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Psoriasis News

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IPC Experts

Claudia de la Cruz, MD
Clinica Dermovein
Santiago, Chile
IPC Board Member

Claudia de la Cruz received her medical degree from Universidad de Chile, Sede Oriente, Hospital de Salvador, Hospital, U. Chile, Chile. She received her dermatology training at Universidad de Chile, Hospital Jose Joaquinaguirre . She maintains academic affiliations with Universidad Católica de Chile as an Assistant Professor in Dermatology. She is also very active in the Chilean Society of Dermatology and is the coordinator of the psoriasis group and is a member of the National Ministry of Health Committee for Psoriasis Disease. Dr. de la Cruz has also published several papers on psoriasis and has presented at both national and international congresses on psoriasis and related issues. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

Last Updated: 1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

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

Romiti obtained his medical degree from the University of São Paulo's Faculty of Medicine in 1992. Three years later, he completed his residency in the university's dermatology department. He was a fellow at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany, and was a visiting doctor at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla., and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis., in the U.S. Professor Romiti has authored or co-authored numerous papers published in national and international dermatology journals. Since 2005, he has been a member of the evaluation board for the dermatology faculty of the Faculty of 1000 Medicine. In addition to the IPC, Professor Romiti is a member of the Sociedade Latinoamericana de Psoríase (SOLAPSO). He is fluent in German, English and Spanish.

Last Updated: 1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fernando Valenzuela , MD
University of Chile
Santiago, Chile

Dr. Valenzuela is currently Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Chile in Santiago. He has received multiple awards from his medical school days to the present in addition to working closely with Dr. Kim Papp. He is highly regarded by all his colleagues in Latin America and attends all SOLAPSO and RADLA meetings in Latin America where he is frequently featured as a main speaker. He has been working and publishing about tofacitinib clinical efficacy, its association with viral infections and the improvement on quality of life.

Last Updated: 11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Matias Maskin, MD
CEMIC University, at Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr. Maskin is assistant professor at the Section of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas (CEMIC) University, at Buenos Aires. He specializes in internal medicine and dermatology at the University of Buenos Aires and serves as chief of dermatology and coordinator of the psoriasis section at the Instituto Universitario CEMIC. Dr. Maskin is a founding member of the Latin American Society of Psoriasis (SOLAPSO) and is active in psoriasis education programs with SOLAPSO in Argentina, and is part of the SOLAPSO Biosimilars Consensus in Argentina. A member of IPC's Latin America working group, Dr. Maskin has authored national and international publications, has served as an investigator for many psoriasis clinical trials, and has participated in many national and international congress presentations pertaining to psoriasis.

Last Updated: 3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Matthias Augustin, MD
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany

Professor Augustin, born 1962 in G̦ttingen, is professor for health economics and for dermatology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. He is the Director of the Institute for Health Services Research in Dermatology and Nursing, Head of the Comprehensive Wound Center (CWC), Chair of the Center for Dermatological Research (CeDeF) and Chair of the German Center for Health Services Research in Dermatology (CVderm). Prof. Augustin is a founding member of the Hamburg Institute for Health Economics (HCHE), the largest Center for Health Economics in Germany. In his institute Prof. Augustin integrates clinical research, health services research and basic research with clinical practice. Special topics of research by Prof. Augustin are skin cancer, chronic inflammatory diseases, allergies and chronic wounds. A particular field of research is the European Dermatology Health Survey and the program CLIMAderm climate change and skin diseases. He is the editor, author or contributor of over 60 medical books and has authored about 350 scientific articles. Prof. Augustin is a senior consultant to the German Ministry of Health, to several Statutory health insurance companies and to a large number of companies in the health sector. He has been an expert to the German National Parliament (Bundestag), and he is the spokesman of the German Society for Dermatology to the German Federal Joint Committee (GBA) and to the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Medicine (IQWiG).

Last Updated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM



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