Integrative Dermatology Symposium

2019 Integrative Dermatology Symposium Lectures



  1. Genetics and Personalized Medicine in Dermatology - Lawrence F. Einchenfield, MD
  2. Integrative Approach to Pediatric Dermatology - Michelle Jeffries, DO
  3. Humor, Kissing, and Sex in Allergic Patients - Michael Traub, ND
  4. What is New in Integrative Psoriasis Management -  Anna Nichols, MD
  5. How Do Biologics Fit in an Integrative Treatment Plan? - Neal Bhatia, MD
  6. Is Psoriasis a Bowel Disease? - Haines Ely, MD
  7. Case-Based Panel Discussion: Collaboration in Psoriasis - Mazin Al-Khafaji, RCHM MATCM
  8. What Is New in Atopic Dermatitis Management? - Peter Lio, MD
  9. TCM Management of Bacterial Overgrowth in Atopic Dermatitis - Mazin Al-Khafaji, RCHM MATCM
  10. Sleep Like a Baby: Integrative Strategies to Improve Sleep and the Circadian Rhythm in Atopic Dermatitis - Vivian Shi, MATCM
  11. Case-Based Panel Discussion: Collaboration in Atopic Dermatitis - Peter Lio, MD


  1. Future of Integrative Medicine and Practice - Mimi Guarneri, MD FACC ABOIM
  2. Mind-Body Medicine - Paul Mills, PhD
  3. Sleep, Stress and Cellular Aging. A Bedtime Story! - Aric Prather, PhD
  4. Integrative Approach to Hair Care - Apple Bodemer, MD
  5. Financial Models for Integrative Dermatology in Practice - Glen Stein, JD
  6. Integrative Medical Practice 101: Dealing with Practitioner Burnout - Payal Bhandari, MD
  7. Creating a Network for Your Practice Panel Moderated - Olivia-Hsu Friedman, DACM LAc
  8. Use of Panchakarma in Dermatology - Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, BAMS MAOM LAc CMT PhD
  9. Reiki in Integrative Medicine - Judith Hong, MD
  10. Habit Reversal Training for Trichotillomania, Excoriation Disorder, and Itch - Katlein França, MD PhD
  11. Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Topical Steroid Withdrawal - Trevor Erikson, D-TCM


  1. Cosmeceuticals - Leslie Baumann, MD
  2. Hair Loss and PRP - Tacita Robertson, ND FAARM AHAAP
  3. Traditional Chinese Medicine Aesthetics - Shellie Goldstein, MS LAc
  4. Case-Based Panel Discussion: Collaboration in Aesthetics Moderated - Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP
  5. Mindfulness Based Practices for Itch and Skin Inflammation - Mamta Jhaveri, MD
  6. Integrative Approach to Acne - DeJarra Sims, ND
  7. Probiotics and Women’s Skin Health - Jennifer Hsiao, MD
  8. Inflammation and the Gut-Skin Axis - Heather Zwickey, PhD
  9. Diet and Skin Aging - Rajani Katta, MD
  10. How to Integrate Compounding into Your Practice - Natalie Gustafson, PharmD
  11. Workshop: Use of Cannabinoids in Dermatology and Review of Cannabinoid Based Products - Jeanette Jacknin, MD

About this course

Skill level: Beginner
Estimated time to complete activity: 19 hours
Release date: October 24, 2019
Expiration date: October 24, 2020


American Medical Association(AMA), American Association of Naturopathic Physicians(AANP), California Acupuncture Board(CSOMA), California Board of Registered Nursing(CBRN)


Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Appraise the use of integrative approaches between medical disciplines for common pediatric and adult skin conditions
  • Assess the evidence for the influence of mind-body medicine on common dermatological conditions
  • Review the evidence for the effects of cannabinoids and cosmeceuticals on inflammation and skin aging
  • Analyze the use of prebiotics and probiotics for women’s health-related dermatology topics
  • Examine the evidence for the use of diet and supplements for dermatology


The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:


Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Anna Nichols, MD Consulting Fees/Investigator. Trevi, Abbvie, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Regeneron, and Almirall
Glen Stein, JD Employee. Integrated Dermatology
Hadar- Lev Tov, MD Stockholder. LearnHealth Inc.
Heather Zwickey, PhD Stockholder. Zamia Life and Fern Hill Land Clearing
Jeanette Jacknin, MD Consulting Fees. Sopris, Medterra, and State of Kind
Katlein França, MD Scientific Consultant. WileyBlackwell Publisher
Lawrence Eichenfield, MD Consulting Fees/Investigator. Consultant or Investigator: Novartis, Lilly, Regeneron, Sanofi/Genzyme, Dermira, Leo, AbbVie, Matrisys, Forte
Leslie Baumann, MD Consulting Fees. Burts Bees; Stockholder. Skin Type Solutions Franchise System, LLC.
Neal Bhatia, MD Consulting Fees/Advisory Board. Grants/Research support. Allergan Inc., Almirall, Biofrontera AG, Dr. Reddy, Ferndale Laboratories Inc., Galderma Laboratories L.P., IntraDerm Pharmaceuticals, La Roche-Posay Laboratorie Pharmaceutique, Mayne Pharma Group, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Ortho Dermatologics, PierreFabre Dermo-Cosmetique US, Promius Pharma LLC, Sanofi/Regeneron, Skinfix, Inc., Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, UCB, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, AbbVie, Aclarias Therapeutics Inc., Actavis, Asana Biosciences LLC, Atacama Therapeutics, BioPharmX, BMS, Brickell Biotech Inc., Crown Laboratories, Cutanea Life Sciences, Dermira, DUSA Pharmaceuticals Inc., Foamix, Glenmark Generics Inc., Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Ltd., LEO Pharma, MC2 Therapeutics, Menlo Therapeutics, Naked Biome Inc., Par Pharmaceutical, Pfizer Inc., Realm Therapeutics, Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, SolGel Technologies, Soligenix Inc., Strata Skin Science, Vidac Pharma
Peter Lio, MD Consulting Fees/Advisory Board. Grants/Research Support. Speakers Bureau. National Eczema Association, Modernizing Medicine, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, DermTap, Inc., Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, La Fondation pour la Dermatite Atopique (Foundation for Atopic Dermatitis), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, IntraDerm Pharmaceuticals, Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, Regeneron, Sanofi US Services, Exeltis, AOBiome LLC, Theraplex, Odeza LLC, Realm Therapeutics, Pfizer Inc., La Roche-Posay Laboratorie Pharmaceutique, L’Oreal USA Inc., Menlo Therapeutics, Franklin BioScience, AbbVie, Syncere Skin Systems, Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Eli Lilly and Company, Unilever, gpower, inc., UCB, Altus Labs, Dermavant Sciences, Micreos Human Health B.V.-, Dermira, LearnHealth/LearnSkin, AbbVie, Medable, Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc, TopMD, Amyris, Inc., LEO Laboratories Ltd (LEO Pharma), 
Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP Consulting Fees. Burt’s Bees and Dermala; Medical Editor at LearnHealth Inc.
Rajani Katta, MD Author. Diet and skin book
Vivian Shi, MD Consulting Fees/Advisory Board. AbbVie, Pfizer, Sanofi, Regeneron, Novartis, Eli Lilly, Leo Pharma, SUN Pharma, Menlo Ther, UCB, LearnHealth, Burt’s Bees, GpSkin, BSN Medical, National Eczema Association, Global Parents for Eczema Research, Skin Active Scientific



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