MARK R. WICK, M.D.

Pathology


Mark R. Wick, M.D. is a Professor of Pathology & Associate Director of Surgical Pathology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.  He received his undergraduate education at Carroll University (Waukesha, WI), his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI), and his anatomic & clinical pathology residency training at the Mayo Clinic & Mayo Foundation (Rochester, MN).  He has served on the pathology faculties at the Mayo Medical School (Rochester, MN), the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) and Washington University (St. Louis, MO), and has made contributions to the specialty of pathology as an investigator, practitioner, educator, and mentor.  Dr. Wick is a physician who has continued to practice as a general anatomic pathologist and yet has developed expertise in several subspecialty areas of pathology. Immunohistochemistry, dermatopathology, thoracic pathology, and soft tissue pathology are his particular interests.  This site contains information that will allow access to anyone who is interested in Dr. Wick's Pathology consultation service at the University of Virginia.

Curriculum Vitae



Professional Address:
Divisions of Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, & Autopsy Pathology 
University of Virginia Health System

Department of Pathology
1215 Lee Street, Box 800214
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908-0214

Telephone 434-924-9038
FAX 434-924-9617
E-mail: mrw9c@virginia.edu  -or- mrwick1@usa.net


Current Position:
Associate Director of Surgical Pathology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia


EDUCATION 
Undergraduate: Carroll College (now Carroll University), Waukesha, Wisconsin. Bachelor of Science in Biology & General Chemistry,Summa cum laude, May 1974.

Medical: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.  Doctor of Medicine, Cum laude, May 1978.

Postgraduate: Mayo Clinic & Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota.  Anatomic & Clinical Pathology; 1978-1983.


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
 -Instructor in Pathology, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, July 1980 - June 1983

.-Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 1983-June 1987.

-Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 1987-June 1989.

-Professor of Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, July 1989-June 1999.

-Professor of Pathology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, July 1999 to present.


INTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota:
-Vice-Chair, Academic Standing Committee; 1986-1989

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri:         
-Chair, Tissue & Procedures Committee; 1994-1999         
-Member, Cancer Committee; 1990-1995

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri:
-Alternate Member, Medical School Faculty Rights Committee; 1992-1994

Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri:
-Director of Surgical Pathology, July 1989-June 1999.

​University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia:
  -Director of Residency Training in Pathology, University of Virginia;
2000-2010.


LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES
-Licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Minnesota (1979), Missouri (1989), Virginia (1999), North Carolina (2010), West Virginia (2010), & the District of Columbia (2010).

-Diplomate of the United States National Board of Medical Examiners (1979).

​-Diplomate in anatomic & clinical pathology, American Board of Pathology (1982) (Voluntarily recertified in 2001 & 2011).

-Diplomate of the International Board of Dermatopathology, Graz, Austria (2004).


MILITARY SERVICE
U.S. Army Medical Corps; 5501st U.S. Army Hospital, Ft. Snelling, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1981-1990 (Reserve Corps; Honorable Discharge--Rank of Major [O4]).

AWARDS
-Tri-Beta Award for Scholarship in Biology, Carroll University, 1974.-Phillips and Helfaer Awards for Medical Scholarship, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 1977 & 1978.
-Career Development Award from the American Cancer Society, New York, NY; 1985-1988.
-J.M. Kissane Award for Postgraduate Medical Education in Pathology, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 1999.-G.F. Stevenson Distinguished Service Award, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 1999.
-Israel Davidsohn Award for Distinguished Service, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2006.
-Master's Award, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2008.
-President's Award, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2012.


ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS
Editorial Board Memberships (Current & Past):
​ -Editor-in-Chief:  Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology
-American Journal of Surgical Pathology
-Human Pathology
-Modern Pathology
-Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
-Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology
-Diagnostic Cytopathology
-The CytoJournal (consulting Editor)
​-Brazilian Journal of Pathology
-American Journal of Clinical Pathology (1985-2012-- Associate
Editor 1988-1990; Editor-in-Chief 1990-2012)
-Diagnostic Histopathology (Guest Editor, 2010)
-Journal of Cutaneous Pathology (1990-2002)
-American Journal of Dermatopathology (1986-2002)
-Advances in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (1993-1997)

-American Journal of Pathology (1993-96)
-Minnesota Medicine (1981-1989)


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
College of American Pathologists
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
International Society of Urological Pathology
Endocrine Pathology Society
International Society of Dermatopathology
American Society of Dermatopathology
Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology (President- 2008-2010)History of Pathology Society (President- 2011-2012)
Pulmonary Pathology Society
American Association of University Professors
United States & Canadian Mesothelioma Reference Panel
Society for Applied Immunohistochemistry
Virginia Society for Pathology
Albemarle County (Virginia) Medical Society
American Joint Committee on Cancer (Emeritus)


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
-Member, Board of Trustees, Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists, 2004-2009.

-Council Member, Association of Directors of Anatomic & Surgical Pathology, 2001-2011.

-Project Director, Residency In-service Examination Committee, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 1988-2003.

-Deputy Commissioner, Commission on Graduate Medical Education, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 1993-1999.

-Executive Council Member, United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1999-2001.

-Member, USCAP Education Committee, 1994-1998.

-Member, Cancer Committee, College of American Pathologists, 1992-1997.

-Member, Anatomic Pathology Examination Committee, American Board of Pathology, 1991-1997.

-Member, Planning Committee for National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference on Early Malignant Melanoma and Dysplastic Nevus, 1988-1991; Participant in Consensus Conference, January 1992.

-Director of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry and Electron Microscopy, University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics, 1985-1989.

-Fellowship Director for Surgical Pathology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 1985-1989.

-Vice-Chairman: Scholastic Standing Committee, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 1987-1989.

-Laboratory Examiner, College of American Pathologists Accreditation Program, 1987-1988.

​-Deputy Coroner, Olmsted County, Minnesota; 1982-1983.