Joseph H. Willman, M.D.

Joined Clinical Pathology Associates:  2003

Primary Service Location:

Sonic Reference Laboratory

Medical Directorships:

  • Clinical Pathology Associates – Director of Molecular Pathology Services
  • Clinical Pathology Laboratories – Director of Molecular Diagnostics
  • Sonic Reference Laboratory

Board Certifications:

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (2002)
  • Dermatopathology (2003)
  • Molecular Genetic Pathology (2011)


  • Dermatopathology, University of Colorado
  • Molecular Genetic Pathology, University of Michigan


  • University of Utah (AP/CP)

Medical School:

  • Indiana University School of Medicine

Undergraduate Education:

  • University of Chicago

Additional Education:

  • University of Otago, New Zealand – Diploma of Public Health

Selected Publications:

  • Hookim, K, Roh, M H, Willman, J, Placido, J, Weigelin, H C, Fields, K L, Pang, J, Betz, B L and Knoepp, S M (2011), Application of immunocytochemistry and BRAF mutational analysis to direct smears of metastatic melanoma. Cancer Cytopathology. doi: 10.1002/cncy.20180
  • Willman JH, Heinz D, Golitz LE, Shroyer KR. Correlation of p16 and pRb expression with HPV detection in Bowen’s disease. J CutanPathol. 2006 Sep; 33(9):629-33.
  • Willman JH, Golitz LE, Fitzpatrick JE. Vulvar clear cells of Toker: precursors of extramammary Paget’s disease. Am J Dermatopathol. 2005 Jun;27(3):185-8.
  • Willman JH, Golitz LE, Fitzpatrick JE. Clear Cells of Toker in Accessory Nipples. J CutanPathol. 2003 Apr; 30(4):256-60.
  • Willman JH, Hill HR, Martins TB, Jaskowski TD, Ashwood EA, Litwin CM. Mutliplex Analysis of Heterophile Antibodies in Patients with Indeterminate HIV Immunoassays.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2001 May; 115(5):764-769.
  • Willman JH, White K, Coffin CM.  Pediatric Needle Cor Biopsy:  Strengths and Limitations in Evaluation of Masses.  Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2001 Jan;3(4):46-52.
  • Willman JH, Holden JA.  Immunohistochemical Staining for DNA Topoisomerase II-Alpha in Benign, Premaligant, and Malignant Lesions of the Prostate.  Prostate. 2000;42:280-286.
  • Willman JH, Martins TB, Jaskowski TD, Hill HR, Litwin CM.  Heterophile Antibodies to Bovine and Caprine Proteins Causing False-Positive Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I and Other Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Results.  Clin Diagn Lab Immunol.  1999;6(4): 615-616.