Wilma F. Bergfeld, MD

Wilma F. Bergfeld, MD has a remarkable record of leadership, having served as President of AAD, WDS, ASDP, ADA and 5 other professional societies. A noted dermatopathologist, she is Director of the Dermatopathology Fellowship Training program at the Cleveland Clinic, which she founded in 1975.

Dr. Bergfeld has been honored with many awards including the Master Dermatologist Award, Marion B. Sulzberger Award and the Thomas Pearson Award from AAD, the Rose Hirschler Award from WDS, and the Elson B. Helwig Award from ASDP to name only a very few.

A graduate of the College of William and Mary and Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Bergfeld completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship at the AFIP. She joined the Department of Dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic as staff in 1969 and became Head of Dermatopathology in 1977.

Dr. Bergfeld has authored over 750 publications including 4 books and 84 book chapters. A renowned hair disease and cosmetic ingredient expert, Dr. Bergfeld has served as a consultant to the FDA and major pharmaceutical companies.