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PRESIDÊNCIAS

Cristina Echeverría, MD
Instituto de Rehabilitación Psicofísica (IREP)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr. Echeverría is a medical doctor at IREP (Instituto de Rehabilitación Psicofísica) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received a medical degree (Hon) at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Three years later, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at CEMIC (Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas). She earned a degree in Dermatology from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) where she currently serves as an assistant professor in dermatology. Dr. Echeverría was a visiting doctor at Baylor University Houston, Texas. She has been a long time supporter of the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Psoriasis (SOLAPSO) and is currently the President of SOARPSO (Sociedad Argentina de Psoriasis). She is an Editorial  member of the International Journal of Women´s Dermatology, Coordinator of the ECHO Psoriasis Project Argentina and ECHO Atopic Dermatitis Project Argentina. 

Last Updated: Jan 21, 2020

Ricardo Romiti, MD, PhD
University of São Paulo Brazil
São Paulo, Brazil
IPC Board Member

Ricardo Romiti, MD, PhD, is responsible for the Psoriasis Unit at the Department of Dermatology of the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and works as clinical Professor of Dermatology also at the University of São Paulo. Having gained his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo, where he also completed his residency in the Department of Dermatology, Professor Romiti undertook a Fellowship at the “Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität”, Munich, Germany. Professor Romiti has authored or co-authored numerous papers published in national and international dermatology journals and is the editor of five books with a focus on psoriasis. In addition, Professor Romiti is currently board director of the International Psoriasis Council (IPC) and responsible for the Psoriasis Department at the Brazilian Society of Dermatology.

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2018

Palestrante convidado

Lluís Puig, MD, PhD
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Barcelona, Spain
IPC Board Member

Prof. Lluís Puig is Director of the Dermatology Department at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (HSCSP) in Barcelona and Prof. of Dermatology at Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) Medical School. Prof. Puig received a medical degree (Hon) at the Medical Faculty of UAB and was a recipient of the Special Curricular Award upon graduating in 1982. In 1987 he completed his residency training in Dermatology at HSCSP Department of Dermatology and received the Spanish Board Certificate in Medical-Surgical Dermatology and Venereology. In 1991 he completed his PhD on pharmacologic modulation of lipid inflammatory mediators in psoriasis at UAB, and was recipient to the Special Award for doctoral theses during that year. Prof. Puig worked as a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Biomedical Research. His body of work includes nine research projects, on a wide variety of subjects related to the pathophysiology of psoriasis, experimental pharmacology and inmunohistopathology, among others. Over the past ten years, Prof. Puig has focused his clinical research on treatment of psoriasis with biological agents and has participated in 21 clinical trials to date. The results of his research have been presented at both national and international meetings, have been the subject of more than 250 papers, including review articles and continuous medical education papers, and 10 international book chapters. Prof. Puig is an Editorial Board Member of Piel, Actas Dermosifiliogrficas, Medicina Cutnea Latinoamericana, Medicina Clnica, among other journals. He served as a reviewer for a wide number of scientific publications including the Archives of Dermatology, the British Journal of Dermatology and the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and is a founding member of several working groups of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. He is a member of the EADV, AAD, ESDR, ASDP, ISDP, GRAPPA, and other societies. He is a board member of the International Psoriasis Council.

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2018

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