Dr. Wilgus is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics from Ohio State and completed post-doctoral training in the Department of Surgery at Loyola University Chicago Medical Center. She was a Research Assistant Professor member at University of Illinois-Chicago before accepting a faculty position at Ohio State in 2008. Her lab studies the role of inflammation and angiogenesis in wound healing and skin carcinogenesis, and her lab also examines mechanisms of scarless healing in fetal skin. Dr. Wilgus is a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Advances in Wound Care, and she currently serves as Secretary of the Wound Healing Society.