Mark A. Hurt, MD, has devoted his career to dermatopathology. He began in 1988 as the director of dermatopathology at the University of Texas-San Antonio. He is currently a principal in Cutaneous Pathology in St. Louis, where he has practiced since 1997. Dr. Hurt has spoken at academic venues internationally and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, The American Journal of Dermatopathology, and, until recently, Dermatology Practical and Conceptual. He has authored 37 peer-reviewed articles and a number of book chapters. He is the current President of the American Society of Dermatopathology.