Course: Summary of Cases of Alopecia
Summary of Cases of Alopecia
Antonella Tosti, MD

This activity will serve as a summary and practical application of the concepts that were presented in the previous activities.


Antonella Tosti

Dr Tosti is Fredric Brandt Endowed Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami. She trained in Dermatology in Bologna, Italy, which is the oldest university in the world ,and was full Professor of Dermatology in Bologna before moving to Miami in 2010.

Dr Tosti is internationally recognized as an expert on hair and nail disorders . She started a clinic dedicated to hair disorders at the University of Bologna in 1982, the very first hair clinic in the world— as there were very few people interested in hair at that time. She was president and founding member of the European Hair Research Society and is now President of the American Hair Research Society. She is founding member and President of the International Society of Trichoscopy. She was president of the European Nail Society and Council of Nail Disorders. She is regularly invited worldwide as a speaker and she has been directing sessions and symposia at the AAD, EADV and World Congress of Dermatology .She organized several meetings on diagnosis and treatment of hair and nail disorders in Italy including a very successful annual Course on hair, nail and cosmetics in Capri . She is founder member of the International Academy of Trichoscopy an educational organization. She is author of more than 600 peer reviewed papers (h index 55 on Scopus) and editor/co-editor of 30 books including 10 published book on diagnosis and treatment of hair disorders .She is editor in chief of Skin Appendage Disorders.

Dr Tosti trained hundreds of dermatologists from all around the world and is proud to say that many of them are today recognized as experts in hair and nail disorders.

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paradi mirmirani

Dr. Paradi Mirmirani completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Dermatology and a clinical hair research fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. She is practicing at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo, California where she serves as the assistant chief of dermatology, the regional director for hair disorders and the local research chair. In addition to having faculty appointments at the University of California, San Francisco and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Mirmirani has over 50 peer review publications and regularly lectures at national and international conferences on various hair disorders topics. Dr. Mirmirani co-authored “Cicatricial Alopecia: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management”, the first book dedicated to the topic. Her awards include the UCSF Outstanding Clinical Teacher, and the San Francisco Dermatologic Society’s Key Dermatology Leader for hair. Along with her clinical and research activities, she serves on the scientific advisory board of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation, is on the clinical research advisory board for the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the North American Hair Research Society

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