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Midwest Dermatology Conference

Chicago, IL  |  August 25-27, 2022

CONFERENCE AGENDA

GENERAL SESSIONS MEETING LOCATION: CLOUD GATE BALLROOM

Thursday, August 25, 2022

7:00 AM  – 8:00 AM
BREAKFAST

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Updates in Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM  
Product Theater Sponsored by SANOFI GENZYME – REGENERON

A Novel Treatment for Patients (6+ months of age) with Uncontrolled 
Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Chris Arico, PA-C

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Money Talk: Building Wealth as a PA
Kristin Burton, MPAS, PA-C, CAQ-HM

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
BREAK

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Advancements in Vitiligo
Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
All You Need to Know About Seborrheic Dermatitis
Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
LUNCH

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM   
Product Theater Sponsored by NOVARTIS
COSENTYX League: Quick Swipe Game
Ellen Menefee, MPAS, PA-C

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Comorbidities of Psoriatic Disease:A Review of the AAD-NPF guidelines for care

George Michael Lewitt, MD, FAAD

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Roadblock Challenges of Obtaining a Biologic
George Michael Lewitt, MD

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Product Theater Sponsored by INCYTE
A Targeted Approach to the Treatment of Nonsegmental Vitiligo
Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM   
BREAK with Exhibitors

3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
Proven Techniques for Restoring the Aesthetic Appearance of the Lower Face Using 
Facial Fillers and Neuromodulators.
Rana Kennelly, BSN, BSc

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
SUMMER FUN RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL

Friday, August 26, 2022

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM 
BREAKFAST

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Navigating Drug Eruptions
Alix Charles, MD

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM.
Product Theater Sponsored by BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
TYK2: A Central Link Between IL-23 and IL-17 in Psoriasis
George Michael Lewitt, MD

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
How To Patch Test – Pearls & Pitfalls
Neill Peters, MD

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Tips & Pearls to Dermoscopy
Alix Charles, MD

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
BREAK with Exhibitors

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
JAK Inhibitors in Psoriasis & Atopic Dermatitis
Linda Stein Gold, MD

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
LUNCH

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Product Theater Sponsored by LILLY
Step into Possibility – Discover Olumiant: the FIRST AND ONLY FDA-approved
systemic treatment for adults with severe alopecia areata (AA)
Tracee Blackburn, PA-C

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Updates in Acne & Rosacea
Linda Stein Gold, MD

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
BREAK with Exhibitors

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM 
Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Color
Edidiong Kaminska, MD, MBS, FAAD

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Product Theater Sponsored by Sanofi

The Challenge of Prurigo Nodularis: A Distinct, Chronic Skin Disease
with Substantial Burden and Unmet Needs
Adam Friedman, MD

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
CCCA and Pearls for Hair Loss
Edidiong Kaminska, MD, MBS, FAAD

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Cocktail Reception Sponsored by EPI HEALTH
Located on RAISED ROOFTOP in the Renaissance Hotel

Saturday, August 27, 2022

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM 
BREAKFAST

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Going Beyond Cryotherapy – Treating Molluscum & Warts
Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Product Theater Sponsored by Abbvie
Challenging AD Expectations:  A new therapy option that challenges treatment 
goals for patients refractory, moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD)
who are not adequately controlled with 
other systemic drug products,
including biologics, or when use of those therapies are inadvisable.

Beth Sweeney, PA-C

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
New Allergies – Contact Dermatitis 2022
Neill Peters, MD

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
BREAK with Exhibitors

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Blistering Diseases of the Skin
David Altman, MD

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
LUNCH

12:15 PM  – 1:00 PM
Lunch Product Theater Sponsored by JANSSEN
Comparative Conversations:  Examination of Head-to-Head and Switching Data With 
TREMFYA® for Adults With Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
Tomas Chao, MPAS, PA-C

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Great Dermatology Cases
David Altman, MD

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Dermatology Foot Notes
Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C

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