All professionals at Nash Dermatology maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Kevin T. Nash MD., PhD.
Dr. Kevin T. Nash is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he received both his MD and PhD degrees as part of the National Institute of Health Medical Scientist Training Program. While at UAB, he received national and international recognition for his research on melanoma metastasis biology giving presentations throughout the U.S. and abroad. His research resulted in major contributions to the field culminating in a seminal publication in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute. As a result, he received the highest honors bestowed by the American Medical Association for Overall Excellence in Research at the 48th Annual National Student Research Forum.
Dr. Nash completed both his intern year and research track dermatology residency training at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor resulting in Board Certification. While in Michigan, Dr. Nash continued his research efforts in melanoma metastasis biology while developing solid clinical training in melanoma at one of the largest melanoma clinics in the country. While participating in the interdisciplinary melanoma clinic, Dr. Nash was able to actively participate in the education, detection, management as well as complex coordination of care with other specialists on the team to provide the best surgical and treatment outcomes.
Although Dr. Nash has a particular interest in pigmented lesions (atypical moles/melanoma) as well as nonmelanoma skin cancers, he also specializes in complex medical dermatology that is not limited to immunobullous disorders and connective tissue disorders such as lupus. In addition, he has extensive experience in the management of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis/eczema, and acne that includes the utilization of the latest systemic therapies to treat the most severe/recalcitrant cases.
As a result of Dr. Nash’s unique training background, he has a vested interest in the education of his patients as well as peers. He has given numerous presentations both nationally and internationally and has been involved in the training of both medical students and residents over the years. Dr. Nash currently serves as an Assistant Professor for the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine program here in Auburn where he teaches Dermatology to medical students through didactic lectures and clinical rotations.
Kaylin Garnett MSN, FNP-BC
Kaylin Garnett MSN, FNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and licensed in Alabama. Kaylin is specially trained to provide superior healthcare to patients of all ages, but has a passion for pediatrics.
Kaylin began her career in healthcare with a Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Technology and worked in a laboratory as a toxicology analyst performing clinical and forensic drug testing. Kaylin then pursued her interest in nursing and attained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama, graduating with honors. While working in an ambulatory surgical center, Kaylin completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Auburn University specializing in Family Primary Care. With her clinical experience and operating room background, Kaylin has an exceptional foundation for providing the best dermatological care. She enjoys getting to know her patients and believes in developing trust to form long lasting relationships with them.
Kaylin grew up in Montgomery, AL and moved to Auburn in 2003 to start college. While attending Auburn University she met her husband Brad. They now have two daughters and are proud to call Auburn home. Kaylin loves “the prettiest village on the plains” and enjoys being a part of the community.
Bethany Ransom MSN, NP-C
Bethany Ransom, MSN, NP-C is a board certified Nurse Practitioner. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and licensed in the state of Alabama and Georgia. Her past nursing experience has included critical care and emergency medicine. She received the Daisy Award as an RN, recognizing her for the extraordinary patient care and compassion she exhibited with her patients. She began her career as a nurse practitioner in urgent care, but has always had a passion for clinical and esthetic dermatology.
Bethany graduated with her undergraduate degree from Auburn University. She continued her education and completed her Master’s of Science in nursing in 2016 at Troy University to become a Family Nurse Practitioner.
She originally grew up in the small town of Senoia, Georgia. She met her husband, Chip, in Auburn in 2010. The two of them now call Auburn home and have two daughters with a new baby expected in August of 2019.
Bethany enjoys getting to meet new people and being able to interact with her patients and develop lasting relationships. She has always believed that nursing was her purpose in life and she truly enjoys caring for her patients.
Public Relations Specialist
Nicola Nash was born and raised on the beautiful island of Jamaica before she moved to the United States to attend high school in New York. She received her degree in Hotel Restaurant Management at the prestigious Boston University in Massachusetts honing her skills in hospitality. Over the years, she has held several managerial positions in the hotel industry from housekeeping to wedding planning. It was during this time she was recruited by the pharmaceutical industry given her fun personality and customer service. Subsequently, she spent five years visiting doctor’s offices as a pharmaceutical sales representative educating physicians on the latest medications to improve patient care. Although Nikki enjoyed this position, her maternal instincts took over and she has spent the last several years balancing a busy household with three active children. Now that Dr. Nash has started his own practice, she is excited to support her husband by facilitating and expanding referrals to Nash Dermatology as well as organize and promote the practice through advertising and organizational events.
Nash Dermatology is pleased to welcome Candace Scroggins, a licensed Esthetician and skincare expert to our team. Well-trained in micro-needling, dermaplaning, chemical peels, facials and Hydrafacial MD. Candace’s treatments complement Dr. Nash’s in-office procedures in a warm, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Candace believes in professional skincare products formulated with medical-grade ingredients and is available for consultations on products and procedures offered here at Nash Dermatology. She regularly attends cosmetic and esthetic trainings to continue to offer the most up-to-date aesthetic procedures available. Candace looks forward to pampering your skin so you will feel rejuvenated, relaxed and glowing!