Dermatology Residency, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - July 2013 –June 2016
Internal Medicine Internship, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - June 2012 – June 2013
Medical Doctor, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Rootstown, OH - June 2008 – May 2012
Bachelors of Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH Combined Natural Sciences; Two Minors (Biology, Chemistry) June 2005- May 2008
Alpha Omega Alpha – Inducted into Zeta Chapter - Fall 2011
Ward, RE, Veerula VL, Ezra N, Travers JB, Mousdicas N. “Multilevel Symmetric Neuropathic Pruritus (MSNP) Presenting as Recalcitrant Generalized Pruritus.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, October 2016, (774-81), 1097-6787.
Veerula VL, Ezra N, Aouthmany M, Graham TA, Wolverton SE, Somani AK. “Multiple keratoacanthoma occurring in surgical margins and de novo treated with intralesional methotrexate.” Cutis, December 2016, (E12-E15), 2326-6929.
Arshanapalli A, Shah M, Veerula VL, Somani AK. “The role of type I interferons and other cytokines in dermatomyositis.” Cytokine, June 2015, (319-25), 1096-0023.
Veerula VL, Lloyd J, Brodell RT. “A scaling rash preferentially involving a recent tattoo.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, June 191-192.
Mindbodygreen article: DIY: Rejuvenate Your Skin With This Green Tea Mask! Published on January 29, 2014.
Indiana University Dermatology Grand Rounds, Indianapolis, IN
“Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Dermatology” - March 2014.
“Anti-inflammatory Properties of Turmeric” - December 2015.
“Quality Improvement: Resident Call Experience” - November 2013.
“Quality Improvement: Recognize and Overcoming Barriers for Follow-Up Hospitalization” - November 2014.
Indiana Academy of Dermatology, Indianapolis, IN
“Stewart-Treves Syndrome” - October 2013
“Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei” - May 2014
“Multifocal Venolymphatic Malformation” - October 2014
"Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis-associated cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis" - October 2015.
"Adult-Onset Still's Disease" - October 2015
“Cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman Disease” May 2016
2014 Federation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types (FIRST) Conference, Indianapolis, IN
“X-Linked Ichthyosis” - June 2014.
2014 National Family Conference Program, Federation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types (FIRST), Indianapolis, IN
“Stressed Out: Natural Approaches for Wellness, Balance, & Healthy Living” - June 21, 2014.
Geriatric Rotation, Indianapolis, IN - “Yoga and the Elderly” – April 2014
Scholarships & Awards:
2015 Quality and Education Awards, Indianapolis, IN
Recognize and Overcoming Barriers for Follow-Up Hospitalization - November 2014
2015 Dermatology Foundation Clinical Symposia, Naples, FL
Grant Recipient – February 2015
American Academy of Dermatology, Ithaca, IL
Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology Scholarship – October 2014
11th Annual Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical (ODAC) Conference
Advanced Resident Training and Education (ARTE) in Dermatology Scholarship – January 2014
Summer Research Assistant, Ann Arbor MI- American Federation on Aging Research (AFAR) Grant Recipient – 2009
Evaluating the Process of Self-Management Education for Older Congestive Heart Failure Patients with Multiple Comorbidities: A Qualitative Inquiry
Professional Experience, Conferences, Volunteer Work:
Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine Conference - October 2016
Healing the Healer: Cultivating Resiliency in Health Care with Daniel Friedland, MD
Melanoma Monday – Indianapolis, IN – May 2014 and May 2015
Provided skin evaluations to the community under the direction of a supervising faculty member.
Outrun the Sun Against Melanoma – Indianapolis, IN - 2014
STEM Conference – Curiosity, Confidence, Challenge, Indianapolis, IN - 2014
Conference to empower and inspire middle school girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math.
Participated in leading a Dermatology Suturing Workshop
Research Scientist, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH – 2011
Medication Therapy Management (MTM) – An Inter-Professional Approach.
Research project focusing on the clinical application of MTM, involving both medical and pharmacy students.
Alpha Omega Alpha 2011-2012 Service Project, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH – 2010-2012
Peer Instructor for Comprehensive Review Course
Mentored second year medical students in the translation of basic science to clinical science, using small, question-based group sessions, which focused on modules by organ systems.
Peer Mentor, Office of Career Development and Advising, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH – 2010-2012
Advised first year students about classes and starting medical school.
Formed support groups, discussing stress management techniques.