WHY: Because he has trained scores of dermatologists at the University of North Carolina, many of whom have become leaders in their fields, including 4 department chairs.
MED SCHOOL; DERM RESIDENCY: University of Wisconsin; University of Michigan.
MAJOR INFLUENCES: Arthur Curtis (chair at Michigan) and Edward Cawley (chair at Charlottesville, Va) were mentors. Rudy Baer and Clarence Livingood are his heroes.
Jorizzo JL. The Gentleman From Chapel HillClayton E. Wheeler, MD. Arch Dermatol. 2003;139(1):118. doi:10.1001/archderm.139.1.118