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Samantha N Barry, MD, MS, FAAD

Dr. Samantha Barry is a board certified dermatologist, specializing in medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, and cosmetics.

Dr. Barry received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from New York University. She returned to her hometown of Louisville to complete medical school at the University of Louisville, where she was inducted into the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. After her internship at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Dr. Barry went on to complete her dermatology residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year.

Dr. Barry is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and Women's Dermatologic Society.

Outside of dermatology, Dr. Barry enjoys traveling, tennis, and spending time with her husband and two cats.


  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York University, M.S. Biology
  • New York University, B.A. Biology, Minors: Spanish, Chemistry

    Internship and Residency

    • Virginia Mason Medical Center: Internship, Internal Medicine, Seattle, WA
    • Rush University Medical Center: Residency, Dermatology, Chicago, IL
    • Rush University Medical Center: Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology, Chicago, IL

    Honors and Associations

    • Alpha Omega Alpha: National Medical Honor Society
    • Research!Louisville: First Place, National Cancer Institute Outstanding Cancer Research Presentation Award, Professional Student Category
    • Masters Research Grant Recipient: New York University, Two­‐time award winner of grant to fund independent research project. Ten grants awarded each year.
    • Collegiate Research Scholar: New York University, Two-‐time award winner of Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund Grant to fund independent research project.
    • Dean’s Undergraduate Research Conference Winner: New York University, Winner of Oral Presentation in Bacteria, Viruses and Immunity Panel

    Leadership Activities

    • Women in Dermatology Society: Rush Dermatology Residency Liasion
    • Kentucky Country Day Pre-Med Mentor: Co-Founder, Mentoring high school students interested in the medical profession


    • Xiao D, Barry SN, Kmetz D, Egger M, Pan J, Rai S, Hao H, McMasters KM. Melanoma cell-­‐ derived exosomes promote epithelial-­‐mesenchymal transition in primary melanocytes through paracrine/autocrine signaling in the tumor microenvironment. Cancer Lett. 2016 Jul 1;376(2):318-­‐ 27.
    • Arrieta-­‐Ortiz, M, Hafemeister C, Bate AR, Chu T, Greenfield A, Shuster B, Barry SN, Gallitto M, Liu B, Kacmarczyk T, Santoriello F, Chen J, Rodrigues C, Koo BM, Sato T, Gross C, Rudner DZ, Driks A, Bonneau R, Eichenberger E. “A Validated Global Transcriptional Regulatory Network for Bacillus subtilis”. Mol Syst Biol. 2015 Nov 17;11(11):839.
    • Wang HW, Isidro AL, Domingues L, Eskandarian A, McKenney P, Drew K, Grabowski P, Chua MH, Barry SN, Guan M, Bonneau R, Henriques A, Eichenberger P. “The coat morphogenetic protein SpoVID is essential to the process of spore encasement during Bacillus subtilis sporulation”. Molecular Microbiology. 2009 Oct.;74(6886) :634-­‐49.

    Dr. Barry sees patients at the following location:
    Cincinnati, OH - Blue Ash

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