Dr. Wick then joined the faculty in the department of laboratory medicine & pathology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, working with Drs. Juan Rosai and Louis (“Pepper”) Dehner. He served as director of surgical pathology fellowship training and the diagnostic immunohistochemistry laboratory, as well as vice-chairman of the scholastic standing committee in the medical school. In 1989, Wick moved with Dr. Dehner to Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, MO, as professor & director of surgical pathology. He also served as the chairman of the tissue & procedures committee and the cancer committee there.
Wick has published widely in the pathology literature, including principal authorship or editorship of 12 textbooks. He is a Master of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, and a member of many other professional societies. Wick has served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Clinical Pathology from 1990 to the present time, and is past-president of the Association of Directors of Anatomic & Surgical Pathology.
Dr. Wick is board-certified in anatomic & clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology, and in dermatopathology by the International Board of Dermatopathology (Graz, Austria). He is licensed to practice medicine in the District of Columbia, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia.