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Brian B. Adams, MD, MPH

Department Chair

Drs. Diya F. Mutasim and Hugh M. Gloster, Jr., and Harry L. Claassen Endowed Chair of Dermatology

Dermatology | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Yale University School of Medicine
  • Master's Degree: Harvard University School of Public Health
  • Internship: University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree: Yale College
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Dermatology (Certification Date: 19991017) - (Recertification Date: 20200101)

Languages

English

Specialties

Dermatology

Research Interests

Sports Dermatology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Dermatology

Sports Dermatology

Peer Reviewed Publications

Mayer, Jonathan E; Adams, Brian B 2015. Nodular melanoma serendipitously detected by airport full body scanners. Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland), 230 1, 16-7

Zitelli, Kristine; Fernandes, Neil; Adams, Brian B 2015. Eosinophilic folliculitis occurring after stem cell transplant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a case report and review. International journal of dermatology, 54 7, 785-9

Turner, Matthew J; Adams, Brian B 2014. Herpes labialis-induced lip leukoderma. Cutis, 93 1, E1-2

Farhadian, Joshua A; Tlougan, Brook E; Adams, Brian B; Leventhal, Jonathan S; Sanchez, Miguel R 2013. Skin conditions of baseball, cricket, and softball players. Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.), 43 7, 575-89

Jinna, Sphoorthi; Adams, Brian B 2013. Ultraviolet radiation and the athlete: risk, sun safety, and barriers to implementation of protective strategies. Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.), 43 7, 531-7

Zitelli, Kristine B; Adams, Brian B 2013. Resident rounds. Part III: case report: temporary traumatic discoloration from handling moss-covered firewood. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD, 12 7, 822-3

Adams, Brian B 2012. Heated car seat-induced erythema ab igne. Archives of dermatology, 148 2, 265-6

De Luca, Jacqueline F; Adams, Brian B; Yosipovitch, Gil 2012. Skin manifestations of athletes competing in the summer olympics: what a sports medicine physician should know. Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.), 42 5, 399-413

Dubas, Lauren E; Adams, Brian B 2012. Sunscreen use and availability among female collegiate athletes. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 67 5, 876.e1-6

Housholder, Anne L; Adams, Brian B 2012. Chemotherapy-induced acral erythema sparing the palms. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 67 3, e116-7

King, Janelle M; Plotner, Alisha N; Adams, Brian B 2012. Perniosis induced by a cold-therapy system. Archives of dermatology, 148 9, 1101-2

Dajani, Zeina A W; Adams, Brian B 2011. Blaschkoid morphea arising in a middle-aged man. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 64 5, 1012-4

Moosbrugger, Emily A; Adams, Brian B 2011. Disseminated eruption of ectopic sebaceous glands following Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 65 2, 446-8

Adams, Brian B 2010. Exercise-induced vasculitis. Archives of dermatology, 146 4, 449; author reply 45

Meier, Matthew J; Adams, Brian B 2010. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis associated with icodextrin. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 63 3, 536-7

Tlougan, Brook E; Podjasek, Joshua O; Adams, Brian B 2010. Aquatic sports dermatoses: Part 3. On the water. International journal of dermatology, 49 10, 1111-20

Tlougan, Brook E; Podjasek, Joshua O; Adams, Brian B 2010. Aquatic sports dematoses. Part 2 - in the water: saltwater dermatoses. International journal of dermatology, 49 9, 994-1002

Tlougan, Brook E; Podjasek, Joshua O; Adams, Brian B 2010. Aquatic sports dermatoses: part 1. In the water: freshwater dermatoses. International journal of dermatology, 49 8, 874-85

Englund, Sumedha Lamba; Adams, Brian B 2009. Winter sports dermatology: a review. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 83 1, 42-8

Mutasim, Diya F; Adams, Brian B 2009. The psychiatric profile of patients with psychogenic excoriation. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 61 4, 611-3

Adams, Brian B 2008. Skin infections in athletes. Dermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses, 20 1, 39-44

Derrow, Amy E; Adams, Brian B; Timani, Shereen; Mutasim, Diya F 2008. Acquired unilateral nevoid telangiectasia in a 51-year-old female. International journal of dermatology, 47 12, 1331-3

Field, Leslie A; Adams, Brian B 2008. Tinea pedis in athletes. International journal of dermatology, 47 5, 485-92

Fisher, Emily J; Adams, Brian B 2008. African American and Caucasian patients' vehicle preference for the scalp. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 58 2 Suppl, S46-7

Kirkland, Eugene Brent; Adams, Brian B 2008. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and athletes. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 59 3, 494-502

Mailler-Savage, Erica A; Adams, Brian B 2008. Exogenous insulin-derived Acanthosis nigricans. Archives of dermatology, 144 1, 126-7

Mailler-Savage, Erica A; Neal, Kenneth W; Godsey, Tonya; Adams, Brian B; Gloster, Hugh M 2008. Is levofloxacin necessary to prevent postoperative infections of auricular second-intention wounds? Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], 34 1, 26-30; discussion 30

Moosbrugger, Emily A; Adams, Brian B; Kralovic, Stephen M 2008. Cutaneous cryptococcosis in a patient on corticosteroid therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. International journal of dermatology, 47 6, 630-2

Abdulla, Farah R; Adams, Brian B 2007. Ortho-phthalaldehyde causing facial stains after cystoscopy. Archives of dermatology, 143 5, 670

Adams, Brian B 2007. Odonto-onycho-dermal dysplasia syndrome. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 57 4, 732-3

Adams, Brian B 2007. Not just sunscreen: caps. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 56 1, 161

Adams, Brian B; Gloster, Hugh M 2007. Institutional review board use among dermatology researchers. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 56 2, 346

Kockentiet, Brett; Adams, Brian B 2007. Contact dermatitis in athletes. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 56 6, 1048-55

Pickup, Tiffany L; Adams, Brian B 2007. Prevalence of tinea pedis in professional and college soccer players versus non-athletes. Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, 17 1, 52-4

Barazi, Hassana; Adams, Brian B 2006. Sports purpura. International journal of dermatology, 45 12, 1443

Kirkland, Ryan; Adams, Brian B 2006. Dermatological problems in the football player. International journal of dermatology, 45 8, 927-32

Mailler-Savage, Erica A; Adams, Brian B 2006. Skin manifestations of running. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 55 2, 290-301

Redbord, Kelley Pagliai; Adams, Brian B 2006. Piezogenic pedal papules in a marathon runner. Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, 16 1, 81-3

Warino, Lindsey; Adams, Brian B 2006. Depigmentation following narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy for psoriasis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 54 6, 1104

Adams, Brian B 2005. A consideration of statistical association. Archives of dermatology, 141 12, 1604; author reply 1

Adams, Brian B; Blatnoy, Vitaly 2005. Multiple erythematous plaques of the trunk. American family physician, 72 1, 143-4

Adams, Brian B; Kindred, Chesahna 2005. Common and uncommon hair and nail problems in sports. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 75 5, 269-75

Hamant, Erica S; Adams, Brian B 2005. Sunscreen use among collegiate athletes. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 53 2, 237-41

Redbord, Kelley Pagliai; Adams, Brian B 2005. Ominous Skin Lesion or Benign Sports-Related Imposter? The Most Common 'Don't Miss' Diagnoses. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 33 11, 27-41

Adams, Brian B 2004. New strategies for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of herpes simplex in contact sports. Current sports medicine reports, 3 5, 277-83

Adams, Brian B 2004. Co-occurrence does not imply association. International journal of dermatology, 43 9, 699-700

Bilic, Maya; Adams, Brian B 2004. Erythema ab igne induced by a laptop computer. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 50 6, 973-4

Mailler, E A; Adams, B B 2004. The wear and tear of 26.2: dermatological injuries reported on marathon day. British journal of sports medicine, 38 4, 498-501

Syed, Saif; Adams, Brian B; Liao, Wennie; Pipitone, Michelle; Gloster, Hugh 2004. A prospective assessment of bleeding and international normalized ratio in warfarin-anticoagulated patients having cutaneous surgery. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 51 6, 955-7

Adams, Brian B 2003. Jogger's toenail. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 48 5 Suppl, S58-9

Adams, Brian B; Mutasim, Diya F 2003. Colocalization of granuloma annulare and mid-dermal elastolysis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 48 2 Suppl, S25-7

Adams, Brian B 2002. Tinea corporis gladiatorum. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 47 2, 286-90

Adams, Brian B 2002. Exercise-induced anaphylaxis in a marathon runner. International journal of dermatology, 41 7, 394-6

Adams, Brian B 2002. Dermatologic disorders of the athlete. Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.), 32 5, 309-21

Adams, Brian B; Gloster, Hugh M 2002. Surgical pearl: excision with suprakeloidal flap and radiation therapy for keloids. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 47 2, 307-9

Adams, Brian B; Sheth, Pranav B 2002. Perianal ulcerations from topical steroid use. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 69 1, 67-8

Adams, Brian B; Vargus-Adams, Jilda N; Franz, David N; Kinnett, Douglas G 2002. Hyperhidrosis in pediatric spinal cord injury: a case report and gabapentin therapy. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 46 3, 444-6

Dickens, Rio; Adams, Brian B; Mutasim, Diya F 2002. Sports-related pads. International journal of dermatology, 41 5, 291-3

Fueston, John C; Adams, Brian B; Mutasim, Diya F 2002. Cicatricial pemphigoid-induced phimosis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 46 5 Suppl, S128-9

Adams, B B 2001. Sports dermatology. Dermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses, 13 5, 347-8, 351-8, 363

Adams, B B 2001. Sports dermatology. Adolescent medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.), 12 2, vii, 305-22

Adams, B B 2001. Water-slide alopecia. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 67 5, 399-400

Adams, B B 2001. Red plaque on a high school wrestler. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 29 2, 65-8

Adams, B B; Lucky, A W 2001. A center's callosities. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 67 2, 141-2

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F 2001. Karate cicatrices. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 67 6, 499-500

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F 2001. Annular lichen sclerosus et atrophicus. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 67 3, 249-50

Mutasim, D F; Adams, B B 2001. Immunofluorescence in dermatology. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 45 6, 803-22; quiz 822-4

Adams, B B 2000. Transmission of cutaneous infections in athletes. British journal of sports medicine, 34 6, 413-4

Adams, B B 2000. Tinea corporis gladiatorum: a cross-sectional study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 43 6, 1039-41

Adams, B B; Chetty, V B; Mutasim, D F 2000. Periorbital comedones and their relationship to pitch tar: a cross-sectional analysis and a review of the literature. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 42 4, 624-7

Adams, B B; Gloster, H M 2000. Double nicking of Mohs tissue specimen. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 42 6, 1067-8

Adams, B B; Lucky, A W 2000. Acquired port-wine stains and antecedent trauma: case report and review of the literature. Archives of dermatology, 136 7, 897-9

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F 2000. The diagnostic value of anti-nuclear antibody testing. International journal of dermatology, 39 12, 887-91

Fein, H; Adams, B B 2000. Myelodysplastic syndrome presenting as cutaneous purpura. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 65 6, 367-70

Mutasim DF, ; Adams, B B 2000. Cicatricial pemphigoid diagnosed by the use of indirect immunofluorescence. Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery, 4 4, 205-7

Mutasim, D F; Adams, B B 2000. A practical guide for serologic evaluation of autoimmune connective tissue diseases. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 42 2 Pt 1, 159-74; quiz 174-6

Adams, B B 1999. Running-related toenail abnormality. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 27 13, 85-7

Adams, B B; Gadenne, A S 1999. Glipizide-induced pigmented purpuric dermatosis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 41 5 Pt 2, 827-9

Adams, B B; Gloster, H 1999. Surgical pearl: A unique surgical marker. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 41 3 Pt 1, 464-5

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F 1999. Pustular eruption induced by olanzapine, a novel antipsychotic agent. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 41 5 Pt 2, 851-3

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F 1999. Adult onset verrucous epidermal nevus. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 41 5 Pt 2, 824-6

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F 1999. Elastic tissue in fibroepithelial polyps. The American Journal of dermatopathology, 21 5, 446-8

Adams, B B; Mutasim, D F; Nordlund, J J 1999. Steatocystoma multiplex: a quick removal technique. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner, 64 2, 127-30

Burger, D E; Milder, F L; Morsillo, P R; Adams, B B; Hu, H 1990. Automated bone lead analysis by K-x-ray fluorescence for the clinical environment. Basic life sciences, 55 , 287-92

Kung, R T; Singh, P I; de Sieyes, D C; Cumming, R D; Adams, B B; Leicher, F G; Magrassi, P; Buckley, M J; Austen, W G; Lederman, D M 1983. Physiological characteristics of an electrohydraulic ventricular assist system. Life support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs, 1 Suppl 1 , 5-8

Singh, P I; Adams, B B; de Sieyes, D C; Cumming, R D; Lederman, D M 1982. Copulsating left ventricular blood pump. Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, 28 , 117-22

Adams, B B; Lucky, A W . Colocalization of alopecia areata and vitiligo. Pediatric dermatology, 16 5, 364-6

Adams, Brian B . Sports dermatology "illustrated": why I do it, how I do it, and what about you? Clinics in dermatology, 25 6, 627-9

Adams, Brian B . Supernumerary nipples a risk factor? Pediatric dermatology, 19 5, 463-4; author reply

Abstract Publications

Hamant E, Adams BB 2006. Sunscreen Use in NCAA College Athletes with High Exposure to the Sun Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, 38 , 5


Pickup T, Adams BB 2006. The Prevalence of Tinea Pedis in Professional and College Soccer Players Versus Non-Athletes Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, 38 , 5


Pipitone M, Adams BB, Gloster HM 2006. The Use of IRB Among Researchers , ,