March 12, 1895 - November 24, 1983
Many consider Dr. Sulzberger to be the most influential dermatologist of the 20th century. He published over 400 scientific articles on a wide range of subjects. A chairman at NYU and a professor at UCSF he contributed greatly to the advancement of dermatology. He developed a special interest in contact allergy and published a paper on compound F which would later become topical hydrocortisone.
An outstanding clinician who perhaps will be remembered most for his research contributions. He founded the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) and served on the first board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology. Additional honors include serving as president of the American Dermatological Society and becoming an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.