Dr. Carder has served on the faculty of UT Southwestern since 2001. She has fellowship training in clinical research, laser therapy, and pediatric dermatology. Dr. Carder is an active member of the Society of Pediatric Dermatology, the Texas Pediatric Society, the Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas, and has served as dermatology representative to the Association of American Medical Colleges.


Davidson College (1987)
Medical School
University of Texas Health Sci (1992), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Congenital Skin Disorders
  • Genodermatosis
  • Pediatric Dermatology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Fungal infections, infestations and parasitic infections in neonates.
Carder, KR, Eickenfield LF, Frieden IJ, Esterly NB Textbook of Neonatal Dermatology 2006 2nd edition
Hypersensitivity reactions in neonates and infants.
Carder, KR, Goldsmith L, Morrell D The Management of Congenital and Neonatal Skin Disorders: Dermatologic Therapy 2005 18 160-175

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Dallas County Medical Association
  • Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  • Texas Medical Association