Jeffrey Messenger, M.D.

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Board Certified
  • American Board of Dermatology, 2016
Residency
  • Dermatology, Chief Resident, University of Michigan Health System, 2013-2016
  • Transitional Year Residency, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, Mich., 2012-13
Medical School
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, 2012, graduated summa cum laude
Undergraduate
  • Michigan State University, 2008
    Joined Messenger Dermatology
    • July 2016

Dr. Messenger joined the practice in July, 2016. He is a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree is Physiology with a specialization in Bioethics and Humanities. He later earned his M.D. from The Ohio State University in 2012 where he graduate summa cum laude (with highest distinction). Dr. Messenger completed a transitional year residency with Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center in Dearborn before moving on the the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor to complete his dermatology residency. During his residency at U of M, Dr. Messenger served as Chief Dermatology Resident.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING

08/2004-05/2008               Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
B.S. Physiology major, Bioethics and Humanities specialization

8/11/2008-6/10/2012         The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine,Columbus,  OH
Medical Degree (M.D.)
Summa cum laude

7/1/2012-6/30/2013           Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, MI
Transitional Year Resident

7/1/2013-6/30/2016           University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Dermatology Resident

4/22/2015-4/13/2016         University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Chief Dermatology Resident

7/5/2016-present               Messenger Dermatology, PLLC, Lansing, MI
Dermatologist
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

University of Michigan:    Development of a Photonumeric Scale for the Assessment of Forearm and Hand Photoaging.
Co-investigators: Dana Sachs, MD and Yolanda Helfrich, MD.
Research assistant: Jeff Messenger. 06/2009 – 08/2009.

Ohio State University:      Examining Biomarkers in Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma.
Supervisor: Pierluigi Porcu, MD.
Research assistant: Jeff Messenger. 11/2009 – 05/2010.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Medical school presentations
“The Art of Roundsmanship,” Ohio State University College of Medicine, July 2011.

Community talks
“Melanoma Awareness,” Lindbergh Elementary School, Columbus, OH, May 2009.

Residency presentations
“Treatment of Advanced CTCL,” University of Michigan Department of Dermatology, July 2015.
“Dermatology Top Ten,” University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, September, 2015.
“Clinicopathologic Correlation,” University of Michigan Department of Dermatology, November, 2015.
“Isotretinoin Best Practices,” University of Michigan Department of Dermatology, November, 2015.
“Select Pathways/Mechanisms,” University of Michigan Department of Dermatology, April, 2016.

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

08/2009-05/2010               Vice President of the Dermatology Interest Group, Ohio State University Chapter. Responsible for organizing monthly meetings as well as for student involvement in the dermatology free clinic and grand rounds.

05/2011-5/2012                 Chair of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (AOA) Excelling Series at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Facilitated the academic success of medical students at the Ohio State University College of Medicine.

01/2016-04/2016               Michigan Dermatological Society Spring Meeting. Responsible for organizing the University of Michigan’s annual dermatology conference which was attended by more than 200 dermatologists from across the state of Michigan.

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

08/2014-06/2016               Reviewer for Faculty 1000.  Critically reviewed and summarized peer-reviewed articles relevant to acne and rosacea.

 

HONORS

2005    Member of the Honors College, Michigan State University
2008    Graduated with High Honors, Michigan State University
2011    AOA (inducted junior year), OSU College of Medicine
2012    Graduated Summa Cum Laude, OSU College of Medicine

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2009    Outstanding Academic Merit Scholarship, OSU College of Medicine
2010    Outstanding Academic Merit Scholarship, OSU College of Medicine
2010    Mildred Horton Ansel Scholarship, Endowed Academic Merit Scholarship, OSU College             of Medicine
2011    The Laughlin-Craig Medical Scholarship, Endowed Academic Merit Scholarship, OSU
College of Medicine
2011    Outstanding Academic Merit Scholarship, OSU College of Medicine
2012    Academic Excellence Award, OSU College of Medicine

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. “The Evolution of T cell Lymphoma,” J Messenger, P Porcu. American College of Physicians
    Meeting, Columbus, OH, 2009.
    2. “The Careful Evaluation of Herpetic Lesions,” J Messenger, H Wong, C Sanders, K Darabi.
    American College of Physicians Meeting, Columbus, OH, 2010.
    3. “Daptomycin Induced Rhabdomyolysis,” J Messenger, K Miller. American College of
    Physicians Meeting, Columbus, OH, 2011.

PUBLICATIONS (peer-reviewed)

  1. Messenger J, Porcu P. Advanced Stage CTCL, PTCL with Cutaneous Involvement.
    The Internet Journal of Dermatology. 2009 CME-Certified Activity.
  2. Messenger J, Clark S, Massick S, Bechtel M. Trimethylaminuria (Fish Odor Syndrome).
    The J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. Nov 2013; 6(11):45-48.