International Psoriasis Council

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Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.





Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
UC Davis School of Medicine
United States
Dr. Hawkes is an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of California-Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, CA. As a board-certified medical dermatologist, he provides care for children and adults with a broad range of inflammatory conditions and growths. He has a particular interest in the clinical variants of psoriasis (eg, guttate, inverse, pustular, and erythrodermic psoriasis) and the management of other complex inflammatory conditions, such as psoriatic arthritis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and atopic dermatitis/eczema using novel immune therapies. Dr. Hawkes completed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded research fellowship in translational immunology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and received a master’s degree in Clinical Investigation from Rockefeller University in NYC, where he served as Chief Clinical Scholar and principal investigator of multiple clinical trials and human research protocols. He currently serves on the medical board of the National Psoriasis Foundation and frequently participates in a wide variety of research and medical education initiatives related to inflammatory skin conditions.
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Areas of Interest

My primary research has been centered around human translational studies for inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis, eczema, alopecia areata, and HS. I have had a particular clinical interest in the clinical subtypes or variants of psoriasis, such as guttate, erythrodermic, and inverse disease.

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Serves on the medical board of the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF).