Course: Acne in the Female Patient and Hormonal Considerations for Diagnosis and therapy
Acne in the Female Patient and Hormonal Considerations for Diagnosis and Therapy
Jonette Keri, MD PhD

Acne in female patients can be challenging starting at the young ages of children and continuing into middle age (even beyond, at times). This lecture will discuss the common condition of polycystic ovarian syndrome and how it relates to our treatment of acne. Laboratory evaluations and therapeutic options will be reviewed. Practical points for in office exams and treatment options of female patients will be emphasized.  


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Jonette Keri

Jonette Keri, MD PhD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of Miami and Chief of the Dermatology Service at the VA Hospital. Over the years, Dr. Keri continued to expand her expertise in the field of acne. She is motivated by her patients with acne and has remained involved in various activities to promote the care and study of the condition. 

Dr. Keri is an author on the most recent Acne Guidelines, published by the American Academy of Dermatology, and an invited member for the recently initiated guidelines. In addition, she is involved in the Acne Core Outcomes Research Network (ACORN), where they strive to identify and clarify outcome measures in acne, and is a member of the International Dermatology Outcome Measure group (IDEOM).

Being involved in national and international activities that support and expand acne research is an integral part of Dr. Keri's long-term goal to help as many people as possible with this condition. She understands that the expansion of integrative dermatology is essential for providers to access all treatment options associated with the common condition of acne.

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