AGENDA & FACULTY

New This Year: Expanded Q&A Time with Elite Faculty!

Continuing Education on the Unique Dermatologic Needs of Fitzpatrick III-VI Skin Types

SKIN OF COLOR UPDATE VIRTUAL 2020 AGENDA & FACULTY

Topics include Hair Loss, Acne, Rosacea, Skin Care with Cosmeceuticals, PRP, Psoriasis, Scalp Psoriasis, Skin Cancer, Atopic Dermatitis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Nail and Fungal Disorders. Live Demonstrations with Fillers, Injectables, Peels, Lasers, Light and Energy-based Devices for Acne, Pigmentation, Skin Tightening, and Region-specific Facial Rejuvenation: Perioral, Periorbital, Volume Loss, etc.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

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10:00 - 11:30 AM | Session I

Welcome and Announcements

Andrew Alexis, MD; Eliot Battle, MD
Acne in Skin of Color: Understanding Nuances and Optimizing Treatment Outcomes - Case-Based

During this case-based presentation, Dr. Alexis will highlight key considerations when treating acne in patients with darker Fitzpatrick skin phototypes and discuss strategies to improve treatment outcomes. 

Andrew Alexis, MD

Recognizing the Unique Presentations and Complications of Rosacea in SOC Patients - Case-Based

 

This presentation will center upon clinical recognition of rosacea in SOC but will also discuss the emerging understanding regarding comorbidities and current and emerging therapies.

Ted Rosen, MD
Conventional and New Treatment Options for Keloids (including LADD) - Panel Discussion

During this panel, expert faculty will review the pathogenesis of keloids and surgical and non-surgical treatment options. They will discuss existing treatments, including injectables, procedures, lasers, and emerging light-based therapeutics. They will also discuss and provide practical pearls on expert combination approaches, such as Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery (LADD), use of lasers in skin of color patients with keloids, and other future and emerging treatment modalities.

Maritza Perez, MD; Jared Jagdeo, MD
LIVE Q&A Andrew Alexis, MD; Ted Rosen, MD; Maritza Perez, MD; Jared Jagdeo, MD
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET | 30 Minute Break
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12:00 - 1:30 PM ET | Session II

Practical Applications of Lasers & Energy-Based Modalities for Medical and Aesthetic Treatment of Skin of Color - Panel Discussion

During this expert panel, faculty will present a series of patient cases and discuss the use of lasers, energy-based devices, and combination therapies to treat both medical and aesthetic concerns in skin of color.  

Cheryl Burgess, MD; Andrew Alexis, MD; Eliot Battle, MD
Safety & Complications of Lasers in Skin of Color: What Every Dermatologist Should Know

Dr. Battle will share his expertise in treating skin of color with the audience for over the last 20 years. He will review how to evaluate a patient, which procedures are safe, and the techniques he uses to minimize laser side effects on skin color.
 

Eliot Battle, MD

Adverse Events of Cosmetic Procedures in Skin of Color


With the demand for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures on the rise, it is becoming increasingly important for clinicians to be aware of specific and unique needs, in addition to, the possible complications that may occur in people of color. This session will review cosmetic concerns in skin of color, anatomical considerations and techniques to optimize procedural predictability and safety, peri-procedural assessment and strategies for avoidance and management of complications. 

Cheryl Burgess, MD
LIVE Q&A Cheryl Burgess, MD; Andrew Alexis, MD; Eliot Battle, MD
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Non-CE Workshop

Understanding the Pathophysiology of Atopic Dermatitis and the Impact on Patients With Skin of Color


During this presentation, Dr Alexis will review the disease state and burden of AD in patients with skin of color, discuss the integral components in the pathophysiology of AD and describe the role of the JAK/STAT pathway in atopic dermatitis (AD).

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Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. Registration link to follow. 

Andrew Alexis, MD
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2:30 - 4:00 PM ET | Session III

Atopic Dermatitis & Psoriasis in SOC: Pearls, Pipeline, and Current Guidelines

During this session, Dr. Alexis will review the epidemiology and genetic/immunologic factors of Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis in skin of color. He will dive into the clinical presentation of both conditions (morphology, sequelae) and review current and emerging treatment approaches, as well as what’s new in the therapeutic pipeline. 

Andrew Alexis, MD

Managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa in the Skin of Color Patient

Are you looking to expand your armamentarium of HS treatment options beyond antibiotics and biologics? Then this is the lecture for you! Dr. Okoye will provide practical tips and tricks to augment your medical and procedural options for the management of HS.

Ginette A. Okoye, MD

Clinical Pearls for Kids, Tweens, and Teens with Skin of Color


If you only see adults, then you really need to come to this lecture to gain insights into diseases and habits that may shape your interactions with your adult skin of color patients. From unique clinical presentations to treatment challenges, this lecture will boost your skin of color pediatric knowledge and maybe even your patient satisfaction scores.

Candrice Heath, MD
LIVE Q&A Andrew Alexis, MD; Ginette A. Okoye, MD; Candrice Heath, MD
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Sunday, September 13, 2020

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET | Session I

Cosmeceuticals Recommendations for Skin of Color Patients - Expert Panel Discussion

During this panel presentation, expert faculty will review a variety of cosmeceutical ingredients and formulations and their appropriate/recommended use in skin of color patients. 
Pearls Grimes, MD; Maritza Perez, MD; Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
Hair & Scalp Disorders in SOC: Diagnostic Approaches

Dr. McMichael will review ways to delineate one scarring alopecia from another in patients with skin of color and the intersection of some forms of scarring hair loss, how to distinguish nonscarring alopecias, including female pattern hair loss, hair-pulling disorder, telogen effluvium, and alopecia areata in skin of color patients.

Amy McMichael, MD
Hair & Scalp Disorders in SOC: Conventional Treatment Approaches

Dr. Taylor will review common ethnic hairstyles and practices and their impact on hair and scalp disorders. She will provide practical pearls on how to effectively treat hair loss disorders in skin of color patients using conventional treatment options.

Susan Taylor, MD

Hair & Scalp Disorders in SOC: Alternative Treatment Options

 

Many forms of hair loss are, unfortunately, refractory to standard therapies. Oftentimes, alternative therapies are needed to treat the most difficult forms of hair loss. During this lecture, Dr. Aguh will discuss emerging treatment options for conditions such as CCCA, lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, and alopecia areata.

Crystal Aguh, MD
LIVE Q&A Pearls Grimes, MD; Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD; Amy McMichael, MD; Susan Taylor, MD; Crystal Aguh, MD; Maritza Perez, MD
12:00 - 12:30 PM | Non-CE Workshop
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Treatment Option for Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis in Patients Aged 3 Months and Older

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Join us for an interactive presentation on a steroid-free topical therapy for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis. Expert faculty will guide the audience through an in-depth look into the product and answer questions to help attendees gain a better understanding of this treatment option.

Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. 

Latanya T. Benjamin, MD, FAAD, FAAP
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12:30 - 2:30 PM ET | Session II

Disorders of Pigmentation: Diagnostic Considerations

During this session, Dr. Grimes will provide an overview of disorders to be considered in the differential diagnosis of Hypopigmentation and Hyperpigmentation. She will review the common diseases to be considered in the differential diagnosis including key elements, issues of concern, and pitfalls in establishing an accurate diagnosis.

Pearl Grimes, MD

Disorders of Pigmentation: An Update on Topical and Procedural Treatment Approaches - Discussion Panel


During this session, Dr. Taylor and Dr. Woolery-Lloyd will address which procedures and treatments are truly effective in treating hyperpigmentation in skin of color patients. Faculty will discuss when to be aggressive and how, as well as when, to be conservative. Dr. Woolery-Lloyd will share pearls and practical approaches to procedural treatment options while Dr. Taylor will cover topical therapies. 

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD; Susan Taylor, MD
Hot Topics & Controversies in Photoprotection: Making sense of it all

Dr. McMichael will review the perception and use of photoprotection modalities in people with skin of color and the impact of photoprotection on brown skin issues, such as the role of sunscreen in FFA, and sunscreen options that are most helpful to prevent hyperpigmentation and inflammatory disease. She will also discuss other possible photoprotection concerns, including the risk of sun-induced skin cancer and frequent sunscreen use and Vitamin D

Amy McMichael, MD

The Role of OTC Skin Care in the Management of Common Disorders in Skin of Color

During this presentation, Dr. Alexis will review the role of OTC skin care in the management of the three of the most common conditions in skin of color: acne, hyperpigmentation, and eczema.

Andrew Alexis, MD
LIVE Q&A Pearl Grimes, MD; Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD; Susan Taylor, MD; Amy McMichael, MD
Dismissal Andrew Alexis, MD; Eliot Battle, MD
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Monday, September 14, 2020

Non-CE Workshop WeekNon-CE Sessions
7:00 - 8:00 PM ET | Workshop Week | Day 1
KYSSE® and Tell

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Join Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera for a live session discussing practice implementation, and demonstrating injection techniques, for Galderma’s most recently approved hyaluronic acid filler, Restylane Kysse.

Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. 
Shino Bay Aguilera, DO
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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12:00 - 1:00 PM ET | Workshop Week | Day 2

Breaking the Inflammation-Pigmentation Cycle with Cyspera and SENTÉ

Join Dr. Corey Hartman for a virtual workshop on addressing the inflammation-pigmentation cycle with a combination of Cyspera and SENTÉ Dermal Repair Cream.

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Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required.

Corey Hartman, MD, FAAD
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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1:00 - 2:00 PM ET | Workshop Week | Day 3

Relevant OTC Skincare Solutions for Multicultural Consumers

Join us for a Panel Discussion LIVE from the Skin of Color Update Virtual meeting featuring dermatologists and skincare experts to provide relevant new data and treatment options for common needs of multicultural patients, including sun protection, acne and eczema.

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Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. Registration link to follow.

Corey L. Hartman, MD, FAAD, Rita Linkner, MD, Menas Kizoulis
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7:00 - 8:00 PM ET | Workshop Week | Day 3

The Shades of Atopic Dermatitis in Skin of Color followed by a Product Presentation


Come learn more about how atopic dermatitis may present in patients with skin of color. Also, hear about a treatment option that may help your appropriate atopic dermatitis patients with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

 

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Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. 

Mercedes Gonzalez, MD
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Thursday, September 17, 2020

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7:00 - 8:00 PM ET | Workshop Week | Day 4

An Innovative Topical Retinoid for the Treatment of Acne

52% of people with facial acne also have truncal acne.1  No topical therapy has been studied in robust clinical trials for truncal acne until now. Please join this virtual presentation to learn about an innovative retinoid that is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older.


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1. Del Rosso, JQ et al. J Drugs Dermatol. 2007;6(6):597-600.

Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. 

Fran Cook Bolden, MD
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Friday, September 18, 2020

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7:00 - 8:00 PM ET | Workshop Week | Day 5

Skin of Color: An Integrated Approach to Treating with Confidence


Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon Suneel Chilukuri, MD, of Refresh Dermatology in Houston, TX, is pleased to present Skin of Color: An Integrated Approach to Treating with Confidence at the Skin of Color Update Virtual 2020. Dr. Chilukuri's comprehensive presentation details effective methodologies used to treat skin of color affected by hyperpigmentation. Additional presentation topics include types of hyperpigmentation and discoloration; skin of color physiological differences, and treatment options for this complex skin condition, such as advanced chemical peels, laser treatments, and preventative at-home regimens.


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Complimentary and open to all US practitioners. Pre-registration required. 

Suneel Chilukuri, MD

2020 FACULTY

Conference Chairs

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Conference Co-Chair

Eliot F. Battle, Jr., MD

Eliot F. Battle, Jr., MD

Conference Co-Chair

Faculty & Advisors

Crystal Aguh, MD

Crystal Aguh, MD

Faculty

Cheryl Burgess, MD

Cheryl Burgess, MD

Faculty

Pearl Grimes, MD

Pearl Grimes, MD

Faculty

Candrice Heath, MD

Candrice Heath, MD

Faculty

Jared Jagdeo, MD

Jared Jagdeo, MD

Faculty

Amy McMichael, MD

Amy McMichael, MD

Faculty

Ginette Okoye, MD

Ginette Okoye, MD

Faculty

Maritza Perez, MD

Maritza Perez, MD

Faculty

Ted Rosen, MD

Ted Rosen, MD

Faculty

Susan Taylor, MD

Susan Taylor, MD

Faculty

Heather Woolery Lloyd, MD

Heather Woolery Lloyd, MD

Faculty