Dr Sarah Barksdale

Dr Sarah Barksdale

MBChB, M Med path, FRCPA

Dermatopathologist

About Dr Sarah Barksdale

Sarah graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley, obtaining a dual degree in Biology and Anthropology. Subsequently, she completed a medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco before pursuing a residency in Anatomic Pathology at the National Institutes of Health. This is the department headed by world renowned lymphoma expert Elaine Jaffe. Sarah followed an interest in skin biology and pathology to Harvard Medical School, completing a fellowship in dermatopathology under the direction of Raymond Barnhill, a prominent international melanoma expert. After earning board certification in Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathlolgy, Sarah focused in dermatopathology in academic and private practices, and continues to give back to the discipline by authoring book chapters in major dermatopathology texts, and articles in the literature. Following relocation to Australia, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists. Currently, she pursues interests in database construction for diagnostic purposes and medical writing.