We are a team of dermatopathologists with
extensive experience in virtual dermatopathology.

An international faculty, the majority board certified in dermatopathology,
in the US or Europe. In addition our team includes distinguished independant reviewers, in order to guarantee the highest possible standard.

See CV's below.

Ellen Mooney, M.D., Director, Nordic Institute of Virtual Dermatopathology. US Board certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.
Werner Kempf, M.D., Professor and consultant dermatopathologist, University Zürich and Co-Director Histologische Diagnostik Kempf und Pfaltz Zürich, Switzerland
Antoinette F. Hood, M.D., Advisor, Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Dermatopathology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virgina, USA.
Mari-Anne Hedblad, M.D., Advisor, Dermatopathologist, Aleris Medilab, Stockholm. Former Director, Dermatologic Diagnostic Center, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Ellen Mooney, M.D.

CURRENT POSITION:


Director, Nordic Institute of Virtual Dermatopathology,
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland, since 2010.

EDUCATION:


Undergraduate Education: B.S. in Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 1974
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis 1978
Internship: University of Iceland Affiliated Hospitals, Reykjavik
Residency: Dermatology, Univ. of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cinicnnati, OH and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Fellowship: Dermatopathology: Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, N.C. and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Research Fellowship: Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

BOARD CERTIFICATION:


American Board of Dermatology, 1982
American Boards of Dermatology and Pathology: Dermatopathology, 1986
American Board of Dermatology: Dermatologic Immunology / Diagnostic & Lab. Immunology, 1989

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ELECTED OFFICES:


Chairman, Icelandic Dermatologic Society, 1990-93.
Member Board of Directors, Scientific Committee and Editorial Board, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 1991-97.
Member Executive Committee, International Society of Dermatopathology 1994-2000.
Member of the Board, European Society of Dermatopathology 2000-04.
International Affairs Committee, Women's Dermatologic Society, 2002-05.
Secretary European Women's Dermatologic Society 2007-08. Board of Directors 2004-09.
Member of the Unna Darier Club (Collegium Dermatopathologicum) from 2009.
Member Informatics Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology 2011-14.
Icelandic Representative in the Dermato-Venereology Section of UEMS, 2011-
Member Informatics Committee, International Society of Dermatopathology 2013-2015
Associate Editor, Dermatopathology 2013-
Member of the Board of the International Committee for Dermatopathology, 2017-

PUBLICATIONS:


Authored 25 papers and patient information booklets

HONORS AND AWARDS:


National Science Foundation (USA), Undergraduate Research Participation Grant, 1973.
Paul Gerson-Unna Grant, Dermatology Foundation (USA), 1987.
Winifred Cullis Grant, International Federation of University Women, 1988.
Career Enhancement Award, Women's Dermatologic Society (USA), 2001 and 2003.

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Werner Kempf, M.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE:

1965

Born in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

1984-1991

Medical school University of Zürich, Switzerland

1991

Promotion, Doctor of Medicine (MD), University Zürich

1998/1999

Postdoctoral research fellowship at the Dept. of Pathology
Div. Hematopathology (Director: M. Kadin, MD) and the
Dept. of Medicine, Div. Viral Pathogenesis (N.L. Letvin, MD), Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School,Boston MA, USA.

2000

Swiss Board certification in dermatology and venerology

2002

Habilitation thesis on CD30-positive cutaneous lymphomas, University of Zürich.

2000-2004

Faculty member at the Dept. of Dermatology, University Hospital Zürich (Chairman: G. Burg, MD). Head of Dermatopathology and Unit for Skin Diseases in Transplant recipients

2003

International Board Certification of Dermatopathology (Internat. League of Dermatopathology UEMS)

Since 2004

Co-Director of Dermatopathology Laboratory “Kempf und Pfaltz -Histologische Diagnostik”, Zürich; Professor and Consultant at the Dept. of Dermatology, University Hospital Zürich.

Since 2008

Member of the Unna Darier Club (Collegium Dermatopathologicum).

Since 2009

Professor and consultant dermatologist, Dept. of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland.

2006-2011

Secretary of the Swiss Group of Dermatology.

Since 2012

President of the Swiss Group of Dermatology.

Since 2011

Vice-president, International Soc. of Dermatopathology (ISDP)

Since 2012

President of the Swiss Group of Dermatopathology (SGDP)
International Committee of Dermatopathology (ICDP) - Secretary (since 2015) and Representative for Switzerland (since 2013)

Awards:
2007
2012
2014


Robert Fischer Award for cutaneous lymphomas, Germany
G.Steigleder Award, German Society of Dermatology
Prix International de Dermatolopathologie Jean Civatte, Paris, France

Research activities on cutaneous lymphomas, oncogenic viruses and skin tumors in organ transplant recipients, as well as photodynamic therapy. More than 220 publications and 45 books or book chapters.

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Among our group are the following
distinguished contributors, reviewers
and advisors:

Other contributors and reviewers:

Philip LeBoit,M.D. Professor of Clinical Pathology &
Dermatology, Co-Director UCSF Dermatopathology
Service, San Francisco, USA.
Jaqueline Junkins-Hopkins,M.D., Consultant, Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, USA.
Gürkan Kaya, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Dermatopathology Unit, Departments of Dermatology & Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
Ismini Vassilaki, M.D., Dermatopathologist & Consultant, Stockholm, Sweden
Christina Mitteldorf, M.D., Deputy Director, Hildesheim, Germany
Ole Clemmensen,M.D., Associate Professor Emeritus,
Department of Clinical Pathology, Odense University
Hospital, Denmark.
Christina Ambros Rundolf, M.D., Clinical Associate Prof., Department of Dermatology, Medical University, Graz, Austria

Antoinette
F. Hood, M.D.

BORN:


Honolulu, Hawaii

CURRENT POSITION:


Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Dermatopathology,
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:


Stanford University, B.A. (Biology) 1963

GRADUATE EDUCATION:


Vanderbilt University, M.D. 1967

RESIDENCY:


Internship in Medicine, Vanderbilt University
Residency in Dermatology, Harvard University

FELLOWSHIP:


Dermatopathology, Massachusetts General Hospital

BOARD CERTIFICATION:


Dermatology Dermatopathology

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ELECTED OFFICES:


Executive Director, American Board of Dermatology.
Past Director and Vice-President , American Academy of Dermatology.
Past Secretary-Treasurer and President, American Society of Dermatopathology.

HONORS:


Wilma Bergfeld Visionary and Leadership Award,
Women's Dermatologic Society 2006
Walter R Nickel Award Excellence in Teaching
of Dermatopathology 2001
Rose Hirshler Award, Women's Dermatologic Society 1998
Senior Class Clinical Teacher's Award 1990,1991
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

PUBLICATIONS:


Co-author of 4 books, >137 journal articles, 34 chapters

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:


Dermatopathology
Medical Education

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Mari-Anne
Hedblad, M.D.

BORN:


Stockholm, Sweden

CURRENT POSITION:


Dermatopathologist, Aleris Medilab, Stockholm

GRADUATE EDUCATION:


Lund University MD 1982

INTERNSHIP:


Lund University

RESIDENCY:


Karolinska University Hospital
Specialist in Dermatology and Venerology, 1986

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:


Senior physician 1993
Medical director, at Dermatologic Diagnostic Centre, Department of Dermatology, Karolinska University Hospital 1993-2013
Chief of the dermatopathological division 1993-2013
Examiner in dermatopathology for residents in Dermatology in Sweden 1993- 2006
Organizer of annual Nordic meeting in Dermatologpathology ("Thyressondagen"), National courses for residents in Dermatology in Dermatopathology since 1988 and courses for residents in Dermatology in Dermatopathology since 1996.

PUBLICATIONS:


43 publications in Dermatology/Dermatopathology.

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