Rochelle R. Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Dermatologist

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Hair disease
  2. Mucous membrane disorder
  • Women's dermatology, hair, nails, and mucous membranes
  1. 2005
    Visiting Fellow - Vulvar Dermatology. Dr. Libby Edwards, M.D., advisorMid-Charlotte Dermatology and Research
  2. 2005
    Visiting Fellow - Hair and Hair Biology. Dr. Vera Price, M.D., advisorUniversity of California, San Francisco
  3. 2005
    Fellow - Advanced Clinical Dermatology. Dr. Roy S. Rogers, III, M.D. and Dr. Mark D. P. Davis, M.D. advisors. Women's Dermatology with a focus on hair, nails and mucous membranesMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2004
    Resident - DermatologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2001
    Internship - MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2000
    MD/PhDMolecular Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. 2000
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 1992
    BA - Chemistry / PhilosophyWilliams College

Certifications

  1. 2004
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    2021 Mayo Clinic Experience Top Provider AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 2019
    Honorable Mention - Good Author ProjectDocumentation Services
  3. 2016
    Best Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  4. 2015
    Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  5. 2015
    Graduate Medical Education Program Innovation AwardMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  6. 2015
    Model State AwardAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  7. 2014
    Faculty of the Year AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development (MSCPD)
  8. 2007
    ISSVD Fellowship InductionInternational Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease
  9. 2004
    WDS Mentorship GrantWomen's Dermatologic Society
  10. 2000
    Hoffman Grant for Underserved Communities: Moshi, TanzaniaMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  11. 1992
    Sigma XI InductionSigma XI
  12. 1992
    Magna Cum Laude Graduate with Honors in ChemistryWilliams College
  13. 1992
    1969 Scholar Williams College
  14. 1991
    C. David Harris Jr. Memorial ScholarshipWilliams College
  15. 1990
    Joslin Diabetes Center Research ScholarshipJuvenile Diabetes Foundation

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - 2026
    TreasurerBoard of Directors, Women's Dermatologic Society
  2. 2023 - 2026
    ChairFinance Committee, Women's Dermatologic Society
  3. 2022 - 2026
    MemberExecutive Board, Women's Dermatologic Society
  4. 2022 - 2023
    Assistant TreasurerBoard of Directors, Women's Dermatologic Society
  5. 2022 - 2023
    MemberFinance Committee, Women's Dermatologic Society
  6. 2021
    Doctor of Philosophy Thesis ExaminerUniversity of Sydney
  7. 2021
    Master of Philosophy Thesis ExaminerUniversity of Sydney
  8. 2021 - 2023
    ChairCommunications Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  9. 2019 - 2021
    Deputy ChairCommunications Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  10. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Continuous Quality Improvement-Program Evaluation Steering Committee
  11. 2018 - 2021
    Board MemberBoard of Directors, Women's Dermatologic Society
  12. 2017
    Master of Philosophy Thesis ExaminerUniversity of Sydney
  13. 2017 - present
    Board MemberMayo Clinic Health Letter
  14. 2017
    Master of Philosophy Thesis ExaminerUniversity of Sydney
  15. 2017 - 2023
    MemberCommunications Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  16. 2016 - 2018
    Candidate Recruitment Work GroupAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  17. 2016 - present
    Women's Health Expert Resource GroupAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  18. 2015 - 2019
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Dermatology
  19. 2015 - 2019
    Program DirectorResidency Program, Department of Dermatology
  20. 2015 - 2019
    Clinical Competency Committee MemberResidency Program, Department of Dermatology
  21. 2015 - 2019
    Interview Committee - ChairResidency Program, Department of Dermatology
  22. 2015 - 2019
    MemberPractice Committee, Department of Dermatology
  23. 2015 - 2018
    MemberLeadership Development Steering Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  24. 2015
    Past PresidentMinnesota Dermatological Society
  25. 2015 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Department of Dermatology
  26. 2014 - 2018
    Mentorship FamilyMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Career Advisory and Mentorship Program (C.A.M.P.)
  27. 2014 - 2015
    Clinical Competency Committee - ChairResidency Program, Department of Dermatology
  28. 2014
    PresidentMinnesota Dermatological Society
  29. 2014 - present
    Content ReviewerAskMayoExpert, Department of Dermatology
  30. 2013 - 2022
    Advisory Council MemberNational Alopecia Areata Foundation
  31. 2013 - 2016
    MemberMedia Expert Team, American Academy of Dermatology
  32. 2013 - 2014
    ChairLeadership Forum Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
  33. 2013
    President-ElectMinnesota Dermatological Society
  34. 2012 - 2015
    MemberFinance Committee, Women's Dermatologic Society
  35. 2012
    Vice PresidentMinnesota Dermatological Society
  36. 2011 - 2014
    MemberLeadership Forum Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
  37. 2010
    Doctor of Philosophy Thesis ExaminerUniversity of Sydney
  38. 2010 - 2012
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  39. 2009 - 2019
    Interview Committee - MemberResidency Program, Department of Dermatology
  40. 2009 - 2015
    ChairSubcommittee on Medical School Education for Dermatology, Department of Dermatology
  41. 2009 - 2015
    Associate Program DirectorResidency Program, Department of Dermatology
  42. 2009 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Women's HealthSource, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  43. 2009 - 2011
    Board MemberBoard of Directors, Women's Dermatologic Society
  44. 2009 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Dermatology
  45. 2009 - present
    MemberAssociation of Professors of Dermatology
  46. 2008 - 2019
    Meeting DirectorMinnesota Dermatological Society
  47. 2008 - 2011
    MemberLiaison Committee, American Contact Dermatitis Society
  48. 2008 - 2011
    MemberPublic Relations Committee, American Contact Dermatitis Society
  49. 2008 - 2011
    MemberAccess to Health Care Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  50. 2008 - 2010
    ChairEditorial Board, Women's Dermatologic Society
  51. 2007 - 2020
    FellowInternational Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease
  52. 2007 - 2020
    MemberNational Vulvodynia Association
  53. 2007 - 2015
    MemberSubcommittee on Medical School Education for Dermatology, Department of Dermatology
  54. 2007 - 2011
    MemberAmerican Contact Dermatitis Society
  55. 2007 - 2010
    MemberAwards Committee, Women's Dermatologic Society
  56. 2007
    MemberEducation Subcommittee on Revision of Core Curriculum, Department of Dermatology
  57. 2006 - 2010
    MemberEditorial Board, Women's Dermatologic Society
  58. 2005 - 2007
    Meeting Co-DirectorMinnesota Dermatological Society
  59. 2004 - present
    MemberO'Leary Society, Department of Dermatology
  60. 2003 - present
    MemberWomen's Dermatologic Society
  61. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  62. 2001 - present
    MemberMinnesota Dermatological Society
  63. 1999 - 2000
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  64. 1997 - 1998
    MemberM.D. - Ph.D. Admissions Committee, Mayo Medical and Graduate Schools, Admissions Committee
  65. 1995 - 2000
    MemberAmerican Society for Cell Biology
  66. 1994 - 1995
    DelegateGoverning Council, Minnesota Medical Association
  67. 1993 - 1994
    DelegateStudent Section, American Medical Association
  68. 1992 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  69. 1992 - 2000
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  70. 1992 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  71. 1992 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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