• Board-certified – Dermatopathology by the American Boards of Pathology and Dermatology, and Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Sub-Specialty Concentration – Clinical Dermatology, Inflammatory Disorders of the Skin, and Pediatric Dermatopathology
  • Fellowship – Dermatopathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Residency – Chief Resident, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Medical School – University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
  • Dr. Rainwater is the current Secretary of the Dallas Dermatological Society. Dr. Rainwater has published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts. She received the American Society of Dermatopathology Mentorship Award and she practices clinical dermatology part-time.
  • Joined ProPath in 2017

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Wang AL, Rainwater YB, Mauskar MM. Bullous eruption in 2 brothers. Cutis. 2018;101(3):169;178.
  2. Lewis D, Byekova YA, Emge D, Duvic M. Complete resolution of mycosis fungoides tumors with imiquimod 5% cream: a case series. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017;28(6):567-569.
  3. O’Brien JC, Rainwater YB, Malviya N, et al. Transcriptional and cytokine profiles identify CXCL9 as a biomarker of disease activity in morphea. J Invest Dermatol. 2017;137(8):1663-1670.
  4. Malviya N, Rainwater YB, Vandergriff T, Mauskar MM. Cutaneous extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma mimicking cellulitis an HIV positive patient without lymphopenia. J Cutan Pathol. 2017;44(3):296-299.
  5. Byekova YA, Sami N. Successful response of refractory type I adult-onset pityriasis rubra pilaris with ustekinumab and acitretin combination therapy. J Dermatol. 2015;42(8):830-831
  6. Byekova YA, Marrazzo G, Thorpe R, Susa J, Taylor S. Fibrosarcomatous transformation of a dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans during pregnancy. Dermatologic Surg. 2015;41(9):1077-1079.
  7. Byekova YA, Shedd AD, Schiro JA, Barrett TL, Lewin MR. An additional case of neutrophilic dermatosis histopathologically mimicking Cryptococcus in a patient with Sweet’s syndrome. J Cutan Pathol. 2014;41(12):972-974.
  8. Byekova YA, Hughey L, Elewski B. Systemic drugs in patients with skin diseases. G Ital di Dermatologia e Venereol. 2011;146(5):398-424.
  9. Byekova YA, Herrmann JL, Xu J, Elmets CA, Athar M. Liver kinase B1 (LKB1) in the pathogenesis of UVB-induced murine basal cell carcinoma. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2011;508(2):204-211.
  10. Herrmann JL, Byekova YA, Elmets CA, Athar M. Liver Kinase B1 (LKB1) in the pathogenesis of epithelial cancers. Cancer Lett. 2011;306(1):1-9.
  11. Byekova YA, Welter BH. The last supper: a pseudocolored micrograph of a human intestinal parasite, Entamoeba histolytica, phagocytosing a fungus (Cover art). Acad Med. 2011;86(10):1277.
  12. Byekova YA, Powell RR, Welter BH, Temesvari LA. Localization of phosphatidylinositol (3,4,5)-trisphosphate to phagosomes in Entamoeba histolytica achieved using glutathione S-transferase- and green fluorescent protein-tagged lipid biosensors. Infect Immun. 2010;78(1):125-137.

Abstracts

  1. Rainwater YB, Vandergriff T. A case of EBV-associated smooth muscle tumor in AIDS patient. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, 2016.
  2. Rainwater YB, Jacobe H, Hosler G. Characterization of cell-type specific expression of CXCR3 ligands in morphea. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, 2016.
  3. Byekova YA, Jacobe H, Hosler G. Characterization of cell-type specific expression of CXCR3 ligands in morphea (podium presentation). Texas Dermatologic Society,
  4. Byekova YA, Vandergriff T. A case of epidermotropically metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma: a histopathologic pitfall. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, 2015.
  5. Byekova YA, Vadergriff T. CD30-positive, EBV-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the setting of immunosuppression: a series of three cases. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, 2014.
  6. Byekova YA, Shedd A, Barrett TL, Lewin MR. A case of neutrophilic dermatosis histopathologically mimicking Cryptococcus in a patient with Sweet’s syndrome. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting,
    Chicago, IL, 2014.
  7. Sokumbi O, Byekova YA, Cockerell C, Susa J. Fibrosarcomatous transformation of dermatosarcoma protuberans in association with pregnancy: a case report. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, 2013.
  8. Byekova, YA, Herrmann JL, Xu J, Elmets CA, Athar M. Liver kinase B1 (LKB1) in the pathogenesis of UVB-induced murine basal cell carcinoma. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting,
  9. Byekova, YA, Herrmann JL, Xu J, Elmets CA, Athar M. Liver kinase B1 (LKB1) in the pathogenesis of UVB-induced murine basal cell carcinoma. University of Alabama School of Medicine, Medical Student Research Day,
  10. Byekova, YA, Powell, RR, Welter, BH, Temesvari LA. Phosphatidylinositol (3,4,5)-trisphosphate is important in the extension of pseudopodia and closure of erythrophagosome in Entamoeba histolytica. The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, 19th Annual Molecular Parasitology/Vector Biology Symposium – Global Health Through Research, 2009.
  11. Byekova, YA, Powell, RR, Welter, BH, Temesvari LA. Phosphatidylinositol (3,4,5)-trisphosphate is important in the extension of pseudopodia and closure of erythrophagosome in Entamoeba histolytica. XVI Seminario sobre Amibiasis and EMBO Workshop – Amebiasis: Molecular approaches to an important but neglected disease, 2009.
  12. Powell RR, Byekova YA, Temesvari, LA. The role for PI 3-kinase signaling in metranidazole resistance in Entamoeba histolytica. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2009.
  13. Byekova, YA, Gillespie Y, Parker JN, Markert JM. The role of glioma progenitor cells in clinical responses to oncolytic HSV in patients with GBM. University of Alabama School of Medicine, Medical Student Research Day,
  14. Byekova, YA, Gillespie Y, Parker JN, Markert JM. The role of glioma progenitor cells in clinical responses to oncolytic HSV in patients with GBM. University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Genetics 13th Annual Research Retreat, 2009.

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