Meet Our Staff

Dr. Slater  maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dermatology.

Cathy Allen Slater, MD, MPH

Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatologic Surgery

Dr. Cathy Slater is a native of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.  She received her Bachelor of Arts from the College of William & Mary, and she attended graduate school at Harvard University, where she received a Master of Public Health. Dr. Slater attended medical school at Duke University where she received her Doctorate of Medicine.  She completed her internship, residency, and Chief residency at Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, where she studied under Dr. Lowell Goldsmith.

Dr. Slater has been the recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for service, the Upjohn Research Award, and a British Association of Dermatology Travel Fellowship.  Her publications include articles in JAMA, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and others.  Dr. Slater completed a three month Laser and Cosmetic Fellowship in 2000 with Dr. David McDaniel, a nationally known Laser Specialist.  She co-authored with Dr. McDaniel a book chapter on the Alexandrite Laser, in Principles and Practices in Cutaneous Laser Surgery.  Dr. Slater has had over a decade of experience with skin rejuvenation using Botox and fillers.

Dr. Slater has had appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at ECU School of Medicine, where she was voted Outstanding Teacher in Dermatology in 1997, and as a current Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Slater and her husband, Dr. Doug Slater, have three grown children.  Before moving back to Rocky Mount in 1996, Dr. Slater and her family spent time serving overseas at different places, including Ecole St. Vincent in Haiti, at Voz Andes Hospital in Ecuador, at Tenwek Hospital in Kenya, in Moscow, Russia.  She and her husband continue to go on short-term medical trips including trips to far east Russia, Kazakstan, India, Honduras and most recently to Haiti.

In addition to practicing Dermatology. She enjoys golf and has been a past Women's Champion at her home club.

Pam Barnes, Office Manager 






Kim Stauffer, LPN






Shandra Stocks, Office Assistant