Ohio State University
Dr. Wilgus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University. She earned her Ph.D. from Ohio State and completed post-doctoral training at Loyola University Medical Center. She was a junior faculty member at University of Illinois-Chicago before accepting a tenure-track position at Ohio State in 2008. Her lab studies the role of inflammation and angiogenesis in wound healing and skin carcinogenesis, with a special interest in understanding mechanisms of scarless healing in fetal skin. Dr. Wilgus frequently serves as a reviewer for manuscripts and grants in the area of wound healing and is or has been a member of the editorial boards for Wound Management and Prevention, Advances in Wound Care, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and Wound Repair and Regeneration.Dr. Wilgus is also actively involved in the Wound Healing Society. She served on the Board of Directors from 2013-2016, was Secretary from 2016-2019, and currently serves as a Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors.