International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

IPC Committees & Working Groups

BOARD COMMITTEES

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Craig Leonardi, President, United States

Members
Hervé Bachelez, Vice President & President-Elect, France
Jonathan Barker, Immediate Past President, United Kingdom
Claudia de la Cruz, Secretary, Chile
Bruce Strober, Treasurer, United States
Christy Langan, CEO, United States

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Chair:  Bruce Strober, Treasurer, United States

Members
Joel Gelfand, United States
Craig Leonardi, President, United States
Ricardo Romiti, Brazil
Christy Langan, CEO, United States

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

Chair:  Claudia de la Cruz, Secretary, Chile

Members
Mahira El Sayed, Egypt
Johann Gudjonsson, United States
Lluis Puig, Spain
Christy Langan, CEO, United States

PROGRAM COMMITTEES & WORKING GROUPS

EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES TASK FORCE

Chair:  Joel Gelfand, United States

Members
André Carvahlo, Brazil
Mahira El-Sayed, Egypt
Hervé Bachelez, France
Lluís Puig, Spain
Catherine Smith, United Kingdom

DISEASE SEVERITY WORKING GROUP

Chair:  Bruce Strober, United States
Co-chair:  Lone Skov, Denmark

Members
Matthias Augustin, Germany
Andy Blauvelt, United States
Cristina Echeverría, Argentina
Marcus Schmitt-Egenolf, Sweden

Learn more about the disease severity project

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE

Chair:  Johann Gudjonsson, United States
Co-chair:  Nicole Ward, United States

Members
Helen Young, United Kingdom
Matías Maskin, Argentina
Tiago Torres, Portugal

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Chair: Joel Gelfand, United States
Co-chair: Elise Kleyn, United Kingdom

Members
Marc Bourcier, Canada
Kelly Cordoro, United States
Paolo Gisondi, Italy
Colin Theng, Singapore
Fernando Valenzuela, Chile

LATIN AMERICA WORKING GROUP

Co-chairs: 
Claudia de la Cruz, Chile
Ricardo Romiti, Brazil
Cristina Echeverría, Argentina

Members​
Councilors
André Vicente Esteves de Carvalho, Brazil
Edgardo Chouela, Argentina
César Gonzalez, Colombia
Angela Londoño, Colombia
Matías Maskin, Argentina
Nancy Podoswa, Mexico
Enrique Rivas, Guatemala
Fernando Valenzuela, Chile

IPC Fellows and Fellow Alumni
Daniela Armijo, Chile (2018)
Romina Contreras, Paraguay (2019)
Jaquelini Barboza da Silva, Brazil (2021)
Leandro Leite, Brazil (2022)
Lucas Galimany, Chile (2022)
Natalia Merino, Peru (2022)

Learn more about the Latin America Working Group

PEDIATRIC BEST-EVIDENCE REVIEW

Chair:  Amy Paller, United States

Members
Kelly Cordoro, United States
Siew Eng Choon, Malaysia
Helen McAteer, United Kingdom (Patient Association)
Ruth Murphy, United Kingdom
Tamar Nijsten, Netherlands
Marieke Seyger, Netherlands
Matthew Stoll, United States

PUSTULAR PSORIASIS WORKING GROUP

Chair:  Hervé Bachelez, France
Co-chair: 
Siew Eng Choon, Malaysia

Members
Jonathan Barker, United Kingdom Francesca Capon, United Kingdom
Claudia de la Cruz, Chile
Johann Gudjonsson, United States
Akimichi Morita, Japan
Ricardo Romiti, Brazil

Learn more about the Pustular Psoriasis project

TELEMEDICINE WORKING GROUP

Chair:  Alexander Navarini, Switzerland
Co-chair:  Joel Gelfand, United States

Members
April Armstrong, United States
Christophe Hsu, Switzerland
Andrea Chiricozzi, Italy
Vahid Diamei, Switzerland
Mohamed El-Komy, Egypt

Learn more about the Telemedicine project

SKIN OF COLOR WORKING GROUP

Chair:  Mahira El Sayed, Egypt
Co-chair:  Murlidhar Rajagopalan, India

Members
Angela Londoño, Colombia
Chris Griffiths, United Kingdom
Mark Lebwohl, United States
Vermén Verallo-Rowell, Philippines
Nejib Doss, Tunisia
Andrew Alexis, United States