Dr. J. Woodson


Professional Experience:


Dr. Johnnie Woodson is the Medical Director for J. Woodson Dermatology and Associates  (Las Vegas, Nevada and Henderson, Nevada) Clinical studies group, LLC - Principal Investigator Education Group - Clinical Education Medical Director.


Dr.  Woodson has been treating patients in the Las Vegas Valley for over fifteen years, specializing in treatments for psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, acne, shingles and skin cancers.


Throughout the country, Dr. J. Woodson lectures to dermatologists, family and general practice groups on the advances in dermatology and treatment of psoriasis and related diseases.  J. Woodson Dermatology & Associates also conducts numerous clinical trials for new treatments of skin conditions every year.



  • University of Michigan, B.S. Biology, Ann Arbor, MI 1977-81
  • University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Fayetteville, AR 1983-84
  • M.D. Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 1985-90
  • Internship- Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 1990-91 Residency- Department of Dermatology
  • King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 1991-94
  • Detroit Country Day School-Birmingham, Michigan Movie dead poets society based on school, Classmates-Steven Ballmer CEO of Microsoft Corporation, owner of Las Angeles Clippers
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan-paraprofessional or Pre-Medical studies, Bachelors of Science Biological Sciences 1977-1981, 1986
  • University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas 1983-84
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan - Doctor of Medicine



  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan-Transitional Medicine 1990-1991
  •  M. L. King-Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA dermatology residency 1991-1994
  •  ML King-Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Chief Resident Physician Department of Dermatology 1993-1994



  • Detroit public schools assistance volunteer science educator 1985-1989
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nevada school of medicine 1995 - President
  • University Medical Center-Clinical Instructor Dermatology University of Nevada School of Medicine-Clinical Instructor-Family Medicine, Instructor of the Year - 2010
  • Senator Harry Reid-Minority Head of United States Senate - Letter of Congratulations and Recommendation on one of the Best Physicians 2016


Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Medical Association
  • Clark County Medical Society
  • National Medical Association
  • Nevada State Medical Association



  • Clinical Studies Group, Henderson, Nevada and Las Vegas, Nevada
  • CEO J. Woodson Dermatology and Associates, LTD, Las Vegas Nevada and Henderson, Nevada
  • CEO First Healthcare Eeducation group-lectures, autoimmune disease is, plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, pre-cancerous actinic keratosis, ethnic or skin of color skin diseases, skin cancers, skin conditions associated with systemic diseases
  • Kaiser Permanente, Department of Dermatology
  • Southern California West Dermatology, Lancaster, California
  • Murad Dermatology, Los Angeles and El Segundo California-Staff Dermatologist
  • Woodson Dermatology, Henderson, Las Vegas, NV 1994 - Present
  • University of Nevada at Las Vegas School of Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor 1996
  • Kaiser Permanente, Department of Dermatology, Torrance, CA 1992 - 94
  • West Dermatology, Lancaster, CA 1993-94
  • Howard Murad Dermatology, Westchester, CA 1993 - 94
  • Bayshores Medical Group, Torrance, CA 1993



"Of the thousands of presentations I have given I just would like to list just a few of them individually."

  • Psoriasis and a perspective beyond the skin
  • Psoriasis in the diverse US population-dermatology nurses association and nurse practitioner national convention
  • Skin cancer update-national fall dermatology conference of the Society of Dermatology physician assistants
  • Conditions affecting skin of color-western states osteopathic convention
  • Clinical exchange: dynamic discussions are a therapy is for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, including real patient cases
  • Living with psoriasis: disease awareness and introduction to the patient Avenue a kit program-University Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Actinic keratosis: physician’s perspectives
  • Psoriatic arthritis: review of disease clinical trial evidence and case studies
  • Managing moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in patients ready for a biologic
  • Atopic eczema: diagnosis and treatment's
  • Treatment strategies for psoriatic disease: a review of patient cases
  • The primary care physician's and dermatologists working together
  • Dermatological manifestations of systemic disease
  • Optimizing oral antibiotic treatment for the adolescent with acne vulgaris
  • New treatments for juvenile eczema
  • The world of dermatology-American College of physicians and you'll convention
  • Diagnosis and management of psoriatic arthritis-Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Raptiva-Drexel University School of Medicine
  • Actinic keratosis update-Hawaii dermatology convention
  • Psoriasis symposium-Phoenix dermatology golf open championship and the Las Vegas dermatology seminar sixth annual
  • Conditions affecting ethnics skin diagnosis and treatment-Arizona physician assistant\nurse practitioner Dermatologic Society
  • Differential diagnoses of ethnic skin-Loma Linda Grand Rounds and Residency Department
  • Dr. Woodson currently give over 100 educational lectures per year in both North America and Europe.


International Clinical Trials Involved in as a Principal Investigator

  • AbbVie-and observational multicenter disease registry to evaluate clinical practice trends and outcomes in adult patients with hidradenitis supprativa
  • A phase 3 open-label study of the safety and efficacy of adalimumab in subjects with moderate to severe hidradenitis supprativa
  • A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to him and straight that efficacy and long term safety of dupilumab in adult patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis 4)Abbvie-A phase 3, multicenter, double blind, randomized, parallel arm, placebo controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of adalimumab for treatment of nail psoriasis
  • A prospective observational study of treatment patterns and effectiveness and safety outcomes in advanced basal cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma nevus syndrome patients
  • A 10 year, post marketing, observational, registry to assess long term safety of adalimumab in adult patients with chronic plaque psoriasis
  • Phase 2, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial of C NTO 1275, a fully human anti-IL-12 monoclonal antibody
  • Investigator initiated trial by me: an open label study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of oral puva combined with Etanercept in patients with plaque psoriasis
  • For safety and efficacy of 5% F you decks cream used once daily in the treatment of actinic keratosis
  •  A multicenter, open label study to observe the effect of the Etanercept  on joint and skin disease in subjects with psoriatic arthritis(The educate trial)


Advisory Boards

  • AbbVie Travel and Pharmaceuticals
  • Amgen Pharmaceuticals
  • Genentech Pharmaceuticals
  • Valiant pharmaceuticals


International Publications

  • Treatment by peer insights publication,-treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis with Stelara , Supported by ortho biotech\Jansen\Johnson and Johnson pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • The encyclopedia of aesthetics article,-the relationship between doctors and aestheticians-Derma scope 3)efficacy and tolerability of once daily 5% five-fluorouracil Cream for treatment of actinic keratosis, Supported by valiant pharmaceuticals


Television & Education

  • Fox 5 Morning News Dermatology Science Guest Educator




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