Psoriasis Webinar Series – Fall 2020

Living well with psoriasis takes a holistic approach to physical and mental health, especially in light of added disruptions and stress during the pandemic.

Join the Canadian Psoriasis Network for a fall line-up of webinars spotlighting issues that are important to people and families affected by psoriasis.

These webinars focused on what current research says from dermatologists, allied health professionals and patients about:

  1. Psoriasis and COVID-19 Thursday, September 17, 2020, 7-8:15pm ET.
  2. Psoriasis and Diet Thursday October 15, 2020, 7-8:15pm ET.
  3. Psoriasis and Mental Health Thursday November 19, 2020, 7-8:15pm ET.

 

This series was made possible with support from AbbVie and Pierre Fabre.

The webinar videos are now available for viewing.

Psoriasis and Mental Health

Presented by Dermatologist, Dr. Renita Ahluwalia, B.A, B.Sc., FRCPC, DABD, Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology, Lecturer, University of Toronto, Lead dermatologist Canadian Dermatology Centre and Leslie Molnar, MSW, RSW.

The information in this webinar series is general information only. The opinions expressed in this series are those of the speakers and reflect personal clinical experience and perspectives. Any personal questions and concerns, including the risks and benefits of any psoriasis treatment or mental health treatment for you, should be discussed with your doctor or dermatologist. Before making any changes to your treatment plan, talk to you doctor or dermatologist to determine what is best for your individual situation. Research is continuously evolving and the information presented in this webinar is reflective of the date of its original airing (November 19, 2020).

Psoriasis and Diet

Presented by Dermatologist, Dr. Irina Turchin, MD, FRCPC, Brunswick Dermatology Center, Fredericton, NB and Sandra Saville, Registered Dietitian, Saville Nutrition Consulting.

The information in this webinar series is general information only. The opinions expressed in this series are those of the speakers and reflect personal clinical experience and perspectives. Any personal questions and concerns, including the risks and benefits of any diet or psoriasis treatment for you, should be discussed with your doctor or dermatologist. Before starting a new diet or before making any changes to your treatment plan, talk to you doctor or dermatologist to determine what is best for your individual situation. Research is continuously evolving and the information presented in this webinar is reflective of the date of its original airing (October 15, 2020).

Psoriasis and COVID-19

The information in this webinar series is general information only. Information about COVID-19 continues to evolve as we learn more about the virus over time. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers and reflect personal clinical experience. Please consult with your dermatologist or doctor about your personal questions and concerns and the risks and benefits of any psoriasis treatment for you.

Dr. Mark Kirchhof, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Division Head of Dermatology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital takes a deep dive into the current state of knowledge on psoriasis and COVID-19. Featuring CPN Member, Laura Catalano to share her story about life with psoriasis during the pandemic.

Research is continuously evolving and the information presented in this webinar is reflective of the date of its original airing (Sept 17, 2020).

Living with Mild Moderate Symptoms of Psoriasis – What You Need to Know

This video takes a deep dive into living with mild-to-moderate symptoms of psoriasis with Dr. Irina Turchin and speakers, Laura Catalano and Sandra Clark. For information on all treatments and supports available in Canada for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, visit https://www.canadianpsoriasisnetwork.com/psoriasis-treatment/.

This initiative was supported by an educational grant from LEO Pharma Inc.

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Archived Webinars

CPN Webinar Video now Available!

The video from the March 9, 2016 Webinar is now available.

The webinar was hosted by Dr. Simon Nigen. Dr. Nigen received his medical degree from the University of Montreal in 1997. He subsequently completed his training in dermatology at the University of Laval. In 2002, he completed a fellowship at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in Toronto in the company of Dr. Neil Shear in drug eruption and skin pharmacology. Since, he is a clinical assistant professor of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montreal, head of the dermatology department and director of clinical drug allergies and skin of the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital. He is also a member of the review committee for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. His main fields of interest are clinical, dermatological surgery, photodermatology, psoriasis, eczema, skin allergies and drug reactions (epicutaneously tests). In terms of clinical research, he is mainly interested in atopic eczema, acne vulgaris, in psoriasis vulgaris and dermatophytosis.

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