Jim earned a Bachelors Degree from the University of Utah and a Masters Degree from Cornell University in New York. He is a certified Physicians Assistant with years of general medical experience and a keen interest in dermatology. Jim has been a partner at Parkinson Dermatology for over 10 years. Jim has special expertise in diagnosing and treating skin cancer, acne, and warts. He and his wife are the proud parents of four children and make their home in Salem.