J. Alan Long, MD
Dr. Alan Long is the founder of the Skin Diagnostics Group. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he also completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology as well as dermatopathology and hematopathology fellowships. Alan further honed his expertise in dermatopathology through intensive educational opportunities with Harvard Medical School, the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and the Institute of Immunofluorescence. Additionally, Alan has been trained in executive leadership by the American Management Association. Previously, he served as the managing director, medical director and as a member of the board of directors for one of the nation’s largest dermatopathology laboratories. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children, fly fishing and working to provide aid to orphans around the world.
Grant E. Eudy, MD
Dermatopathologist, Director of Laboratory Quality
Dr. Grant Eudy attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed his combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency as well as surgical pathology and dermatopathology fellowships at Emory University. Grant has a special interest in soft tissue pathology, spending time as part of Dr. Sharon Weiss’s consult service while at Emory. Prior to returning home to Birmingham, he spent three years practicing dermatopathology with Dr. John C. Maize, Sr., in South Carolina. Grant also enjoys teaching and training residents and fellows at all levels. In recent years, he has participated in medical missions to Guatemala and the Amazon River region of Peru. Grant enjoys piano, gymnastics, traveling and spending time with his family.
Holly L. McIntire, MD
Dr. Holly McIntire attended the University of Mississippi School of Medicine where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and awarded the American Medical Association Foundation Scholars Award. Holly completed her combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and her dermatopathology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. She has received many awards including a Bachelor of Science degree conferred with summa cum laude status, a Donald West King subspecialty fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and medical school honors in Histology and Cell Biology. Holly enjoys reading, traveling, antiquing and spending time with friends and family.
Holly N. Burford, MD
Dr. Holly Burford attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine where she received the William Boyd Medal for her graduating class, an award presented to the outstanding student in the study of pathology. Holly completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she received the Roger Denio Baker Prize in Anatomical Pathology. In addition, she was one of ten finalists for the American Journal of Clinical Pathology Resident Research Symposium. Holly completed fellowships in dermatopathology as well as surgical pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After her training, she practiced in Montgomery for three years, where she was also involved in teaching medical technology students. Holly enjoys reading, piano and spending time with her husband and two children.
Anna B. Gray, MD
Skin Diagnostics Group is pleased to announce, Dr. Anna Gray has recently joined our team. Anna completed anatomic and clinical pathology training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and underwent an additional fellowship in dermatopathology at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Throughout her residency and fellowship, Anna presented at multiple national conferences. She graduated summa cum Iaude from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, with degrees in microbiology and Spanish. Anna enjoys teaching residents as well as running, trips to the beach, reading and spending time with her husband, her son and her wire fox terrier, Lucy.
Katie Parrish, JD
Chief Quality and Compliance Officer
Katie specializes in quality and compliance. She joined Skin Diagnostics Group in 2012 as the Chief Quality Officer. Katie received her J.D. from Cumberland School of Law and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Auburn University. Katie is licensed to practice law in Alabama. Katie enjoys traveling, trips to the lake and spending time with friends and family.
Vice President of Revenue Cycle and Information Technology
Rick Hood brings over 16 years’ experience and leadership in anatomic pathology LIS development, lab automation and lab specific revenue cycle management. Rick has a passion for and has thrived in the areas of process re-engineering, systems integration and revenue optimization by utilizing his IT and operations experience to help develop, integrate and automate the specimen lifecycle from receipt to collections. Previously, he has served as CIO and National Director of IT for other anatomic pathology labs; IT Director for the nation’s largest coal testing company; co-founded and headed the software development for a medical office practice management system; and has consulted with numerous companies across a variety of industries. Rick and his wife enjoy traveling, and he enjoys golf and motorcycle riding with his two adult sons.
Chief Sales Officer
Jennifer specializes in internal and external client support, marketing strategies, market analysis and customer service needs. She joined Skin Diagnostics Group in 2012 as the Vice President of Business Development and Chief Sales Officer. Prior to joining Skin Diagnostics Group, Jennifer was employed with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Company for 13 years as a Senior Account Sales Representative. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia in 1998. She resides in Vestavia Hills Alabama with her husband, Alan Chandler and her twins, Emy and Mac.
Courtney Brown, CPA
Serving as Controller for Skin Diagnostics Group, Courtney offers over 11 years of accounting experience in both industry and public practice. She received her Bachelors of Business Administration with a focus in accounting from Union University and a Masters of Accountancy from The University of Tennessee. Courtney enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her husband and daughter.