Education, Experience, and More

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Employment

2010-present
Board Certified Dermatologist, Forefront Dermatology, Neenah, WI
2016-present
Medical Director, Excelin Medical Spa (formerly Forefront Aesthetics)

Leadership Roles

2012-2016
Chairperson of Forefront Dermatology Foundation, supporting local charities within the communities we serve
2012-present
Member of the Forefront Dermatology Foundation
2012-present
Cosmetics Chairperson for Forefront Dermatology

– Medical Laser Safety Officer

– Oversees the cosmetics program in 16 states

– Created exclusive “Excelin” skin care line

2012-present
Physicians’ Advisory Committee – member
2017-present
Board of Directors for Forefront Dermatology
2017-present
Mentor for new physicians for Forefront Dermatology

Board Certification/Licensure

2010
Board certified in dermatology, certified through 2020
2010-present
Licensed in the state of Wisconsin

Post-Graduate Training

2007-2010
Residency
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
2006-2007
Internship
Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Transitional Year

Education

2002-2006
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA Doctor of Medicine
1998-2002
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts in Music – Vocal Concentration, Magna Cum Laude

Honors and Awards

2009
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Preceptorship
2008
Advanced Resident Training and Education (ARTE) Scholarship
2005
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Member
2004, 2005
Annetta Marie Jackson Memorial Scholarship
Merit Award Based Upon Student Excellence and Professional Promise
2004, 2005
UI Foundation Miscellaneous Medical Scholarship
2004
M.C. Mackin Memorial Scholarship
2004, 2005
Taylor Grant
2003, 2005
Carroll Brown Medical Scholarship
2001
Beta Beta Beta Honor Society Member
1998-2002
Illinois Wesleyan University Scholarship
Merit Award Based Upon Academic Standing and Vocal Talent
1998-2002
Illinois Wesleyan University Dean’s List Every Semester
1998
Valedictorian, Schaumburg High School, Schaumburg, IL

Teaching Experience

2017-present
Mentor for new Forefront Dermatology Physicians
2016-present
National trainer for Allergan Cosmetic – teach physicians how to inject
Botox/dermal fillers/Kybella for cosmetic purposes
2011-present
Mentor for Fox Valley Family Practice Residency Program
2005
Facilitator for Foundations of Clinical Practice II Course
2003
Tutor for Gross Anatomy Course
2001
Teacher’s Assistant for Histology Course
2001-2002
Teacher’s Assistant for General Biology Course

Publications

  1. Negrete V. Is Excessive Sweating Normal? Nature’s Pathways. 2018 Aug.
  2. Olson G. Stories from discovery to survival with Forefront Dermatology. Article featuring Negrete V. Nature’s Pathways. 2018 May.
  3. Negrete V. The art of healthy skin. Nature’s Pathways. 2018 Feb.
  4. Negrete V. The top face washing mistakes. Nature’s Pathways. 2017 Sept.
  5. Negrete V. Mirror, mirror on the wall: Please fix my… Nature’s Pathways. 2017 Jan.
  6. Olsen G. More than skin deep — Forefront Dermatology is investing in our communities. Article featuring Negrete V. Nature’s Pathways. 2016 November
  7. Olsen G. Live in your best skin — Recommendations from the women of Forefront Dermatology. Article featuring Negrete V. Nature’s Pathways. 2016 Apr.
  8. Kuehl K. Reducing the Appearance of Scars. Article featuring Negrete V. Women Magazine. 2015 Sep.
  9. Peters J. The Doctors Are In… At Rejuvenessence mediSpa. Article featuring Negrete V. Nature’s Pathways. 2012 Feb. (DO NOT WANT HYPERLINK TO THIS)
  10. Walla J. Getting Smart about Skin Cancer Prevention. Article featuring Negrete V. Nature’s Pathways. 2011 May.
  11. Negrete V, Ida J, Dillig G, Zohrabian N, Feldman J. Concurrent Hansen’s Disease and Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Case Report. J Am Acad Derm. 2011 May; 64(5): 1001-3.
  12. Negrete V, Boddicker M. The Convergent Bilateral Advancement Flap: A New Variation on the Classic Design. Amer J Cosmetic Surg. 2010; 27(3).
  13. Negrete V, Feldman J. Longitudinal melanonchyia caused by Aspergillus Niger: an unusual case on the fingernail. Submitted to Cutis June, 2010.
  14. Moss VR, Annest NM, Myers LM. Treatment of Minocycline-Induced Hyperpigmentation with a 755-nm Q-Switched Alexandrite Laser: A Case Report. Cosmetic Dermatology. 2006 Sep; 19(9): 573-6.
  15. Ryan GL, Moss V, Davis WA, Sparks AE, Dokras A, Van Voorhis BJ. Oral ovulation induction agents combined with low-dose gonadotropin injections and intrauterine insemination: cost- and clinical effectiveness. J Reprod Med. 2005 Dec; 50(12): 943-50.

Oral Presentations

February, 2010
Negrete V, Feldman J. “Fungal longitudinal melanonychia secondary to Aspergillus niger. Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
October, 2009
Negrete V. “Dapsone, Sulfasalazine, and the Antimalarials.” Grand Rounds, Department of Dermatology, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County/Rush University, Chicago, IL.
June, 2009
Negrete V, Lieberman R. “Dermatologic Conditions of the Lower Extremity.” Grand Rounds, Department of Podiatry, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
May, 2009
Negrete V. “Biology of Adipocytes.” Grand Rounds, Department of Dermatology, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County/Rush University, Chicago, IL.
March, 2009
Negrete V, Piette W. “Harlequin ichthyosis.” Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
July, 2008
Negrete V, Music E, Piette W, Bronson D. “Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis associated with ovarian carcinoma.” American Academy of Dermatology 2008 Summer Meeting, Chicago, IL.
May, 2008
Negrete V. “Rubella, Rubeola, Roseola infantum, Erythema infectiosum.” John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County/Rush University Dermatology Combined Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL.
March, 2008
Negrete V, Feldman J, Piette W. “Sweet’s syndrome with Crohn’s disease.” Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.

Poster Presentations

February, 2010
NEGRETE V, Piette W, Barsky S. “Aggregated Dilated Pores of Winer.” Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
March, 2009
NEGRETE V, Piette W, Bronson D. “Primary systemic amyloidosis.” Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
March, 2009
NEGRETE V, Piette W, Bronson D. “Atypical generalized herpes zoster without primary dermatomal involvement.” Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
March, 2008
NEGRETE V, Ortiz-Ferrer L. “Clear cell syringoma.” Chicago Dermatological Society Meeting, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL.
August, 2003
MOSS V, Ryan G, Davis C, Van Voorhis. “Clinical and cost effectiveness of oral ovulation induction agents combined with low-dose gonadotropin injections and intrauterine insemination.” Student Summer Research Presentation, Iowa City, IA.

Research

2004-2006
RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Laura Myers, MD. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Designed a questionnaire for medical students rotating through the dermatology clerkship about the effectiveness of two different curricula in teaching dermatology.
Summer, 2003
SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOW
Bradley Van Voorhis, MD. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Completed a retrospective chart review to compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of several ovulation induction protocols.
Summer, 2003
SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOW
Bradley Van Voorhis, MD. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Developed protocols for the use of Anastrozole for induction of ovulation in women with anovulation secondary to polycystic ovarian disease.
2016-present
National trainer for Allergan Cosmetic – teach physicians how to inject neuromodulators/dermal fillers/deoxycholic acid for cosmetic purposes

Professional Memberships

2010-present
Wisconsin Medical Society
2007-2010
Chicago Dermatological Society
2007-present
Women’s Dermatologic Society
2007-present
American Academy of Dermatology
2005-present
Alpha Omega Alpha

Extracurricular

2011-present
Participant in Doctors in Recital, a fundraiser for local community charities showcasing
the musical talents of local physicians
2011
Guild of Masters Sommeliers. Passed Step 1 Qualification Test to become a certified
wine sommelier