The Photodermatology Society
promotes a greater understanding
of light in health and disease.


The 26th Annual Meeting of The Photomedicine Society

The 26th Annual Meeting of The Photomedicine Society will be held:

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Plaza Ballroom D
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL USA

8:30 – 8:55 Registration
8:55 – 9:00 Opening Remarks
Heidi Jacobe, MD, Dallas, Texas
Session 1: Photosensitivity and Photocarinogenesis
9:00 – 9:30 Michael Girardi, MD, New Haven, Connecticut
Dissecting the Immune Influences Driving UV-induced Carcinogenesis
9:30 – 10:00 Dennis H. Oh, MD, PhD, San Francisco, California
Voriconazole and Phototoxicity
Session 2: Sunscreen
10:00 – 10:30 Shaun Hughes, PhD, Seattle, Washington and Curtis Cole, PhD, Ringoes, New Jersey
2017 Update: Natural Sunlight Protection Offered by Sunscreens and Fabrics Compared to Laboratory Methods
10:30 – 11:00 Joshua D. Williams, PhD, Skillman, New Jersey
The Clinical Efficacy of High SPF Sunscreen: Sunburn Protection Benefits in Actual Use Conditions
11:00 – 11:15 Break
Session 3: Pigmentary Disorders
11:15 – 11:45 Stanca Birlea, MD, PhD, Denver, Colorado
Strategies to Study UV-induced Activation of Melanocyte Precursors in the Hair Follicle During Repigmentation Process of Human Vitiligo
11:45 – 1:15 Break for Lunch (Lunch is provided)
Session 4: Skin of Color Society Joint Session
1:15 – 2:00 Keynote Speaker
Sewon Kang, MD, Baltimore, Maryland
Factoring in Skin Pigment in Phototherapy
2:00 – 2:15 Break
Session 5: Phototherapy A-Z – A Practical Course for the Dermatology Provider
2:15 – 2:45 Colby Evans, MD, Austin, Texas
Theory to Practice: Establishing a Phototherapy Clinic
2:45 – 3:15 Heidi Jacobe, MD, Dallas, Texas
Approach to the Phototherapy Patient
3:15 – 3:45 Amit Pandya, MD, Dallas, Texas
Treating Vitiligo with Phototherapy
3:45 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 4:30 Elizabeth Buzney, MD, Boston, Massachusetts
Nuts and Bolts: Treating Psoriasis and Eczema with Narrowband UVB
4:30 – 5:00 Heidi Jacobe, MD, Dallas, Texas
How to Set-up Home Phototherapy for Your Patients