Dr. May Chan obtained her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and was a Howard Hughes Research Scholar in 2005-2006. She then received residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, followed by a Dermatopathology fellowship at Harvard. She joined the University of Michigan in 2011 and is currently an Associate Professor of Pathology and Dermatology, and the Director of Immunohistochemistry.
Dr. Chan is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathology. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. Her research interests mainly lie in the areas of melanocytic proliferations and inflammatory skin diseases. She is the author/co-author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications and the book, "Handbook of Direct Immunofluorescence: A Pattern-based Approach to Skin and Mucosal Biopsies". She has co-directed short courses at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), College of American Pathologists (CAP), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), and American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) annual meetings. In addition to her primary role as a dermatopathologist, Dr. Chan retains her interest in surgical pathology including interpretation of intraoperative frozen sections.