With almost 50 years of experience in medicine, Dr. W. Clark Lambert has led a very distinguished and successful career. He specializes in pathology and dermatology, and since 1978, Dr. Lambert has been a professor of pathology at Rutgers University. Prior to this, he was a research associate at the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, under the National Institutes of Health umbrella. One of the achievements in his career that he is most proud of is discovering a cause of melanoma. He published his findings in the December 2017 Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In addition, there is a research award named after him at Rutgers University.
Dr. Lambert received his BA degree from Wesleyan University in 1964 and M.D. &, Ph.D. degrees in Experimental Pathology from Thomas Jefferson University in 1969 & 1970. Dr. Lambert completed his residencies in Pathology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in 1974 and in Dermatology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1976. Dr. Lambert had worked as Assistant-Associate-Professor (with tenure) in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School from 1976 to 2011.
Dr. Lambert has served on multiple journal editorial boards and served as the deputy editor of SKINmed. Dr. Lambert has five board certifications. In addition to these duties, he has found the time to author over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in multiple textbooks, and two books edited; three associate editorships, multiple editorial boards; research grants, etc. Dr. Lambert’s research interests include xeroderma pigmentosum, cell cycle control mechanisms, mathematical biology, multiple areas of dermatopathology.
He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a board member for the Montclair Ambulance Unit.