Dr. Vimal Prajapati
Dr. Prajapati completed his dermatology residency at the University of Alberta, earning certification in both Canada and the United States. He then pursued an additional 1-year fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Prajapati has received 20 major awards; authored 1 textbook chapter; published 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts in print or electronic format; and presented 34 abstracts at scientific meetings regionally, nationally, as well as internationally. He also conducts clinical trials for both adults and children, with participation in 60 studies as an investigator or steering committee member.
Dr. Prajapati is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary as well as co-founder and co-director of Skin Health & Wellness Centre, Dermphi Centre, and Dermatology Research Institute. Additionally, he has started several subspecialty initiatives, including multidisciplinary pediatric morphea, pediatric scleroderma, and pediatric psoriasis clinics in Calgary as well as rapid access psoriasis and rapid access eczema clinics in Calgary plus rural outreach psoriasis and rural outreach eczema clinics Medicine Hat.
Friday NOV 12, 2021
Topical Therapy for Psoriasis: Past, Present and Future
- Provide an overview of current topical treatment approaches for the management of PsO
- Discuss the challenges of managing psoriasis across the body using a case-based approach
- Present and review data on emerging therapeutic topical agents for the treatment of PsO
This 30-minute session led by Dr. Melinda Gooderham and Dr. Chih-ho Hong will discuss the approach to managing psoriasis using today’s topical therapies, provide attendees with a framework for enhancing their understanding of the potential use of new topical therapies for the treatment of psoriasis by discussing emerging data and use patient cases to illustrate the present day challenges for Canadian clinicians in managing psoriasis.