What is Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis?

Welcome to the Canadian Psoriasis Network

I am proud and honoured to assume the role of President of the Canadian Psoriasis Network. I am a passionate advocate for the inclusion of people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in our community. Over one million Canadians suffer from the disease and it is my goal to work with our Board to continue to build a strong Network to raise awareness and increase the understanding of our disease. The ultimate goal is to reduce the suffering and help people live their lives to the fullest.

Today, we have treatment options unavailable to us previously. There are new treatment options becoming available frequently as research progresses however, it is important for us to continue to collaborate with stakeholders in the ongoing quest for a cure. I hope you will join me in this mission. It will happen with the strategic focus of dedicated Canadians who are impacted by the disease. If you have any suggestions or questions, please contact me at president@cpn-rcp.com.

Simmie Smith, B.A, M.B.A.

President, Canadian Psoriasis Network

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What do I do Now?

If you are newly diagnosed it can be overwhelming to plan the next steps.

We have been down this road. Let us help you.

We suggest you start with the psoriasis section, and then check resources. If this looks helpful, please consider joining CPN to stay up to date on upcoming events.

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What’s Happening at the CPN?

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New News!
Have you seen our newsletter? It features stories and tips of interest to our network. To get on the list, become a member!

personal psoriasis story
Living with Severe Psoriasis
CPN Board Member Brenda Spinozzi writes about her struggles living with severe psoriasis in Canadian Family Magazine.  Read the article at http://www.canadianfamily.ca/.

World Psoriasis Day!

CPN President Simmie Smith with Dr. Sylivia Garnis-Jones and Sydnie Skeels
Dr. Gunther & Staff in London ON
Glenn Hendricks & our AbbVie Patient at Heart partners
WPD Walk in Sandy Point Park, NB

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