Ines Benassou

CeraVe Canada

Ines Benassou is the Medical Communications Manager for CeraVe Canada. She has completed a Master’s degree in Molecular Biology from Sherbrooke University and published articles in cancer research and neuroimmune disorders.

Ms Benassou actively works to bring forth the ‘therapeutic skincare for all’ mission of CeraVe by developing more inclusive educational content, working in close collaboration with Canadian dermatologists

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM L’Oreal CeraVe Open Presentation

Friday APR 8

Skin Barrier Differences in Various Racial/Ethnic Canadian Populations - A Consensus


The Canadian population is diverse with a growing multicultural population. Currently, there are persistent disparities in the care and treatment of skin conditions across different ethnic groups. We will present the first consensus statements on skin barrier differences in various racial/ethnic Canadian populations from the country’s leading ethnodermatology experts. Furthermore, this symposium will review and discuss the benefits of ceramide-containing skin care in diverse populations. Finally, there will be a discussion on next steps and future directions to consider in order to champion and improve equitable dermatological for care for all.

 

Session Objectives:

  • Present 5 statements of the consensus from Canada’s leading ethnodermatology experts addressing skin barrier differences in various racial/ethnic Canadian populations
  • Discuss the relevance of skincare containing ceramides (cleansers and moisturizers) in various racial/ethnic Canadian populations
  • Explore next steps and future directions to champion equitable dermatological care for all