Jennifer T. Trent, MD FAAD Dermatologist in Sarasota, FL

Jennifer T. Trent, MD FAAD






About Dr. Trent

Jennifer Trent, MD completed a 6 year combined BS-MD at the University of Miami with an undergraduate major in biology and a minor in chemistry. While in medical school, she interrupted her formal course to participate in a 2-year research fellowship in Dermatology at the University of Miami. The focus of her work was hospital care of dermatology patients, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and wound care. Dr. Trent graduated from Medical School with research distinction as well as the University of Miami Department of Dermatology’s medical student of the year award.

She completed her internship in internal medicine and her residency in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Trent has presented her research on toxic epidermal necrolysis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus several times at the Society of Investigative Dermatology and the annual American Academy of Dermatology meetings. She was the recipient of the Celia and Samuel Resnik Award for dermatology research from the University of Miami Department of Dermatology and the prestigious Young Investigators award for research from the American Academy of Dermatology for her work on toxic epidermal necrolysis. Dr. Trent has also received several awards for teaching from the University of Miami Department of Dermatology.

Dr. Trent is a world-recognized dermatologist, who has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 6 chapters in various dermatologic textbooks on surgery and wound care. She also co-authored a textbook on dermatologic diseases and therapy, which was published by McGraw-Hill Co., Inc.  She has been interviewed by the American Academy of Dermatology’s Dialogues in Dermatology. Dr. Trent has served on several committees at Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota and for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and on the Sarasota Board of the American Cancer Society.  She is currently Medical Director of American Dermatology Associates Inc and voluntary Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami.

Curriculum Vitae


 
Education

1992 – 1995 University of Miami
Miami, Florida
Honors Program in Medical Education
Major in Biology, Minor in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science

1994 – 2001 University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Doctor of Medicine
Post-Doctoral Training

1997 – 1999 Fellowship Inpatient Dermatology
University of Miami
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

2001 – 2002 Internship
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Internal Medicine
Miami, Florida

2002 – 2005 Residency
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

Honors

1992 – 1994 Honor Student’s Association
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

1993 – 1994 Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

1993 – 1994 Golden Key Honor Society
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

2001 Graduated Medical School with Research Distinction
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

2001 Department of Dermatology Medical Student of the Year
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

2003 Celia and Samuel Resnik Dermatology Resident Research Award
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

2004 Young Investigator’s Research Award from the American Academy of Dermatology
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

2004 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Student Teaching
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

2005 Dermatology Foundation’s Research Excellence Award
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

2005 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Student Teaching
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Miami, Florida

2006 AAD Leadership Circle for Volunteerism

Teaching Experience
1998 Gross Anatomy Teaching Assistant
University of Miami School of Medicine
Department of Anatomy
Miami, Florida
Publications

Federman DG, Trent JT, Froelich CW, Demirovic J, Kirsner RS. Epidemiology of Peripheral Vascular Disease: A Predictor of Systemic Vascular Disease. OstomyWound Management. 1998; 44(5): 58-62,64,66.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Tissue Engineereed Skin: Apligraf, a Bi-Layered Skin Equivalent. International Journal of Clinical Practice. 1998; 52(6): 408-13.

Kirsner RS, Kerdel FA, Falanga V, Trent JT, Eaglstein WH. The Role of Mandated Research During Dermatology Residency Training. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 1999; 112(3): 400-1.

Vensel E, Hilley T, Trent JT, Taylor JR, Kirsner RS, Kerdel FA, Taylor JR, Schwartzberg JB. Sustained Quality of Life of Patients with Psoriasis after Hospitalization. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2000; 43(5): 858-860.

Okan G, Nouri K, Trent JT, Barbarulo AM, Rendon M. Delayed Wound Healing after Laser Resurfacing. Dermatologic Surgery. 2000; 27(1): 93-95.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Vasculitis: A Precis. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2001; 14(2): 64, 68-70.

Trent JT, Federman DG, Kirsner RS. Common Bacterial Skin Infections. Ostomy Wound Management. 2001; 47(8): 30-34.

Trent JT, Bowes LE, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis of the Scalp Following Anti-Convulsant Use and Cranial Irradiation. Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 2001; 5(6): 475-478.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2001; 14(3): 151-153.

Trent JT, Federman DG, Kirsner RS. Common Viral and Fungal Skin Infections. Ostomy Wound Management. 2001; 47(6): 28-34.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Calciphylaxsis. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2001; 14(6): 309-312.

Nouri K, Romanelli P, Trent JT, Javid R, Jimenez G. Rare Presentations of Basal Cell Carcinoma. Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 2002; 6(3): 226-228.

Trent JT, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Topical Targretin in the Treatment of Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma of the Scalp. Archives of Dermatology. 2002; 138(11): 1421-1423.

Nouri K, Chang A, Trent J, Jimenez G. Ultrapulse CO2 Used for the Successful Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinomas Found in Patients with Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome. Dermatologic Surgery. 2002; 28(3): 287-290.

Ayyalaraju RS, Finlay AY, Dykes PJ, Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Kerdel FA. Hospitalization for Severe Skin Disease Improves Quality of Life in the United Kingdom and the United States: A Comparative Study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2003; 49(2): 249-254.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Identifying and Treating Mycotic Skin Infections. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2003; 16(3): 122-129; quiz 130-131.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Wounds and Malignancy. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2003; 16(1): 31-34.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Analysis of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Using SCORTEN: The University of Miami Experience. Archives of Dermatology. 2003; 139 (1): 39-43.

Prins C, Kerdel FA, Padilla RS, Hunziker T, Chimenti S, Viard I, Mauri DN, Flynn K, Trent J, Margolis DJ, Saurat JH, French LE; TEN-IVIG Study Group. The Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis with High Dose Immunoglobulins: Multicenter Retrospective Analysis of 48 Consecutive Cases. Archives of Dermatology. 2003; 139(1): 26-32.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetic Disease. ECPN. 2003; 30-35.

Trent JT. A Call To Arms: The Decline of Academic Dermatologists. Pathways. 2003; 3(1): 6-7.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. The Successful Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Archives of Dermatology. 2003; 139: 1081.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Herpetic Wounds. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2003; 16(5): 236-243.

Trent JT, Kerdel FA. Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Archives of Dermatology. 2003; 139: 1215-1216.

Trent JT, Federman D, Kirsner RS. Skin Biopsy Techniques. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2003; 16 (7): 372-375.

Nouri K, Trent JT, Lowell B, Vaitla R. Mohs Surgery in the Treatment of Primary Cutaneous Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma. International Journal of Dermatology. 2003; 42 (12): 957-959.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Epidermolysis Bullosa. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2003; 16 (6): 284-290.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Cutaneous Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Primer. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2004; 17: 116-127.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Cutaneous Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Primer. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2004; 17: 127-129.

Trent JT, Kerdel FA. Tumor Necrosis Alpha Inhibitors for the Treatment of Dermatologic Diseases. Dermatology Nursing. 2005 Apr;17(2):97-107.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. The Applicability of SCORTEN in the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis with Intravenous Immunoglobulin: The University of Miami Experience. Archives of Dermatology. 2004; 140: 890-892.

Trent JT, Falabella A, Eaglstein WH, Kirsner RS. Venous Ulcers: Pathophysiology and Treatment Options. Ostomy Wound Management. 2005; 51: 38-56.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Sickle Cell Ulcers. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2004; 17: 410-416.

Trent JT, Kerdel FA. Successful Treatment of Von Zumbusch Pustular Psoriasis with Infliximab Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 2004 Jul-Aug; 8(4): 224-228.

French LE, Trent JT, Kerdel FA. Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Stevens Johnson Syndrome: Our Current Understanding. Int Immunopharmacol. 2006 Apr; 6(4): 543-549.

Trent JT. Academics Versus Private Practice. What Will I Be When I Grow Up? Pathways. 2004; 4: 5-7.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Leg Ulcers Secondary to Prolidase Deficiency. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2004 Nov-Dec;17(9):468-72.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Leg Ulcers in Primary Hyperoxaluria. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2005; 18: 244-247.
Hess CT, Trent JT. Incorporating Lab Values in Chronic Wound Management. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2004 Sep;17(7):378-88.

Trent JT, Halem M, French LE, Kerdel F. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Intravenous Immunoglobulin: A Review. Semin Cut Med Surg. 2006; 25(2): 91-93.

Halem M, Trent JT, Green J, Kerdel F. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Skin Infection. Semin Cut Med Surg. 2006 ; 25(2) : 68-71.

Trent JT, Ma FC, Kerdel FA, Fien S, French L, Romanelli P, Kirsner RS. High Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin Is Effective and Does Increase Survival in Patients with Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A Pooled Analysis. Expert Review in Dermatology. 2007. 2(3): 299-303.

Rodriguez G, Trent JT, Vincek V. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in a Mother and Fetus. JAAD. 2006; 55(5S): S96-S98.

Romanelli P, Romanelli R, Rongioletti F, Romanelli M, Trent JT, Ricotti C, Persaud I, Pastor JC, de Marchena E. Clinical Significance of Cutaneous Proteoglycan (Mucin) Infiltration in Patients with Mitral Valve Prolapse. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2008. 59(1): 168-169.

Book Chapters

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Skin Grafting. Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery. NY: Mosby Inc, 2003.

Nouri K, Trent JT. Lasers. Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery. NY: Mosby Inc, 2003.

Nouri K, Trent JT, Lodha R. Aseptic Technique. Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery. NY: Mosby Inc, 2003.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS. Malignant Wounds. Wound Healing: Science and Art. Marcel Dekker Publishing. 2005.

Welsh E, Trent JT, Kerdel FA. Vasculitis and Vasculopathy. Wound Healing: Science and Art. Marcel Dekker Publishing. 2005.

Trent JT. The Importance of Laboratory Monitoring in the Treatment of Wounds. Clinical Guide to Wound Care. Springhouse Publishing. NY: Elsevier Inc, 2004.

Trent JT. The Importance of Laboratory Monitoring in the Treatment of Wounds. Clinical Guide to Wound Care. Springhouse Publishing. NY: Elsevier Inc, 2007.

Books

Kerdel FA, Romanelli P, Trent JT. Dermatologic Therapy. NY: McGraw-Hill Publishing. 2005.

Conferences / Oral Presentations

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Kerdel FA. The Effect of Hospitalization on Quality of Life of Patients with Dermatologic Diseases. Eastern Student Research Forum. Feb 25-7, 1999.Ayyalaraju RS, Finlay AY, Dykes PJ, Trent JT, Kerdel FA, Kirsner RS. Dermatology Inpatient Services: A UK/USA Comparative Study. Society for Investigative Dermatology/International Dermato-Epidemiology Association Annual Meeting. March 10-14, 2000.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Analysis of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Using SCORTEN: The University of Miami Experience. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting. April 30-May 4, 2003.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Analysis of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Using SCORTEN: The University of Miami Experience. Celia and Samuel Resnik Annual Resident’s Research Day. May 29, 2003.

Trent JT. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis . Mechanisms of Disease Course for Medical Students. University of Miami School of Medicine. Jan 2004.

Trent JT. The Successful Treatment of Hyperesoinophilic Syndrome Treated with Interferon Alpha. Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Feb 6, 2004.

Trent JT. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Advanced Medical Dermatology Symposium. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Feb 10, 2004.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. SCORTEN Accurately Predicts Mortality in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Patients in the United States. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting. April 28-May 1, 2004.

Trent JT. Understanding Laboratory Values in the Management of Chronic Wounds. Symposium on Advanced Wound Care. May 2, 2004.

Trent JT. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: Wound Care Options. Symposium on Advanced Wound Care. May 5, 2004.

Trent JT. Drug Reactions. Mechanisms of Disease Course for Medical Students. University of Miami School of Medicine. Jan 2005.

Trent JT. Structure and Function of the Skin. Mechanisms of Disease Course for Medical Students. University of Miami School of Medicine. Jan 2005.

Trent JT. Community Acquired MRSA Infections. Advanced Medical Dermatology Symposium. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Feb 2005.

Trent JT. Drug Reactions. Mechanisms of Disease Course for Medical Students. University of Miami School of Medicine. Sept 2005.

Trent JT. Drug Reactions. Mechanisms of Disease Course for Medical Students. Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine. Sept 2005.

Trent JT. Skin Cancer Prevention and Identification. Suncoast Case Management Association Meeting. September 2007.

Continuing Medical Education

Trent JT. Community Acquired MRSA Infections. Dialogues in Dermatology. July 2005.Trent JT. Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. MD Live Online Lecture Series. 2006. (www.MDLive.net and www.CME.md)

Abstracts

Ayyalaraju RS, Finlay AY, Kirsner RS, Trent JT, Kerdel FA. Dermatology Inpatient Services: A UK/USA Comparative Study ‘Who’s Been Sleeping in Our Beds?’ British Journal of Dermatology. 141(sup 55): 79-80, 1999.Ayyalaraju RS, Finlay AY, Dykes PJ, Trent JT, Kerdel FA, Kirsner RS. Dermatology Inpatient Services: A UK/USA Comparative Study. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 114(4): 886, Apr 2000.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Analysis of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Using SCORTEN: The University of Miami Experience. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2003; 121(1): 218.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. Analysis of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Using SCORTEN: The University of Miami Experience. Journal of Dermatologic Science. August 2003.

Trent JT, Kirsner RS, Romanelli P, Kerdel FA. SCORTEN Accurately Predicts Mortality in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Patients in the United States. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. April 2004.

Educational Materials
Trent JT. Structure and Function of the Skin. Coloplast. 2004
Editorial Responsibilities
2003 – 2005 Pathways
Editorial Advisory Board
Advisory Board Responsibilities
2004 – 2005 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care
Planning Committee Member2006 – present American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Internal Communications Implementation Team
Currents Editorial Advisory Work Group2006 – present Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota
Ethics Committee Member
Infection Control Committee Member2007 – present Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota
Formal Observer
Feb 2004 American Academy of Dermatology
Annual MeetingFeb 2005 American Academy of Dermatology
Annual MeetingFeb 2006 American Academy of Dermatology
Annual MeetingFeb 2007 American Academy of Dermatology
Annual Meeting
Volunteer Work
Sept 2004 Weather Channel
Skin Cancer ScreeningMay 2004 Channel 4
Skin Cancer Phone BankNov 2004 3M
Skin Cancer Screening2005 – 2006 Skin Cancer Screenings in Sarasota
Ongoing Research

2000 – present Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Treatment with Intravenous Immunoglobulin2002 – present Evaluation of the Use of Gene Microarray Technology for the Early Diagnosis of Cutaneous Lymphoma, Erythroderma, and Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions

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