Graduate Students

The UNMC Department of Dermatology is currently accepting graduate students in MPH, MS and PhD programs. We currently have partnerships in the College of Medicine, College of Public Health and Eppley Cancer Institute. Students who may be interested in potential research positions should contact:

We currently have a full-time MD/PhD student performing her dissertation in the Departments of Dermatology and Cancer Biology.  

Meet Our Current MD/PhD Student


Marissa Lobl attended the University of Miami and received her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration graduating magna cum laude and summa cum laude, respectively. She is currently a student at UNMC in the Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy programs. She is a Founding Executive Board Member of the Dermatology Interest Group at UNMC and is heavily active in the MD/PhD program and leadership and service committees on campus. Her research background is in neuroendocrine and cardiovascular physiology while an undergraduate. Since arriving at UNMC, she has rotated in pathology/microbiology, cancer biology and cellular and integrative physiology. Her PhD is a joint effort between dermatology and cancer biology working on high-risk squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.