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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address HSB 132 Zip 6823
Phone  (205) 975-8880
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pathology   Anatomic Pathology Assistant Professor Clinical

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Molecular and Cellular Pathology Program 
Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine 

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Patricia DeVilliers is a board certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist. She joined UAB in 2006, after completing a 3 year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, with additional training in Head and Neck Pathology and Forensics at the AFIP.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology     
International Association of Oral Pathologists     
North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology     
U.S. and Canadian Academy of Pathology     

Research/Clinical Interest
Novel Target for Head and Neck Cancer: The Sonic Hedgehog Pathway
Targeting the sonic hedghehog pathway with SHH inhibitors. Cancer stem cells and their role in metastasis.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Microgenomics of Ameloblastoma.Devilliers P, Suggs C, Simmons D, Murrah V, Wright JT.J Dent Res. 2011 Jan 31  21282726 
Keratocystic odontogenic tumor associated with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Similar behavior to sporadic type? Figueroa A, Correnti M, Avila M, Andea A, DeVilliers P, Rivera H.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Feb;142(2):179-83. 
Lymphedematous fibroepithelial polyps of the penis associated with long-term condom catheter use: case report and review of the literature. Mason SE, DeVilliers P, Andea AA.
J Cutan Pathol. 2009 Aug;36(8):906-9. Review 
Cystinosis, Fanconi Syndrome and Odontogenci Cysts. DeVilliers P, Gutta R, Szymela V. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2008 Dec;106(6):866-71  18926732 
Calretinin Expression in the Differential Diagnosis of Human Ameloblastoma and Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor. Devilliers P, Liu H, Suggs C, Simmons D, Daly B, Zhang S, Raubenheimer E, Larsson A, Wright T.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Feb;32(2):256-260. 

ameloblastoma, sonic hedgehog, odontogenic tumors, head and neck pathology,