Dr. Carolyn Jack

Dermatologist, Montreal, QC

Carolyn Jack, MDCM, PhD, FRCPC is a Clinician Scientist and Assistant Professor at McGill University, McGill University Health Center-Glen, and Investigator, Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the RI-MUHC.

Dr. Jack was awarded a Ph.D in Microbiology and Immunology for her work characterizing human T cell polarization and Toll-like receptor functional expression at the Montreal Neurological Institute. She completed her medical training with an MDCM at McGill University, and specialized as a Dermatologist at McGill University, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 2017.

Dr. Jack has contributed to our knowledge of autoimmune skin diseases with publications in the Lancet and the British Journal of Dermatology, developing expertise in immunophenotyping cutaneous T cells in the context of dermatitis and in targeted therapies. Her research focuses on characterising populations of resident memory T cells present in inflammatory cutaneous disorders with a focus on treatment with targeted therapies.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM La Roche Posay Open Presentation

Saturday NOV 13, 2021

Latest Updates in the Management of Dry Skin-related Dermatoses

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The burden of skin disease and its symptoms can significantly impact patients' quality of life. Ongoing care for patients with skin conditions can be optimized by proper adjunctive care, which can have a significant impact on patient compliance and treatment outcomes.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of adjunctive therapy in the management of skin conditions.
  2. Review the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis.
  3. Evaluate adjunctive therapy impact on atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis
  4. Discuss how adequate choices of adjunctive therapy can significantly impact patients' quality of life