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New Developments on the Role of Itch in Dermatomyositis by Dr. Victoria Werth

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT

New Developments on the Role of Itch in Dermatomyositis by Dr. Victoria Werth

New Developments on the Role of Itch in Dermatomyositis

by Dr. Victoria Werth

Register today to attend this free online video education session! See details below for link to register.

Host: Dr. Victoria Werth

Session: Dr. Werth will discuss the role of itch in dermatomyositis based on new research published in the British Journal of Dermatology. She will take a few questions at the end.

When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 2PM EDT (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific)

Where: Online using Zoom – Registration Required.

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About Dr. Victoria Werth

Dr. Victoria Werth

Dr. Victoria Werth

Dr. Victoria Werth is a Professor of Dermatology and Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Chief of Dermatology, Philadelphia VAMC. She is an internist and dermatologist with a practice devoted to autoimmune skin diseases. She has guided development and validation of disease severity tools currently being used in lupus, dermatomyositis, and autoimmune blistering disease studies. She is leading a multicenter collaborative, web-based database to collect prospective information on patients with skin and systemic manifestations of lupus erythematosus. This is the first systematic epidemiologic study of cutaneous lupus erythematosus in the United States. At the University of Pennsylvania alone, the first prospective evaluations of cutaneous lupus erythematosus in order to assess disease severity, quality of life, and response to treatment, as well as complete validation studies of the CLASI, a disease severity tool for cutaneous lupus, have been collected from information on over 350 patients. Dr. Werth is a member of the Medical & Scientific Committee of the Lupus Foundation of America, Associate Editor for the Lupus Science & Medicine journal, and her research has been funded by the Alliance for Lupus Research, Lupus Foundation of America, Lupus Research Institute, The Myositis Association, NIH, and the VA.

Dr. Werth received her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completed her postgraduate residency at Northwestern Medical Center in internal medicine and in dermatology at the New York University Medical Center, and has authored over 200 papers.

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May 30
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