Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pathology
Director of Dermatopathology (Dermatology)
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Dr. High is a board-certified dermatologist and
dermatopathologist. He received his
Bachelor's and Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School
of Mines in Golden, Colorado. After
spending some time in industry, he returned to medical school to earn his
degree from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. High completed his internship at P/SL Medical Center in
Denver, Colorado, followed by a dermatology residency at the University of
Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, in Dallas, Texas, where he served as a
Chief Resident. A dermatopathology
fellowship was completed at the University of Colorado, where he has remained
Dr. High has also earned a diploma in Tropical Medicine
& Hygiene from the Gorgas Institute in Lima, Peru. In his spare time, he attended law school at
the University of Denver Sturm School of Law, earning his Juris Doctorate, in
addition to his medical degree and advanced engineering degree.
Dr. High has published a large number of papers in
peer-reviewed journals, he has authored numerous chapters in dermatology and
dermatopathology textbooks, and he has co-authored three textbooks with other
leaders in his field. He lectures nationally
and internationally on a variety of topics in dermatology and
dermatopathology. Dr. High’s
collaborative research laboratory was first to discover gadolinium in the tissue
of patients with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis.
Dr. High was promoted to Associate Professor just three
years after completing his training and he was the youngest member of the
Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, as well. He is the recipient of numerous
honors and awards in dermatology and dermatopathology, and is widely regarded
for the quality of his work in both fields.