Department of Pathology and Microbiology
The University of Nebraska Medical Center
Term: July 2020 – June 2024
Dr. Edgerton is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Clinical Informatics. She has extensive pathology informatics experience, including research in data mining, bioinformatics, and mathematical modeling of tumors. One of thirty American students to receive the prestigious Marshall Scholarship in 1976 for graduate study in the United Kingdom, Dr. Edgerton worked in basic research in academia and the oil industry before becoming a physician. She has worked on developing multiple integrated information platforms for tissue acquisition, clinical annotation, and molecular profiling, and is internationally recognized in the field of tissue informatics. Dr. Edgerton is the current Chair of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Pathology Electronic Reporting Committee and is also a member of the Information Technology Leadership Committee and the Council for Pathology Informatics and Innovation. She has published over 90 manuscripts and abstracts in the public literature and more than 20 proprietary research papers while working in the oil industry.