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 Albert Bernard “Bernie” Ackerman

Albert Bernard “Bernie” Ackerman

Birth
Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Death 5 Dec 2008 (aged 72)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Ashes scattered in Central Park, NYC, near the Alice in Wonderland sclupture
Memorial ID 32333757 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. He was responsible for developing key ideas and methods for diagnosing diseases of the skin under the microscope. Dr. Ackerman, educated at Princeton, Columbia University, and Harvard University, began his career at the University of Miami, later at New York University, Philadelphia, and, finally, at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York City. Dr. Ackerman revolutionized the field of Dermatopathology by developing the "pattern method" for the diagnosis of inflammatory skin diseases as well as solid neoplasms, such as melanoma. Dr. Ackerman was also a tireless advocate for truthful testimony by expert witnesses. He wrote and traveled extensively; he was the author of over 700 articles and 60 books in the field. He founded two journals in the field of dermatopathology: The American Journal of Dermatopathology, and Dermatopathology: Practical and Conceptual. He trained hundreds of fellows in the United States and internationally over his career of almost 40 years.

Bio by: Mark Albert Hurt, MD


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mark Albert Hurt, MD
  • Added: 22 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32333757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Bernard “Bernie” Ackerman (22 Nov 1936–5 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32333757, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Other, who reports a Ashes scattered in Central Park, NYC, near the Alice in Wonderland sclupture.