Aliya Hines, MD, PhD

‚Äč2022-2023 President


Aliya Courtney Hines, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., a native of Yellow Springs, OH, is a graduate of
Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. She attended the Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine in Baltimore, MD, where she received her medical degree and a Ph.D. in
Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences. Her internship training was conducted at Pennsylvania
Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, which was founded by Benjamin Franklin as the first hospital in
the United States. She then completed residency training in Dermatology at the University of
Michigan. After three years in private practice following residency, Dr. Hines joined the faculty
in the Department of Dermatology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2016.
Dr. Hines was a National Clinical Scholar at the University of Michigan from 2018-2020, where
received a Master of Science degree in Health and Health Care Research and conducted research
on tele-dermatology utilization in the VA and private payer networks. She returned to the Wayne
State University School of Medicine in 2020 and currently serves the department as an Assistant
Professor and Vice-Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Dr. Hines continues to pursue
research in the areas of telemedicine outcomes and utilization, and her clinical interests center on
skin of color, complex medical dermatology and tele-dermatology. She is the incoming Deputy
Chair for the American Academy of Dermatology State Policy Committee, and has served on
multiple committees for the Michigan Dermatologic Society, the Michigan State Medical Society
and the Wayne County Medical Society.


She is the proud mother of two boys, Elijah and Spencer, and is married to Dr. Patrick C. Hines.

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