Faculty & Agenda Dermatology Conference

Annual Updates and Fresh, Practical Pearls

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 A Case-Based Conversation with The Experts: Treating Pigmentary Disorders in Skin of Color Patients

PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM HAS CONCLUDED - The session recording for the pre-conference symposium will be available on the virtual event platform to all SOCU conference registrants. 
Welcome & Introductions from Symposium ModeratorsAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH & Eliot F. Battle, MD
A Challenging Case of MelasmaHeather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
Vitiligo Treated with Pulsed Corticosteroids & JAK-Inhibitors Seemal Desai, MD
Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) (Topical/Procedural Treatment)Neelam Vashi, MD
Live Audience Q&A
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7:00 - 8:00 PMFor Patients with Plaque Psoriasis: An Oral, Non-Biologic Therapy With Data on Clearer Skin and SymptomsPaul Wallace, MD, MPA
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A Challenging Case of Erythema Dyschromicum PerstansNada Elbuluk, MD, MSc
A Case of Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides Eva Kerby, MD
Lichen Planus PigmentosusMukta Sachdev, MD
Live Audience Q&A
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Friday, September 10, 2021 | Conference Day 1

1:00 - 2:45 PM ETGeneral Session | Keloids, Scars & Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Welcome & Introductions from SOCU Co-ChairsAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, Eliot Battle, MD
Keloids in Patients with Skin of Color - Surgical & Non-Surgical Management- Case-BasedHilary Baldwin, MD
Lasers As First Line of Therapy for Keloids and Other Scars - Pearls from the ExpertJill Waibel, MD
My Approach to Treating Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Patients with Skin of ColorGinette Okoye, MD
Nail Disease in Patients with Skin of Color - Case-BasedShari Lipner, MD, PhD
Live Q&A
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2:45 - 3:00 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
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3:00 - 4:00 PM ETWorkshop
Sun Pharma Topical Corticosteroid Speaker Presentation

Come learn about Halog Solution, Halog Ointment, and Ultravate Lotion and discuss 6 steroid responsive case studies with Dr. Kindred. The case studies will include CCCA, Scalp Psoriasis, Seb Derm, Atopic Derm, Contact Derm, and Plaque Psoriasis.

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Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA, FAAD
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4:00 - 4:15 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
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4:15 - 5:45 PM ETGeneral Session
Welcome & AnnouncementsAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Cosmeceutical Recommendations for Patients with Skin of ColorHeather Woolery-Lloyd, MD
Cosmetic Practices Associated with Cultural Dermatoses - What Every Dermatologist Should KnowNeelam Vashi, MD
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Dermatology - Panel DiscussionSusan Taylor, MD, Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, Klint Peebles, MD
Live Audience Q&A
5:45 - 6:00 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
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6:00 - 7:00 PM ETWorkshop

2021 Photoprotection Update

In this 50 minute talk, Dr. Wang will give an overview on key photoprotection news, including a real world understanding of three key topics:
-Systemic Absorption & FDA Regulation
-Environment - Coral Reef 
-Visible Light Protection


Dr. Wang’s talk will be followed by Q&A, and a brief overview from La Roche-Posay on their sunscreen technology and products.


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Steven Q. Wang, MD
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Day 1 Concludes
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Saturday, September 11, 2021 | Conference Day 2

9:00 - 9:45 AM ETExclusive Keynote Session

Diversifying the Medical Profession to Improve Care for Patients with Skin of Color

Supported by La Roche Posay

Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA
10:00 - 11:30 AM ETGeneral Session | Inflammtory Skin Diseases in Patients with Skin of Color
Welcome/Announcements Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Acne Vulgaris: Nuances in the Approach to Treatment in Patients with Skin of ColorAndrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Recognizing, Diagnosing, and Treating Rosacea in Patients with Skin of ColorHilary Baldwin, MD
Atopic Dermatitis in Patients with Skin of Color: Updates in Diagnosis & Treatment Andrew Alexis, MD
LIVE Q&A
11:30 - 11:45 AM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
11:45 - 12:45 PM ETWorkshop
OTC Skincare Solutions for Multicultural Consumers

This session will provide relevant insights, data and discuss skincare treatment options for common needs of multicultural patients, including basic skin care, acne, eczema and hyperpigmentation.

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Corey Hartman, MD
Kavita Mariwalla, MD, FAAD
Cula Dautriche Svidzinski, MD, PhD
12:45-1:00 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
1:00 - 2:30 PM ETGeneral Session | Aesthetic Dermatology
Welcome/Announcements Eliot Battle, MD
A Candid Conversation On Standards of Beauty Across Ethnic GroupsMichelle Henry, MD, Hassan Galadari, MD, Annie Chiu, MD, Maritza Perez, MD, Moderator: Eliot Battle, MD
Soft Tissue Augmentation Strategies and Injection Techniques Specific to Skin of Color Cheryl Burgess, MD
Preventing & Managing Filler & Toxin Complications - Pearls from the ExpertsHassan Galadari, MD
LIVE Q&A All Faculty
2:30 - 2:45 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
2:45 - 3:45 PM ETWorkshop
ATOPIC DERMATITIS: THE BURDEN OF DISEASE & THE JAK-STAT PATHWAY

Join Dr. Chovatiya to learn more about the evolving understanding of atopic dermatitis and its clinical manifestations, the impact on patients’ quality of life, and the role of the JAK-STAT pathway.


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Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD
3:45 - 4:00 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
4:00 - 5:30 PM ETGeneral Session | Hair Disorders in Patients with Skin of Color
Welcome/Announcements Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia & Androgenetic Alopecia: Diagnostic & Treatment ApproachesValerie Callender, MD
Hair Loss in Pediatric Patients with Skin of ColorCandrice Heath, MD
Hair Restoration: Follicular Unit Transplantation & PRPMeena Singh, MD
The Role of Hairstylists in AlopeciaChesahna Kindred, MD
LIVE Q&A All Faculty
5:30 - 5:45 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
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5:45 - 6:45 PM ETWorkshop
HS DIALOGUES - Experts' Experiences From Caring For Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Experts’ share real-world “aha” moments experienced when providing care for patients with HS, specifically discussing Hidradenitis Suppurativa presentation and key barriers to care as well as understanding the role of an FDA-approved treatment option for moderate to severe HS

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Christopher Sayed, MD
Beverly London, MD, FACOG
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Day 2 Concludes

Sunday, September 12, 2021 | Conference Day 3

9:00 - 9:45 AM ETBreakfast Workshop
Dermoscopic Features of Neoplasms in Patients with Skin of ColorJennifer Stein, MD
9:45 - 10:00 AM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
10:00 - 11:00 AM ETWorkshop
Atopic Dermatitis Clinical Case Discussion

Come hear an expert discussion on the evaluation and management of a patient with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis and a treatment option for your appropriate patients

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Jonathan Silverberg, MD, MPH
11:00 - 11:15 AM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
11:15 - 1:00 PM ETGeneral Session | Lasers & Energy-Based Devices
Welcome/Announcements Eliot Battle, MD
Lasers and Energy-Based Devices in Darker Skin Tones - A Case-Based Panel DiscussionEliot Battle, MD - Michelle Henry, MD
Principles for Maximining Safety and Optimal Outcomes with Lasers (device type, parameters, technique)Eliot Battle, MD
Combining Lasers & Treatments for Acne Scars in Patients with Skin of Color: This is how I do it - Case-BasedDiAnne Davis, MD
LIVE Q&AAll Faculty
1:00 - 1:15 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
1:15 - 2:15 PM ETWorkshop
A Closer Look at Atopic Dermatitis and the Role of the JAK/STAT Pathway

Pfizer Inc.,invites you to an engaging discussion during which an expert within the dermatology community, Zakiya P. Rice, MD, will provide an overview of atopic dermatitis (AD) and the burden of this disease, as well as discuss the pathophysiology of AD and cytokine signaling through the JAK/STAT pathway. This presentation will not discuss any therapeutics, and Pfizer does not have any JAK Inhibitors approved for the treatment of AD.

Session is complimentary and open to all healthcare practitioners. Registration link coming soon
Zakiya P. Rice, MD
2:15 - 2:30 PM ETBreak to Visit Sponsor Pages
2:30 - 4:40 PM ETGeneral Session
Welcome/Announcements Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Dermatologic Concerns, Diseases and Treatments Unique to Asian Patients - Case-BasedHJ (Leah) Chung, MD, MMS
Tough Day at the Office: Lupus, Sarcoidosis, and Morphea  - Tips for Effective ManagementAdam Friedman, MD
Skin Conditions Disproportionately Affecting Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color - Case-BasedCandrice Heath, MD
A Deep Dive into Vitiligo: Etiopathogenesis, Triggers, First and Second-Line Treatments, Experimental Treatments, and RelapsePearl Grimes, MD
An Update on Skin Cancer and Photoprotection in SOCMaritza Perez, MD
LIVE Q&A

Monday, September 13, 2021 | Workshop Week Day 1

7:00 - 8:00 PM ETWorking Toward Equitable Patient Care in Dermatology: Physician, Patient and Industry Perspectives

The panel for this engaging symposium will include expert dermatologists, Drs Seemal Desai and Amy McMichael, a patient and Pfizer clinical trial diversity and recruitment specialists. The program will illustrate some of the remaining equity challenges seen in atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and vitiligo from the unique perspectives of dermatologists and patients and identify opportunities to increase diversity in dermatology clinical trials.

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Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD
Amy J. McMichael, MD
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Tuesday, September 13, 2021 | Workshop Week Day 2

7:00 - 8:00 PM ETAn Innovative Topical Retinoid, Proven to Provide Relief From Facial And Truncal Acne

52% of people with facial acne also have truncal acne.1 No topical therapy has been studied in robust clinical trials for both facial and truncal acne until now. Please join this 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. 

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

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Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, MD
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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Workshop Week Day 3

7:00 - 8:00 PM ETGAIN by Galderma Presents AART Class: The Beauty of Balance with XpresHAn Technology™

This training course is sponsored by Galderma. Focusing on the AARTof GAIN, participants will gain a deeper understanding of patient Assessment, Anatomy, Rheology, Reconstitution, and on-label Technique with the broad Galderma portfolio of products.

Session is complimentary and open to all healthcare practitioners. Registration link coming soon.
Charles M. Boyd MD, MBA, FACS
Corey Hartman, MD
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Thursday, September 16, 2021 | Workshop Week Day 4

7:00 - 8:00 PM ETCosmeceuticals Recommendations for Skin of Color Patients

Learn about new cosmeceutical innovations and product ingredients from La Roche-Posay, SkinCeuticals and CeraVe. Expert faculty will review a variety of cosmeceutical ingredients and formulations and their appropriate/recommended use in skin of color patients.

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Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, FAAD

2021 FACULTY

Conference Chairs

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Conference Co-Chair

Eliot F. Battle, MD

Eliot F. Battle, MD

Conference Co-Chair

Faculty & Advisors

Hilary Baldwin, MD

Hilary Baldwin, MD

Faculty

Cheryl Burgess, MD

Cheryl Burgess, MD

Faculty

Valerie Callender, MD

Valerie Callender, MD

Faculty

Annie Chiu, MD

Annie Chiu, MD

Faculty

HJ (Leah) Chung, MD

HJ (Leah) Chung, MD

Faculty

DiAnne Davis, MD

DiAnne Davis, MD

Faculty

Seemal Desai, MD

Seemal Desai, MD

Faculty

Nada Elbuluk MD, MSc

Nada Elbuluk MD, MSc

Faculty

Adam Friedman, MD

Adam Friedman, MD

Faculty

Hassan Galadari, MD

Hassan Galadari, MD

Faculty

Pearl Grimes, MD

Pearl Grimes, MD

Faculty

Candrice Heath, MD

Candrice Heath, MD

Faculty

Michelle Henry, MD

Michelle Henry, MD

Faculty

Eva Kerby, MD

Eva Kerby, MD

Faculty

Chesahna Kindred, MD

Chesahna Kindred, MD

Faculty

Shari Lipner, MD, PhD

Shari Lipner, MD, PhD

Faculty

Ginette Okoye, MD

Ginette Okoye, MD

Faculty

Klint Peebles, MD

Klint Peebles, MD

Faculty

Maritza Perez, MD

Maritza Perez, MD

Faculty

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

Faculty

Mukta Sachdev, MD

Mukta Sachdev, MD

Faculty

Meena Singh

Meena Singh

Faculty

Jennifer Stein, MD

Jennifer Stein, MD

Faculty

Susan Taylor, MD

Susan Taylor, MD

Faculty

Neelam Vashi, MD

Neelam Vashi, MD

Faculty

Jill Waibel, MD

Jill Waibel, MD

Faculty