehealth Implementation on Underserved Populations and No-Show Rates by Medical Specialty During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Telemed J E Health. 2021 08; 27(8):874-880. PMID: 33826411.
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  15. Min MS, Kassamali B, Mazori DR, Vleugels RA, Merola JF, Cobos G, LaChance AH. The catch-22 of limited Food and Drug Administration approval for connective tissue disease therapies. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Aug; 85(2):517-519. PMID: 33823201.
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  16. Ghatnekar S, Shah N, Min MS, Mazori DR, LaChance AH, Vleugels RA, Nambudiri VE. Clinical features and eosinophilia in pityriasis rubra pilaris: A multicenter cohort. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Mar 24. PMID: 33771592.
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  17. Kassamali B, Kassamali AA, Muntyanu A, Netchiporouk E, Vleugels RA, LaChance A. Geographic distribution and environmental triggers of systemic sclerosis cases from 2 large academic tertiary centers in Massachusetts. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Mar 23. PMID: 33771593.
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  18. Kassamali B, Villa-Ruiz C, Mazori DR, Min M, Cobos GA, LaChance AH. Characterizing top educational TikTok videos by dermatologists in response to "TikTok and dermatology: An opportunity for public health engagement". J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 07; 85(1):e27-e28. PMID: 33647380.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  19. Kamal K, Charrow A, LaChance A. Amending iPLEDGE: Why "Abstaining from Abstinence" May Harm LGBTQ+ Patients. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2021 Feb; 14(2):12. PMID: 34221220.
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  20. Kassamali B, Yu Z, Davis C, Carmack M, Bui AN, Said JT, Plana D, Yang H, Sorger P, LeBoeuf NR, LaChance AH. Conversion of Existing UVB Phototherapy Units to UVC Germicidal Chambers for N95 Decontamination: Lessons Learned. Photobiomodul Photomed Laser Surg. 2021 02; 39(2):83-85. PMID: 33481669.
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  21. Yu Z, Moustafa D, Kwak R, O'Connor DM, Cavanaugh-Hussey MW, Huang JT, LaChance AH. Engaging in advocacy during medical training: assessing the impact of a virtual COVID-19-focused state advocacy day. Postgrad Med J. 2021 Jan 13. PMID: 33441479.
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  22. Desai S, Lo K, Nambudiri VE, Villa-Ruiz C, LaChance A, Vleugels RA. Challenges of securing insurance approval for oral tofacitinib for the treatment of alopecia areata: a multi-institution retrospective review. Arch Dermatol Res. 2021 Jan 05. PMID: 33403573.
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  23. Villa-Ruiz C, Kassamali B, Mazori DR, Min M, Cobos G, LaChance A. Overview of TikTok's most viewed dermatologic content and assessment of its reliability. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jul; 85(1):273-274. PMID: 33359080.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Franciosi EB, Tan AJ, Kassamali B, O'Connor DM, Rashighi M, LaChance A. Response to the influence of teledermatology on health care access and equity. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 04; 84(4):e221-e222. PMID: 33359783.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Krueger S, Leonard N, Modest N, Flahive J, Guilarte-Walker Y, Rashighi M, LaChance AH. Identifying Trends in Patient Characteristics and Visit Details During the Transition to Teledermatology: Experience at a Single Tertiary Referral Center. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Nov 27. PMID: 33253853.
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  26. Yu Z, LaChance AH, Nambudiri VE. Health policy literacy among U.S. dermatology residents: characterizing past experiences and future goals. Dermatol Online J. 2020 Nov 15; 26(11). PMID: 33342173.
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  27. Yu Z, Chen ST, LaChance AH. Skills-based education in medical school: a step towards health equity & social justice. Postgrad Med J. 2021 Apr; 97(1146):205-206. PMID: 33158937.
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  28. Franciosi EB, Tan AJ, Kassamali B, O'Connor DM, Rashighi M, LaChance AH. Understanding the impact of teledermatology on no-show rates and health care accessibility: A retrospective chart review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Mar; 84(3):769-771. PMID: 32926984.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  29. Kassamali B, Haddadi NS, Rashighi M, Cavanaugh-Hussey M, LaChance A. Telemedicine and the battle for health equity: Translating temporary regulatory orders into sustained policy change. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 12; 83(6):e467-e468. PMID: 32781185.
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  30. Gupta S, Menge T, LaChance A, Mostaghimi A. The potential impact of same-class substitution of topical steroids on health care spending. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 12; 83(6):e439-e440. PMID: 32738428.
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  31. Tkachenko E, Steuer AB, Lo K, LaChance A, Merola JF, Femia AN, Vleugels RA. Mycophenolate Mofetil for Eosinophilic Fasciitis: A Retrospective Analysis From 3 Tertiary Care Centers. JAMA Dermatol. 2020 05 01; 156(5):595-597. PMID: 32236487.
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  32. Cobos GA, Nelson CA, Alsarheed A, LaChance A, Laga AC, LeBoeuf N, Vleugels RA. Capecitabine-Related Eruption Mimicking Dermatomyositis in 2 Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer. JAMA Dermatol. 2020 01 01; 156(1):103-104. PMID: 31693064.
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  33. Feng J, LaChance A, Sinclair DA, Asgari MM. Multiple basal cell carcinomas in a patient with myotonic dystrophy type 1. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Mar 08; 12(3). PMID: 30852496.
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  34. Shi CR, Robinson SN, LaChance A, Mihm MC, Kroshinsky D. A 53-Year-Old Male with Relapsed Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma on Chemotherapy with a New Leg Lesion. Dermatopathology (Basel). 2017 Jan-Dec; 4(1-4):31-35. PMID: 29456999.
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  35. Song E, Grant-Kels JM, Swede H, D'Antonio JL, Lachance A, Dadras SS, Kristjansson AK, Ferenczi K, Makkar HS, Rothe MJ. Paired comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of multispectral digital skin lesion analysis and reflectance confocal microscopy in the detection of melanoma in vivo: A cross-sectional study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Dec; 75(6):1187-1192.e2. PMID: 27693007.
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  36. LaChance A, Murphy MJ. Keeping up with the times: revising the dermatology residency curriculum in the era of molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine. Int J Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 53(11):1377-82. PMID: 25208869.
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  37. Sreih A, Ezzeddine R, Leng L, LaChance A, Yu G, Mizue Y, Subrahmanyan L, Pons-Estel BA, Abelson AK, Gunnarsson I, Svenungsson E, Cavett J, Glenn S, Zhang L, Montgomery R, Perl A, Salmon J, Alarcón-Riquelme ME, Harley JB, Bucala R. Dual effect of the macrophage migration inhibitory factor gene on the development and severity of human systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Dec; 63(12):3942-51. PMID: 22127710.
    Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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