Dr. Jacobe joined the Faculty at UT Southwestern Medical School in 2002 after serving on the Faculty at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Jacobe's predominant clinical and research interest is morphea or localized scleroderma. She runs a comprehensive sclerosing skin disorders clinic providing care for patients with morphea, scleroderma and other sclerosing skin conditions. As Director of Phototherapy Services, Dr. Jacobe also specializes in the use of ultraviolet light to treat eczema, psoriasis, and other inflammatory skin conditions. Dr. Jacobe is the Associate Director of the Education and Career Development Programs, Center of Translational Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science Award UTSWMC; Associate Director and co-PI, Dean's Research Scholar & NIH CTSA TL1 Fellowship Program UTSWMC; Course Director, Clinical Research Design and Analysis and Clinical Research Protocol Development; UTSW Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Director, Third and Fourth Year Medical Student Dermatology Rotations and Medical Student Dermatology Advisor UTSWMC; Associate Residency Director; Director Phototherapy Unit, Veterans Administration North Texas Health Care System. 


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (1996)
Baylor College of Medicine (1997), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2000), Dermatology
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2008), Clinical Science

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Chronic Cellulitis
  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Eczema
  • Morphea
  • Psoriasis
  • Scleroderma
  • Transplant Patients
  • Research Interest

    • Morphea/localized Scleroderma
    • Phototherapy
    • Scleroderma
    • UVAI Phototherapy


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    Honors & Awards

    • Society for Investigative Dermatology
      Executive Board (2017-2018)
    • Photomedicine Society
      President (2015-2018)
    • Best Doctors in America
    • Faculty of 1000
      Reviewer (2012-2016)
    • Who's Who in America
    • North American Rheumatologic Disorders of the Skin Committee Member
      Medical Dermatology Society (2008)
    • Phototherapy Task Force Member
      National Psoriasis Foundation (2008)
    • Secretary-Treasurer
      Photomedicine Society (2008-2015)
    • Skin Cancer Foundation
      Photobiology Committee (2007-2017)
    • Deans Scholar
      Clinical Scholars Program candidate for Master in Clinical Science with Distinction (2006)
    • Teacher of the Year
      Voted on by the residents in Dermatology (2004)
    • University of Texas Plan II Honors Program, Austin, TX
      Graduate with Special Honors (1992)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) (2016)
    • Dermatology Foundation (2013)
    • American Academy of Dermatology (2010)
    • Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) (2010)
    • Scleroderma Foundation (2009)
    • National Psoriasis Foundation (2008)
    • Rheumatologic Dermatology Society (2008-2017)
    • Skin Cancer Foundation (2007)
    • Photomedicine Society (2005)
    • Society for Investigative Dermatology (2005)
    • Dallas Dermatologic Society (2002)
    • American Medical Association (2000)
    • Dermatology Teachers Exchange Group (2000)