Elizabeth Mauldin is a Professor of Dermatopathology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. After a brief time in general veterinary practice, she completed sequential residencies in both anatomic pathology (Cornell University) and clinical dermatology (University of Pennsylvania) and is board-certified by both the ACVP and ACVD . She has a dual appointment in PennVet since 2004 where she works both as an anatomic pathologist and clinical dermatologist. As the Head of the PennVet Laboratory of Pathology, she oversees a surgical pathology and dermatopathology service that interprets biopsies for clients across North America. Her research interests are focused on the spontaneous skin diseases of companion animals and more specifically on comparative genodermatoses. Her work with Peter Elias MD (University of San Francisco VA Hospital) has helped to understand the pathogenesis of skin barrier dysfunction in dogs and humans with congenital ichthyosis.