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Global Pandemic: A Statement from the JDD

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Dear JDD readers and colleagues,

The global COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our lives: how we gather and connect has changed to ensure the health and safety of our communities.
During this time, as researchers, health professionals, and scientists around the world collaborate to develop solutions to protect our global community, the JDD has committed to continuing to publish the latest research, updates, and information to help providers better serve patients.
To support community collaboration, the JDD has premiered an online blog where registered users may comment and connect with other dermatology professionals to share information and learn: www.jddonline.com/jdd-blog.
Additionally, stay up-to-date with the latest developments by following JDD on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
The JDD is committed to providing timely information pertaining to new methods, techniques, drug therapies and devices to our dedicated community of healthcare professionals.

We thank you for your continued support, and wish you all well.

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2019 Scientific Poster Abstracts from Skin of Color Update

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Education Credits

September 12: 8.5 | September 13 = 4.5

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 13 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

View a selection of scientific poster abstracts from the 2019 Skin of Color Update below.

SOCU is the largest CE event dedicated to trending evidence-based research and new practical pearls for treating skin types III – VI, will be held  held September 12 – 13 at the Sheraton Times Square in New York City.

Each year, SOCU presents exclusive content and learning opportunities on topics including,  Acne, Rosacea, Psoriasis, Scalp Psoriasis, Skin Cancer, Atopic Dermatitis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Nail and Fungal Disorders, and how they affect the patient of color.

 

Impact of High Coverage Make-up Coverage against Visible Light Exposure

Historically, photo-protection studies have focused on UVB (280-320 nm) and UVA (320-400 nm) protection. However, it is now evident that visible light (400-700 nm) causes skin darkening and contribute to worsening of dyschromia, particularly in individuals with Fitzpatrick phototype III and higher.

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Twenty Nail Dystrophy; a case report from DISHARC, Nepal

Twenty-nail dystrophy (TND) is rare and less reported chronic inflammatory disorder affecting nail matrix of all twenty nails. Literature reports mainly as idiopathic but are also associated with cutaneous or systemic disorders among childhood. It clinically presents as rough, thin, brittle lustureless nails with multiple pits. The diagnosis was made clinically but pathological study shows spongiosis and exocytosis of inflammatory cells in epithelium.

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Treatment of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia: A Retrospective Chart Review

Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA) is a highly debilitating form of scarring hair loss which primarily affects African American women. There is a lack of data regarding treatment options for patients with CCCA, and therefore, investigation of therapies and responses to these therapies is warranted.

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A Rare Case of Lipedematous Scalp in an African American Female

This case presents a 55-year old African American female referred to dermatology for an evaluation of hair loss predominantly at the vertex of a 2-year duration. She reported tenderness of the scalp but denied pruritus. Her exam showed a boggy, tender, non-scaly scalp with minimal perifollicular erythema at the vertex.

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Cysteamine- Towards A Novel First Line Treatment for Melasma?

Kligman’s formula, consisting of hydroquinone, retinoic acid and a corticosteroid remains to date the dermatologist’s treatment of choice for melasma. However, side effects and draw-backs such as ochronosis, skin atrophy, irritation, photosensitivity and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation are significant.

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Influences of therapeutic choices and treatment outcome in acne vulgaris among patients in South Nigeria

Acne Vulgaris (AV), a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin and hair follicles is one of the most common reasons to present to the dermatologist. In Nigeria, as with most parts of the world, patients will typically present when they have persistent or worsening lesions and following treatment trial with over the counter (OTC) medications and suggestions from concerned individuals.

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Learn more about this the 2020 SOCU conference here and register today!

Skin of Color Update 2020, Largest CE Event Dedicated to Treatment of Skin Types III – VI, Announces Program and Faculty

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Education Credits

September 12: 8.5 | September 13 = 4.5

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 13 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Skin of Color Update 2020 is the largest CE event dedicated to trending evidence-based research and new practical pearls for treating skin types III – VI. The 2020 event will be held September 12 – 13 at a new location, the Sheraton Times Square in New York City.

Skin of Color Update uses a didactic, case-based approach through lectures, hands-on-training and live demonstrations. Sessions will address medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. A few sessions this year include:

  • “Conventional and New Treatment Options for Keloids (including LADD) – Expert Panel” with Maritza Perez, MD and Jared Jagdeo, MD
  • Laser Staples & The New Players: Brand Loyalty Aside, This is What the Experts Want You to Know- Panel Conversation” with Eliot Battle, MD, Maritza Perez, MD and Andrew Alexis, MD
  • “Clinical Pearls for Kids, Tweens and Teens with Skin of Color” with Candrice Heath, MD
  • “Hot Topics & Controversies in Photoprotection: Making Sense of it All” with Amy McMichael, MD
  • Hair & Scalp Disorders in SOC: Conventional Treatment Approaches” with Susan Taylor, MD
  • “Dermatologic Concerns, Diseases, and Treatments Unique to Asian Skin” with Hye Jin Chung, MD, MMS
  • Consensus and Misconceptions Regarding the Aesthetic Skin of Color Patient: A Conversation with the Experts” with Andrew Alexis, MD and Maritza Perez, MD
  • “Keys to Connecting with Skin of Color Patients on Social Media” with Candrice Heath, MD
  • “New and Emerging Treatments in Vitiligo

The full agenda can be viewed at skinofcolorupdate.com/agenda

The conference will also offer an exhibit hall featuring companies showcasing the latest innovations in dermatology. A poster session will also be available and up to 13 AMA PRA Category 1™ credit(s) can be earned. Registration is available at skinofcolorupdate.com.

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Dr. Susan Weinkle Recognized as Outstanding Educator & Mentor in Dermatology at ODAC 2020

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Dr. Susan H. Weinkle was awarded the Outstanding Educator & Mentor in Dermatology Award by the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference  for her commitment to educating and mentoring the next generation of dermatologists.

“Physicians around the globe have learned so much from Dr. Susan Weinkle. [Dr. Weinkle] has given all of us in aesthetics so much of her time and energy, and I am honored to present this award to her,” says Joel Cohen, M.D., and ODAC vice conference chair.

Dr. Weinkle currently serves as assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla, and is in private practices in Bradenton, Fla., where she specializes in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and cosmetic dermatology.

A past president of the Women’s Dermatological Society and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Weinkle is also the former  committee chair and member of the board of directors of several dermatology organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatology Foundation, and Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.

Award recipients are nominated and chosen by a committee of thought leaders in dermatology, as well as dermatology practitioners. The award is presented at ODAC in partnership with the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD).

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Congratulations to Our Holiday Giveaway Winner

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Congratulations, Sherna!
Introducing our 2019 Holiday Giveaway Winner
Thank you to all who participated in our 2019 Instagram Holiday Giveaway Contest! Here’s our lucky winner!

Sherna from Ontario, Canada. Sherna is a Medical Representative for Uriage in Ontario.

 

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“What I like about JDD is that it is a fantastic resource for people like myself, who are not health care providers (but work with them) and want to keep up with the current clinical data and trends.  I’m gifting myself a subscription for Christmas!”

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Holiday Giveaway from the JDD

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Please note: contest is now closed

 

‘Tis the season for giving!

As a token of our gratitude to the dermatology community for your many years of support, the JDD will be giving one lucky winner a $100.00 American Express gift card.

For a chance to win our holiday givewaway contest, simply follow the steps below:

  1. Follow @JDDonline on Instagram
  2. Type “Happy  Holidays” in the comment field of this post 
    https://www.instagram.com/p/B5LlcqkHDjr
  3. Tag three friends!

 

The winner will be selected December 10th and notified via Instagram DM, so be sure you check yours!

Please note: contest is open to US residents only

 This contest is in no way sponsored, administered or endorsed by Instagram. Inc or any of the companies in the photo. By entering you are confirming you are at least 18 years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use!

 

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